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Apap Wrote:
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> "Effectively building a larger tunnel and then
> lining it afterwards"
>
>
> Yep. The vertical shaft in the Meidum pyramid
> (leading to the burial chamber) shows tile-work,
> albeit thin and obvious. I wanted to visually
> re-visit this shaft (Waggy had a great write up on
> the pyramid a while back
> M
> eidum Pyramid
page 31) because the vertical
> grooves and beam supports are reminiscent of the
> AC's configuration. At meidum it seems as if the
> grooves were used to facilitate vertical lift.
> Likewise, there are support beams with concave
> tops similar to the ones in the AC although these
> still have wooden beams affixed.

Based on the photos I've seen, those beams could have been introduced in more recent times. I recall that being more obvious at Meidum.

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Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 2617 Jon Ellison 16-Nov-17 21:06
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 396 Sirfiroth 16-Nov-17 22:08
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 443 Jon Ellison 16-Nov-17 23:01
Irrelevant 358 Dr. Troglodyte 17-Nov-17 00:26
Re: Irrelevant 376 Jon Ellison 17-Nov-17 09:01
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 328 Origyptian 16-Nov-17 23:10
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 360 Jon Ellison 16-Nov-17 23:18
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 373 Jon Ellison 16-Nov-17 23:27
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 285 cladking 17-Nov-17 15:35
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 390 Jon Ellison 18-Nov-17 09:43
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 299 cladking 18-Nov-17 14:58
Re: Wave form systems 305 Thunderbird 18-Nov-17 18:28
Re: Wave form systems 241 Jon Ellison 18-Nov-17 18:41
Re: Wave form systems 386 Thunderbird 18-Nov-17 23:00
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 203 John B 12-Jan-18 23:57
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 287 Jon Ellison 13-Jan-18 00:02
W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 449 Dr. Troglodyte 17-Nov-17 00:24
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 374 Origyptian 17-Nov-17 04:32
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 382 Apap 17-Nov-17 23:01
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 280 Jon Ellison 18-Nov-17 09:35
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 335 Apap 21-Nov-17 00:55
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 306 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 06:08
on the other hand.... 290 Warwick 18-Nov-17 18:51
Re: on the other hand.... 320 Jon Ellison 18-Nov-17 19:41
Re: on the other hand.... 350 Origyptian 19-Nov-17 15:59
Re: on the other hand.... 310 Jon Ellison 20-Nov-17 19:13
Re: on the other hand.... 296 Origyptian 20-Nov-17 20:08
Re: on the other hand.... 235 DUNE 20-Nov-17 21:13
Re: on the other hand.... 238 Origyptian 20-Nov-17 22:39
Re: on the other hand.... 199 M. J. Thomas 20-Nov-17 23:53
Re: on the other hand.... 266 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 08:43
Re: on the other hand.... 248 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 09:48
Re: on the other hand.... 247 DUNE 21-Nov-17 10:29
Re: on the other hand.... 341 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 10:50
Re: on the other hand.... 265 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 11:19
Re: on the other hand.... 285 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 11:29
Re: on the other hand.... 273 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 13:38
Re: on the other hand.... 277 DUNE 21-Nov-17 15:54
Re: on the other hand.... 220 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 16:22
Re: on the other hand.... 230 Thunderbird 21-Nov-17 16:30
Re: on the other hand.... 343 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 16:38
Re: on the other hand.... 186 Thunderbird 21-Nov-17 17:48
Re: on the other hand.... 267 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 17:04
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 229 Thunderbird 21-Nov-17 17:26
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 203 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 17:50
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 197 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 17:58
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 221 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 18:30
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 226 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 18:52
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 248 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 19:00
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 262 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 19:23
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 219 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 19:44
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 292 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 19:52
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 202 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 19:32
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 212 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 19:25
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 230 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 22:26
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 197 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 22:48
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 244 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 23:01
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 181 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 23:06
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 246 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 23:28
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 223 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 23:49
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 331 Jon Ellison 22-Nov-17 01:01
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 306 Thunderbird 21-Nov-17 18:51
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 250 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 19:08
Re: on the other hand.... 211 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 17:43
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 316 Apap 22-Nov-17 18:14
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 325 Origyptian 22-Nov-17 19:13
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 414 Jon Ellison 22-Nov-17 22:02
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 351 Spiros 17-Nov-17 12:07
Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 361 Jon Ellison 25-Nov-17 02:31
Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 231 Jon Ellison 25-Nov-17 11:26
Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 222 Thunderbird 25-Nov-17 18:24
Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 218 Origyptian 25-Nov-17 19:02
Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 237 Thunderbird 25-Nov-17 20:08
Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 215 Thunderbird 25-Nov-17 20:32
Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 253 Jon Ellison 26-Nov-17 01:17
Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 337 Jon Ellison 26-Nov-17 01:57
Block Kings Chamber 549 Jon Ellison 30-Nov-17 10:38
Re: Block Kings Chamber 239 Open mind 12-Jan-18 06:32
Re: Block Kings Chamber 205 Jon Ellison 12-Jan-18 13:48
Re: Block Kings Chamber 170 Open mind 12-Jan-18 17:07
Re: Block Kings Chamber 178 Origyptian 12-Jan-18 18:31
Re: Block Kings Chamber 166 Open mind 12-Jan-18 18:39
Re: Block Kings Chamber 185 Origyptian 12-Jan-18 18:47
Re: Block Kings Chamber 175 Open mind 12-Jan-18 19:36
Re: Block Kings Chamber 216 Open mind 12-Jan-18 17:50
Re: Block Kings Chamber 213 Open mind 12-Jan-18 19:29
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 221 John B 12-Jan-18 21:57
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 205 Jon Ellison 12-Jan-18 23:25


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