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Usimare Setepenre Wrote [to cladking]:
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>...And trust me, I have heard so pretty
> far out fringe claims in my time.
>
> The word you are seeking is "tA-rd" and it can be
> found in the Pyramid Texts.
>
> And you are sadly mistaken about the ramps being
> simple walkways. Centuries upon centuries of
> weathering would have reduced the structural
> integrity of any neglected edifice buried in the
> desert sand. Egyptologists are quite aware of what
> a walkway looked like and was used for. They were
> simple paved surfaces of limestone or plastered
> mud. The valley causeway of the Great Pyramid is
> perhaps the most elaborate example of an Old
> Kingdom royal walkway.

"Centuries upon centuries of weathering would have reduced the structural integrity of any neglected edifice buried in the desert sand"?

That's an interesting notion. How does weathering erode such an enormous construction ramp if it's resting below the surface, "buried in the desert sand" for all those centuries upon centuries?

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Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 1673 nellyjesus28 27-Nov-17 04:38
Mod Note > Topic Moved 387 Dr. Troglodyte 27-Nov-17 17:01
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 339 Usimare Setepenre 12-Jan-18 18:49
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 263 Origyptian 14-Jan-18 17:12
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 252 DUNE 14-Jan-18 18:12
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 265 Open mind 12-Jan-18 20:09
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 287 Barbelo 12-Jan-18 20:20
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 290 cladking 12-Jan-18 20:22
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 345 Usimare Setepenre 12-Jan-18 21:08
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 273 cladking 12-Jan-18 22:04
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 252 Barbelo 12-Jan-18 23:47
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 275 Open mind 12-Jan-18 23:54
Just Another Wacko Theory 269 Barbelo 13-Jan-18 00:31
Re: Just Another Wacko Theory 253 cladking 13-Jan-18 00:36
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 296 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 02:23
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 291 Open mind 13-Jan-18 02:44
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 248 John B 13-Jan-18 03:05
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 272 Open mind 13-Jan-18 03:24
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 249 John B 13-Jan-18 03:45
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 234 cladking 13-Jan-18 04:26
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 254 Audrey 13-Jan-18 04:27
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 234 cladking 13-Jan-18 04:32
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 227 cladking 13-Jan-18 04:24
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 244 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 04:08
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 225 Nemobutwhatiimagian 13-Jan-18 22:06
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 223 cladking 13-Jan-18 04:22
Pyramid Text Explanations Are Superfluous 313 Barbelo 13-Jan-18 03:04
Re: Pyramid Text Explanations Are Superfluous 263 John B 13-Jan-18 03:31
Re: Pyramid Text Explanations Are Superfluous 212 Barbelo 13-Jan-18 04:04
Re: Pyramid Text Explanations Are Superfluous 216 cladking 13-Jan-18 04:30
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 278 cladking 13-Jan-18 04:17
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 246 Audrey 13-Jan-18 04:26
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 252 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 04:57
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 250 Audrey 13-Jan-18 05:42
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 232 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 14:46
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 233 cladking 13-Jan-18 15:56
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 239 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 16:25
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 174 cladking 13-Jan-18 16:54
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 183 Audrey 13-Jan-18 18:52
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 182 Origyptian 14-Jan-18 19:33
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 156 Origyptian 14-Jan-18 19:25
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 270 Jon Ellison 13-Jan-18 10:22
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 241 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 14:08
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 208 cladking 13-Jan-18 14:43
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 242 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 14:54
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 215 cladking 13-Jan-18 15:45
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 182 Origyptian 16-Jan-18 20:15
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 171 Jon Ellison 17-Jan-18 14:56
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 179 Origyptian 17-Jan-18 19:32
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 212 Jon Ellison 17-Jan-18 23:11
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 221 Jon Ellison 13-Jan-18 15:30
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 240 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 16:34
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 175 Jon Ellison 13-Jan-18 16:40
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 233 Jon Ellison 13-Jan-18 16:55
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 221 cladking 13-Jan-18 17:07
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 191 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 17:12
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 177 Jon Ellison 13-Jan-18 17:23
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 232 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 17:25
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 230 Jon Ellison 13-Jan-18 18:03
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 205 cladking 13-Jan-18 18:06
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 219 Audrey 13-Jan-18 18:56
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 236 Jon Ellison 13-Jan-18 19:16
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 185 Audrey 13-Jan-18 21:42
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 263 Merrell 13-Jan-18 20:33
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 218 Audrey 13-Jan-18 21:51
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 214 eyeofhorus33 13-Jan-18 23:14
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 189 Audrey 13-Jan-18 18:43
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 218 cladking 13-Jan-18 16:08
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 200 Origyptian 14-Jan-18 19:38
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 230 Thanos5150 13-Jan-18 17:32
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 253 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 17:40
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 224 cladking 13-Jan-18 17:58
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 181 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 22:21
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 197 cladking 13-Jan-18 22:48
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 204 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 22:57
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 228 Jon Ellison 13-Jan-18 18:10
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 257 Rickard 13-Jan-18 21:46
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 213 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 22:23
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 177 Open mind 14-Jan-18 19:42
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 236 Thanos5150 14-Jan-18 00:30
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 234 cladking 14-Jan-18 00:46
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 236 Usimare Setepenre 14-Jan-18 03:17
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 243 Audrey 14-Jan-18 04:46
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 236 Usimare Setepenre 14-Jan-18 05:43
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 237 Audrey 14-Jan-18 06:15
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 193 Martin Stower 14-Jan-18 12:15
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Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 285 Open mind 14-Jan-18 20:01
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Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 203 Martin Stower 14-Jan-18 00:24
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 222 Thanos5150 14-Jan-18 00:30
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 181 Origyptian 14-Jan-18 18:44
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 256 Open mind 12-Jan-18 22:22
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 235 cladking 13-Jan-18 04:43
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 236 Audrey 13-Jan-18 05:47
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 211 kirass 18-Jan-18 14:03
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 156 Origyptian 18-Jan-18 17:51
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 225 Anonymous User 18-Jan-18 19:15
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