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2 months ago
Thanos5150
From HERE: WTF? So he accepts G1 was built by Khufu and fully expects hieroglyphs bearing his name on the blocks, a no brainer: "why wouldn't we find the Khufu[...] name on the stones?", and yet all of Khufu's names found in the RC he believes to be fake and are separate issues having no relevance to each other. And this is a person worth stalking and ironically promoting their nons
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2 months ago
Thanos5150
Jon Ellison Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- You talk out your ass, get called out on it, then argue anyways. Or what many of you refer to as "fighting the good fight". If common sense and a general knowledge of limestone were not enough, there are several studies that have been done on Giza and Tura limestone specifically and the geology of thes
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2 months ago
Thanos5150
Jon Ellison Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > > > Correct..... "Mineral and physical composition". > One of which is iron. And...? "Most", not all, and to "varying degrees" which can mean anywhere from significant to insignificant. This is why it is important to actually use the specific limestone instead of blindl
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2 months ago
Thanos5150
Jon Ellison Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Correct!! > The core blocks contain substantial amounts of > iron, No they do not. > which has a lower resistivity than white > tura which contains substantially less iron and > therefore has a higher resistivity. This is complete nonsense. > Obviously the > Iron content or
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2 months ago
Thanos5150
engbren Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > I’ve published my thinking as a paper on > Academia here: > > rus_-_An_archeoastronomy_approach?source=swp_share Congratulations Brendan.
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2 months ago
Thanos5150
Dr. Troglodyte Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Giza and Dahshur may both be incorrect; Meidum may > be the true nexus of Petrie’s confusion. To look again, according to Verner p365-367 there is no year 17 date to be found at Dahshur.
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2 months ago
Thanos5150
ldennyjr Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > It would appear that it's > ruins are far older than Egypt. Fascinating. Can you please give examples?
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2 months ago
Thanos5150
Martin Stower Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Where he waves at the wall and says “I think we > have the, year 17, it was—it’s fading” is in > Lady Arbuthnot’s Chamber: > > https://www.dailymotion.com/video/xiwylg?start=1990 This video is uncomfortable at times. At the 33:10 mark he starts talking about it. I can't understand what he s
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2 months ago
Thanos5150
Martin Stower Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Thanks for doing this. Given how many times I have brought up this inscription I only wish I had known of this sooner.
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2 months ago
Thanos5150
NOVA 1998(?), Hawass: HAWASS: They say that the inscriptions inside the five relieving chambers are fake. Fine. I went last week and we lighted all of them. It has been never lighted before. We did beautiful lighting. Then we can read each single inscription. NOVA: And what do they say? Hawass does not mention he found the 17th cattle count. I have found the original source of the ex
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2 months ago
Thanos5150
Thanos5150 Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > This is the magic of Wikipedia and why it is not > to be used as a source. When I edited it in 2013 I > knew the gang name was wrong, but had no reason to > doubt the count was there so did not bother to > check Verner. This is like a dog chasing its own > tail at this point as the lore of Hawas
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2 months ago
Thanos5150
Martin Stower Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Checking Wikipedia s.v. “Khufu”, I find that > the “rediscovery” tomfoolery was introduced > here and edited here, while the > “drunkards” error turned up here and was > taken out again by a certain Thanos5150. Lol. That's funny. I thought I had read it somewhere but couldn't place it. Didn't re
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2 months ago
Thanos5150
Martin Stower Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- Reconstructing the Royal Annals - Neferkasokar to Menkaure > “The location of the inscription was > subsequently lost until Zahi Hawass found it . . > .” > > Yeah, right: Zahi who can see what others can’t > see, where no date or numeral ever was seen. QuoteThe location of the inscription
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2 months ago
Thanos5150
Merrell Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Here, This is great. Some interesting updates from the last lecture I saw of his namely that they have found much evidence for Sneferu there as well including a series of stone building that were plowed over and built over apparently later in the 4th Dynasty. The plot thickens.
