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Quote from Hawass:
The southern tomb of the Pyramid Complex of Djoser is a prototype of the Old Kingdom Satellite Pyramids. The reliefs on the panels in Djoser's southern tomb represent the king wearing the white Crown and running holding the flail. These scenes in the southern tomb can be interpreted as representations of the sed festival. 16
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Therefore I propose a new theory on the function of the Satellite Pyramid: that it was used
as a changing room for the ritual of the sed festivaI.


The first part of the quote is on the right track as to the purpose of the satellite pyramids.
But the last part is a poor interpretation of what is shown in the three reliefs.

The southern reliefs show the King's 'run' in the Sed Festival with glyphs for the two halves of the sky and the three markers for the end of the run.

The southern tomb thus represents a place in the southern sky that marks the end of the 'run' across the sky.
The most likely place is the Belt stars as we see these in the centre of Senenmut's ceiling depicting the two halves of the sky.

The satellite pyramid was normally placed south of the main pyramid and was enclosed within the perimeter wall.
The perimeter wall and its contents represented the whole cosmos in the Sed Festival with its northern and southern halves of the sky.

Regarding G1-d in particular, this is less clear as it was outside the perimeter wall and was not on the south side.

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G1 and the Boat Pits of Djedefre 1788 Thanos5150 01-Nov-18 02:52
Re: G1 and the Boat Pits of Djedefre 259 Dr. Troglodyte 01-Nov-18 16:15
Re: G1 and the Boat Pits of Djedefre 239 Thanos5150 02-Nov-18 01:27
Khufu II vs Khufu I 284 Dr. Troglodyte 06-Nov-18 00:50
Re: Khufu II vs Khufu I 365 Thanos5150 06-Nov-18 06:57
Re: Khufu II vs Khufu I 244 Martin Stower 06-Nov-18 19:21
Re: Khufu II vs Khufu I 211 Spiros 06-Nov-18 21:14
Re: Khufu II vs Khufu I 227 Martin Stower 06-Nov-18 23:05
Re: Khufu II vs Khufu I 222 Thanos5150 06-Nov-18 23:34
Re: Khufu II vs Khufu I 250 Martin Stower 06-Nov-18 23:55
Re: Khufu II vs Khufu I 204 Thanos5150 07-Nov-18 01:55
Off topic 223 Hanslune 07-Nov-18 03:32
Misnomers [?] 236 Dr. Troglodyte 07-Nov-18 18:31
Re: Misnomers [?] 220 Martin Stower 07-Nov-18 18:38
Re: Misnomers [?] 216 Dr. Troglodyte 07-Nov-18 18:59
Re: Misnomers [?] 206 Martin Stower 07-Nov-18 19:16
Re: Misnomers [?] 240 Manu 07-Nov-18 21:28
Re: Misnomers [?] 211 Dr. Troglodyte 07-Nov-18 22:39
Re: Misnomers [?] 232 Martin Stower 07-Nov-18 23:33
Re: Misnomers [?] 199 Dr. Troglodyte 07-Nov-18 23:45
Re: Misnomers [?] 222 Manu 07-Nov-18 23:58
Re: Misnomers [?] 249 Martin Stower 08-Nov-18 12:30
Re: Misnomers [?] 199 Thanos5150 09-Nov-18 18:30
Re: Misnomers [?] 204 Thanos5150 07-Nov-18 23:54
Re: Khufu II vs Khufu I 241 Morten 11-Nov-18 00:55
Re: G1 and the Boat Pits of Djedefre 218 Spiros 01-Nov-18 18:51
Re: G1 and the Boat Pits of Djedefre 220 Thanos5150 02-Nov-18 01:44
Re: G1 and the Boat Pits of Djedefre 259 Morten 02-Nov-18 02:42
Re: G1 and the Boat Pits of Djedefre 270 Thanos5150 02-Nov-18 04:57
Re: G1 and the Boat Pits of Djedefre 243 Morten 02-Nov-18 10:46
Re: G1 and the Boat Pits of Djedefre 224 Thanos5150 02-Nov-18 20:48
Anyone who cites Rigano can't be too far wrong n/t 229 cladking 02-Nov-18 21:04
Re: Anyone who cites Rigano can't be too far wrong n/t 253 Martin Stower 06-Nov-18 19:37
Re: G1 and the Boat Pits of Djedefre 307 Graham Chase 02-Nov-18 21:24
Re: G1 and the Boat Pits of Djedefre 265 Thanos5150 06-Nov-18 03:25
Re: G1 and the Boat Pits of Djedefre 220 Eddie Larry 06-Nov-18 04:28
Re: G1 and the Boat Pits of Djedefre 215 Thanos5150 07-Nov-18 02:30
Re: G1 and the Boat Pits of Djedefre 213 Eddie Larry 07-Nov-18 02:40
Maybe stating the obvious but.... 259 Warwick 13-Nov-18 17:25
Re: Maybe stating the obvious but.... 248 Martin Stower 13-Nov-18 18:17
Re: Giza Map 281 Thanos5150 15-Nov-18 00:27
Re: G1 and the Boat Pits of Djedefre 223 Thanos5150 28-Dec-18 05:14
Re: G1 and the Boat Pits of Djedefre 276 Thanos5150 28-Dec-18 06:29


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