> The work of the Klemms shows that the limestone for the GP
> didn't come from there..... identification of quarry locations
> for the GP was done by chemical analysis and petrographic
> examination. BTW, this is not the only example of partial
> trenching of blocks in a quarry.
> Klemm, R. and Klemm, D.D. (1993) Steine und steinbrüche im
> alten Ägypten: Spring-Verlag, Berlin.
> Archae Solenhofen (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Thanks for the info.
Do you consider it a virtual certainty that this is partial trenching for quarrying?
Do you know if these trenches are nearly flat? ie- at the same level?