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I think a more realistic way to attack this issue is the exact same way I attacked the Pyramid Texts; context. Simply stated we need to know their import and export products to provide a good understanding of their technology. Egyptologists assume that everything was religious. Papyrus was exported for writring religious texts, myhrr was imported for religious ceremonies, etc.

I seriously doubt it! There was consumer demand so quite probably some imports were chiefly about satisfying such demand and some might be trivial such as turquoise from Afghanistan for baubels. It's possible as well that there was a technological demand for this and nothing should be written off as impossible. But just as today most imports and exports of most countries represent technological needs and uses.

The knowledge of the people can be deduced from not only the sophistication of these products and their artifacts but also from the nature of them. None of these were invented nor discovered through superstition and magic so it is highly illogical to assume all the uses were for superstition and logic. The paradigm is a frankensteins monster made of teflon because it is cobbled together from disparate things and nothing will stick to it except through magic. It is illogical, nonsensical, and wholly unevidenced.



Man fears the pyramid, time fears man.

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Early Dynastic Technology. 493 Jon Ellison 02-Apr-15 09:19
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 284 Scott Creighton 02-Apr-15 09:38
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 524 Jon Ellison 02-Apr-15 09:49
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 242 charly 02-Apr-15 12:14
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 244 Origyptian 02-Apr-15 15:35
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 139 Jon Ellison 02-Apr-15 15:41
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 269 Skatha 04-Apr-15 15:36
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 227 Jon Ellison 04-Apr-15 15:44
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 271 Archae Solenhofen 04-Apr-15 16:30
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 244 Jon Ellison 04-Apr-15 16:48
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 286 Archae Solenhofen 04-Apr-15 17:11
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 246 Jon Ellison 04-Apr-15 17:18
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 187 Archae Solenhofen 04-Apr-15 17:40
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 242 Jon Ellison 04-Apr-15 18:03
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 204 Archae Solenhofen 04-Apr-15 18:37
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 229 Jon Ellison 04-Apr-15 19:12
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 276 Jon Ellison 02-Apr-15 15:58
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 237 OCaptain 04-Apr-15 19:30
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 190 Archae Solenhofen 04-Apr-15 21:14
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 257 cladking 02-Apr-15 15:39
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 239 Jon Ellison 02-Apr-15 15:45
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 260 cladking 02-Apr-15 16:12
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 235 Thanos5150 04-Apr-15 18:10
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 276 Jon Ellison 04-Apr-15 18:13
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 270 Thanos5150 04-Apr-15 19:11
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 282 cladking 04-Apr-15 19:11
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 252 Thanos5150 04-Apr-15 20:58
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 250 cladking 02-Apr-15 16:10
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 258 Jon Ellison 02-Apr-15 16:24
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 320 Origyptian 02-Apr-15 21:41
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 228 Jon Ellison 02-Apr-15 21:54
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 260 Origyptian 02-Apr-15 22:24
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 265 Jon Ellison 02-Apr-15 22:54
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 263 DScribr 04-Apr-15 19:49
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 280 Jon Ellison 04-Apr-15 19:58
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 224 DScribr 05-Apr-15 00:32
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 264 Jon Ellison 05-Apr-15 00:40
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 265 DScribr 05-Apr-15 16:55
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 267 Jon Ellison 05-Apr-15 17:18
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 253 DScribr 05-Apr-15 19:04
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 279 Jon Ellison 05-Apr-15 19:42
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 241 DScribr 06-Apr-15 06:07
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 297 MJT 05-Apr-15 20:04
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 265 Jon Ellison 05-Apr-15 21:05
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 294 DScribr 06-Apr-15 06:19
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 320 Jon Ellison 06-Apr-15 09:27
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 224 DScribr 06-Apr-15 06:02
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 267 Martin Stower 08-Apr-15 20:30
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 227 MJT 08-Apr-15 21:32
Re: Early Dynastic Technology can stand up to the speculators. 253 Martin Stower 08-Apr-15 23:40
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 215 Origyptian 05-Apr-15 06:06
Early Dynastic Technology Built Pyramids 281 DScribr 05-Apr-15 17:03
Re: Early Dynastic Technology Built Pyramids 257 Origyptian 06-Apr-15 04:57
Re: Early Dynastic Technology Built Pyramids....'growing evidence' 262 DScribr 06-Apr-15 06:32
Re: Early Dynastic Technology Built Pyramids....'growing evidence' 233 Origyptian 06-Apr-15 14:29
