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> > > > Audrey Wrote:
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> > > > > Even if every mastaba were originally a
> > tomb,
> > > > how
> > > > > would that show that the pyramids were
> > tombs?
> > >
> > > >
> > > > The pyramid evolved from the mastaba;
> > Djoser's
> > > > original mastaba evolved into a stepped
> > mastaba
> > > > and then with Sekhemkhet a square grounplan
> > was
> > > > used thus creating the first step pyramid.
> > >
> > > You mean like this:
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> > > SC
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> > Not at all, a comparison between a church
> steeple
> > and a skyscraper is totally meaningless and has
> > nothing to do with the fact that Djoser's
> monument
> > evolved from a mastaba into a stepped mastaba.
> Or
> > do you deny this fact?
>
> I don't deny that you have claimed it as a fact. I
> have yet to see it proven so.
>
> Ancient Egyptian kings were buried in mastaba
> tombs BEFORE the great pyramid-building age and
> AFTER it.

Shepseskhaf was buried in a mastaba-like tomb, but then it's again pyramids, Saff-tombs for the 11th dyn and then again pyramids untill the switch to rock-cut tombs in the NK.

Simply because the base of the first
> pyramid built looks like a mastaba and has several
> mastaba-looking steps creating a step pyramid
> shape does not mean and should not mean that the
> step pyramid was intended as a tomb.

The royal tomb chamber with it's burial vault and the galleries containing the remains of sarcofagi and skeletons of members of the royal family, are more than a subbtle hint that Djoser's pyramid was intended as a tomb.

That's like
> saying the similar looking church building evolved
> into a sky-scraper. Their functions are very
> different and THAT'S the point. Just because there
> are similarities does not mean and should not mean
> that their function was the same.

Unless there are so much similarities that a same function becomes undeniable.
Your church building - sky-scraper comparison is still a meaningless one in this context.

> The simple fact of the matter is that if in
> ancient times, without iron or steel, I wanted to
> build a very tall structure for WHATEVER REASON,
> then, by necessity, it would have to take the form
> of a pyramid shape as this shape is the most
> naturally stable shape to build without iron or
> steel. And in the early stages I would most likely
> begin with a step pyramid until I had sufficient
> skill and experience to figure out how to smooth
> out the sides.
>
> Mastabas were tombs and were for burial. Mastaba
> tombs contained QRSW, pyramids didn't. Pyramids
> were for something else altogether.
>
> SC

Not sure what the abbreviation QRSW means.

