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25 days ago
Thanos5150
Hi Dennis. DUNE Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Good to hear your golf is improving , with those > numbers you could try for a tour card. The GHMB tour maybe. Its ok, there is a cliff waiting for my game to fall off at any moment so I enjoy it while I can. > Sadly here in the UK we are locked down , although > i am practising my putting
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26 days ago
Thanos5150
DUNE Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- I am certain you must had read this: The REAL Khufu Cartouche HOAX. Explain what there is to discuss any more about this? Its over. And by the way, you'll be happy to know I shot a one under 71 last week and followed it up a 73.
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26 days ago
Thanos5150
Martin Stower Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Where may we find Marouard’s words on this > point? Not as passed on selectively by Femano, > clearly. Yes, where are they? I am happy to stand corrected, yet regardless has no bearing on the point being made.
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28 days ago
Thanos5150
Merrell Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Using evidence from Merer's logbook - the papyri > fragments from Wadi el-Jarf - archaeologists were > able to deduce that Khufu most likely died in the > spring of 2483 BC (Tallet, Journal de Merer, MIFAO > 36, 2017: 12). I find it bizarre you keep making a point to repeat this as much as you can as
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28 days ago
Thanos5150
Hello Jonny. JonnyMcA Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > There are a number of reasons why the wood > apparently pre-dates the accepted c.2500 BC > construction date. The common one that most will > be aware of is the argument of > reused/recycled/re-purposed wood. This argument > runs along the lines that wood was scarce in > Egypt
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4 weeks ago
Thanos5150
Hanslune Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Tsk, tsk > Still pretending you don't understand how C-14 dating of sites works huh? > No. How about use page 19/1315 there champ- these are the calibrated BC date ranges not the raw C14 BP ages you picture above.
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5 weeks ago
Thanos5150
THE PEDESTALS OF BIAHMU
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5 weeks ago
Thanos5150
seasmith Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Hi Think, > > Am personally a bit skeptical of the two "pyramid" > claim, but here is nice article by Ms. Gigal, who > spent 20 years working in Egypt and visited the > the twin structures at Lake Moeris and refers to > them as pedestals for "Two colossal statues of > Amene
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5 weeks ago
Thanos5150
Hanslune Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Most likely Karahan Tepe was a > regional centre for the veneration of natural > forces, perhaps associated with the symbol of > the snake. On site investigations indicatethe > rocky outcrop could haveacted as a > backsight for observations of the bright star > D
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6 weeks ago
Thanos5150
Glass Jigsaw Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Thanos is being Thanos. Nothing I said isn't true and is relevant to her comments nor did I make personal remarks or disparage MD on a personal level. Compare to her reply. Yup, just "Thanos being Thanos".
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7 weeks ago
Thanos5150
MDaines Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Perhaps after all > the tarpaulin was a useful element in that > understanding! Harran is just 40 kilometres away > and I found this ancient quote concerning the > Sabians of Harran: > > In a book of the Sabians called Al Hatifi...are > ascribed to them wonders of incantation, > e
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8 weeks ago
Thanos5150
Steve Clayton Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Thanos5150 Wrote: > -------------------------------------------------- > ----- > > Hello Robert. > > > > thinkitover Wrote: > > > -------------------------------------------------- > > > ----- > > > Hi, Thanos > > > > > > Question
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8 weeks ago
Thanos5150
Steve Clayton Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > The Step Pyramid of Djoser, rose only 204 feet. I'm not sure building a structure "only" 204ft in the 27th millennium BC was anything to sneeze at, but one thing to consider about Djoser's pyramid is that this is not how it was originally planned. It began with an unusual square based "mastaba&q
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8 weeks ago
Thanos5150
Steve Clayton Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Why Were Stepped Pyramids Abandoned? .... They weren't "abandoned", just the way they made them changed with also the addition of covering them with a true pyramid layer. I assume this is what you meant.
