> Is it not strange that the only supposed likeness of this
> mightiest of pharoah builders is a tiny bauble found at abydos
> with his name supposedly scaratched upon it?
> There is a logical counterargument here that a construction so
> extreme as the great pyramid would deny him the resources to
> persue any other major projects.
Good point. The 3rd and 4th dynasties went in for gigantism in architecture, rather than in statuary.
As gigantism in architecture receded, gigantism in statuary increased.