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The Mortuary Temple floors

In the case of Khafre's Mortuary Temple, I can only offer a hint of evidence which struck me as interesting because I had not seen it before: A granite floor. This lays at your feet when you come out east towards the causeway and the Valley Temple.

Does this mean the temple floor was once covered with granite? Of course I have no idea. However, looking at the surface of the floor, it is difficult to imagine this, this, and this, was meant to be the final product. In the case of the Sphinx Temple a similar situation is observed. The underfloor was finished but the floor was not laid (what a miserable life for a floor to live). That's because Khafre likely died and the workers left the site.

In the case of Menkaure the evidence is even stronger that he said hello to the imperishable star zone before his sun Blvd was made. See page 304. As with any precious flooring, a flat and strong underfloor is necessary to float the floor. Otherwise, the tiles break.

In the case of Khufu, we have a largely reconstructed basalt floor. I let you guys decide what is old and what is new. I think Dune asked for these photos:
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The Pile of Debris north of the Causeway

I speculate that this may have been debris from centuries of stone pilfering. However, some sections in that photo look like orderly rows of blocks even stacked. Was this ever a structure. If it was, then it rested on the trial passages in which case it may have been Khufu's Ka pyramid or the beginning of it and it was cleared away. I find that hard to believe, but this is the Mysteries Forum: Leave your Preconceptions at the Door!

If you notice the area north of a causeway tends to be devoid of structures. This brings up an interesting topic which relates back to astronomy and the Pyramid Texts. Cladking already alluded to this in an earlier post here. The "Mr-N-Kh3" was the winding water way the king had to cross to reach the imperishable star zone. Rolf Krauss made a convincing argument that this was the ecliptic. Planets and the Moon can be observed to cross, which is probably why there were several Horus forms...and of course the ferryman Moon-Thoth.

So if the causeway was meant to be an earthly representation of the path of the sun across the sky and if only kings could pass to the north where the "jkhemw skjw" dwelled, then this nicely explains why buildings were off-limits in the north....except a building dedicated to the King's Ka. This I would offer as soft evidence that the out-cropping was not a foundation but a path from what once was meant to be a pyramid separate from all the zoo of pyramids and mastabas east south and west of the Great Pyramid. And when the paradigm changed, the Ka pyramid was instead squeezed into the southeast corner. Was a north-placed Ka pyramid a new form leaning on the northern serdab of Djoser? Whatever it was meant to be, it was abandoned....or it, and the path to it like the hill on which G1 rests, was there long before Khufu.



Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 26-Sep-18 07:08 by Manu.

