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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 789 Barbelo 11-Jun-18 01:13
Re: The Temples of Giza 207 Thunderbird 11-Jun-18 16:09
Re: The Temples of Giza 124 Thunderbird 11-Jun-18 18:22
Re: The Temples of Giza 134 Origyptian 11-Jun-18 22:23
Re: The Temples of Giza 128 Barbelo 12-Jun-18 04:23
Re: The Temples of Giza 146 DUNE 12-Jun-18 07:14
Re: The Temples of Giza 134 Barbelo 12-Jun-18 11:38
Re: The Temples of Giza 174 DUNE 12-Jun-18 12:07
Re: The Temples of Giza 113 Barbelo 12-Jun-18 21:56
Re: The Temples of Giza 118 Origyptian 12-Jun-18 22:13
Re: The Temples of Giza 102 Barbelo 12-Jun-18 23:40
Re: The Temples of Giza 99 Origyptian 13-Jun-18 22:08
Re: The Temples of Giza 112 Barbelo 13-Jun-18 22:39
Re: The Temples of Giza 91 Origyptian 14-Jun-18 14:11
Re: The Temples of Giza 174 Barbelo 14-Jun-18 21:08
Re: The Temples of Giza 127 Origyptian 12-Jun-18 10:57
Re: The Temples of Giza 140 Barbelo 12-Jun-18 11:57
Re: The Temples of Giza 172 Thanos5150 12-Jun-18 23:33
Re: The Temples of Giza 150 Thanos5150 13-Jun-18 00:21
Re: The Temples of Giza 143 Barbelo 13-Jun-18 02:54
Re: The Temples of Giza 224 Thanos5150 13-Jun-18 05:03
Re: The Temples of Giza 91 Thanos5150 13-Jun-18 05:23
Re: The Temples of Giza 82 Barbelo 13-Jun-18 05:29
Re: The Temples of Giza 106 Thanos5150 13-Jun-18 05:54
Re: The Temples of Giza 100 Origyptian 13-Jun-18 14:42
The Mortuary Temple of Menkaure 246 Barbelo 13-Jun-18 11:19


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