Re: Early Dynastic Technology Built Pyramids....'growing evidence' 309 Jon Ellison 06-Apr-15 14:38
Re: Early Dynastic Technology Built Pyramids....'growing evidence' 278 Origyptian 06-Apr-15 16:43
Re: Early Dynastic Technology Built Pyramids....'growing evidence' 278 Jon Ellison 06-Apr-15 16:51
Re: Early Dynastic Technology Built Pyramids....'growing evidence' 229 DScribr 06-Apr-15 14:55
Denial of the evidence... 246 Ratcho 06-Apr-15 15:31
Re: Denial of the evidence... 271 Jon Ellison 06-Apr-15 15:47
Sinister... 291 Ratcho 06-Apr-15 18:11
Re: Sinister... 250 Origyptian 06-Apr-15 18:20
Re: Sinister... 288 MJT 06-Apr-15 18:55
Re: Sinister... 240 Ratcho 06-Apr-15 19:49
Re: Sinister... 203 MJT 06-Apr-15 23:01
Re: Sinister... 287 Ratcho 07-Apr-15 00:13
Re: Sinister... 221 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 08:25
Re: Sinister... 248 MJT 07-Apr-15 11:26
Re: Sinister... 239 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 11:48
The lack of perfection... 274 Ratcho 08-Apr-15 07:28
Re: The lack of perfection... 259 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 10:26
Re: The lack of perfection... 274 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 12:13
Re: The lack of perfection... 247 MJT 08-Apr-15 14:19
Re: The lack of perfection... 183 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 14:24
Re: The lack of perfection... 216 Corpuscles 08-Apr-15 16:46
Re: The lack of perfection... 209 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 17:00
Not contributing to discussion 322 randompHactor 08-Apr-15 17:44
Re: Not contributing to discussion 188 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 17:45
Re: Not contributing to discussion 246 MJT 08-Apr-15 18:52
Re: Not contributing to discussion 256 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 19:13
Re: Not contributing to discussion 226 MJT 08-Apr-15 19:53
Re: Not contributing to discussion 244 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 20:07
Re: Not contributing to discussion 253 MJT 08-Apr-15 20:50
Re: Not contributing to discussion 243 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 20:52
Re: Not contributing to discussion 284 MJT 08-Apr-15 21:05
Re: Not contributing to discussion 260 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 21:12
Re: Not contributing to discussion 293 MJT 08-Apr-15 21:47
Re: Not contributing to discussion 229 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 23:25
Re: Not contributing to discussion 250 Jon Ellison 09-Apr-15 02:05
Re: The lack of perfection... 292 Corpuscles 08-Apr-15 17:46
Re: The lack of perfection... 245 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 18:09
Re: Sinister... 266 Frank D 07-Apr-15 10:43
Re: Sinister... 303 Ratcho 07-Apr-15 15:22
Re: Sinister... 208 Archae Solenhofen 07-Apr-15 16:31
Re: Sinister... 215 Origyptian 07-Apr-15 16:37
Re: Sinister... 335 Archae Solenhofen 07-Apr-15 17:14
Re: Sinister... 233 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 17:56
Re: Sinister... 258 Archae Solenhofen 07-Apr-15 18:21
Re: Sinister... 299 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 18:36
Re: Sinister... 302 Archae Solenhofen 07-Apr-15 19:01
Re: Sinister... 245 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 19:10
Re: Sinister... 262 Archae Solenhofen 07-Apr-15 19:42
Re: Sinister... 251 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 19:54
Re: Sinister... 278 Archae Solenhofen 07-Apr-15 20:22
Re: Sinister... 303 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 20:32
Re: Sinister... 238 Archae Solenhofen 07-Apr-15 20:46
Re: Sinister... 211 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 21:01
Re: Sinister... 300 Archae Solenhofen 07-Apr-15 21:31
Re: Sinister... 257 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 22:17
Re: Sinister... 181 Archae Solenhofen 07-Apr-15 22:57
Re: Sinister... 231 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 23:03
Re: Sinister... 213 Archae Solenhofen 08-Apr-15 00:43
Re: Sinister... 228 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 20:12
Re: Sinister... 218 Corpuscles 07-Apr-15 20:41
Re: Sinister... 229 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 18:26
Re: Sinister... 240 Archae Solenhofen 07-Apr-15 18:50
Re: Sinister... 253 Origyptian 07-Apr-15 23:23
Re: Sinister... 227 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 23:27
Re: Sinister... 204 Origyptian 07-Apr-15 23:38
Re: Sinister... 206 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 23:48
Re: Sinister... 163 MJT 08-Apr-15 11:43
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 251 MJT 04-Apr-15 20:43
Firemaking and associate technology 224 Skatha 02-Apr-15 16:22
Re: Firemaking and associate technology 287 Jon Ellison 02-Apr-15 16:27
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 214 OCaptain 04-Apr-15 18:52
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 194 Jon Ellison 04-Apr-15 19:08
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 231 Jon Ellison 04-Apr-15 19:36
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 250 Origyptian 05-Apr-15 05:57
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 206 drew 05-Apr-15 08:31
What to make of this...? 222 Ratcho 06-Apr-15 18:42
Re: again priceless!!! 261 charly 06-Apr-15 21:29
Debunking 229 Ratcho 07-Apr-15 15:15
Re: Debunking 220 charly 07-Apr-15 19:00
Re: priceless re-evaluation 255 DScribr 07-Apr-15 15:59
Re: priceless re-evaluation 268 charly 07-Apr-15 19:05
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 221 Jon Ellison 07-Apr-15 18:52
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 266 Archae Solenhofen 07-Apr-15 19:11
Re: Early Dynastic Technology.does anyone know of any limestone core drilling? 241 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 00:32
Re: Early Dynastic Technology.does anyone know of any limestone core drilling? 268 Origyptian 08-Apr-15 00:48
Re: Early Dynastic Technology.does anyone know of any limestone core drilling? 300 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-15 07:30
Re: Early Dynastic Technology. 211 Jon Ellison 09-Apr-15 12:44


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