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December 16, 2019, 12:19 pm UTC    
November 22, 2019 05:53AM
Thank you. the conversation has drifted, what I was mainly concerned with is a quote I found attributed to pyramids as... "place of ascension" I was wondering where or how this could be, was there a literal occurrence or was the author assuming based on Lehner (i.e. TCP p.34):

"The word for pyramid in ancient Egyptian is mer.There seems to be no cosmic significance in the term itself. I.E.S. Edwards (...) attempted to find a derivation from m, 'instrument' or 'place', plus ar, 'ascension', as 'place of ascension'. Although he himself doubted this derivation, the pyramid was indeed a place or instrument of ascension for the king after death".

He tends to blur the lines in my view on this by introducing Edwards' attempt, that he (Edwards) doubts, but Lehner goes on to say that in fact "the pyramid was indeed a place or instrument of ascension". So finding the quote "place of ascension" used by the author seemed un-attainable to me in transliteration, the author should have quoted Lehner or at the very least referenced him, so my effort was to find or learn a root to support 'mr' in this context, now I know why I.E.S. Edwards doubted it in the first place.

Best,

B.A. Hokom
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