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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. 1822 nellyjesus28 27-Nov-17 04:38
Mod Note > Topic Moved 452 Dr. Troglodyte 27-Nov-17 17:01
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 412 Usimare Setepenre 12-Jan-18 18:49
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 335 Origyptian 14-Jan-18 17:12
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 298 DUNE 14-Jan-18 18:12
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 325 Open mind 12-Jan-18 20:09
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 340 Barbelo 12-Jan-18 20:20
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 362 cladking 12-Jan-18 20:22
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 445 Usimare Setepenre 12-Jan-18 21:08
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 328 cladking 12-Jan-18 22:04
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 324 Barbelo 12-Jan-18 23:47
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 334 Open mind 12-Jan-18 23:54
Just Another Wacko Theory 327 Barbelo 13-Jan-18 00:31
Re: Just Another Wacko Theory 323 cladking 13-Jan-18 00:36
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 369 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 02:23
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 343 Open mind 13-Jan-18 02:44
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 320 John B 13-Jan-18 03:05
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 327 Open mind 13-Jan-18 03:24
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 306 John B 13-Jan-18 03:45
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 299 cladking 13-Jan-18 04:26
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 314 Audrey 13-Jan-18 04:27
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 291 cladking 13-Jan-18 04:32
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 279 cladking 13-Jan-18 04:24
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 301 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 04:08
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 280 Nemobutwhatiimagian 13-Jan-18 22:06
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 292 cladking 13-Jan-18 04:22
Pyramid Text Explanations Are Superfluous 399 Barbelo 13-Jan-18 03:04
Re: Pyramid Text Explanations Are Superfluous 322 John B 13-Jan-18 03:31
Re: Pyramid Text Explanations Are Superfluous 267 Barbelo 13-Jan-18 04:04
Re: Pyramid Text Explanations Are Superfluous 279 cladking 13-Jan-18 04:30
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 353 cladking 13-Jan-18 04:17
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 310 Audrey 13-Jan-18 04:26
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 315 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 04:57
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 312 Audrey 13-Jan-18 05:42
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 302 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 14:46
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 297 cladking 13-Jan-18 15:56
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 285 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 16:25
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 247 cladking 13-Jan-18 16:54
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 238 Audrey 13-Jan-18 18:52
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 242 Origyptian 14-Jan-18 19:33
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 220 Origyptian 14-Jan-18 19:25
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 348 Jon Ellison 13-Jan-18 10:22
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 298 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 14:08
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 269 cladking 13-Jan-18 14:43
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 317 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 14:54
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 292 cladking 13-Jan-18 15:45
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 236 Origyptian 16-Jan-18 20:15
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 232 Jon Ellison 17-Jan-18 14:56
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 233 Origyptian 17-Jan-18 19:32
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 287 Jon Ellison 17-Jan-18 23:11
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 266 Jon Ellison 13-Jan-18 15:30
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 291 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 16:34
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 238 Jon Ellison 13-Jan-18 16:40
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 278 Jon Ellison 13-Jan-18 16:55
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 269 cladking 13-Jan-18 17:07
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 267 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 17:12
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 253 Jon Ellison 13-Jan-18 17:23
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 287 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 17:25
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 282 Jon Ellison 13-Jan-18 18:03
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 287 cladking 13-Jan-18 18:06
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 283 Audrey 13-Jan-18 18:56
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 307 Jon Ellison 13-Jan-18 19:16
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 236 Audrey 13-Jan-18 21:42
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 342 Merrell 13-Jan-18 20:33
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 287 Audrey 13-Jan-18 21:51
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 264 eyeofhorus33 13-Jan-18 23:14
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 245 Audrey 13-Jan-18 18:43
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 276 cladking 13-Jan-18 16:08
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 234 Origyptian 14-Jan-18 19:38
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 295 Thanos5150 13-Jan-18 17:32
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 315 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 17:40
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 288 cladking 13-Jan-18 17:58
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 246 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 22:21
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 270 cladking 13-Jan-18 22:48
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 281 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 22:57
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 296 Jon Ellison 13-Jan-18 18:10
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Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 288 Usimare Setepenre 13-Jan-18 22:23
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 230 Open mind 14-Jan-18 19:42
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 297 Thanos5150 14-Jan-18 00:30
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 286 cladking 14-Jan-18 00:46
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 292 Usimare Setepenre 14-Jan-18 03:17
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 302 Audrey 14-Jan-18 04:46
Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 299 Usimare Setepenre 14-Jan-18 05:43
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Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 317 cladking 13-Jan-18 04:43
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Re: Theory about why they built the pyramids. Mr Graham. 273 kirass 18-Jan-18 14:03
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