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All you are doing is applying a dismissive label to evidence you don’t like.

Contrary to what you evidently imagine, circumstantial evidence can be perfectly good evidence, even in legal contexts (and remember, please, that legal categories of evidence are directed towards specific ends; to overgeneralise them can be misleading and a source of bad arguments).

When tool marks, builders’s graffiti (including cubit marks), dimensions in whole numbers of royal cubits, the support infrastructure for a large workforce, (many) inscriptions in the surrounding tombs specifying offices in the pyramid complexes of Khufu, Khafre and Menkaure, the special case of the Debehen inscription, which mentions a visit by Menkaure to inspect work on his (named) pyramid, radiocarbon results . . . when all of these are deemed not to be evidence, the only thing evidenced is the deemer’s evasion of the evidence.

If you want to be an agnostic on the question, fine. Just be a consistent one.

M.


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Dating the Giza pyramids 509 jonnybardo 24-Sep-06 02:56
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 271 Elizabeth Newton 24-Sep-06 06:26
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 308 Martin Stower 25-Sep-06 11:49
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 264 R Avry Wilson 26-Sep-06 04:35
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 304 R Avry Wilson 26-Sep-06 04:21
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 273 Elizabeth Newton 26-Sep-06 05:05
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 294 viracocha666 24-Oct-06 08:30
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 307 Warwick 24-Sep-06 22:15
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 352 Me 24-Sep-06 23:27
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 352 Warwick 25-Sep-06 00:02
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 210 Me 25-Sep-06 01:49
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 337 Martin Stower 25-Sep-06 11:31
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 288 Warwick 25-Sep-06 19:10
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 295 Elizabeth Newton 26-Sep-06 03:26
Evidence for the building of the Giza pyramids 290 Elizabeth Newton 26-Sep-06 03:28
Re: Evidence for the building of the Giza pyramids 291 Martin Stower 26-Sep-06 11:12
Facts and references 283 Elizabeth Newton 26-Sep-06 13:10
Re: Facts and references 295 Martin Stower 26-Sep-06 14:00
Moderator Note 280 Ahalya 26-Sep-06 14:42
Re: Moderator Note 266 Martin Stower 26-Sep-06 15:09
Further moderator note 264 Richard Fusniak 27-Sep-06 23:30
Re: Facts and references 323 Elizabeth Newton 27-Sep-06 04:05
away for 6 days 340 Elizabeth Newton 27-Sep-06 04:07
Re: Facts and references 308 lothario 27-Sep-06 04:45
Re: Facts and references 337 R Avry Wilson 27-Sep-06 05:29
Re: Facts and references 305 Martin Stower 27-Sep-06 18:16
Re: Facts and references 295 Martin Stower 27-Sep-06 13:46
Re: Facts and references 246 Elizabeth Newton 27-Sep-06 16:16
Re: Facts and references 349 Warwick 27-Sep-06 16:42
Re: Facts and references 323 Martin Stower 27-Sep-06 18:05
You see, Elizabeth, . . . 304 Martin Stower 27-Sep-06 19:42
Re: Facts and references 258 lothario 27-Sep-06 23:25
Re: Facts and references 298 R Avry Wilson 28-Sep-06 05:57
Re: Facts and references 278 lothario 28-Sep-06 06:47
Re: Facts and references 300 Martin Stower 28-Sep-06 13:36
Re: Facts and references 309 Elizabeth Newton 02-Oct-06 14:43
Re: Facts and references 279 Martin Stower 02-Oct-06 15:42
Re: Facts and references 252 Warwick 02-Oct-06 17:40
Re: Facts and references 307 Martin Stower 28-Sep-06 12:40
Re: Facts and references 277 lothario 28-Sep-06 13:53
Re: Facts and references 273 Elizabeth Newton 02-Oct-06 14:48
Re: Facts and references 309 Martin Stower 02-Oct-06 15:32
Re: Facts and references 299 Elizabeth Newton 02-Oct-06 14:38
Re: Facts and references 324 Martin Stower 02-Oct-06 16:37
deduce this 211 Warwick 02-Oct-06 17:46
Re: deduce this 280 Elizabeth Newton 03-Oct-06 05:07
Re: deduce this 267 Martin Stower 03-Oct-06 11:24
what evidence 335 Elizabeth Newton 03-Oct-06 14:29
Re: what evidence 295 Martin Stower 03-Oct-06 16:01
Re: what evidence 273 Warwick 03-Oct-06 18:04
Re: what evidence 233 Elizabeth Newton 04-Oct-06 07:11
