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You keep saying how it wasn't done but have never, as far as I'm aware, offered any evidence in support of your own proposal.

I've read many proposals over the years and corresponded with Jean-Pierre Houdin before he published his first book on the "internal ramp" theory (he has now published four books all of which I have). Then there is the work of Martin Isler published in MDIAK and then in the book "Sticks, Stones and Shadows". Totally different methods are championed by Christine Mahdy in her book on Khufu and there are numerous other published proposals.

I also have copies of two unpublished theses from independent researchers, one an Egyptologist, which propose different techniques.

The point being that they all MIGHT have worked but the crucial thing is to provide the evidence to back up the theory that they DID work.

In the cases I mention above all authors have provided a lot of material which they claim supports their arguments. In one case the author even claims evidence from written sources in tomb inscriptions.

All I've read from you is a dismissal of other theories but nothing to substantiate your own claims.

Personally I've got an open mind on the issue but I'd find it easier to judge if people backed up their claims with some evidence.


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Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 338 Scott Creighton 05-Feb-10 12:31
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 263 Scott Creighton 05-Feb-10 15:41
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 237 cladking 05-Feb-10 17:01
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 194 sher 05-Feb-10 17:37
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 217 Scott Creighton 05-Feb-10 18:27
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 261 papalou 05-Feb-10 18:36
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 283 sher 05-Feb-10 19:23
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 276 cladking 05-Feb-10 20:16
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 233 sher 05-Feb-10 21:44
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 234 cladking 05-Feb-10 21:59
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 208 sher 05-Feb-10 22:22
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 248 cladking 05-Feb-10 22:57
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 218 sher 05-Feb-10 23:20
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 260 cladking 05-Feb-10 23:34
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 264 sher 05-Feb-10 23:55
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 275 papalou 06-Feb-10 02:09
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 230 cladking 06-Feb-10 02:48
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 215 sher 06-Feb-10 06:47
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 254 David L 06-Feb-10 20:26
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 213 cladking 05-Feb-10 20:09
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 276 Warwick 05-Feb-10 20:11
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 197 cladking 05-Feb-10 20:20
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 222 Warwick 05-Feb-10 20:43
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 191 cladking 05-Feb-10 20:48
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 197 Warwick 05-Feb-10 20:51
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 270 Jon B 05-Feb-10 18:40
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 255 Scott Creighton 05-Feb-10 19:00
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 208 Jon B 05-Feb-10 19:12
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 219 Warwick 05-Feb-10 19:17
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 180 cladking 05-Feb-10 20:27
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 253 Scott Creighton 05-Feb-10 19:57
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 177 Warwick 05-Feb-10 20:04
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 254 Jon B 05-Feb-10 20:21
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 274 cladking 05-Feb-10 20:31
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 244 Jon B 05-Feb-10 20:37
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 270 cladking 05-Feb-10 20:58
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 226 Scott Creighton 05-Feb-10 20:45
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 236 cladking 05-Feb-10 20:26
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 266 Jon B 05-Feb-10 21:28
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 240 Warwick 06-Feb-10 18:20
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 225 cladking 06-Feb-10 22:32
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 269 Jon B 07-Feb-10 11:48
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 242 cladking 07-Feb-10 16:39
sigh.... 198 Warwick 05-Feb-10 19:15
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 234 cladking 05-Feb-10 20:25
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 187 Warwick 05-Feb-10 20:48
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 265 cladking 05-Feb-10 21:11
trying to get the thread back on topic 243 Warwick 06-Feb-10 18:16
Re: trying to get the thread back on topic 233 cladking 06-Feb-10 22:37
ONE MORE TRY...... 239 Warwick 07-Feb-10 16:26
Re: ONE MORE TRY...... 230 cladking 07-Feb-10 16:43
Re: ONE MORE TRY...... 227 Warwick 07-Feb-10 18:45
Re: ONE MORE TRY...... 215 cladking 07-Feb-10 19:00
Re: ONE MORE TRY...... 223 Warwick 08-Feb-10 17:30
Re: ONE MORE TRY...... 188 cladking 08-Feb-10 21:47
Re: ONE MORE TRY...... 262 Jon B 08-Feb-10 22:17
Re: ONE MORE TRY...... 201 cladking 08-Feb-10 22:52
Re: ONE MORE TRY...... 209 Jon B 09-Feb-10 08:21
Re: ONE MORE TRY...... 266 cladking 09-Feb-10 16:47
Re: ONE MORE TRY...... 278 Warwick 09-Feb-10 16:05
Re: ONE MORE TRY...... 270 cladking 09-Feb-10 16:33
Re: ONE MORE TRY...... 214 Warwick 09-Feb-10 17:25
Re: ONE MORE TRY...... 199 cladking 09-Feb-10 17:36
I found the external Ramp 220 sher 09-Feb-10 20:32
Re: I found the external Ramp 273 cladking 09-Feb-10 21:01
Re: I found the external Ramp 175 sher 09-Feb-10 21:59
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 208 Warwick 05-Feb-10 19:33
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 218 cladking 05-Feb-10 20:35
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 274 cladking 05-Feb-10 20:13
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 192 Warwick 05-Feb-10 18:59
FTR 241 Warwick 05-Feb-10 19:08
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 190 cladking 05-Feb-10 20:43
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 220 carolb 05-Feb-10 20:17
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 220 Warwick 05-Feb-10 20:22
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 196 carolb 05-Feb-10 20:41
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 258 cladking 05-Feb-10 21:03
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 257 Jon B 05-Feb-10 20:31
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 178 carolb 05-Feb-10 20:42
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 205 Scott Creighton 05-Feb-10 20:54
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 223 carolb 05-Feb-10 20:56
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 250 cladking 05-Feb-10 21:00
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 177 carolb 05-Feb-10 21:02
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 235 Scott Creighton 05-Feb-10 21:04
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 239 cladking 05-Feb-10 21:07
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 193 Scott Creighton 05-Feb-10 21:17
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 274 cladking 05-Feb-10 22:08
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 256 michael seabrook 06-Feb-10 00:05
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 260 Elizabeth Newton 06-Feb-10 07:48
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 233 Scott Creighton 06-Feb-10 12:16
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 257 Elizabeth Newton 07-Feb-10 16:26
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 180 Rob Miller 07-Feb-10 16:30
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 178 Elizabeth Newton 08-Feb-10 04:01
Re: Old Kingdom Tyrants? 346 Thunderbird 07-Feb-10 05:26
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Re: Old Kingdom Tyrants? 284 Drewski 07-Feb-10 12:58
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Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 241 Titus Livius 06-Feb-10 09:37
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 258 Archae Solenhofen 06-Feb-10 18:50
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 240 Susan Doris 06-Feb-10 19:02
Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 245 cladking 06-Feb-10 22:51
Some photos 254 Jon B 06-Feb-10 10:53
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Uhmmm,... 186 sher 06-Feb-10 12:43
Re: Uhmmm,... 237 Jon B 06-Feb-10 12:48
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Re: Uhmmm,... 202 Jon B 06-Feb-10 12:56
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Re: Little Room For Khufu's Ramp.... 270 Dr. Troglodyte 06-Feb-10 23:58


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