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Barbelo Wrote:
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> Why is there no continuity or progression in the
> architectural styles and building materials of the
> temples at Giza?
> ...

Almost 3 years ago I suggested the opposite sequence of G3 > G2 > G1 on the basis of the physical evidence. Skip to the end of this post for that comment. I still stand by that hypothesis based on the features, positioning, composition, construction, satellites, boat pits, surrounding vicinity, and topography at each pyramid. Just one example is that the quarries to the north and south of G2's causeway which have been identified as sources for G1's blocks clearly respect that causeway.

Also read the prior and subsequent posts by Thanos for some counterpoint.

There are many examples of missing blocks and substitute blocks per adaption. Yes, many walls appear to show recesses where other blocks have have been removed to form that flat vertical wall, the recesses indeed hinting of "pour and cure" rather than "carve and haul" stonework.

Bottom line, I think the issues you raise (and the '15 discussion cited above) hint very rather strongly that those structures are far more ancient than the Dynastic era and do not represent a largescale concurrent construction within a coordinated, predetermined, singular "Giza Project".

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Edited 3 time(s). Last edit at 11-Jun-18 22:28 by Origyptian.

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The Temples of Giza 825 Barbelo 11-Jun-18 01:13
Re: The Temples of Giza 222 Thunderbird 11-Jun-18 16:09
Re: The Temples of Giza 133 Thunderbird 11-Jun-18 18:22
Re: The Temples of Giza 143 Origyptian 11-Jun-18 22:23
Re: The Temples of Giza 134 Barbelo 12-Jun-18 04:23
Re: The Temples of Giza 153 DUNE 12-Jun-18 07:14
Re: The Temples of Giza 147 Barbelo 12-Jun-18 11:38
Re: The Temples of Giza 183 DUNE 12-Jun-18 12:07
Re: The Temples of Giza 122 Barbelo 12-Jun-18 21:56
Re: The Temples of Giza 128 Origyptian 12-Jun-18 22:13
Re: The Temples of Giza 108 Barbelo 12-Jun-18 23:40
Re: The Temples of Giza 105 Origyptian 13-Jun-18 22:08
Re: The Temples of Giza 120 Barbelo 13-Jun-18 22:39
Re: The Temples of Giza 98 Origyptian 14-Jun-18 14:11
Re: The Temples of Giza 178 Barbelo 14-Jun-18 21:08
Re: The Temples of Giza 141 Origyptian 12-Jun-18 10:57
Re: The Temples of Giza 144 Barbelo 12-Jun-18 11:57
Re: The Temples of Giza 185 Thanos5150 12-Jun-18 23:33
Re: The Temples of Giza 159 Thanos5150 13-Jun-18 00:21
Re: The Temples of Giza 152 Barbelo 13-Jun-18 02:54
Re: The Temples of Giza 246 Thanos5150 13-Jun-18 05:03
Re: The Temples of Giza 98 Thanos5150 13-Jun-18 05:23
Re: The Temples of Giza 89 Barbelo 13-Jun-18 05:29
Re: The Temples of Giza 113 Thanos5150 13-Jun-18 05:54
Re: The Temples of Giza 104 Origyptian 13-Jun-18 14:42
The Mortuary Temple of Menkaure 275 Barbelo 13-Jun-18 11:19


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