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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. 1547 nellyjesus28 27-Nov-17 04:38
Mod Note > Topic Moved 321 Dr. Troglodyte 27-Nov-17 17:01
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 298 Usimare Setepenre 12-Jan-18 18:49
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 216 Origyptian 14-Jan-18 17:12
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 201 DUNE 14-Jan-18 18:12
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 224 Open mind 12-Jan-18 20:09
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 243 Barbelo 12-Jan-18 20:20
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 249 cladking 12-Jan-18 20:22
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 275 Usimare Setepenre 12-Jan-18 21:08
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 227 cladking 12-Jan-18 22:04
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 206 Barbelo 12-Jan-18 23:47
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 229 Open mind 12-Jan-18 23:54
Just Another Wacko Theory 229 Barbelo 13-Jan-18 00:31
Re: Just Another Wacko Theory 212 cladking 13-Jan-18 00:36
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 237 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 02:23
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 247 Open mind 13-Jan-18 02:44
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 206 John B 13-Jan-18 03:05
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 230 Open mind 13-Jan-18 03:24
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 199 John B 13-Jan-18 03:45
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 190 cladking 13-Jan-18 04:26
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 214 Audrey 13-Jan-18 04:27
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 190 cladking 13-Jan-18 04:32
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 181 cladking 13-Jan-18 04:24
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 200 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 04:08
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 181 Nemobutwhatiimagian 13-Jan-18 22:06
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 175 cladking 13-Jan-18 04:22
Pyramid Text Explanations Are Superfluous 258 Barbelo 13-Jan-18 03:04
Re: Pyramid Text Explanations Are Superfluous 226 John B 13-Jan-18 03:31
Re: Pyramid Text Explanations Are Superfluous 173 Barbelo 13-Jan-18 04:04
Re: Pyramid Text Explanations Are Superfluous 179 cladking 13-Jan-18 04:30
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 221 cladking 13-Jan-18 04:17
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 201 Audrey 13-Jan-18 04:26
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 201 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 04:57
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 205 Audrey 13-Jan-18 05:42
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 184 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 14:46
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 181 cladking 13-Jan-18 15:56
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 199 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 16:25
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 129 cladking 13-Jan-18 16:54
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 140 Audrey 13-Jan-18 18:52
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 143 Origyptian 14-Jan-18 19:33
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 111 Origyptian 14-Jan-18 19:25
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 214 Jon Ellison 13-Jan-18 10:22
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 197 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 14:08
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 161 cladking 13-Jan-18 14:43
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 195 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 14:54
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 178 cladking 13-Jan-18 15:45
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 145 Origyptian 16-Jan-18 20:15
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 128 Jon Ellison 17-Jan-18 14:56
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 136 Origyptian 17-Jan-18 19:32
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 170 Jon Ellison 17-Jan-18 23:11
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 177 Jon Ellison 13-Jan-18 15:30
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 193 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 16:34
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 132 Jon Ellison 13-Jan-18 16:40
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 188 Jon Ellison 13-Jan-18 16:55
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 169 cladking 13-Jan-18 17:07
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 146 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 17:12
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 127 Jon Ellison 13-Jan-18 17:23
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 183 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 17:25
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 184 Jon Ellison 13-Jan-18 18:03
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 162 cladking 13-Jan-18 18:06
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 173 Audrey 13-Jan-18 18:56
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 183 Jon Ellison 13-Jan-18 19:16
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 142 Audrey 13-Jan-18 21:42
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 200 Merrell 13-Jan-18 20:33
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 171 Audrey 13-Jan-18 21:51
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 169 eyeofhorus33 13-Jan-18 23:14
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 145 Audrey 13-Jan-18 18:43
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 173 cladking 13-Jan-18 16:08
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 157 Origyptian 14-Jan-18 19:38
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 182 Thanos5150 13-Jan-18 17:32
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 206 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 17:40
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 180 cladking 13-Jan-18 17:58
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 143 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 22:21
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 157 cladking 13-Jan-18 22:48
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 159 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 22:57
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 186 Jon Ellison 13-Jan-18 18:10
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 201 Rickard 13-Jan-18 21:46
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 168 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 22:23
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 138 Open mind 14-Jan-18 19:42
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 194 Thanos5150 14-Jan-18 00:30
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 193 cladking 14-Jan-18 00:46
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 191 Usimare Setepenre 14-Jan-18 03:17
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 196 Audrey 14-Jan-18 04:46
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 187 Usimare Setepenre 14-Jan-18 05:43
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 202 Audrey 14-Jan-18 06:15
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 157 Martin Stower 14-Jan-18 12:15
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 205 Usimare Setepenre 14-Jan-18 14:42
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 240 Open mind 14-Jan-18 20:01
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Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 161 Martin Stower 14-Jan-18 00:24
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 186 Thanos5150 14-Jan-18 00:30
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 137 Origyptian 14-Jan-18 18:44
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 216 Open mind 12-Jan-18 22:22
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 191 cladking 13-Jan-18 04:43
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 191 Audrey 13-Jan-18 05:47
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 167 kirass 18-Jan-18 14:03
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 115 Origyptian 18-Jan-18 17:51
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 183 Anonymous User 18-Jan-18 19:15
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 175 kirass 19-Jan-18 05:47
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