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Hi MJ,

>Do you honestly believe that a story can be passed on by word of mouth for hundreds of decades and not end up much embroidered?

I think this is the crux of the problem to do with Khufu's pyramid, and the many theories and stories and memories about it: we have the thing itself, and yet the correct identification/s of it are somewhere inside all the information about it. Let me digress.

Even one man's affirmations and another man's denigrations about the size of a grain of sand can lead to a chasm between what is being affirmed, and both will be correct and incorrect in not just their observations but in their deductions and applications: "It is 1/25th, not 1"; "It is 1, not 1/25th'.
To you and I, we will accept that what "1" is to one, "25" is to the other, and if they both followed the same plans but used each others definitions of "1" and "25", well, let's play with that for a moment:
David is inches; Sam is millimetres.
David measures a grain of sand to be 1/25, and Sam measures 1, but there is no distinction between what an inch or a millimetre is, just the numerals themselves.
David builds a grain of sand using Sam's "1", and Sam builds a grain of sand using David's "1/25", but in their own measurements.
David's grain of sand is now 1" big; Sam's is now 1/25mm big.
Now we have three scales of the very one thing.
What we perceived as being a 1-25 scale, has now turned into a 1-625 scale to them. Oh, imagine the disagreements...or quite possibly the realization and acceptance ;)

For the question you asked: no, I don't; and yes, I do.
For the first: the pyramid can't change its form, so the story it tells is locked into it. Interpretations will vary, certainly, but still, there it is.
For the second: Australian Aborigines have Song-Lines. They have been passed on for hundreds of centuries. And I can't say this more simply than the fellow it is quoted from: "Since a songline can span the lands of several different language groups, different parts of the song are said to be in those different languages. Languages are not a barrier because the melodic contour of the song describes the nature of the land over which the song passes. The rhythm is what is crucial to understanding the song."

Cheers
Drew

ps: A tsunami can be both 100' and 1' high, but not at the same time. Tell a man that is used to a tsunami being '100' high that another man saw one '1' high, and the first man might wonder: His feet are very big compared to mine ;)

