> If by great pyramids you mean those of the 4th
> dyn, they are just another step in pyramid
> The Medum pyramid complex is the link between the
> step pyramid complex and the "true" pyramid
> The pyramid of Medum was originally a step pyramid
> but the other parts of the complex were something
> new, a blueprint if you like for all that followed
> untill the end of the OK; cult pyramid (first one
> ever, but a stepped one; only one of it's kind ),
> funerary chapel (evolved into temple), causway,
> valley temple.
> Don't forget that this step pyramid was converted
> into a "true" pyramid.
And so the story (hypothesis) goes...
The point is, how do you prove all of the above?
How can it be a "statement of fact".
How does the above hypothesis carry more weight than another competing hypothesis?