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cladking wrote:

> charly wrote:
>
> > Didn't know there was "water catchment device" around G1.
> > Photograph were it can be seen?
> > But, in order for your theory to work, doesn't every site
> with
> > a "great pyramid" need a "water catchment device"?
>
> This water catchment device is everywhere in the literature,
> the culture, and even the satellite photos. The one for G1 is
> enormous and known by several names such as "the pavement",
> "the basalt pad", and the various "trenches". In the culture
> the Mehet Weret cow sits on a reed mat. In this particular
> case that "mat" was probably not actually under the mehet weret
> but rather on the east side. The mat is apparently also known
> as the basalt pad. The pavement is nearly level and funnels
> water to the trenches where there are two inlets on the eastern
> trench. The purpose of the second inlet can just be ignored
> for right now. The water was funneled to the cliff face where
> it was used in counterweights that pulled stone up from the
> Sphinx quarry. You can see the route of this counterweight run
> near the middle of the photo. At the bottom you can see the
> basalt pad. Just to the NE of the pyramid you can see a line
> of vegitation probably caused by run off or wastewater from the
> palace area. At the bottom is a large tree. The top of this
> line of vegitation and the large tree almost perfectly define
> the original counterweight run for the western cliff face
> counterweight.
>
> [www.wikimapia.org]

The only basalt pavement I can see is the floor of Khufu's mortuary temple, the only trenches I see nearby are boat pits.

If I understand correctly you claim that counterweight devices also brought blocks up from the quarries over the cliffs. Ramps could do the trick also, in fact the remains of a stone structure 130 m west of the GP are quite possibly the remains of such a transport ramp.

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Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 441 cladking 16-Feb-11 03:38
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 190 Pete Vanderzwet 16-Feb-11 06:05
BTW... 196 Pete Vanderzwet 16-Feb-11 06:16
Re: BTW... 251 cladking 16-Feb-11 06:19
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 219 cladking 16-Feb-11 06:18
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 233 Pete Vanderzwet 16-Feb-11 06:31
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Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 199 cladking 16-Feb-11 06:46
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 219 Titus Livius 16-Feb-11 16:06
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 184 cladking 16-Feb-11 16:46
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 182 Pete Vanderzwet 17-Feb-11 03:32
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 227 cladking 17-Feb-11 05:14
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 176 Pete Vanderzwet 17-Feb-11 05:22
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 187 cladking 17-Feb-11 05:39
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 206 Ronald1 17-Feb-11 08:21
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 154 Avatar 19-Feb-11 01:59
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 157 Elizabeth Newton 20-Feb-11 02:16
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 172 cladking 20-Feb-11 03:19
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Re: The Abu Simbel Experience 238 cladking 17-Feb-11 05:28
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 193 Ronald1 16-Feb-11 23:46
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 207 cladking 17-Feb-11 05:17
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 203 Ronald1 17-Feb-11 07:43
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 263 cladking 17-Feb-11 22:42
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 148 Ronald1 18-Feb-11 06:56
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 196 cladking 18-Feb-11 17:29
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 208 Ronald1 18-Feb-11 18:03
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 204 charly 19-Feb-11 10:54
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 183 cladking 19-Feb-11 16:39
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 207 MJT 19-Feb-11 22:37
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 227 cladking 20-Feb-11 00:47
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 196 Ronald1 19-Feb-11 23:50
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 224 cladking 20-Feb-11 00:49
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 143 Ronald1 20-Feb-11 08:13
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 191 OCaptain 17-Feb-11 14:25
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 227 cladking 17-Feb-11 22:47
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 179 Ronald1 19-Feb-11 12:42
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 219 MJT 19-Feb-11 13:38
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 186 cladking 19-Feb-11 16:26
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 176 MJT 19-Feb-11 21:43
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 253 cladking 19-Feb-11 23:22
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 204 MJT 22-Feb-11 09:35
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 208 cladking 22-Feb-11 16:15
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 218 cladking 22-Feb-11 16:26
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 218 MJT 22-Feb-11 20:49
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 220 cladking 22-Feb-11 22:40
Re: on cenotaphs 212 charly 21-Feb-11 12:49
Re: on cenotaphs 213 cladking 21-Feb-11 16:23
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Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 232 charly 21-Feb-11 17:54
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 198 will2learn2000 21-Feb-11 18:56
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 232 charly 21-Feb-11 20:39
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 218 cladking 22-Feb-11 01:19
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 221 charly 22-Feb-11 09:38
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 171 Ronald1 22-Feb-11 11:28
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 188 cladking 22-Feb-11 17:32
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 173 Ronald1 22-Feb-11 18:39
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 234 cladking 22-Feb-11 19:04
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 208 Ronald1 22-Feb-11 23:16
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 199 cladking 22-Feb-11 23:40
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 227 cladking 22-Feb-11 17:13
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 215 charly 22-Feb-11 19:41
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 174 cladking 22-Feb-11 22:52
Re: Other ancient Structures 184 will2learn2000 22-Feb-11 18:05
Use of common sense obligatory 199 will2learn2000 22-Feb-11 07:52
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Re: Use of common sense obligatory 184 will2learn2000 22-Feb-11 13:08
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Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 198 cladking 22-Feb-11 01:05
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 187 cladking 22-Feb-11 00:16
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 201 charly 22-Feb-11 10:19
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 183 cladking 22-Feb-11 17:37
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 187 cladking 22-Feb-11 17:52
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 190 charly 22-Feb-11 20:00
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 198 cladking 22-Feb-11 23:38
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 210 will2learn2000 23-Feb-11 09:08
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 216 cladking 23-Feb-11 16:11
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 161 charly 23-Feb-11 10:17
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 221 cladking 23-Feb-11 16:06
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 194 charly 23-Feb-11 17:24
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 198 will2learn2000 23-Feb-11 17:51
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 173 cladking 23-Feb-11 21:58
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 200 charly 24-Feb-11 08:53
Re: Othodox egyptology is necessarily wrong. 192 cladking 24-Feb-11 15:52
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