Re: what evidence 274 Martin Stower 04-Oct-06 10:13
Re: deduce this 307 Warwick 03-Oct-06 18:07
Re: deduce this 264 Elizabeth Newton 04-Oct-06 07:09
Re: deduce this 291 lothario 04-Oct-06 08:47
Re: deduce this 317 Warwick 04-Oct-06 18:51
Re: deduce this 267 MJT 04-Oct-06 23:51
Re: deduce this 340 Warwick 05-Oct-06 17:08
moderation please 287 Warwick 04-Oct-06 18:54
Re: moderation please 282 lothario 04-Oct-06 21:44
Moderator Note 272 Ahalya 04-Oct-06 21:57
Re: moderation please 327 Martin Stower 05-Oct-06 10:52
Re: moderation please 266 Warwick 05-Oct-06 17:12
Re: moderation please 271 Martin Stower 05-Oct-06 17:28
Re: deduce this 259 Martin Stower 04-Oct-06 12:09
Re: deduce this 288 Warwick 03-Oct-06 18:05
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 313 R Avry Wilson 26-Sep-06 04:31
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 301 Warwick 26-Sep-06 18:38
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 256 Me 22-Oct-06 23:32
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 259 lothario 25-Sep-06 02:09
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 303 Martin Stower 25-Sep-06 11:39
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 313 Warwick 25-Sep-06 19:15
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 266 Elizabeth Newton 25-Sep-06 03:44
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 322 Warwick 25-Sep-06 19:12
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 218 Tom Hebert 25-Sep-06 13:53
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 340 Warwick 25-Sep-06 19:19
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 300 Elizabeth Newton 26-Sep-06 03:32
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 303 Martin Stower 26-Sep-06 12:06
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 191 Martin Stower 26-Sep-06 12:36
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 347 Warwick 26-Sep-06 18:45
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 260 NetWorkAngel 25-Sep-06 19:22
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 312 Warwick 25-Sep-06 20:25
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 282 Tom Hebert 25-Sep-06 19:28
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 319 Raja 25-Sep-06 19:49
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 284 Tom Hebert 25-Sep-06 19:58
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 305 Bill Triplett 25-Sep-06 20:57
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 312 Raja 25-Sep-06 21:20
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 285 Me 25-Sep-06 23:14
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 287 Bill Triplett 26-Sep-06 01:16
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 308 David L 26-Sep-06 16:32
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 288 Warwick 26-Sep-06 19:11
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 301 David L 26-Sep-06 20:54
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 288 Warwick 26-Sep-06 21:35
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 277 David L 26-Sep-06 23:30
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 351 Warwick 27-Sep-06 16:44
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 268 David L 27-Sep-06 20:32
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 295 Warwick 28-Sep-06 16:16
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 280 Martin Stower 27-Sep-06 13:57
Erosion Dating of the Giza pyramids 280 ralphellis 26-Sep-06 19:20
Re: Erosion Dating of the Giza pyramids 311 Archae Solenhofen 26-Sep-06 21:18
Re: Erosion Dating of the Giza pyramids 362 Susan Doris 27-Sep-06 07:07
Re: Erosion Dating of the Giza pyramids 347 Archae Solenhofen 27-Sep-06 17:21
Re: Erosion Dating of the Giza pyramids 242 ralphellis 27-Sep-06 19:47
Re: Erosion Dating of the Giza pyramids 308 Archae Solenhofen 27-Sep-06 22:07
Re: Erosion Dating of the Giza pyramids 305 ralphellis 28-Sep-06 13:06
Re: Erosion Dating of the Giza pyramids 275 Warwick 28-Sep-06 16:23
Re: Erosion Dating of the Giza pyramids 254 Archae Solenhofen 28-Sep-06 19:47
Plate 4 mention above should be 2b n/t 250 Archae Solenhofen 27-Sep-06 22:13
Re: Erosion Dating of the Giza pyramids 375 Susan Doris 28-Sep-06 07:22
Re: Erosion Dating of the Giza pyramids 358 Archae Solenhofen 28-Sep-06 07:46
Re: Erosion Dating of the Giza pyramids 436 Susan Doris 28-Sep-06 17:18
