AE relief is simplistic in form
the statuary we have found at Giza is lifelike, again, not gaudy.
People throw around these adjectives as if they have a basis in reality.
There are cattle horns sticking out of some of the Buildings in Netjerikhet's enclosure
Columns that look like plants.
I don't see no stinkin' gaudy (homage to The Treasure of the Sierra Madre)
mayhap he talking about Tut's tomb, what's a millenia here or there...…