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thinkitover Wrote:
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> Being we know they weren't really such a
> superstitious lot, my smart money would be on the
> Book of the Dead and the Pyramid Texts perhaps
> dealing with astronomical phenomena in much the
> same way that the stories cited and deciphered by
> engbren seem to.

I've been enjoying Engbren's thread. Susan Morrow has a similar theory which I believe deserves far more attention than Egyptology is willing to give it. The simple fact is Egyptology can entertain no notion outside of its comfort zone and this comfort zone is remarkably narrow. Despite the fact that the Pyramid Texts specifically says that "the king is a star" and specifically says "the king is a pyramid" they believe he ascended to the stars and the pyramid was his tomb!!! What hubris to ignore every single thing said by the pyramid builders!!!

I believe the "book of the dead" was written by moribund and highly superstitious people just like us but the Pyramid Texts and some of the Coffin Texts were not. Some of the CT appears to be written in the same "stellar' language in which the Pyramid Texts are written.

> Robert Graves could make it work
> that way with Greek myths and it appears to work
> the same for Maya cosmology where planets descend
> to the Underworld, and so forth.

If I'm right all this is just confusion of ancient knowledge.

Man fears the pyramid, time fears man.

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The Book of Two Ways-Coffin Texts Older Than Believed 929 Thanos5150 04-Jan-20 17:22
Re: The Book of Two Ways-Coffin Texts Older Than Believed 249 cladking 04-Jan-20 19:37
Re: The Book of Two Ways-Coffin Texts Older Than Believed 212 thinkitover 04-Jan-20 23:49
Re: The Book of Two Ways-Coffin Texts Older Than Believed 199 Thanos5150 05-Jan-20 00:46
Re: The Book of Two Ways-Coffin Texts Older Than Believed 212 cladking 05-Jan-20 02:39
Re: The Book of Two Ways-Coffin Texts Older Than Believed 180 Warwick 06-Jan-20 20:55
Re: The Book of Two Ways-Coffin Texts Older Than Believed 175 Warwick 06-Jan-20 21:16
Re: The Book of Two Ways-Coffin Texts Older Than Believed 158 cladking 06-Jan-20 22:45
Re: The Book of Two Ways-Coffin Texts Older Than Believed 160 Warwick 07-Jan-20 18:30
Re: The Book of Two Ways-Coffin Texts Older Than Believed 152 cladking 07-Jan-20 20:10
Re: The Book of Two Ways-Coffin Texts Older Than Believed 171 cladking 06-Jan-20 22:49
Re: The Book of Two Ways-Coffin Texts Older Than Believed 154 Warwick 07-Jan-20 18:24
Re: The Book of Two Ways-Coffin Texts Older Than Believed 168 cladking 07-Jan-20 20:33
Re: The Book of Two Ways-Coffin Texts Older Than Believed 148 Hanslune 08-Jan-20 18:37
Snap! :) 149 Warwick 08-Jan-20 18:47
Re: Snap! :) 154 Hanslune 08-Jan-20 19:02
Re: Snap! :) 146 Warwick 08-Jan-20 19:14
Re: Snap! :) 158 cladking 08-Jan-20 19:56
Re: Snap! :) 143 Hanslune 08-Jan-20 20:23
Re: Snap! :) 148 cladking 08-Jan-20 21:38
Re: Snap! :) 150 Hanslune 08-Jan-20 23:06
Re: The Book of Two Ways-Coffin Texts Older Than Believed 146 cladking 08-Jan-20 19:50
Stop avoiding the questions Cladking 157 Hanslune 08-Jan-20 20:37
Oops made a mistake on the number of words for English 128 Hanslune 08-Jan-20 23:24
Would You Like to Borrow A Comfy Chair and a Soft Cushion? 148 thinkitover 15-Jan-20 06:12
Re: Would You Like to Borrow A Comfy Chair and a Soft Cushion? 144 Hanslune 15-Jan-20 07:00
Re: Would You Like to Borrow A Comfy Chair and a Soft Cushion? 132 cladking 15-Jan-20 14:38
Re: Would You Like to Borrow A Comfy Chair and a Soft Cushion? 147 Hanslune 15-Jan-20 16:25
Re: Would You Like to Borrow A Comfy Chair and a Soft Cushion? 132 cladking 15-Jan-20 17:38
...and Cladking runs off 138 Hanslune 15-Jan-20 17:52
Re: Would You Like to Borrow A Comfy Chair and a Soft Cushion? 143 Corpuscles 16-Jan-20 08:03
Re: Would You Like to Borrow A Comfy Chair and a Soft Cushion? 224 cladking 16-Jan-20 14:27
Get Comfortable. 154 cladking 16-Jan-20 14:50
It's simple all right 136 Warwick 16-Jan-20 20:32
Hieroglyphs have never been translated but I make my own translations from those same fake translations?????? 131 Hanslune 16-Jan-20 21:56
Re: Would You Like to Borrow A Comfy Chair and a Soft Cushion? 126 Hanslune 16-Jan-20 21:54
Re: Would You Like to Borrow A Comfy Chair and a Soft Cushion? 134 Warwick 16-Jan-20 20:27
Re: Would You Like to Borrow A Comfy Chair and a Soft Cushion? 126 Hanslune 16-Jan-20 22:01