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Causeways And The Sun 3282 Barbelo 14-May-18 04:29
Re: Causeways And The Sun 507 kborissov 14-May-18 15:44
Re: Causeways And The Sun 513 Barbelo 14-May-18 21:25
Re: Causeways And The Moon 622 Barbelo 15-May-18 23:01
The Causeway of Unas 441 Barbelo 16-May-18 22:00
Re: Causeways And The Sun 402 Spiros 17-May-18 00:12
Re: Causeways And The Sun 414 Barbelo 17-May-18 01:35
Re: Causeways And The Sun 409 Spiros 17-May-18 01:46
Re: Causeways And The Sun 423 Barbelo 17-May-18 02:45
Re: Causeways And The Sun 409 Spiros 18-May-18 21:54
Re: Causeways And The Sun 333 Barbelo 18-May-18 22:31
Re: Causeways And The Sun 343 Spiros 19-May-18 11:54
Red Pyramid Causeway? 477 Barbelo 17-May-18 20:21
Re: Red Pyramid Causeway? 479 Thanos5150 18-May-18 04:20
Re: Red Pyramid Causeway? 374 Barbelo 18-May-18 05:00
Re: Red Pyramid Causeway? 405 Thanos5150 18-May-18 16:28
Re: Red Pyramid Causeway? 397 Barbelo 18-May-18 22:05
Re: Red Pyramid Causeway? 344 Thanos5150 18-May-18 22:49
Re: Red Pyramid Causeway? 391 Manu 18-May-18 05:31
Re: Red Pyramid Causeway? 378 Thanos5150 19-May-18 00:00
Re: Red Pyramid Causeway? 349 Manu 19-May-18 01:16
Re: Red Pyramid Causeway? 309 Thanos5150 19-May-18 02:08
Hor Us and Hat Hor 376 Barbelo 19-May-18 03:01
Re: Red Pyramid Causeway? 346 Thanos5150 19-May-18 14:46
Re: Giza - Ancient Prime Meridian 384 Thunderbird 18-May-18 17:59
Re: Giza - Ancient Prime Meridian 318 Barbelo 18-May-18 22:48
Step Pyramid Causeway? 881 Barbelo 18-May-18 22:29
Re: Step Pyramid Causeway? 343 Thanos5150 19-May-18 14:06
Re: Step Pyramid Causeway? 326 Barbelo 19-May-18 21:30
Khafre Causeway 385 Barbelo 19-May-18 22:05
Re: Khafre Causeway 356 Thanos5150 20-May-18 00:53
Re: Khafre Causeway 645 Barbelo 20-May-18 04:23
Re: Khafre Causeway 353 Thanos5150 20-May-18 17:27
Re: Khafre Causeway 382 Barbelo 20-May-18 21:50
Re: Khafre Causeway 396 Thanos5150 21-May-18 01:00
Re: Khafre Causeway 323 Barbelo 21-May-18 02:07
Re: Khafre Causeway 383 Thanos5150 21-May-18 04:17
Re: Khafre Causeway 330 Barbelo 21-May-18 21:12
Re: Khafre Causeway 340 Thanos5150 22-May-18 15:15
Unanswered Questions 310 Barbelo 22-May-18 22:06
Khufu Causeway 707 Barbelo 20-May-18 22:37
Re: Khufu Causeway 371 Thanos5150 21-May-18 04:08
Re: Khufu Causeway 353 Barbelo 22-May-18 04:08
Re: Khufu Causeway 393 DUNE 22-May-18 07:22
Re: Khufu Causeway 552 Thanos5150 22-May-18 14:38
Khufu'S Valley Temple 392 Barbelo 22-May-18 21:22
Re: Khufu'S Valley Temple 489 Thanos5150 23-May-18 02:45
Re: Khufu's Valley Temple 408 Barbelo 23-May-18 23:20
Re: Khufu's Valley Temple 528 Thanos5150 24-May-18 01:11
Re: Khufu's Valley Temple 388 Barbelo 24-May-18 04:11
Re: Khufu's Valley Temple 411 R Avry Wilson 26-May-18 00:41
Re: Khufu'S Valley Temple 411 Thanos5150 28-May-18 04:06
Re: Khufu'S Valley Temple 411 Origyptian 28-May-18 12:10
Re: Khufu'S Valley Temple 428 Thanos5150 29-May-18 03:54
Re: Khufu'S Valley Temple 348 Barbelo 29-May-18 06:20
Re: Khufu'S Valley Temple 360 Thanos5150 29-May-18 21:30
Wall of the Crow 375 Barbelo 29-May-18 22:12
Re: Wall of the Crow 380 Thanos5150 29-May-18 23:31
Re: Wall of the Crow 341 Barbelo 30-May-18 06:10
Re: LOL!.....No copper sheet/water Causeway at Coral Castle : ) 349 Thunderbird 30-May-18 17:41
Re: Wall of the Crow 521 Thanos5150 31-May-18 01:05
Re: Wall of the Crow 425 Barbelo 01-Jun-18 06:58
Re: Khufu'S Valley Temple 345 Corpuscles 29-May-18 22:30
Re: Khufu'S Valley Temple 330 Thanos5150 29-May-18 23:56
Re: Khufu'S Valley Temple 377 Romulus the 2nd 04-Jun-18 11:53
Re: Khufu Causeway 272 Barbelo 22-May-18 21:29
