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July 13, 2020, 5:58 am UTC    
April 23, 2019 10:06AM
Thanos5150 Wrote:
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> Not all agree that it dates to the 2nd Dynasty, an
> idea based on finds of small amounts of late 2nd
> or early 3rd Dynasty pottery fragments, i.e.
> trash, found in the fill. If built in the 3rd
> Dynasty, which the fragments may just as well date
> to this time anyways, is it really that surprising
> to find 2nd Dynasty trash used as fill?
>
> And tens of thousands of 1st Dynasty pottery were
> found in the Step Pyramid, so by this logic I
> guess this means it was was built in the 1st
> Dynasty.
>
> This may interest you:
> Architecture, Astronomy and Sacred Landscape in
> Ancient Egypt, p35-:
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> Edited 1 times. Last edit at 04/21/19 04:53AM by
> Thanos5150.

That was a good source - thanks
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