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Plausible functions of the great pyramid 2483 Nemobutwhatiimagian 04-Jan-18 19:10
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 592 Nemobutwhatiimagian 04-Jan-18 19:15
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 516 Barbelo 04-Jan-18 20:29
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 378 theoferrum 11-Jan-18 21:43
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 378 Nemobutwhatiimagian 05-Jan-18 12:53
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 439 D-Archer 05-Jan-18 13:25
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 393 Nemobutwhatiimagian 05-Jan-18 14:24
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 360 Pifaaso 05-Jan-18 14:58
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 349 MBeeler 07-Jan-18 05:14
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 440 M. J. Thomas 05-Jan-18 14:47
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 456 Jon Ellison 05-Jan-18 17:47
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 344 M. J. Thomas 05-Jan-18 19:39
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 389 Jon Ellison 05-Jan-18 20:51
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 374 M. J. Thomas 05-Jan-18 22:08
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 396 Jon Ellison 05-Jan-18 22:16
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 440 M. J. Thomas 06-Jan-18 00:59
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 357 Jon Ellison 06-Jan-18 08:40
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 349 Nemobutwhatiimagian 06-Jan-18 19:08
Re: Function in plain sight! 445 Thunderbird 07-Jan-18 19:12
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 375 Corpuscles 05-Jan-18 19:51
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 343 cladking 05-Jan-18 20:36
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 358 Jon Ellison 05-Jan-18 21:30
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 280 Audrey 06-Jan-18 06:50
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 398 charly 06-Jan-18 11:19
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 306 Jon Ellison 06-Jan-18 14:04
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 305 charly 06-Jan-18 15:00
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 286 Jon Ellison 06-Jan-18 19:50
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 283 charly 06-Jan-18 20:55
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 296 Jon Ellison 06-Jan-18 21:28
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 273 charly 06-Jan-18 21:52
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 232 Jon Ellison 06-Jan-18 21:58
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 313 charly 06-Jan-18 22:11
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 369 Scott Creighton 06-Jan-18 21:52
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 284 charly 06-Jan-18 23:04
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 297 Jon Ellison 06-Jan-18 23:14
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 307 Scott Creighton 07-Jan-18 10:10
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 311 theoferrum 12-Jan-18 07:05
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 351 Martin Stower 12-Jan-18 12:04
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 290 Nemobutwhatiimagian 13-Jan-18 10:49
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 258 cladking 13-Jan-18 15:28
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 306 Martin Stower 13-Jan-18 17:17
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 264 cladking 13-Jan-18 17:51
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 380 Nemobutwhatiimagian 08-Jan-18 19:04
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 328 Scott Creighton 06-Jan-18 14:28
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 338 charly 06-Jan-18 14:49
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 385 Scott Creighton 06-Jan-18 15:29
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 303 charly 06-Jan-18 21:35
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 266 Jon Ellison 06-Jan-18 21:46
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 288 charly 06-Jan-18 22:04
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 252 Jon Ellison 06-Jan-18 22:21
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 265 charly 06-Jan-18 22:43
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 280 Jon Ellison 06-Jan-18 22:51
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 273 Nemobutwhatiimagian 13-Jan-18 11:13
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 357 Scott Creighton 06-Jan-18 22:07
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 359 charly 07-Jan-18 09:20
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 367 Scott Creighton 07-Jan-18 11:20
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 245 Merrell 07-Jan-18 12:18
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 307 Scott Creighton 07-Jan-18 13:23
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 339 charly 07-Jan-18 14:17
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 292 cladking 07-Jan-18 15:00
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 275 Scott Creighton 07-Jan-18 15:11
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 416 charly 07-Jan-18 15:55
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 311 Scott Creighton 07-Jan-18 16:41
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 359 Corpuscles 07-Jan-18 17:28
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 302 Scott Creighton 07-Jan-18 18:52
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 446 Martin Stower 07-Jan-18 19:27
SC deflection 333 Corpuscles 08-Jan-18 23:00
I must be doing something right, too. n/t 327 cladking 09-Jan-18 02:01
Re:Sneferu and his pyramids 413 charly 09-Jan-18 09:32
Re: Re:Sneferu and his pyramids 309 Scott Creighton 10-Jan-18 13:26
Re: SC deflection 365 Scott Creighton 09-Jan-18 15:04
Re: SC deflection 373 Martin Stower 09-Jan-18 16:59
Re: SC deflection 287 Corpuscles 09-Jan-18 23:23
Re: SC deflection 342 Scott Creighton 10-Jan-18 10:22
Re: SC deflection 312 Martin Stower 10-Jan-18 11:56
Re: SC deflection 343 cladking 10-Jan-18 14:25
Re: SC deflection 317 Martin Stower 10-Jan-18 15:47
Re: SC deflection 331 cladking 10-Jan-18 17:05
Re: SC deflection 284 Open mind 10-Jan-18 17:14
Re: SC deflection 267 cladking 10-Jan-18 17:41
Ramps? 304 Scott Creighton 11-Jan-18 10:57
Re: SC deflection 262 Martin Stower 11-Jan-18 20:46
Re: SC deflection 289 cladking 11-Jan-18 21:12
Re: SC deflection 324 Corpuscles 11-Jan-18 01:17
Re: SC deflection 310 Open mind 11-Jan-18 04:07
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 276 Martin Stower 07-Jan-18 18:40
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 320 eyeofhorus33 09-Jan-18 21:05
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 298 cladking 09-Jan-18 22:41
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 319 Corpuscles 10-Jan-18 00:31
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 246 cladking 10-Jan-18 01:02
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 283 Scott Creighton 10-Jan-18 09:47
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 343 Merrell 10-Jan-18 16:09
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 302 eyeofhorus33 10-Jan-18 17:29
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 300 Scott Creighton 11-Jan-18 11:26
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 369 Martin Stower 11-Jan-18 15:00
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 316 eyeofhorus33 11-Jan-18 18:36
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 297 cladking 11-Jan-18 18:51
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 305 Martin Stower 11-Jan-18 19:32
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 264 eyeofhorus33 11-Jan-18 20:31
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 269 cladking 11-Jan-18 20:56
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 327 Martin Stower 11-Jan-18 21:17
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 419 cladking 12-Jan-18 01:00
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 297 eyeofhorus33 12-Jan-18 18:10
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 274 cladking 12-Jan-18 19:08
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 221 eyeofhorus33 12-Jan-18 20:44
