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I think a more realistic way to attack this issue is the exact same way I attacked the Pyramid Texts; context. Simply stated we need to know their import and export products to provide a good understanding of their technology. Egyptologists assume that everything was religious. Papyrus was exported for writring religious texts, myhrr was imported for religious ceremonies, etc.

I seriously doubt it! There was consumer demand so quite probably some imports were chiefly about satisfying such demand and some might be trivial such as turquoise from Afghanistan for baubels. It's possible as well that there was a technological demand for this and nothing should be written off as impossible. But just as today most imports and exports of most countries represent technological needs and uses.

The knowledge of the people can be deduced from not only the sophistication of these products and their artifacts but also from the nature of them. None of these were invented nor discovered through superstition and magic so it is highly illogical to assume all the uses were for superstition and logic. The paradigm is a frankensteins monster made of teflon because it is cobbled together from disparate things and nothing will stick to it except through magic. It is illogical, nonsensical, and wholly unevidenced.



Man fears the pyramid, time fears man.

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Early Dynastic Technology. 475 Jon Ellison 02-Apr-15 09:19
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 271 Scott Creighton 02-Apr-15 09:38
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 503 Jon Ellison 02-Apr-15 09:49
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 231 charly 02-Apr-15 12:14
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 234 Origyptian 02-Apr-15 15:35
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 129 Jon Ellison 02-Apr-15 15:41
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 258 Skatha 04-Apr-15 15:36
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 216 Jon Ellison 04-Apr-15 15:44
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 260 Archae Solenhofen 04-Apr-15 16:30
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 232 Jon Ellison 04-Apr-15 16:48
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 269 Archae Solenhofen 04-Apr-15 17:11
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 232 Jon Ellison 04-Apr-15 17:18
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 176 Archae Solenhofen 04-Apr-15 17:40
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 232 Jon Ellison 04-Apr-15 18:03
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 194 Archae Solenhofen 04-Apr-15 18:37
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 220 Jon Ellison 04-Apr-15 19:12
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 264 Jon Ellison 02-Apr-15 15:58
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 227 OCaptain 04-Apr-15 19:30
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 180 Archae Solenhofen 04-Apr-15 21:14
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 244 cladking 02-Apr-15 15:39
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 220 Jon Ellison 02-Apr-15 15:45
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 249 cladking 02-Apr-15 16:12
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 222 Thanos5150 04-Apr-15 18:10
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 263 Jon Ellison 04-Apr-15 18:13
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 259 Thanos5150 04-Apr-15 19:11
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 272 cladking 04-Apr-15 19:11
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 240 Thanos5150 04-Apr-15 20:58
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 238 cladking 02-Apr-15 16:10
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 246 Jon Ellison 02-Apr-15 16:24
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 310 Origyptian 02-Apr-15 21:41
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 213 Jon Ellison 02-Apr-15 21:54
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 250 Origyptian 02-Apr-15 22:24
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 255 Jon Ellison 02-Apr-15 22:54
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 253 DScribr 04-Apr-15 19:49
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 269 Jon Ellison 04-Apr-15 19:58
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 214 DScribr 05-Apr-15 00:32
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 254 Jon Ellison 05-Apr-15 00:40
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 255 DScribr 05-Apr-15 16:55
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 257 Jon Ellison 05-Apr-15 17:18
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 243 DScribr 05-Apr-15 19:04
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 269 Jon Ellison 05-Apr-15 19:42
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 231 DScribr 06-Apr-15 06:07
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 287 MJT 05-Apr-15 20:04
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 255 Jon Ellison 05-Apr-15 21:05
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 284 DScribr 06-Apr-15 06:19
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 301 Jon Ellison 06-Apr-15 09:27
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 215 DScribr 06-Apr-15 06:02
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 256 Martin Stower 08-Apr-15 20:30
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 218 MJT 08-Apr-15 21:32
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 242 Martin Stower 08-Apr-15 23:40
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 203 Origyptian 05-Apr-15 06:06
Early Dynastic Technology Built Pyramids 271 DScribr 05-Apr-15 17:03
Re: Early Dynastic Technology Built Pyramids 246 Origyptian 06-Apr-15 04:57
Re: Early Dynastic Technology Built Pyramids....'growing evidence' 250 DScribr 06-Apr-15 06:32
Re: Early Dynastic Technology Built Pyramids....'growing evidence' 223 Origyptian 06-Apr-15 14:29
