> I can dig it.
uh oh, must be the power of words cuz this is all wrong, the color, build, height. Think petite 5'2" cat lover
but if I come across as what's in your pic, no need to disappoint GHMB
> I'm not saying earthquakes brought it all down. Just some of
> the edges. I don't think they were ever completely covered to
> begin with.
Well that's clearer, like muddy water. You don't think both G1 & G2 were completely covered? I'm undecided on G1 mainly because I can't see why anyone would bother to take stones from the upper area. I can't see carrying stones down in baskets, or rolling them down.
> My thought was that being casing is done from the top down, the
> restorers who were trying to clad it prepped the top 3rd by
> removing some of the exterior to make it uniform then they
> built it back up by adding the blocks that would eventually be
> shaved flat. But they only did part of the job and quit for
> whatever reason. This is why the mayhem below is covered in
> debris whereas the recessed are not. The debris is from this
> process of not only recarving the core but shaving down the
> casing blocks after they were installed. Given they assumed
> they would keep going the kept the recessed part tidy as they
That's feasible, all you're missing is motive.
> No problems with aliens. Ancient or modern though the former in
> particular has become parody unto itself in some circles. I
> have pleaded their case here many times in other forums here.
> Even had a little discussion with GH about it here:
I remember that idiot adolescent author. I liked your post, it said what I was thinking, how could anyone expect more than what he delivered.
> I have seen similar streaking to this on many buildings ancient
> and not so ancient including the freeway I drove on today. It
> is not "identical", I will certainly give you that,
Thank you, I'm fussy about identical.