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 254 cladking 12-Jan-18 21:26
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 272 eyeofhorus33 12-Jan-18 22:33
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 282 cladking 12-Jan-18 22:55
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 276 Corpuscles 12-Jan-18 23:25
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 262 cladking 13-Jan-18 00:59
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 253 Martin Stower 13-Jan-18 01:38
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 262 Martin Stower 12-Jan-18 23:37
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 261 cladking 13-Jan-18 00:52
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 298 Martin Stower 13-Jan-18 01:26
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 273 cladking 13-Jan-18 03:50
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 272 Corpuscles 12-Jan-18 23:04
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 337 Scott Creighton 12-Jan-18 10:39
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 253 eyeofhorus33 13-Jan-18 07:45
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 343 Scott Creighton 13-Jan-18 11:31
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 277 Martin Stower 13-Jan-18 12:31
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 248 cladking 13-Jan-18 15:03
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 265 cladking 13-Jan-18 15:17
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 322 eyeofhorus33 13-Jan-18 18:29
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 286 cladking 13-Jan-18 20:00
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 244 Martin Stower 13-Jan-18 21:27
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 244 cladking 13-Jan-18 21:34
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 299 eyeofhorus33 14-Jan-18 00:00
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 278 cladking 14-Jan-18 01:27
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 328 Nemobutwhatiimagian 09-Jan-18 17:55
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 303 Martin Stower 07-Jan-18 13:39
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 323 cladking 07-Jan-18 15:12
Sam: act 3 scene 2 245 Warwick 09-Jan-18 16:58
Re: Sam: act 3 scene 2 285 cladking 09-Jan-18 20:36
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 331 charly 07-Jan-18 15:17
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 246 cladking 07-Jan-18 15:50
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 270 Scott Creighton 07-Jan-18 18:02
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 351 Thanos5150 08-Jan-18 00:02
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 342 Martin Stower 08-Jan-18 10:33
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 328 Scott Creighton 08-Jan-18 10:47
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 313 Martin Stower 08-Jan-18 11:31
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 392 charly 08-Jan-18 13:18
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 365 Martin Stower 08-Jan-18 14:35
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 365 Scott Creighton 09-Jan-18 11:33
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 281 charly 09-Jan-18 13:59
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 265 cladking 09-Jan-18 14:34
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 271 Scott Creighton 09-Jan-18 15:54
the Root of the tree 283 Warwick 09-Jan-18 17:09
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 403 charly 09-Jan-18 19:49
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 257 Thunderbird 09-Jan-18 20:24
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 274 Thanos5150 09-Jan-18 23:01
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 346 Scott Creighton 10-Jan-18 08:42
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 275 Thanos5150 08-Jan-18 21:00
Rubbish! 286 Warwick 09-Jan-18 17:23
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 318 Martin Stower 09-Jan-18 18:02
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 280 Warwick 09-Jan-18 19:03
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 302 Thanos5150 09-Jan-18 22:35
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 312 Martin Stower 10-Jan-18 18:30
just to be clear... 304 Warwick 10-Jan-18 18:40
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 248 cladking 07-Jan-18 15:08
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 316 charly 07-Jan-18 16:03
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 248 cladking 07-Jan-18 20:27
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 291 Martin Stower 07-Jan-18 12:39
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 334 Audrey 07-Jan-18 07:04
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 375 Thanos5150 06-Jan-18 18:54
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 308 cladking 05-Jan-18 21:15
Re: Plausible (?) functions of the great pyramid 291 Susan Doris 05-Jan-18 23:34
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 385 Susan Doris 05-Jan-18 15:03
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 340 cladking 05-Jan-18 17:32
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 354 Susan Doris 05-Jan-18 17:45
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 358 Jon Ellison 05-Jan-18 18:01
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 313 cladking 05-Jan-18 18:50
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 354 Nemobutwhatiimagian 14-Jan-18 09:26
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 322 Nemobutwhatiimagian 06-Jan-18 16:59
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 284 Barbelo 06-Jan-18 19:53
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 319 Open mind 07-Jan-18 08:25
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 328 Nemobutwhatiimagian 07-Jan-18 12:18
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 326 Jon Ellison 07-Jan-18 12:42
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 342 M. J. Thomas 07-Jan-18 16:32
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 289 Open mind 07-Jan-18 16:42
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 274 M. J. Thomas 07-Jan-18 19:23
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 307 cladking 07-Jan-18 15:31
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 308 Open mind 07-Jan-18 16:07
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 323 cladking 07-Jan-18 20:42
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 297 Martin Stower 07-Jan-18 21:32
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 244 cladking 07-Jan-18 21:50
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 315 Martin Stower 07-Jan-18 22:19
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 341 Open mind 08-Jan-18 01:59
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 327 cladking 08-Jan-18 02:46
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 249 Warwick 09-Jan-18 19:15
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Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 284 Nemobutwhatiimagian 07-Jan-18 22:02
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 286 Jon Ellison 07-Jan-18 22:09
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 295 cladking 07-Jan-18 22:28
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 337 Nemobutwhatiimagian 07-Jan-18 18:41
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 299 Nemobutwhatiimagian 08-Jan-18 18:58
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Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 268 Nemobutwhatiimagian 08-Jan-18 21:45
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Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 321 Nemobutwhatiimagian 10-Jan-18 01:20
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Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 285 Nemobutwhatiimagian 13-Jan-18 11:03
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Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 329 Warwick 10-Jan-18 18:20
Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 257 cladking 10-Jan-18 21:27
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Re: Plausible functions of the great pyramid 234 M. J. Thomas 11-Jan-18 19:35
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