> I can't imagine how "iffy" it must be when the lore becomes
> MILLENNIA old. Therefore, shall we assume that the reports of
> Strabo and Herodotus about Khufu, al Mamoun, etc. are perhaps a
> bit "iffy" by corresponding orders of magnitude?
Of course Herodotus said the pyramid was built with machines and Khufu wasn't even buried here but Egyptologists see what they want to see and they certainly don't see this.