Re: Khufu Causeway 372 Thanos5150 22-May-18 15:22
Re: Khufu Causeway 322 Manu 25-Sep-18 12:43
Re: Khufu Causeway 274 cladking 25-Sep-18 13:30
Re: Khufu Causeway 274 DUNE 25-Sep-18 14:30
Re: Khufu Causeway 284 Spiros 25-Sep-18 14:48
Re: Khufu Causeway 283 Manu 25-Sep-18 15:39
Re: Khufu Causeway 358 DUNE 25-Sep-18 17:07
Re: Khufu Causeway 323 DUNE 25-Sep-18 17:31
Re: Khufu Causeway 283 DUNE 25-Sep-18 19:13
Re: Khufu Causeway 281 cladking 25-Sep-18 19:52
Re: Khufu Causeway 330 DUNE 25-Sep-18 20:22
Re: Khufu Causeway 272 cladking 26-Sep-18 19:23
Re: Khufu Causeway 306 Thanos5150 26-Sep-18 03:02
Practical applications 333 Audrey 27-Sep-18 00:12
Re: Practical applications 339 Thanos5150 27-Sep-18 06:14
Re: Practical applications 375 DUNE 27-Sep-18 08:58
Re: Practical applications 341 cladking 27-Sep-18 13:48
Re: Practical applications 321 Audrey 28-Sep-18 02:46
Re: Practical applications 295 cladking 28-Sep-18 13:07
Re: Practical applications 342 Thanos5150 27-Sep-18 15:51
Re: Practical applications 324 Eddie Larry 27-Sep-18 16:36
Re: Practical applications 261 cladking 27-Sep-18 16:51
Re: Practical applications 290 cladking 27-Sep-18 17:13
Re: Practical applications 271 Eddie Larry 27-Sep-18 20:08
Re: Practical applications 266 Thunderbird 27-Sep-18 21:54
Re: Practical applications 283 Eddie Larry 27-Sep-18 22:07
Re: Practical applications 278 cladking 28-Sep-18 13:17
Re: Practical applications 286 Eddie Larry 28-Sep-18 13:52
Re: Practical applications (and infrastructure) 264 cladking 28-Sep-18 14:08
Re: Practical applications (and infrastructure) 275 Eddie Larry 28-Sep-18 15:20
Re: Practical applications (and infrastructure) 268 cladking 28-Sep-18 15:40
Re: Practical applications (and infrastructure) 261 Eddie Larry 28-Sep-18 18:00
Re: Practical applications (and infrastructure) 269 cladking 28-Sep-18 18:38
Re: Practical applications (and infrastructure) 324 cladking 30-Sep-18 23:41
Re: Practical applications (and infrastructure) 330 Eddie Larry 01-Oct-18 01:51
Re: Practical applications (and infrastructure) 263 cladking 01-Oct-18 02:50
Re: Practical applications 344 Audrey 28-Sep-18 02:25
The First Question 284 Barbelo 25-Sep-18 22:29
Re: The First Question 264 Manu 26-Sep-18 01:28
Re: The First Question 276 Barbelo 26-Sep-18 04:45
Re: The First Question 307 Manu 26-Sep-18 06:31
Re: The First Question 307 Thanos5150 26-Sep-18 16:17
Re: The First Question 290 Barbelo 26-Sep-18 21:48
Re: The First Question 254 Manu 27-Sep-18 03:23
Re: The First Question 273 cladking 27-Sep-18 04:22
Re: The First Question 289 Sirfiroth 27-Sep-18 17:23
"Original" Causeway 344 Barbelo 28-Sep-18 05:51
Re: A Change of Plan, The Trial Passage & That Platform 304 DUNE 28-Sep-18 10:22
Re: A Change of Plan, The Trial Passage & That Platform 356 Barbelo 28-Sep-18 11:48
Re: A Change of Plan, The Trial Passage & That Platform 269 DUNE 28-Sep-18 13:02
Re: A Change of Plan, The Trial Passage & That Platform 319 Barbelo 28-Sep-18 20:32
Re: A Change of Plan, The Trial Passage & That Platform 273 DUNE 28-Sep-18 21:13
Re: A Change of Plan, The Trial Passage & That Platform 286 Barbelo 28-Sep-18 22:34
Re: A Change of Plan, The Trial Passage & That Platform 264 Thanos5150 28-Sep-18 16:25
Re: "Original" Causeway 285 Spiros 28-Sep-18 13:14
Re: The First Question 313 Corpuscles 26-Sep-18 06:41
Re: The First Question 284 DUNE 26-Sep-18 09:16
Re: The First Question 281 Barbelo 26-Sep-18 11:20
Re: The First Question 282 Barbelo 26-Sep-18 11:30
Khafre M.T. floor versus Khufu 307 Manu 26-Sep-18 12:06
Re: Khafre M.T. floor versus Khufu 266 Barbelo 27-Sep-18 06:04
Hetepheres I Boat Pit 297 Barbelo 28-Sep-18 05:13
