> Origyptian Wrote:
> > Has it not occurred to you that the gap in the
> > floor might indicate that the original flooring
> > was removed? Likewise for the QC?
> I am talking about the gap between the base of the
> KC walls and the sides of the Chamber's raised
> floor, and the irregular, poorly finished
> limestone core blocks on which the Chamber's
> granite floor appears to rest.
> Why introduce another floor that would not make
> any difference?
Of course it would make a difference if there was an original floor that provided a seal to the walls. If we took the roof off your house, would it no longer be watertight?
> > Do you think the hacked up nature of the lower AP
> > represents the best workmanship the builders were
> > capable of during primary construction?
> What I see at the lower end of the Ascending
> Passage is the handiwork of Al Mamun (spelling?)
> and his crew.
Why do you suppose Mamoun felt the need to hack up those walls like that? Is it not possible that the walls were originally covered with a valuable material worth the salvage?
> I do not accept your hypothesis that 'Al Mamun's
> Hole' was created in order to get a large object
> or objects out of the Pyramid.
I have no problem with that. You are entitled to your own symbolism.
> > Do you believe that what we see there today is all
> > it ever was from the day it was completed?
> I do not accept your hypothesis that the Pyramid's
> passage and chamber walls have been stripped of
> objects, and flooring.
> I think it possible that originally the walls
> might have been adorned with reed mats or similar
> covered in pictures and texts.
Well, ok then. That certainly helps me put your "cold, hard fact" decree into proper perspective.
How can any of us ever know, when all we can do is think?