> "Bottom line - either the long, single ramp theory is wrong or
> Khufu did not construct the Great Pyramid. I don't think the
> Egyptologists can have this one both ways."
> Jon was mistaken...not a strawman...just a false dichotomy
> why bother with the first post in the thread?why encourage
> reasonable discussion if you're going to negate any contructive
> point with this interminable posturing??
I believe the point is perfectly valid in light of the fact that almost all other ramp proposals have fallen flat on their face. In order for any ramp to maintain not only a straight pyramid but to present the visual lines still on the pyramid a straight on one is the most probable means.