Re: you bickerers about pyramids, your Bible theories disgusts God

frank murray (fmurray@pobox,com)
Wed, 08 Jan 1997 20:52:13 GMT

On Wed, 08 Jan 1997 12:36:16 -0500, Judith Stroud
<> wrote:

>None of the large pyramids at the Giza complex have morter in the lower,
>exposed portions.

hmmm...what then of the casing stones at the foot of the great pyramid
and petrie's estimate of an average 1/50 of an inch film of
mortar??...was he mistaken??...

>.......The 'cap' plainly visible on the second pyramid does
>have mortar. This is what was tested. These tests appear conclusive,
>containing the results mentioned in previous posts;

if in fact, the results mentioned in previous posts do concern the
second rather than the great pyramid, i certainly missed mention of
that in any of those posts...doug bailey specifically states that the
tests were of mortar from the great pyramid...have you (or you, doug)
a direct cite from the write up on the tests??...

>The rest of the casings from the other pyramids comprise many thousands
>of tons of fitted stone which have simply disappeared. The areas around
>the pyramids certainly contain some of this stone, but a huge quantity
>of monolithic blocks has somehow been carted off during the centuries.
>I have seen theories that the stone was used in everything from other
>Egyptian temples (a likely explanation) to castles of Persians, arabs,
>turks, and even medieval Europe (less likely - the transportation of the
>blocks from the site would have strained the limits of these cultures

word on the streets is that khufu ran out of money and was unable to
pay the casing stone contractor, who promptly sued...after the normal
and reasonable delays intendant upon such lawyerly proceedings, the
stones were repossessed...