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    Quote Originally Posted by Jaxilon View Post
    It may be funny when you think about it but then honestly, most people who have lived underground didn't bother carving out square rooms (or did they?). Why would they, it's too much hassle for no real benefit? Kind of makes you start wondering why we build in squares at all. They stack nice I guess and are pretty structurally sound.
    Actually the vast majority of egyptian tombs are made up of squares and rectangles.

    As for why, More usable space.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jaxilon View Post
    Kind of makes you start wondering why we build in squares at all. They stack nice I guess and are pretty structurally sound.
    Plus, they perfectly pack the unused space in a grid road structure.

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    Well I do indeed stand corrected. I should have not been so lazy and double checked my super cool book I have here across the room from me: "Atlas of Ancient Archaeology" - It'd been so long since I've dug through it I guess I just remembered the odd ones that were NOT square, LOL.
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