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Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 280 Archae Solenhofen 20-Jun-12 16:36
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 460 LonelyAngel 25-Jun-12 19:58
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 366 Archae Solenhofen 25-Jun-12 20:36
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 403 Scott Creighton 25-Jun-12 21:15
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 453 Archae Solenhofen 26-Jun-12 17:42
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 518 Scott Creighton 26-Jun-12 18:24
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 445 Archae Solenhofen 26-Jun-12 18:53
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 485 Scott Creighton 26-Jun-12 19:03
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 440 Archae Solenhofen 26-Jun-12 19:15
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 457 Scott Creighton 26-Jun-12 22:37
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 466 cladking 25-Jun-12 22:36
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 473 LonelyAngel 26-Jun-12 20:37
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 435 Archae Solenhofen 26-Jun-12 21:15
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 439 LonelyAngel 26-Jun-12 22:04
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 496 Archae Solenhofen 26-Jun-12 22:10
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 473 LonelyAngel 26-Jun-12 22:32
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 424 Scott Creighton 26-Jun-12 22:41
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 485 LonelyAngel 26-Jun-12 23:23
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 470 Archae Solenhofen 27-Jun-12 04:24
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 434 Scott Creighton 27-Jun-12 10:08
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 449 Archae Solenhofen 27-Jun-12 12:27
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 486 Scott Creighton 27-Jun-12 13:10
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 458 Archae Solenhofen 27-Jun-12 14:03
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 475 Scott Creighton 27-Jun-12 15:02
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 441 cladking 26-Jun-12 22:51
Did you have a direct question? 472 Warwick 09-Jul-12 23:13
Re: Did you have a direct question? 472 LonelyAngel 10-Jul-12 20:40
Re: Did you have a direct question? 378 cladking 11-Jul-12 00:15
Re: Did you have a direct question? 461 Warwick 14-Aug-12 19:08
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 506 billbaty 20-Jun-12 17:39
The tomb theory is dead; long live the king. 438 cladking 20-Jun-12 19:18
Re: The tomb theory is dead; long live the king. 472 Scott Creighton 20-Jun-12 23:50
Re: The tomb theory is dead; long live the king. 478 Thanos5150 21-Jun-12 01:07
Re: The tomb theory is dead; long live the king. 485 billbaty 21-Jun-12 03:24
Re: The tomb theory is dead; long live the king. 454 Thanos5150 21-Jun-12 03:44
Re: The tomb theory is dead; long live the king. 515 billbaty 21-Jun-12 04:43
Re: The tomb theory is dead; long live the king. 435 Thanos5150 22-Jun-12 06:56
Re: The tomb theory is dead; long live the king. 454 MJT 22-Jun-12 08:15
Re: The tomb theory is dead; long live the king. 475 paxton 22-Jun-12 10:18
Re: The tomb theory is dead; long live the king. 326 MJT 23-Jun-12 03:29
Re: The tomb theory is dead; long live the king. 443 Chris Jordan 23-Jun-12 09:12
Re: The tomb theory is dead; long live the king. 457 MJT 23-Jun-12 10:41
Re: The tomb theory is dead; long live the king. 390 paxton 24-Jun-12 15:22
Re: The tomb theory is dead; long live the water king. 430 Chris Jordan 24-Jun-12 18:01
Re: The tomb theory is dead; long live the water king. 453 MJT 24-Jun-12 18:59
Re: The tomb theory is dead; long live the water king. 386 Chris Jordan 24-Jun-12 19:47
Re: The tomb theory is dead; long live the water king. 468 MJT 25-Jun-12 00:21
Re: The tomb theory is dead; long live the water king. 479 Chris Jordan 26-Jun-12 14:48
Re: The tomb theory is NOT dead; long live the spirit of the king. 394 MJT 26-Jun-12 18:00
Re: The tomb theory is dead; long live the water king. 447 paxton 26-Jun-12 21:58
Re: The dumb theory is dead; long live the water king. 423 Nejc 26-Jun-12 22:46
Re: The tomb theory is dead; long live the water king. 504 Chris Jordan 27-Jun-12 10:28
Re: The tomb theory is dead; long live the water king. 457 paxton 27-Jun-12 22:02
Re: The tomb theory is dead; long live the water king. 487 Chris Jordan 28-Jun-12 09:32
Re: The tomb theory is dead; long live the water king. 513 paxton 29-Jun-12 10:46
Re: The tomb theory is dead; long live the king. 490 Thanos5150 22-Jun-12 17:54
Re: The tomb theory is not dead - some folk just wish it was... 408 MJT 22-Jun-12 19:01
Re: The tomb theory is not dead - some folk just wish it was... 491 Thanos5150 22-Jun-12 20:00
Re: The tomb theory is not dead - some folk just wish it was... 403 MJT 23-Jun-12 02:57
Re: The tomb theory is not dead - some folk just wish it was... 524 Thanos5150 23-Jun-12 22:45
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 453 Audrey 20-Jun-12 20:06
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 366 Chris Jordan 20-Jun-12 20:19
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 450 MJT 20-Jun-12 22:04
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 440 Scott Creighton 20-Jun-12 22:22
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 438 MJT 20-Jun-12 22:27
