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”Where’s the corner?”

Armchair Giza researcher/theorists often base their suppositions on presumed data of uncertain origin or cogent validity. In the intervening forty-five centuries since the construction of the Pyramidal Monuments, evidences of the constructors' Work have waned meaningfully. In 2012, Mark Lehner penned a declaratory brief outlining the consequences of founding one’s efforts on the ‘known unknowns’ of the extant information.

Lehner wrote: ”Maps of the Giza Necropolis represent pyramids, tombs, and temples with clean rectangles, features that ceased to exist centuries ago and in some cases never existed as such…

When we read of the cosmic significance that some authors place on the exactitude of the Great Pyramid dimensions, we should bear in mind that the original builders’ lines are reconstructed from less than 6% of the base…

Petrie, who in 1881-82 surveyed the Giza pyramids according to professional standards of his time, went into the issue: what do we take as the baseline?...

During the Glen Dash Foundation Survey, “Where’s the corner?” became a mapping mantra, and even “Where’s any good stretch of straight [builders’] line?” For those theorists who demand high precision for pyramid points, we wondered, just what is the point?”

A cautionary tale…

Dr. Troglodyte

“Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?“ - Decimus Junius Juvenalis

“Numero, Pondere et Mensura“

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The Known Unknowns of Giza 484 Dr. Troglodyte 06-Jul-18 15:50
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