> books that proclaim these structures were built as tombs that
> Rachaf selected the high, centre ground of the plateau in order
> that he could build a smaller pyramid but still appear greater
> than his father.
If that is what you read - I can.
> The difference between us, however, is that
> you regard the plan as evolving over time whereas I see it as
> having been preconceived based upon the Orion Belt stars.
I see the overall design evolving over time as possible.
> MA: We know that AE fathers stressed the importance of,
> and even participated in building, their sons tombs.
> SC: Perhaps they did. How many of them got involved in
> designing their grandson's tombs though?
Well, did any..? Do we have any indication, other than "it looks right", that Menkaure sought to incorporate his site into a plan initiated by Khufu?