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8 weeks ago
Thanos5150
Hello Robert. thinkitover Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Hi, Thanos > > Question is, why should we even be seeing any > corners visible? They left these gaps at the > corners and then just covered them over with > casing, and if so, why are more of them not more > easily visible? They would have covered them with core stones
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2 months ago
Thanos5150
Steve Clayton Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > These corners would have been a big problem, as > everyone pointed out. Worry no more. There never > were any corners. > > There were Steve. This discussion was had before. You didn't need to make the drawing again: Dr T had a nice animation of this I can't find, but I think
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2 months ago
Thanos5150
Thanos5150 Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > cladking Wrote: > -------------------------------------------------- > ----- > > So why are > > Egyptologists continuing to bark up ramps? > > Considering as you have been told countless times > over the last decade that Egyptologists are not > saying what you insist they are, a
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2 months ago
Thanos5150
thinkitover Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > I'm uncomfortable, though, with proposing that > Steve's methods were used purely by default simply > because no one else seems to be able to come up > with anything, and there may be some lingering > logistical problems (how many cows or workers will > fit atop a tower core and how much room do
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2 months ago
Thanos5150
cladking Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > So why are > Egyptologists continuing to bark up ramps? Considering as you have been told countless times over the last decade that Egyptologists are not saying what you insist they are, and neither is anyone here-the question is why do you continue to bark up ramps? 10yrs day after day thousands of posts on num
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2 months ago
Thanos5150
What Manu says of me when when he gets called out for the dishonest hack he is (despite the fact in his own words he agrees with me mind you): > This is why I say you are incompetent as a > researcher. What he really thinks: "By the way...good job! You are by far he closest to a real scientist on this entire forum from what I can see. You weigh evidence well...that's a rar
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2 months ago
Thanos5150
Manu Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- Gadzooks. You're a mess. See below. > Even > Rigano, yes the article you posted, points out > there are no traces of steps in Al Mamoun's > tunnel. Manu says according to his wonderful "architectural design theme" with video no less that he's been trying to promote here: Quotewe have publis
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2 months ago
Thanos5150
Manu Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Rigano does not help you Lee, You have lost your mind Manu. Rigano further proves the point that pyramids were built around cores with the true pyramid layer added later. > and Steve was > absolutely correct with his response to you. No, not really. > You are > pushing the Lepsius model of th
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2 months ago
Thanos5150
Manu Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- Early on in this discussion you misrepresented what I said: QuoteWhere is your evidence that the Great Pyramid was built around a tower core? No, you cannot use Meydum. How did Maraglioli and Rinaldi figure out that the Bent Pyramid was expanded from its initial 300 cubit footprint? Do you find this feature in the Grea
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2 months ago
Thanos5150
Manu Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- What is being discussed here has nothing to do with the "accretion model", horizontal model, or any other model. The point being made, Rigano as well, is that no matter which method pyramid construction began with a tower or stepped core which the outer pyramid layer was added later. This is the sequence of constr
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2 months ago
Thanos5150
Hello Robert. thinkitover Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Hi, Thanos > > Well, perhaps we should strive to not all bite > each others' heads off? I strive not to have reason to. > FWIW, I'm not for a moment disputing the idea that > G1, G2 and others were built with stepped cores. > > It might only be for lack of propo
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2 months ago
Thanos5150
cladking Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Thanos5150 Wrote: > -------------------------------------------------- > > You cannot be this stupid. > You'd be surprised. I stand corrected. > I may have grossly overstated the case but this > isn't built out of nummolithic limestone. So what. > The problem doesn't com
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2 months ago
Thanos5150
Steve Clayton Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Thanos, > > I am happy you figured it all out. Your comment > "what's so difficult about lifting these stones"?, > as you say...leaves me a bit bewildered. So you > are correct on that account as well. > > So. I have already agreed with you concerning > building one Pyra
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2 months ago
Thanos5150
cladking Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > There's another problem with building towers > rather than the impossibility of lifting the > stones: You cannot be this stupid. The world is literally awash in stone towers let alone of other materials. Look at the size of these blocks: What is so "impossible" about lifting these
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2 months ago
Thanos5150
Steve Clayton Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Hi Thanous, > > You edited my comments. Lol. Sweet baby Jeezus. I did not edit them Steve-I separated your points one by one to respond to them directly which you actually quote it in its entirety. Let me quote it for you and I will put what you said in bold: QuoteSteve Clayton Wrote: -------------
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2 months ago
Thanos5150
Manu Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- How strange. This just keeps getting worse. Seriously-are you doing ok Manu? How quickly you devolve into a blubbering dishonest mess when you can't defend your position any longer. Is your ego really this fragile that instead of being honest and addressing ideas that contradict your beliefs you have to resort to such overt
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