The Apologetic of the peer review.....to maintain the Egyptology Labels**....boat pit...Pyramid/Tomb.
Jon's recent post to me with overhead view of the Plateau and Mastaba fields creates debate as to what could
Really have been built...if huge ramps and pyramids are going up...while Khufu is building Mastaba for his Elite In
Year 5 of his reign.
The Logistical consideration says you probably can't have all occurring at the same time.
Building Mastaba fields for Khufus Elite in year 5 works just fine....when extant Pyramids tower over the Plateau.
Dynastic renovations and reusing/recycling of blocks ...adapting certain terrain features for other purpose.
Clearly the Burial cult factor is in play at Giza...
This is then Era socio consciousness. ...in this sense...Tomb theory is active...except it's Mastaba and probable
As Robert Temple points out....Cable groove drop burial into the Giza plateau...to which 7 cable grooves
Have been found..published By Temple...who submits the 4TH Dynasty Pharaohs are burried thus below the Plateau.
The overall picture makes sense ...with extant pyramids.
Absolute logistic nightmare if other.
The observable room to logistic...quarry. ..build. ..including faux ramp theory....it's not reasonable or
The peer review will scoff and tell us all it was done that way....the Label is secure.