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9 days ago
Thanos5150
Steve Clayton Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Thanos5150 Wrote: > -------------------------------------------------- > ----- > > Hello Robert. > > > > thinkitover Wrote: > > > -------------------------------------------------- > > > ----- > > > Hi, Thanos > > > > > > Question
Forum: Mysteries
9 days 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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9 days 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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10 days 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
Forum: Mysteries
11 days 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
Forum: Mysteries
11 days 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
Forum: Mysteries
11 days 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
Forum: Mysteries
11 days 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
Forum: Mysteries
11 days 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
Forum: Mysteries
11 days 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
Forum: Mysteries
11 days 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
Forum: Mysteries
11 days 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
Forum: Mysteries
11 days 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
Forum: Mysteries
11 days 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
Forum: Mysteries
12 days 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
Forum: Mysteries
12 days 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
Forum: Mysteries
12 days 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
Forum: Mysteries
12 days 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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12 days 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
Forum: Mysteries
12 days ago
Thanos5150
Manu Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- Watching you make a fool out of yourself only further eroding whatever credibility you think you might have by playing the same tired silly dishonest games, no matter how many times you are called out on it, is as sad as it is uncomfortable. Sorry, but no amount of name dropping is going to make us not see you for what you
Forum: Mysteries
13 days ago
Thanos5150
cladking Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > It certainly appears the "tower" was tied into the > rest of the pyramid when it collapsed. This could > only have occurred if they were built > simultaneously. It also argues against accretion > layers for the parts of the pyramid that > collapsed. Good grief Cladking. This is lite
Forum: Mysteries
13 days ago
Thanos5150
Steve Clayton Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Hi Thanos, > > The Core concept cannot be shown as a workable, > productive, way in which to build. And yet as you have been shown numerous times-there they are pyramid after pyramid after pyramid. As has been discussed, again, numerous times now across multiple threads, whether a tower core or st
Forum: Mysteries
13 days ago
Thanos5150
Manu Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Lee I am in contact with Keith as we speak. He had > not seen the Krauss article which I am sending him > tomorrow. How bizarre-to what end? But ok then, so I just sent him the Verner link and caught him up to speed on why he is a part of this conversation. > You have succumbed to confirmation bias. You h
Forum: Mysteries
13 days ago
Thanos5150
Manu Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > These blocks were found at certain heights which I > indicated in my post. I would read Krauss's paper > since you glanced over it. Manu. I offer Verner to give the greater context omitted by Krauss. I suggest you read it before making such comments. Verner: A) foundation stone, found in situ (CC 15). B)
Forum: Mysteries
14 days ago
Thanos5150
Manu Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > You raise a reasonable expectation, which must > somehow generate a testable prediction. Your > educated opinion is step one in your own pursuit. > Now we need more solid proof. The idea is at least > as old as Lepsius, yes. I quoted Ebers on > Lepsius. > > In the paper we published, we say t
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16 days ago
Thanos5150
Manu Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Let's agree to disagree. We will not come to an > agreement on this. Let's move on. Fair enough. > To your project, > the core design. I am not arguing against the > existence of a core tower inside the Red Pyramid > or the Great Pyramid. I am asking you to prove it > above and beyond your ed
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16 days ago
Thanos5150
Manu Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Exactly. He did not. But as I said before, to put it another way, if he had a better way of doing it there is no reason for him not to regardless of the size of the project. Basically what you are saying is that despite Menkaure having a choice to quarry a slower less efficient way or a faster more efficient way that h
Forum: Mysteries
16 days ago
Thanos5150
Manu Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > As I indicated in the same post, the debate hinges > on how the cattle count is interpreted. I suggest > you read the reference first before you side with > Rainer Stadelmann. Come now. I am not "siding" with either with the point being it is hardly an absolute on many levels to say the RP was buil
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17 days ago
Thanos5150
Manu Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Common sense suggests that this technique was not > again used until similar demand for stone output > arose as in the New Kingdom, e.g. Amenhotep III > and Ramses II. I don't think this is what it suggests. So Menkaure had no need for this new fangled more efficient means of quarrying stone...? And if you
Forum: Mysteries
17 days ago
Thanos5150
Manu Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > The > entire Red Pyramid in no more than 11 years. This > should be your guide, because it is based on > actual written evidence.... Based on this same graffiti, Stadelmann says it took approximately 17yrs, not 11, which regardless neither are "fact" and are interpretation taken from 3 dates found
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