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3) The highest levels of the middle member strata, seen in the Sphinx Enclosure on the western end, are most severely eroded, as expected from rain.
To begin with, one must realize (as I did not at first) that the dating of the Great Sphinx seems to be a very touchy subject for most modern Egyptologists. Still, most living Egyptologists maintain that the Sphinx was built by, or at least around the time of, Khafre.
While in Egypt recently (March 2009) I looked at the Great Sphinx with fresh eyes. 1) The Sphinx Temple (built out of blocks removed from the Sphinx Enclosure when the body of the Sphinx was initially carved) and the Valley Temple to the south show heavy precipitation-induced weathering on their core blocks. Germer, 1986, Problems of Science in Egyptology, In Science in Egyptology (R. David, ed.), Manchester University Press, Manchester, pp.
These limestone temples were subsequently refurbished with Aswan granite facings during the Old Kingdom. Silberman, 1989, Between Past and Present: Archaeology, Ideology, and Nationalism in the Modern Middle East. Hedges, “The Muslims’ Wrath Doesn’t Spare the Mummies,” THE NEW YORK TIMES 23 July 1993.
Despite the fact that some of the early founders of modern Egyptology (such as Sir Flinders Petrie, Sir E. Questioning the age of the Sphinx seems to shake the very foundations of conventional Egyptology.
A much older Sphinx calls into question the conventional wisdom concerning when and how civilization developed in the Nile Valley.One, the apostle Paul, was specially called to serve the Gentiles and for three years was personally taught by Christ in Arabia. D.) denote when books are completed but not necessarily the year they were first recorded.The last two were Mark (who penned his Gospel under Peter’s supervision), and Luke (who authored his Gospel and the book of Acts under the Apostle Paul's supervision). was the last living apostle, was uniquely qualified to canonize the Scriptures as he was of the Aaronic (Levitical priest) blood line. ** Acts 1 to 13 was written by Luke when Paul was in a Caesarea prison (58 - 60 A. Luke also penned Acts 13 to 28 when he traveled on Paul's journeys. Bard has refused to debate me in person on the topic despite an invitation from a neutral branch of Boston University to arrange such a meeting) Dr. Zahi Hawass, then Director of Antiquities of the Giza Plateau and Sakkara, referred to the research as “American hallucinations” (see J. Clearly the Egyptological community was up in arms, and the easiest way to get rid of me (or so they thought) was with ad hominem attacks on my person.