Re: Would You Like to Borrow A Comfy Chair and a Soft Cushion? 145 cladking 15-Jan-20 17:56
making up dates 134 Hanslune 15-Jan-20 18:15
Re: making up dates 138 cladking 15-Jan-20 18:52
Re: making up dates 142 Warwick 15-Jan-20 19:05
Re: making up dates 132 cladking 15-Jan-20 19:22
Re: making up dates 126 Hanslune 15-Jan-20 19:25
Re: making up dates 124 Hanslune 15-Jan-20 19:22
How to demonstrate that your ideas are based on stuff you made up - by Cladking 126 Hanslune 15-Jan-20 19:20
So ancient goofy language is all the same? 128 Hanslune 16-Jan-20 22:05
What Purpose Does Myth Serve? 153 thinkitover 09-Jan-20 01:33
Re: What Purpose Does Myth Serve? 149 cladking 09-Jan-20 02:07
Re: What Purpose Does Myth Serve? 148 cladking 09-Jan-20 02:16
Re: What Purpose Does Myth Serve? 142 Warwick 09-Jan-20 19:46
Re: The Book of Two Ways-Coffin Texts Older Than Believed 148 Warwick 08-Jan-20 18:45
Re: The Book of Two Ways-Coffin Texts Older Than Believed 143 Hanslune 08-Jan-20 19:09
Re: The Book of Two Ways-Coffin Texts Older Than Believed 156 cladking 08-Jan-20 20:14
Cladking avoiding the questions that destroys his assumptions 158 Hanslune 08-Jan-20 20:27
so, not just Egyptologists but, 152 Warwick 14-Jan-20 19:23
Re: so, not just Egyptologists but, 143 cladking 14-Jan-20 20:26
Re: so, not just Egyptologists but, 138 Warwick 14-Jan-20 20:32
Re: so, not just Egyptologists but, 145 cladking 14-Jan-20 21:02
Projection 140 Warwick 15-Jan-20 18:17
Re: Projection 130 Hanslune 16-Jan-20 21:51
Re: so, not just Egyptologists but, 142 Hanslune 15-Jan-20 05:52
Re: so, not just Egyptologists but, 137 cladking 15-Jan-20 14:49
Re: so, not just Egyptologists but, 149 Hanslune 15-Jan-20 16:33
Re: so, not just Egyptologists but, 124 cladking 15-Jan-20 17:17
No Gods means belief 128 Hanslune 15-Jan-20 17:59
Re: so, not just Egyptologists but, 137 Warwick 15-Jan-20 18:34
Re: so, not just Egyptologists but, 140 cladking 15-Jan-20 19:36
Re: so, not just Egyptologists but, 137 Warwick 15-Jan-20 19:57
Re: so, not just Egyptologists but, 162 Hanslune 16-Jan-20 22:07
It's a common fault 141 Warwick 18-Jan-20 21:01
Re: It's a common fault 148 Hanslune 19-Jan-20 00:12
Re: It's a common fault 133 cladking 20-Jan-20 03:14
Re: It's a common fault 124 Hanslune 20-Jan-20 03:42
Re: It's a common fault 151 Corpuscles 20-Jan-20 03:59
Re: It's a common fault 135 Sirfiroth 20-Jan-20 17:01
Re: It's a common fault 127 Hanslune 20-Jan-20 17:37
Re: It's a common fault 130 Warwick 20-Jan-20 17:21
Re: It's a common fault 122 Hanslune 20-Jan-20 17:30
Re: so, not just Egyptologists but, 145 Hanslune 15-Jan-20 05:55
Re: The Book of Two Ways-Coffin Texts Older Than Believed 148 cladking 08-Jan-20 22:04
Re: The Book of Two Ways-Coffin Texts Older Than Believed 146 cladking 08-Jan-20 20:10
Re: The Book of Two Ways-Coffin Texts Older Than Believed 135 Hanslune 08-Jan-20 20:25
Re: The Book of Two Ways-Coffin Texts Older Than Believed 144 cladking 08-Jan-20 21:44
Re: The Book of Two Ways-Coffin Texts Older Than Believed 142 Hanslune 08-Jan-20 23:01
Re: The Book of Two Ways-Coffin Texts Older Than Believed 155 cladking 08-Jan-20 23:22
Re: The Book of Two Ways-Coffin Texts Older Than Believed 146 Hanslune 08-Jan-20 23:26
Re: The Book of Two Ways-Coffin Texts Older Than Believed 150 Warwick 09-Jan-20 19:48
Are you kidding us or what? 153 Warwick 09-Jan-20 19:50
Re: Are you kidding us or what? 145 cladking 09-Jan-20 20:26
We know who we are talking too 170 Hanslune 09-Jan-20 20:42
Re: Are you kidding us or what? 146 Hanslune 09-Jan-20 20:36
sorry for the delay 149 Warwick 14-Jan-20 19:16
Re: sorry for the delay 151 cladking 14-Jan-20 21:11
Sorry you are off topic 150 Hanslune 15-Jan-20 06:02
Re: sorry for the delay 145 Warwick 15-Jan-20 18:28
Re: sorry for the delay 123 Hanslune 15-Jan-20 19:24
Re: sorry for the delay 142 Hanslune 15-Jan-20 05:59
Re: The Book of Two Ways-Coffin Texts Older Than Believed 160 Hanslune 08-Jan-20 19:06
Re: The Book of Two Ways-Coffin Texts Older Than Believed 162 cladking 08-Jan-20 20:16
Re: The Book of Two Ways-Coffin Texts Older Than Believed 151 Hanslune 08-Jan-20 20:24
Re: The Book of Two Ways-Coffin Texts Older Than Believed 159 Corpuscles 09-Jan-20 03:29
Re: The Book of Two Ways-Coffin Texts Older Than Believed 183 Thanos5150 09-Jan-20 04:26
Re: The Book of Two Ways-Coffin Texts Older Than Believed 178 seasmith 09-Jan-20 05:43
Re: The Book of Two Ways-Coffin Texts Older Than Believed 192 Warwick 20-Jan-20 19:22


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