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Yes, most of us already know that. Show us where it states it's large enough to support the idea that it supplied all the stones for the Pyramids. Please.
Now, you support your pet theory by doubting the GP could be built during the reign of a single Pharaoh. I have to wonder, were you aware of theories that contend Khufu and Khafre were co-regents?
You want to postulate pet theories based on ignorance, that's your business.
You - and Sitchin - are both doing precisely the same thing - cherry picking evidence to support a pet theory.
Why are you trying to interject that crackpot?
Let's start by carbon dating both the cartouche in question and the new finds in the shaft.
If they both come in at or around the period of the supposed construction then that proves that Khufu/Cheops was the builder. That would end this debate and I and everybody else would stop questioning the age.
I'm actually surprised but moreso I'm happy to see here that you apparently are unaware that it is Sitchin's claim you are espousing here - Vyse as a forger.
In 1954, Mr Walter Allen of Pittsburgh, PA, was researching his family history with his mother. He discovered that his great grandfather, Humphries Brewer, had spent some time in Egypt in 1837, working for Colonel R.W. Howard-Vyse at the Giza Pyramids. From Walter Allen’s notes it seems that his great grandfather fell out with Howard-Vyse and his team as a result of them painting ‘marks’ into the Great Pyramid. Walter Allen’s record of his discussion with his mother of their family history is reproduced below:
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I appreciate the feedback
Could you please link us to the C-14 dating results of both the cartouch and the new finds in the shaft please.
Underwater Pyramids 5000 Years Older than Egypt
First of all please read the note on the problem with the radiocarbon dating:
Regarding the Problem with the Radiocarbon Dating There is one BIG problem with the radiocarbon dating: It doesn’t work for the time before the global flood mentioned in the Bible. Because before the flood our planet got a kind of shield made of water vapor high above our atmosphere (even above the thermosphere). This water vapor above the “expanse called heaven” protected the earth from radiation from the sun and therefore all attempts to determine the exact age of archaeological findings will result in a exaggerated rating of the age. To claim that some man made structures are older than 6000 years is based on the misinterpretation of the radiocarbon dating of an earth with the same atmospheric conditions as today. But we find everywhere on our planet evidence of a world wide catastrophic event. Also there are more than 150 legends about a global flood in many cultures. Most of the water above the expanse are now in our oceans. Imagine how this water masses could affect measurement if they prevent the radiocarbon from decay.
Little known Relics found inside the Great pyramid
The shafts in the Queen’s Chamber were first discovered in 1872 by a British engineer named Waynman Dixon. The ancient Egyptians had blocked them with stones, making it appear that the walls of the chamber were completely solid. Dixon, however, decided to probe all the joints in the masonry of the Queen’s Chamber with a wire to see if anything might be hidden behind them. When he discovered a hollow in the southern wall, he chiseled through to reveal the shaft. He realized that there was probably a corresponding shaft in the northern wall, and was indeed able to locate one. In the southern shaft, Dixon and his associate James Grant found a small, bronze hook.
The northern shaft yielded a granite ball and a piece of cedar-like wood. These objects became known as the Dixon Relics. Both sets of artifacts lay in the rubble at the bottom of the sloping shafts. A report on the discovery of the relics was published in the journal “Nature” on December 26, 1872, including a drawing of the items. In 1993 a search led to the discovery of the ball and hook in the British Museum, where they remain today. The piece of cedar-like wood was missing until 2001, when it was traced to the Marischal Museum in Aberdeen, Scotland.
The Iron Plate in the Great Pyramid
Great Pyramid Iron plate
In 1837, Colonel Howard Vyse, with the assistance of two civil engineers (John Perring and James Mash), investigated the air shafts in the King's Chamber of the Great Pyramid described by George Sandys more than 200 years earlier. A man in Vyse's team, J.R. Hill, was put in charge of clearing the mouth of the southern shaft. Vyse's methods were not subtle, and the use of explosives was employed resulting in the vertical gash that can still be seen on the south side of the pyramid.
On Friday, 26 May 1837, after a few days of blasting and clearing, Hill discovered a flat iron plate about 26 cm (10.2") long, 8.6 cm (3.4") wide, with a thickness ranging from .4 cm (.2") to nearly zero. The plate weighs about 750g. Vyse proclaimed it to be "the oldest piece of wrought iron known." Hill affirmed that his find was legitimate:
Dr Zahi Hawass, ex Minister of State for Antiquities, revealed that the robberies of King Khufu’s cartouche was done on behalf of, Robert Bauval, an Egyptian Jew working in Belgium, who has been trying by every means to prove that the pyramid is ‘a Jewish and not Egyptian product’....
Meanwhile I have been informed by a friend in Cairo that on the 21st December 2013 Zahi Hawass gave a talk at the Journalists Syndicate of Egypt. When asked why he made those accusations against me he replied straight-faced that he had “no proof that I was involved in the crime committed by the Germans”. On that same day he was interviewed by a the Swiss journalist, who also asked him why he said that I had paid the Germans to steal the cartouche of Khufu. Hawass replied by e-mail: “I do not have any evidence that Bauval was involved in this crime.”
I suddenly recalled that my friend Dr. Robert Schoch of Boston University had visited the Relief Chambers twice: once in 2003 and another time in 2006. I immediately contact Schoch who very kindly sent me high-definition digital images of the Cartouche taken at those dates. It was beyond any shadow of a doubt that in the 2003 photograph the Cartouche was NOT damaged but in the 2006 photograph the exact same damage i.e. the white spots, was clearly there! Gorlitz had been telling the truth. The question nonetheless remained of who had caused this damage to the Cartouche, and when? The photographs that Schoch had sent me proved beyond any doubt that the damage had occurred between 2003 and 2006. I knew that Hawass had authorized dozens of visitors, many of them students, regular tourists and even television crews, mostly from America and Europe, to visit the Relief Chambers. Any of these people could have caused the damage between 2003 and 2006. I decided to do a thorough research to see if we could not narrow down the dates. What I discovered was even more shocking!
To whom it may concern,
Regarding to the very nasty and false accusations in the newest article of the LiveScience Magazin from New York I have to state following:
It is categorically proven that I did not damage the “Khufu-Cartouche” in April 2013. It is proven by pictures, video streams and professional reports that those damages happened in the time between 2005 and 2006. At this time I was not in Egypt!
Whoever still blames me on these wrong accusations I consider this as an act of defamation!
Accordingly, I warn everybody who persists in this defamation after I present this statement here today I will take legal action to defend myself! I am not guilty for these damages which were detected by the Egyptian authorities in December 2013. The report (below) made by Prof. Dr. Robert Schoch cannot be longer ignored as a proof for the truth.
Dr. Dominique Görlitz
February 20th, 2014