Re: Erosion Dating of the Giza pyramids 262 Archae Solenhofen 02-Oct-06 16:14
Re: Erosion Dating of the Giza pyramids (correct version of above) 265 Archae Solenhofen 26-Sep-06 21:29
Re: Erosion Dating of the Giza pyramids (correct version of above) 296 ralphellis 27-Sep-06 19:32
Re: Erosion Dating of the Giza pyramids (correct version of above) 316 Archae Solenhofen 27-Sep-06 23:53
Re: Erosion Dating of the Giza pyramids (correct version of above) 276 ralphellis 28-Sep-06 13:17
Re: Erosion Dating of the Giza pyramids (correct version of above) 231 Archae Solenhofen 28-Sep-06 21:06
Re: Erosion Dating of the Giza pyramids (correct version of above) 239 ralphellis 29-Sep-06 13:38
Re: Erosion Dating of the Giza pyramids (correct version of above) 258 Martin Stower 29-Sep-06 16:28
Re: Erosion Dating of the Giza pyramids (correct version of above) 241 ralphellis 30-Sep-06 16:19
Re: Erosion Dating of the Giza pyramids (correct version of above) 284 Martin Stower 02-Oct-06 13:33
Corrected . . . 299 Martin Stower 02-Oct-06 13:43
Re: Erosion Dating of the Giza pyramids (correct version of above) 276 Archae Solenhofen 30-Sep-06 19:18
Re: Erosion Dating of the Giza pyramids (correct version of above) 289 Archae Solenhofen 29-Sep-06 17:00
Re: Erosion Dating of the Giza pyramids (correct version of above) 295 ralphellis 30-Sep-06 16:33
See Post Archae Solenhofen 30-Sep-06 19:18 for reply N/T 254 Archae Solenhofen 30-Sep-06 19:30
Re: See Post Archae Solenhofen 30-Sep-06 19:18 for reply N/T 321 Eddie Larry 27-Oct-06 03:02
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 314 Cross 06-Oct-06 03:30
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 318 antar193 18-Oct-06 19:24
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 312 Warwick 18-Oct-06 20:32
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 288 Me 19-Oct-06 00:02
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 282 Martin Stower 19-Oct-06 15:23
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 330 Warwick 19-Oct-06 15:40
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 268 Warwick 19-Oct-06 15:34
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 265 Martin Stower 19-Oct-06 16:18
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 308 Warwick 19-Oct-06 16:39
Argument for ignoring inconvenient facts 259 Elizabeth Newton 22-Oct-06 05:47
Re: Argument for ignoring inconvenient facts 311 Martin Stower 23-Oct-06 11:52
Ignoring inconvenient facts 292 Elizabeth Newton 22-Oct-06 05:42
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 292 Raja 22-Oct-06 09:36
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 254 Martin Stower 23-Oct-06 12:07
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 303 Raja 23-Oct-06 12:53
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 291 Martin Stower 23-Oct-06 13:51
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 272 Raja 23-Oct-06 15:52
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 309 Martin Stower 23-Oct-06 16:11
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 439 Martin Stower 23-Oct-06 17:22
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 287 Raja 23-Oct-06 21:30
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 289 Martin Stower 24-Oct-06 16:33
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 303 Raja 24-Oct-06 20:59
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 307 Martin Stower 25-Oct-06 11:27
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 274 Raja 25-Oct-06 12:19
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 292 Martin Stower 25-Oct-06 17:29
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 376 Raja 25-Oct-06 19:47
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 240 Martin Stower 26-Oct-06 11:15
Clear Proof . . . 277 Martin Stower 26-Oct-06 11:22
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 283 R Avry Wilson 26-Oct-06 05:59
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 277 Raja 26-Oct-06 09:48
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 279 R Avry Wilson 26-Oct-06 05:54
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 294 Martin Stower 26-Oct-06 11:11
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 304 Raja 26-Oct-06 13:30
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 280 Martin Stower 26-Oct-06 13:57
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 282 Raja 26-Oct-06 13:59