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2 months ago
Thanos5150
Corpuscles Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Hi > > I was unaware of the post by M Stower (HoM - later > provided by Merrell) > There are a number of good points raised. The drawing with associated footnotes makes it clear it belongs to Dahshur. > I am guessing but I reckon Hawass is mistakenly, > referring to or pointing out, n
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3 months ago
Thanos5150
Martin Stower Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > He showed them a picture in a book. He > “knows” the date is there and rationalises its > current invisibility with “it’s fading”. Hawass makes it quite clear in this tale what he is showing them is actually in the RC and not a book. > > I am curious-what does the inscription on the > >
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3 months ago
Thanos5150
Thanos5150 Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > QuoteAccording to > Hawass: > > QuoteI took Will, Leslie and Christine to see > some of the ancient graffiti that > read, “friends of Khufu.” This is one of the > names of the crew who built Khufu’s pyramid. I > also showed them the sign of life, the sign of a > pyramid, and an ins
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3 months ago
Thanos5150
Warwick Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > guess what? Neither Thanos nor I are > Egyptologists Egyptophiles.
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3 months ago
Thanos5150
Merrell Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- It is not necessary to keep posting the same things over and over again. It is understood there is presumed to be an error and that this date may actually belong to Sneferu. However: QuoteAccording to Hawass: QuoteI took Will, Leslie and Christine to see some of the ancient graffiti that read, “friends of Khufu.”
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3 months ago
Thanos5150
Merrell Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > I'm afraid I'm unable to read that inscription. Martin can. So can others. This drawing may be from Lepsius, but regardless of any past confusion Hawass has verified the existence of something of the same in G1. > However, as pointed out in > this archive post > (NB, the first YouTube link is dead),
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3 months ago
Thanos5150
Corpuscles Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Lee > > Your question was likely rhetorical? .... > However as you know as a non expert novice I > offer: > > The symbol far right does look like M4 Gardiner > and given it's direction looks not to be the > determinative "time" but rather "year" or "re
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3 months ago
Thanos5150
engbren Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Hi Lee, > > I jotted down some thoughts in my prior post with > a project and operations management hat on. I > don’t know anything about the organisational > structure that was used to undertake the work - > several books/papers still on my reading list , so > had to make assumptions. H
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3 months ago
Thanos5150
Merrell Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Merrell Wrote: > -------------------------------------------------- > ----- > > Thanos5150 wrote: > > > > << ... in a relieving chamber of G1 there is a > > worker's mark that notes the 17th cattle count > > ... > > > > Could you indicate whereabouts thi
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3 months ago
Thanos5150
Warwick Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > We can argue til we are blue in the face about How > blocks were moved and why, but we cannot deny the > FACT that it took a highly sophisticated society > to create and maintain the nationwide > infrastructure that this discovery has revealed. No doubt.
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3 months ago
Thanos5150
Merrell Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- : > > According to Tallet: Quote“This diary,” write Tallet and Marouard, “found in the same archaeological context as the administrative accounts dating to regnal Year 27, highlights two major facts: it confirms that Ankh-haf was effectively vizier and in charge of some of the final steps of the construction of the Gr
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3 months ago
Thanos5150
Merrell Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Markings on the blocks closing off the galleries > at Wadi e-Jarf bear other crew-names which also > include cartouche names of Khufu. You mean these ones: And...? Is this block part of the Diary? The harbor and galleries were used through the 4th Dynasty into the 5th. > Fragments of an account
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3 months ago
Thanos5150
engbren Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Perhaps dumb question here - What is the issue > with linking Akhet-Khufu to G1 rather than the G1 > necropolis at large? The Merer Diary notes Akhet-Khufu several times. The point is Akhet-Khufu refers to the necropolis at large and not just G1 therefore it is ambiguous what the stone he is hauling there is
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3 months ago
Thanos5150
Warwick Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > What we can say is that it enhnaces the body of > circumstantial evidence in support of Khufu, and > more generally fleshes out our knowledge of AE > organisation. A point I have made several times and again now-it is actually ambiguous as to what pharaoh this work was being done under and again may just
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3 months ago
Thanos5150
Hanslune Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > However there is a mention of Ankhhaf who is > suppose to be Khufu's half brother. > > Quote"Ankhhaf was a son of pharaoh Sneferu and > an unknown wife.[2] Ankhhaf's tomb in Giza (G > 7510) depicts his sister-wife Princess Hetepheres. > Hetepheres was the eldest daughter of Sneferu and &g
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3 months ago
Thanos5150
Hanslune Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Khufu is mentioned but not quite in the manner you > suggest: > > > > The translation of Merer's diary is in the link > and you can read what he wrote. Or here: Merer Diary Parsed. He is not mentioned as a pharaoh and the name Khufu is only found in conjunction with a place, i.e. Akhet-
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