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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 1040 Barbelo 11-Jun-18 01:13
Re: The Temples of Giza 275 Thunderbird 11-Jun-18 16:09
Re: The Temples of Giza 161 Thunderbird 11-Jun-18 18:22
Re: The Temples of Giza 174 Origyptian 11-Jun-18 22:23
Re: The Temples of Giza 159 Barbelo 12-Jun-18 04:23
Re: The Temples of Giza 190 DUNE 12-Jun-18 07:14
Re: The Temples of Giza 168 Barbelo 12-Jun-18 11:38
Re: The Temples of Giza 215 DUNE 12-Jun-18 12:07
Re: The Temples of Giza 156 Barbelo 12-Jun-18 21:56
Re: The Temples of Giza 164 Origyptian 12-Jun-18 22:13
Re: The Temples of Giza 134 Barbelo 12-Jun-18 23:40
Re: The Temples of Giza 134 Origyptian 13-Jun-18 22:08
Re: The Temples of Giza 140 Barbelo 13-Jun-18 22:39
Re: The Temples of Giza 123 Origyptian 14-Jun-18 14:11
Re: The Temples of Giza 206 Barbelo 14-Jun-18 21:08
Re: The Temples of Giza 166 Origyptian 12-Jun-18 10:57
Re: The Temples of Giza 168 Barbelo 12-Jun-18 11:57
Re: The Temples of Giza 255 Thanos5150 12-Jun-18 23:33
Re: The Temples of Giza 230 Thanos5150 13-Jun-18 00:21
Re: The Temples of Giza 199 Barbelo 13-Jun-18 02:54
Re: The Temples of Giza 408 Thanos5150 13-Jun-18 05:03
Re: The Temples of Giza 124 Thanos5150 13-Jun-18 05:23
Re: The Temples of Giza 130 Barbelo 13-Jun-18 05:29
Re: The Temples of Giza 145 Thanos5150 13-Jun-18 05:54
Re: The Temples of Giza 135 Origyptian 13-Jun-18 14:42
The Mortuary Temple of Menkaure 490 Barbelo 13-Jun-18 11:19


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