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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. 2757 Jon Ellison 16-Nov-17 21:06
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 438 Sirfiroth 16-Nov-17 22:08
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 517 Jon Ellison 16-Nov-17 23:01
Irrelevant 404 Dr. Troglodyte 17-Nov-17 00:26
Re: Irrelevant 431 Jon Ellison 17-Nov-17 09:01
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 379 Origyptian 16-Nov-17 23:10
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 405 Jon Ellison 16-Nov-17 23:18
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 438 Jon Ellison 16-Nov-17 23:27
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 334 cladking 17-Nov-17 15:35
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 449 Jon Ellison 18-Nov-17 09:43
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 342 cladking 18-Nov-17 14:58
Re: Wave form systems 349 Thunderbird 18-Nov-17 18:28
Re: Wave form systems 284 Jon Ellison 18-Nov-17 18:41
Re: Wave form systems 446 Thunderbird 18-Nov-17 23:00
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 247 John B 12-Jan-18 23:57
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 335 Jon Ellison 13-Jan-18 00:02
W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 505 Dr. Troglodyte 17-Nov-17 00:24
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 423 Origyptian 17-Nov-17 04:32
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 432 Apap 17-Nov-17 23:01
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 324 Jon Ellison 18-Nov-17 09:35
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 400 Apap 21-Nov-17 00:55
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 359 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 06:08
on the other hand.... 331 Warwick 18-Nov-17 18:51
Re: on the other hand.... 361 Jon Ellison 18-Nov-17 19:41
Re: on the other hand.... 408 Origyptian 19-Nov-17 15:59
Re: on the other hand.... 364 Jon Ellison 20-Nov-17 19:13
Re: on the other hand.... 335 Origyptian 20-Nov-17 20:08
Re: on the other hand.... 281 DUNE 20-Nov-17 21:13
Re: on the other hand.... 282 Origyptian 20-Nov-17 22:39
Re: on the other hand.... 252 M. J. Thomas 20-Nov-17 23:53
Re: on the other hand.... 301 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 08:43
Re: on the other hand.... 285 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 09:48
Re: on the other hand.... 291 DUNE 21-Nov-17 10:29
Re: on the other hand.... 384 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 10:50
Re: on the other hand.... 309 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 11:19
Re: on the other hand.... 340 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 11:29
Re: on the other hand.... 312 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 13:38
Re: on the other hand.... 325 DUNE 21-Nov-17 15:54
Re: on the other hand.... 260 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 16:22
Re: on the other hand.... 264 Thunderbird 21-Nov-17 16:30
Re: on the other hand.... 388 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 16:38
Re: on the other hand.... 227 Thunderbird 21-Nov-17 17:48
Re: on the other hand.... 303 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 17:04
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 271 Thunderbird 21-Nov-17 17:26
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 241 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 17:50
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 234 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 17:58
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 266 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 18:30
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 265 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 18:52
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 319 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 19:00
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 295 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 19:23
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 256 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 19:44
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 334 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 19:52
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 242 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 19:32
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 256 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 19:25
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 267 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 22:26
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 243 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 22:48
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 292 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 23:01
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 229 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 23:06
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 281 Jon Ellison 21-Nov-17 23:28
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 269 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 23:49
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 379 Jon Ellison 22-Nov-17 01:01
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 353 Thunderbird 21-Nov-17 18:51
Re: You gotta be kidding ! 293 M. J. Thomas 21-Nov-17 19:08
Re: on the other hand.... 249 Origyptian 21-Nov-17 17:43
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 386 Apap 22-Nov-17 18:14
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 380 Origyptian 22-Nov-17 19:13
Re: W. M. F. Petrie Speaks 482 Jon Ellison 22-Nov-17 22:02
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 395 Spiros 17-Nov-17 12:07
Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 397 Jon Ellison 25-Nov-17 02:31
Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 290 Jon Ellison 25-Nov-17 11:26
Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 274 Thunderbird 25-Nov-17 18:24
Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 260 Origyptian 25-Nov-17 19:02
Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 280 Thunderbird 25-Nov-17 20:08
Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 256 Thunderbird 25-Nov-17 20:32
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Re: Petrie Antechamber Groovy Grooves 400 Jon Ellison 26-Nov-17 01:57
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Re: Block Kings Chamber 287 Open mind 12-Jan-18 06:32
Re: Block Kings Chamber 245 Jon Ellison 12-Jan-18 13:48
Re: Block Kings Chamber 207 Open mind 12-Jan-18 17:07
Re: Block Kings Chamber 231 Origyptian 12-Jan-18 18:31
Re: Block Kings Chamber 212 Open mind 12-Jan-18 18:39
Re: Block Kings Chamber 228 Origyptian 12-Jan-18 18:47
Re: Block Kings Chamber 217 Open mind 12-Jan-18 19:36
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Re: Block Kings Chamber 258 Open mind 12-Jan-18 19:29
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 264 John B 12-Jan-18 21:57
Re: Great Pyramid, Kings Chamber, Coffer, Antechamber. 249 Jon Ellison 12-Jan-18 23:25


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