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Barbelo Wrote:
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> That's why I asked which granite. When you
> mentioned "hewn blocks" I assumed that you meant
> the rough-hewn blocks, not the interior of the
> tomb.
>
> Different techniques existed requiring different
> appliances for the final finish.
>
> Compare the rough blocks with the sarcophagus.
>
> I've never been inside that mastaba and those
> photographs aren't very clear, but the question
> about tools applies to just about every edifice on
> the plateau.
>
> PWH

Yes, but not all "tools" are created equal with respect to working granite vs. limestone. As crude as the granite might be, those inside corners of the passage ceiling blocks are not the work of pounding balls.

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Mastaba of Shepsekaf 1348 Thanos5150 25-Oct-17 04:25
Quite the Mastaba...looks like walls can talk ;) 259 Racho 25-Oct-17 06:11
Re: Quite the Mastaba...looks like walls can talk ;) 191 Thanos5150 26-Oct-17 02:26
Why adapted/adopted 177 Racho 31-Oct-17 07:44
Re: Why adapted/adopted 294 Jon Ellison 31-Oct-17 09:25
Re: Quite the Mastaba...looks like walls can talk ;) 214 Barbelo 26-Oct-17 03:57
Gables v Arch 152 Barbelo 26-Oct-17 03:47
Re: Gables v Arch 172 Thanos5150 26-Oct-17 04:47
Re: Gables v Arch 168 Barbelo 26-Oct-17 05:12
Re: Gables v Arch 155 Thanos5150 26-Oct-17 05:39
Re: Gables v Arch 218 Barbelo 26-Oct-17 06:49
An Interesting Curve 182 Jon Ellison 26-Oct-17 23:20
Re: Gables v Arch 141 Thanos5150 27-Oct-17 00:34
Re: Gables v Arch 149 Barbelo 27-Oct-17 01:19
Re: Gables v Arch 151 Jon Ellison 27-Oct-17 01:36
Re: Gables v Arch 156 Jon Ellison 27-Oct-17 01:49
Re: Gables v Arch 135 Barbelo 27-Oct-17 02:05
Re: Gables v Arch 143 Jon Ellison 27-Oct-17 02:17
Re: Gables v Arch 146 Barbelo 27-Oct-17 02:27
Re: Gables v Arch 138 Jon Ellison 27-Oct-17 03:40
Re: Gables v Arch 148 Barbelo 27-Oct-17 05:22
Re: Gables v Arch 147 Jon Ellison 27-Oct-17 06:45
Gables v Arch vs Truss 182 Dr. Troglodyte 27-Oct-17 19:33
Re: Gables v Arch vs Truss 163 Jon Ellison 27-Oct-17 20:50
Re: Gables v Arch vs Truss 130 Jon Ellison 27-Oct-17 21:20
Re: Gables v Arch vs Truss 135 Jon Ellison 27-Oct-17 21:53
Re: Gables v Arch vs Truss 239 Dr. Troglodyte 27-Oct-17 22:47
Re: Gables v Arch vs Truss 145 Jon Ellison 28-Oct-17 07:34
Re: Gables v Arch vs Truss 301 Jon Ellison 28-Oct-17 07:53
Re: Gables v Arch vs Truss 149 Dr. Troglodyte 28-Oct-17 16:08
Re: Gables v Arch vs Truss 210 Jon Ellison 28-Oct-17 18:13
Re: Gables v Arch vs Truss 138 Dr. Troglodyte 28-Oct-17 16:07
Re: Gables v Arch 151 Thanos5150 27-Oct-17 21:40
Re: Gables v Arch 159 Origyptian 27-Oct-17 22:40
Re: Gables v Arch 216 Barbelo 28-Oct-17 00:01
Re: Gables v Arch 200 Origyptian 28-Oct-17 10:03
Re: Gables v Arch 172 Barbelo 28-Oct-17 10:56
Re: Gables v Arch 304 Origyptian 28-Oct-17 13:30
Re: Gables v Arch 136 Barbelo 28-Oct-17 19:57
Re: Gables v Arch 128 Origyptian 28-Oct-17 22:45
Re: Gables v Arch 146 Barbelo 28-Oct-17 23:05
Re: Gables v Arch 135 R Avry Wilson 28-Oct-17 23:48
Re: Gables v Arch 191 Corpuscles 29-Oct-17 00:51
Re: Gables v Arch 183 Origyptian 29-Oct-17 05:19
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 171 Origyptian 27-Oct-17 02:31
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 161 Thanos5150 27-Oct-17 22:18
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 143 Origyptian 27-Oct-17 22:50
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 145 Thanos5150 27-Oct-17 23:46
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 250 DUNE 27-Oct-17 07:58
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 148 Thanos5150 27-Oct-17 22:04
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 145 DUNE 27-Oct-17 23:08
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 307 Thanos5150 28-Oct-17 02:34
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 276 Corpuscles 28-Oct-17 04:43
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 153 Barbelo 28-Oct-17 20:06
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 208 Thanos5150 29-Oct-17 02:03
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 185 Origyptian 29-Oct-17 05:16
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 277 Thanos5150 29-Oct-17 05:39
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 227 Origyptian 29-Oct-17 14:09
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 185 Thanos5150 29-Oct-17 16:39
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 209 Origyptian 29-Oct-17 16:56
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 163 Thanos5150 28-Oct-17 16:00
Re: Mastaba of Shepsekaf 144 Barbelo 28-Oct-17 20:26


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