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 292 Martin Stower 26-Oct-06 14:15
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 328 Raja 26-Oct-06 20:38
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 271 Me 26-Oct-06 23:47
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 310 Martin Stower 27-Oct-06 16:55
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 304 Raja 27-Oct-06 17:19
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 300 Martin Stower 27-Oct-06 18:10
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 307 Raja 27-Oct-06 19:19
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 269 Martin Stower 27-Oct-06 19:43
Re:Dating Giza Pyramids 216 Me 28-Oct-06 00:41
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 314 Tom Hebert 23-Oct-06 17:25
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 209 Martin Stower 23-Oct-06 17:35
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 274 Raja 23-Oct-06 19:14
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 288 Martin Stower 24-Oct-06 17:11
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 262 NetWorkAngel 23-Oct-06 19:22
Re:Throwing inconvenient facts out of pram 308 Me 23-Oct-06 23:49
Re:Throwing inconvenient facts out of pram 317 Raja 24-Oct-06 06:11
Re:Throwing inconvenient facts out of pram 312 Martin Stower 24-Oct-06 17:29
Re:Throwing inconvenient facts out of pram 263 Raja 24-Oct-06 21:09
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 267 Elizabeth Newton 24-Oct-06 07:20
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 276 lothario 24-Oct-06 09:26
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 315 Raja 24-Oct-06 11:45
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 287 Martin Stower 24-Oct-06 17:01
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 244 Raja 24-Oct-06 21:19
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 260 Martin Stower 25-Oct-06 15:37
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 298 Martin Stower 24-Oct-06 16:52
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 350 Me 24-Oct-06 23:34
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 308 Elizabeth Newton 25-Oct-06 09:37
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 237 lothario 25-Oct-06 09:47
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 284 Raja 25-Oct-06 12:35
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 286 Martin Stower 25-Oct-06 12:49
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 192 R Avry Wilson 26-Oct-06 06:07
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 298 Raja 26-Oct-06 09:41
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 277 Martin Stower 26-Oct-06 11:05
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 331 Martin Stower 26-Oct-06 12:02
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 242 Raja 26-Oct-06 13:00
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 251 Martin Stower 26-Oct-06 13:47
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 270 Elizabeth Newton 25-Oct-06 09:18
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 280 Martin Stower 25-Oct-06 12:43
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 317 NetWorkAngel 25-Oct-06 18:32
Re: Ignoring inconvenient facts 227 Martin Stower 26-Oct-06 10:57
Horus name 282 Elizabeth Newton 28-Oct-06 10:36
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 305 Martin Stower 19-Oct-06 15:19
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 252 Warwick 19-Oct-06 15:42
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 274 Raja 22-Oct-06 09:49
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 294 Tom Hebert 22-Oct-06 12:56
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 275 Raja 22-Oct-06 19:29
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 295 Martin Stower 23-Oct-06 12:11
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 296 Stoneage_Queen 22-Oct-06 19:15
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 292 Raja 22-Oct-06 19:37
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 206 Stoneage_Queen 22-Oct-06 20:01
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 286 Tom Hebert 28-Oct-06 00:57
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 261 Elizabeth Newton 28-Oct-06 10:21
Re: Dating the Giza pyramids 277 Raja 28-Oct-06 10:30


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