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Origyptian Wrote:
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> Brian Patterson Wrote:

[. . .]

> > You then stated: "By that definition, the
> > Descending Passage in G1 a "ramp".
> >
> > Yes. We agree. Debris was carried up the
> > descending passage, and removed.
> >
> > All the best,
> >
> > Brian #3
>
> Excellent, So you are saying that Egyptology is
> redefining its traditional terms to apply to new
> progressive analysis. I can live with that.
>
> I wonder what new definition will be assigned to
> "tomb".
>
> And perhaps "Old Kingdom" will be redefined to
> extend back to circa 9,530 BC so that you can
> still claim G1 was built during the "Old Kingdom".

Actually, no, “Doctor” Femano, Egyptology (primarily a linguistic discipline) and Egyptian Archaeology have no need to redefine their “traditional terms” to accomodate your personal fantasies.

Traditional terms? For most of us, ‘ramp’ and ‘tomb’ are everyday English words—and, in the usual way of fringe ideologues, it’s you who’s doing what you accuse others of doing: redefining everyday words to suit yourself.

Oxford again:

http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/english/ramp

As before, it you don’t like Oxford, cite some other recognised lexicographical source.

A ramp (qua inclined plane) is one of the six (6) classical simple machines. Wikipedia (itself citing sources) will do very well for present purposes:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inclined_plane

“An inclined plane, also known as a ramp, is a flat supporting surface tilted at an angle, with one end higher than the other, used as an aid for raising or lowering a load. . . .”

M.

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