Re: Early Dynastic Technology Built Pyramids....'growing evidence' 297 Jon Ellison 06-Apr-15 14:38
Re: Early Dynastic Technology Built Pyramids....'growing evidence' 268 Origyptian 06-Apr-15 16:43
Re: Early Dynastic Technology Built Pyramids....'growing evidence' 269 Jon Ellison 06-Apr-15 16:51
Re: Early Dynastic Technology Built Pyramids....'growing evidence' 219 DScribr 06-Apr-15 14:55
Denial of the evidence... 235 Ratcho 06-Apr-15 15:31
Re: Denial of the evidence... 260 Jon Ellison 06-Apr-15 15:47
Sinister... 282 Ratcho 06-Apr-15 18:11
Re: Sinister... 241 Origyptian 06-Apr-15 18:20
Re: Sinister... 276 MJT 06-Apr-15 18:55
Re: Sinister... 229 Ratcho 06-Apr-15 19:49
Re: Sinister... 192 MJT 06-Apr-15 23:01
Re: Sinister... 277 Ratcho 07-Apr-15 00:13
Re: Sinister... 212 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 08:25
Re: Sinister... 237 MJT 07-Apr-15 11:26
Re: Sinister... 229 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 11:48
The lack of perfection... 262 Ratcho 08-Apr-15 07:28
Re: The lack of perfection... 248 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 10:26
Re: The lack of perfection... 263 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 12:13
Re: The lack of perfection... 237 MJT 08-Apr-15 14:19
Re: The lack of perfection... 171 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 14:24
Re: The lack of perfection... 205 Corpuscles 08-Apr-15 16:46
Re: The lack of perfection... 199 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 17:00
Not contributing to discussion 312 randompHactor 08-Apr-15 17:44
Re: Not contributing to discussion 178 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 17:45
Re: Not contributing to discussion 235 MJT 08-Apr-15 18:52
Re: Not contributing to discussion 246 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 19:13
Re: Not contributing to discussion 215 MJT 08-Apr-15 19:53
Re: Not contributing to discussion 234 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 20:07
Re: Not contributing to discussion 243 MJT 08-Apr-15 20:50
Re: Not contributing to discussion 233 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 20:52
Re: Not contributing to discussion 267 MJT 08-Apr-15 21:05
Re: Not contributing to discussion 248 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 21:12
Re: Not contributing to discussion 282 MJT 08-Apr-15 21:47
Re: Not contributing to discussion 217 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 23:25
Re: Not contributing to discussion 240 Jon Ellison 09-Apr-15 02:05
Re: The lack of perfection... 283 Corpuscles 08-Apr-15 17:46
Re: The lack of perfection... 234 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 18:09
Re: Sinister... 253 Frank D 07-Apr-15 10:43
Re: Sinister... 290 Ratcho 07-Apr-15 15:22
Re: Sinister... 197 Archae Solenhofen 07-Apr-15 16:31
Re: Sinister... 204 Origyptian 07-Apr-15 16:37
Re: Sinister... 314 Archae Solenhofen 07-Apr-15 17:14
Re: Sinister... 221 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 17:56
Re: Sinister... 246 Archae Solenhofen 07-Apr-15 18:21
Re: Sinister... 288 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 18:36
Re: Sinister... 291 Archae Solenhofen 07-Apr-15 19:01
Re: Sinister... 235 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 19:10
Re: Sinister... 248 Archae Solenhofen 07-Apr-15 19:42
Re: Sinister... 240 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 19:54
Re: Sinister... 267 Archae Solenhofen 07-Apr-15 20:22
Re: Sinister... 288 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 20:32
Re: Sinister... 228 Archae Solenhofen 07-Apr-15 20:46
Re: Sinister... 200 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 21:01
Re: Sinister... 290 Archae Solenhofen 07-Apr-15 21:31
Re: Sinister... 246 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 22:17
Re: Sinister... 171 Archae Solenhofen 07-Apr-15 22:57
Re: Sinister... 221 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 23:03
Re: Sinister... 203 Archae Solenhofen 08-Apr-15 00:43
Re: Sinister... 218 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 20:12
Re: Sinister... 208 Corpuscles 07-Apr-15 20:41
Re: Sinister... 218 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 18:26
Re: Sinister... 231 Archae Solenhofen 07-Apr-15 18:50
Re: Sinister... 237 Origyptian 07-Apr-15 23:23
Re: Sinister... 216 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 23:27
Re: Sinister... 194 Origyptian 07-Apr-15 23:38
Re: Sinister... 197 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 23:48
Re: Sinister... 151 MJT 08-Apr-15 11:43
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 241 MJT 04-Apr-15 20:43
Firemaking and associate technology 214 Skatha 02-Apr-15 16:22
Re: Firemaking and associate technology 274 Jon Ellison 02-Apr-15 16:27
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 204 OCaptain 04-Apr-15 18:52
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 183 Jon Ellison 04-Apr-15 19:08
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 219 Jon Ellison 04-Apr-15 19:36
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 239 Origyptian 05-Apr-15 05:57
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 196 drew 05-Apr-15 08:31
What to make of this...? 211 Ratcho 06-Apr-15 18:42
Re: again priceless!!! 251 charly 06-Apr-15 21:29
Debunking 219 Ratcho 07-Apr-15 15:15
Re: Debunking 210 charly 07-Apr-15 19:00
Re: priceless re-evaluation 245 DScribr 07-Apr-15 15:59
Re: priceless re-evaluation 257 charly 07-Apr-15 19:05
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 211 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 18:52
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 255 Archae Solenhofen 07-Apr-15 19:11
Re: Early Dynastic Technology.does anyone know of any limestone core drilling? 231 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 00:32
Re: Early Dynastic Technology.does anyone know of any limestone core drilling? 257 Origyptian 08-Apr-15 00:48
Re: Early Dynastic Technology.does anyone know of any limestone core drilling? 286 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 07:30
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 201 Jon Ellison 09-Apr-15 12:44


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