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 435 Scott Creighton 20-Jun-12 22:52
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 453 MJT 21-Jun-12 00:09
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 432 Sirfiroth 21-Jun-12 00:40
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 450 MJT 21-Jun-12 01:09
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 357 Sirfiroth 21-Jun-12 04:31
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 459 MJT 21-Jun-12 08:33
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 465 lobo-hotei 28-Jun-12 17:34
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 273 MJT 28-Jun-12 18:52
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 423 Scott Creighton 28-Jun-12 22:30
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 352 MJT 29-Jun-12 00:38
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 479 Scott Creighton 29-Jun-12 01:13
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 437 MJT 29-Jun-12 11:14
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 447 Scott Creighton 29-Jun-12 11:57
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 399 MJT 29-Jun-12 13:09
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 479 Scott Creighton 29-Jun-12 13:33
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 464 MJT 29-Jun-12 18:15
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 442 Scott Creighton 29-Jun-12 19:15
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 468 lobo-hotei 29-Jun-12 20:37
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 490 MJT 29-Jun-12 21:59
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 487 Scott Creighton 29-Jun-12 22:30
Re: Ante Chamber Fails To Disprove Tomb Theory 418 MJT 30-Jun-12 14:25
Re: Ante Chamber Fails To Disprove Tomb Theory 494 Scott Creighton 30-Jun-12 16:38
Proof the pyramid was not a tomb. 489 cladking 29-Jun-12 22:05
Re: Proof the pyramid was not a tomb. 428 Scott Creighton 29-Jun-12 22:33
Re: Proof the pyramid was not a tomb. 451 cladking 30-Jun-12 02:00
Re: Proof the pyramid was not a tomb. 455 MJT 29-Jun-12 22:37
Re: Proof the pyramid was not a tomb. 415 cladking 30-Jun-12 01:59
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 420 LonelyAngel 30-Jun-12 00:11
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 437 MJT 30-Jun-12 13:23
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 534 Scott Creighton 30-Jun-12 16:33
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 499 paxton 30-Jun-12 18:07
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 485 Scott Creighton 30-Jun-12 18:38
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 504 paxton 02-Jul-12 10:41
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 471 Scott Creighton 02-Jul-12 11:49
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 444 lobo-hotei 30-Jun-12 21:30
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 455 MJT 01-Jul-12 00:07
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 465 MJT 30-Jun-12 23:42
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 421 Scott Creighton 01-Jul-12 15:05
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 408 lobo-hotei 03-Jul-12 19:52
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 435 LonelyAngel 10-Jul-12 22:54
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 495 lobo-hotei 28-Jun-12 17:31
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 466 Scott Creighton 21-Jun-12 10:55
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 458 MJT 21-Jun-12 12:12
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 478 MJT 23-Jun-12 12:06
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 389 Nejc 24-Jun-12 13:48
Further Thoughts.... 403 Scott Creighton 22-Jun-12 10:37
Re: Further Thoughts.... 489 cladking 22-Jun-12 16:16
Re: Further Thoughts.... 413 Scott Creighton 22-Jun-12 16:29
Re: Further Thoughts.... 491 eyeofhorus33 22-Jun-12 16:19
Re: Further Thoughts.... 428 Scott Creighton 22-Jun-12 16:32
Re: Further Thoughts.... 380 MJT 22-Jun-12 19:35
Re: Further Thoughts.... 474 Scott Creighton 22-Jun-12 20:18
Re: Further Thoughts.... 429 MJT 22-Jun-12 23:30
Re: Further Thoughts.... 450 eohpyratech 23-Jun-12 02:13
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 443 Archae Solenhofen 22-Jun-12 17:17
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 430 Scott Creighton 22-Jun-12 17:35
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 334 Archae Solenhofen 22-Jun-12 17:47
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 310 Scott Creighton 22-Jun-12 17:49
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 304 Archae Solenhofen 22-Jun-12 18:08
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 454 Scott Creighton 22-Jun-12 18:14
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 404 Archae Solenhofen 22-Jun-12 18:28
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 462 Scott Creighton 22-Jun-12 18:37
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 478 Archae Solenhofen 22-Jun-12 18:54
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 412 Scott Creighton 22-Jun-12 19:13
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Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 496 Scott Creighton 22-Jun-12 20:02
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 448 MJT 23-Jun-12 03:12
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 454 Scott Creighton 23-Jun-12 11:58
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 417 MJT 23-Jun-12 12:41
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 441 Scott Creighton 23-Jun-12 13:26
