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I am going to put these photos here but it is in reference to this conversation

I am going to divide the apparent fan of the causeway into the trial passage side and the mastaba side. We are looking for detail in the ground. The question was could this be modern from fencing poles or ancient aids to help lever stones used to build the foundation and/or move blocks of the pyramid. There are some 3000 features and they are now mapped thanks to Glen Dash. A map can be found here, but the causeway is not shown to have them.

1) Mastaba side, e.g. by Kawab, Djedefre, Baufre, Ankhaf, etc. These photo show a walk down from the boat pit towards the corner of the escarpment looking down Nezlet El-Samman.
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2) Trial passage side. This takes a sharp turn to the northeast and even though this may not have been the causeway there is an interesting feature at the end which is why I am going to show it. This walk begins again by the boat pit. Soon the paved way fizzles out but then picks up again.

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Here now is a strange outcropping roughly square in shape made of hewn blocks.
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Here is an emplacement at the terminus which I found interesting.
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A peak of the bedrock strata which is Mokkatam; presumably Member 2 rock
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The first question which comes to mind looking at the ground is were there two paths up the escarpment, one ramp and one processional causeway. The holes on the mastaba side may be modern as you suggested. Some of these holes and sockets are grouped especially around the boat pit and so they may have served to build the foundation. From the Dash map the holes all cluster immediately around the platform. I think given what I have seen in totalis, I don't think there is enough evidence to prove the causeway was used to bring blocks up from the valley based on the ground detail. I don't know anything about the square outcropping and have not seen it mentioned. This may be worth looking into.

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