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Hello hendrik dirker:

The OP did not characterize the video as 'blockbuster'; the ‘observations’ of other Poster’s are their responsibility.

The video stated “two and a half million stone blocks”; Dr. Smith (page 203) wrote:
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”The quarries were required to produce 2.3 million blocks of stone of various sizes—2.2 million blocks of limestone from Giza, 98,000 casing stones from Turah, and several hundred granite beams and blocks (and the sarcophagus) from Aswan. Clearly, the 2.2 million blocks of Giza limestone drove the schedule…”

The oft repeated misconception of the ”rate of placement” assumes setting only one-block-after-another. The reality differs in the utilization of multiple crews transporting and placing stones simultaneously. Smith details an analysis of the Workforce’s rate of “blocks-per-hour” (pages 207-209), stating:
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”First I considered stone block production requirements based on a five-, ten-, or fifteen-year construction schedule to see if the Giza quarry could produce the required amount of stone within this time…To meet these construction schedules, it is necessary to deliver 2.2 million stone blocks to the work area at these rates:



The “blocks-per-hour” number shown above is the "average number", not the optimum. A more realistic production rate would be higher at the lower courses (when there are many blocks to place) and lower at the higher courses as the difficulty increases (and there are fewer blocks).” [Emphasis mine]



Dr. Troglodyte


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Constructing Khufu Video 852 Dr. Troglodyte 14-Dec-18 23:09
Re: Constructing Khufu Video 254 Merrell 15-Dec-18 10:14
Re: Constructing Khufu 257 hendrik dirker 15-Dec-18 12:51
Re: Constructing Khufu 229 Merrell 15-Dec-18 13:55
Re: Constructing Khufu 242 Thanos5150 15-Dec-18 15:35
Re: Constructing Khufu 237 Merrell 15-Dec-18 16:10
Re: Constructing Khufu 232 cladking 15-Dec-18 18:37
Re: Constructing Khufu 209 Merrell 15-Dec-18 20:06
Re: Constructing Khufu 324 Thanos5150 16-Dec-18 06:45
Re: Constructing Khufu 229 Dr. Troglodyte 15-Dec-18 19:06
Re: general 248 hendrik dirker 16-Dec-18 07:06
Specific 186 Dr. Troglodyte 16-Dec-18 18:27
Re: Specific 174 Thanos5150 17-Dec-18 02:26
Re: Specific 201 cladking 17-Dec-18 03:02
Re: Specific 165 Martin Stower 17-Dec-18 17:20
Re: Specific 155 Warwick 17-Dec-18 17:36
Re: Specific 150 cladking 17-Dec-18 17:42
Re: Specific 156 Warwick 17-Dec-18 17:50
Re: Specific 183 Merrell 17-Dec-18 18:04
Re: Specific 157 cladking 17-Dec-18 18:24
Re: Specific 225 Martin Stower 18-Dec-18 02:48
Re: Specific 160 cladking 18-Dec-18 15:18
Re: Specific 249 Martin Stower 18-Dec-18 15:35
Re: Specific 151 Warwick 17-Dec-18 17:38
Re: Specific 147 cladking 17-Dec-18 18:04
Re: Specific 145 Warwick 17-Dec-18 19:37
Re: general 161 Martin Stower 16-Dec-18 21:10
A drive thru the Memphite Necropolis 162 Warwick 16-Dec-18 21:20
Re: Constructing Khufu Video 220 cladking 15-Dec-18 21:38
Re: Constructing Khufu Video 205 cladking 15-Dec-18 22:41


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