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 426 cladking 23-Jun-12 15:55
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 414 Archae Solenhofen 23-Jun-12 15:40
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 331 eohpyratech 23-Jun-12 12:31
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 419 cladking 23-Jun-12 15:59
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 379 eohpyratech 24-Jun-12 16:01
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 416 cladking 22-Jun-12 19:59
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 421 drew 23-Jun-12 00:30
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 463 Scott Creighton 23-Jun-12 12:19
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 435 MJT 23-Jun-12 12:57
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 417 Scott Creighton 23-Jun-12 13:52
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 308 drew 23-Jun-12 14:45
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 438 Scott Creighton 23-Jun-12 17:08
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 334 Archae Solenhofen 23-Jun-12 17:43
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 400 Scott Creighton 23-Jun-12 17:57
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 436 Archae Solenhofen 23-Jun-12 18:13
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 381 Scott Creighton 23-Jun-12 18:23
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 315 Archae Solenhofen 23-Jun-12 18:42
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 404 Scott Creighton 23-Jun-12 19:08
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 457 eyeofhorus33 24-Jun-12 18:21
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 435 Scott Creighton 24-Jun-12 19:07
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 397 eyeofhorus33 24-Jun-12 19:28
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 423 eyeofhorus33 24-Jun-12 19:51
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 413 Scott Creighton 24-Jun-12 23:08
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 445 Sirfiroth 24-Jun-12 23:24
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? - NO! 363 MJT 25-Jun-12 00:05
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 441 Scott Creighton 25-Jun-12 00:26
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 416 Archae Solenhofen 25-Jun-12 18:23
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 396 Scott Creighton 25-Jun-12 00:15
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 349 drew 25-Jun-12 11:37
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 420 Scott Creighton 25-Jun-12 15:01
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 422 drew 25-Jun-12 22:32
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 416 Scott Creighton 25-Jun-12 22:53
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 421 drew 25-Jun-12 23:27
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 428 Scott Creighton 26-Jun-12 00:27
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 416 Sirfiroth 25-Jun-12 14:34
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 374 Scott Creighton 25-Jun-12 18:32
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 449 drew 23-Jun-12 20:28
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 439 Sirfiroth 23-Jun-12 21:50
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 448 cladking 23-Jun-12 21:59
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 298 Scott Creighton 24-Jun-12 01:34
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 403 drew 06-Jul-12 17:14
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 414 MJT 06-Jul-12 22:27
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 415 drew 06-Jul-12 23:57
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 421 MJT 07-Jul-12 01:27
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Re: Some Recorded Floods of Antiquity! 394 Sirfiroth 07-Jul-12 17:52
Re: Some Recorded Floods of Antiquity! 430 MJT 07-Jul-12 18:40
Re: Some Recorded Floods of Antiquity! 428 Sirfiroth 07-Jul-12 23:17
Re: Some Recorded Floods of Antiquity! 379 MJT 08-Jul-12 00:45
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 414 drew 07-Jul-12 14:31
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 401 MJT 07-Jul-12 18:32
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 429 drew 07-Jul-12 21:41
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 438 MJT 08-Jul-12 00:36
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Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 416 MJT 09-Jul-12 23:54
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Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 429 Sirfiroth 10-Jul-12 04:32
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 424 Audrey 10-Jul-12 04:57
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 441 cladking 10-Jul-12 04:54
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 402 Audrey 10-Jul-12 05:06
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 458 cladking 10-Jul-12 05:32
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 378 MJT 10-Jul-12 11:27
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 434 cladking 10-Jul-12 15:08
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 311 MJT 10-Jul-12 18:15
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 427 cladking 10-Jul-12 18:54
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 413 MJT 10-Jul-12 22:42
Re: Ante Chamber Disproves Tomb Theory? 406 Audrey 11-Jul-12 02:28
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