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April 10, 2018 11:52AM
Hans Wrote:
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> Pete Vanderzwet Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > You're suggesting that the mechanism of deep
> > fissures is the same as surface flaking?
> >
> > I disagree.
> >
> > Why the aversion to water erosion?
> >
> > You can't possibly believe that a sudden
> violent
> > torrent of water isn't going to impact the
> surface
> > of soft limestone saturated with salt.
> >
> > I'm not a geologist, but I don't think
> flaking
> > generated that fissure.
>
>
> wind driven sand is another factor. It would
> difficult I believe to get any group of geologists
> to agree to the percentage each possible source of
> erosion affect has on the stone. Other than all of
> them agreeing that all the methods are
> contributing to the erosion as a whole.


and that is the simplest explanation....

some extreme poor quality layers of Limestone...

recently worked ie exposed to the elements...

anomalous torrential runoff...

salt exfoliation..

water percolation..

sand abrasion...

intense heat...

numeroushuman interventions...

4 + Millenia


=

a perfect storm resulting in a hopelessly compromised primary source


Warwick


PS and the real question is


What came first

the Amarna Tarpits or the Age of the Sphinx Debate



PPS studying history via it's anomalies don't work

" I have always found that the main obstacle to free
association on these boards is the broad
misconception that what we do not know is more
significant than what we do know."

Warwick L Nixon, March 8, 2019
Subject Author Posted

Some thoughts on the Age of the Sphinx Debate - Chris Ogilvie-Herald

Hermione April 07, 2018 10:46AM

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Hans April 07, 2018 11:00AM

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Hermione April 09, 2018 04:17PM

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cladking April 07, 2018 04:27PM

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M. Williams April 07, 2018 11:53PM

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Warwick L Nixon April 09, 2018 11:56AM

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Pete Vanderzwet April 09, 2018 02:57PM

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M. Williams April 09, 2018 05:56PM

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Pete Vanderzwet April 09, 2018 06:54PM

Re: Some thoughts on the Age of the Sphinx Debate - Chris Ogilvie-Herald

Hans April 10, 2018 10:55AM

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Warwick L Nixon April 10, 2018 11:52AM

Re: Some thoughts on the Age of the Sphinx Debate - Chris Ogilvie-Herald

Hans April 10, 2018 12:01PM

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Warwick L Nixon April 10, 2018 12:14PM

Re: Some thoughts on the Age of the Sphinx Debate - Chris Ogilvie-Herald

M. Williams April 11, 2018 12:34AM

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Hans April 11, 2018 12:38AM

FY!

Warwick L Nixon April 11, 2018 10:45AM

Re: FY!

Hans April 11, 2018 10:51AM

Re: FY!

M. Williams April 12, 2018 03:54AM

Re: FY!

Warwick L Nixon April 12, 2018 11:29AM

Re: FY!

Hans April 12, 2018 05:44PM

Re: FY!

Warwick L Nixon April 13, 2018 11:23AM

Re: FY!

Hans April 13, 2018 11:39AM



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