Re: The First Question 281 Thanos5150 26-Sep-18 01:35
14 Degrees [?] 359 Dr. Troglodyte 22-May-18 14:34
Re: 14 Degrees [?] 363 Barbelo 22-May-18 21:42
Re: 14 Degrees [?] 337 Spiros 23-May-18 11:50
Giza’s Causeways – Proof of Concept Solar Study [Update: 4MAR19] 528 Dr. Troglodyte 23-May-18 16:48
Re: Giza’s Causeways – Proof of Concept Solar Study 372 Spiros 23-May-18 17:49
Re: Giza’s Causeways – Proof of Concept Solar Study 331 Spiros 26-May-18 17:47
what if.. 350 Spiros 27-May-18 02:45
Re: what if.. 304 DUNE 27-May-18 08:32
Re: what if.. 312 Spiros 28-May-18 21:57
Re: Giza’s Causeways – Proof of Concept Solar Study 407 Thanos5150 23-May-18 20:51
Re: Giza’s Causeways – Proof of Concept Solar Study 369 molder 26-May-18 06:31
Khufu’s Causeway - Update 463 Dr. Troglodyte 01-Jun-18 19:48
Re: Khufu’s Causeway - Update 327 Barbelo 02-Jun-18 03:42
Re, the Sun & causeways 210 hendrik dirker 07-Jul-19 05:57
Re: Khufu’s Causeway - Update 189 Spiros 10-Sep-19 13:34
Re: Causeways And The Sun 345 Origyptian 26-May-18 02:47
Re: Causeways And The Sun 432 Barbelo 26-May-18 05:41
Re: Causeways And The Sun 385 Origyptian 26-May-18 11:31
Re: Causeways And The Sun 382 cladking 26-May-18 13:55
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Re: Causeways And The Sun 342 Origyptian 27-May-18 02:37
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Re: Causeways And The Sun 338 Jon Ellison 27-May-18 09:01
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Re: Causeways And The Sun 311 Jon Ellison 27-May-18 11:52
Re: Causeways And The Sun 321 Sirfiroth 27-May-18 13:13
Re: Causeways And The Sun 331 Origyptian 27-May-18 13:32
Re: Causeways And The Sun 332 cladking 27-May-18 13:37
Re: Causeways And The Sun 314 Sirfiroth 28-May-18 01:23
Re: Causeways And The Sun 332 cladking 28-May-18 02:06
Re: Causeways And The Sun 348 Jon Ellison 27-May-18 22:58
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Re: Causeways And The Sun 317 Steve Clayton 28-May-18 03:29
Re: Causeways And The Sun 384 Jon Ellison 28-May-18 08:33
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Re: Causeways And The Sun 298 Origyptian 29-May-18 13:10
Re: Causeways And The Sun 312 Steve Clayton 29-May-18 15:08
Re: Causeways And The Sun 342 Origyptian 29-May-18 16:18
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Re: Causeways And The Sun 317 Jon Ellison 28-May-18 21:37
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Re: Causeways And The Sun 300 Origyptian 29-May-18 13:56
Re: Causeways And The Sun 344 Corpuscles 29-May-18 00:51
A Further Degree Of Difficulty 331 Barbelo 29-May-18 02:02
Re: Causeways or Sand? 358 Steve Clayton 29-May-18 04:56
Re: Causeways or Sand? 375 Corpuscles 29-May-18 07:31
Re: Causeways or Sand? 354 Jon Ellison 29-May-18 09:05
Re: Causeways or Sand? 376 Steve Clayton 30-May-18 19:47
Re: Causeways or Sand? 394 Steve Clayton 03-Jun-18 01:06
Re: Causeways or Sand? 334 Origyptian 29-May-18 15:44
Re: Causeways or Sand? 346 Corpuscles 29-May-18 23:31
Re: Causeways or Sand? 353 Steve Clayton 29-May-18 23:59
Re: Causeways or Sand? 325 Corpuscles 30-May-18 03:08
Re: Causeways or Sand? 356 Steve Clayton 30-May-18 04:33
Re: Causeways And The Sun 377 Origyptian 27-May-18 11:58
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Re: Causeways And The Sun 333 Origyptian 28-May-18 01:27
Causeways And Geysers 321 Barbelo 28-May-18 03:09
Divide and Conquer 327 cladking 28-May-18 03:38
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Pyramids as Gnomons 382 Eddie Larry 26-May-18 20:28
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