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Debunking Ancient History (6)
The Great Pyramid (4)
Pyramids From Other Countries (3)
Introduction to Pyramids
Constructed thousands of years ago, pyramids are often mysterious for scientists and visitors alike. Regarding the Great Pyramid in Egypt as well as pyramids in America, many questions remain unanswered. These sites won't answer those questions, but you can gather information on a few of the theories.
When science doesn't help, speculations will appear and you should judge them just as such. So, if you have a fivorite theory, one of these theories may change that. I think most are good theories, but I wonder if any are even close to right. Well... "The Truth is Out There". :-)
Theories About Pyramids
A very interesting theory! "The age of the pyramids has been an ongoing discussion between the orthodox Egyptologists. Problems is, if you want respect in this field - you have to comply and take the orthodox view as gospel. It now looks as if it takes other people to point out the obvious to Egyptologists, that the Pyramids are far more ancient than they say..." --
"..The controversy raised by John Anthony West and Robert Schoch concerning the true age of the Great Sphinx is now beginning to overcast the other famous monuments which share space on the Giza plateau - namely, the three pyramids that were supposedly built by Pharaohs Khufu, Khafre and Menkhare in the Fourth Dynasty. Were these Pyramids constructed only 4,300 years ago, or "like the Sphinx" is there evidence they could be far older, dating instead to perhaps 12,000 years ago?.." --
Over the centuries the pyramids of Egypt have been the subject of research by many scholars around the world. From the very esoteric theories on why the pyramids were built to a more practical approach on how they were built. On this page are conclusions about the logistical aspects of the construction of the Egyptian pyramids; researched and presented by Peter Prevos. This page (paper)is an "Ongoing research on the logistical aspects of Egyptian pyramid construction in the 25th century BC."
"..Since the early eighties, Prof. Joseph Davidovits is proposing that the pyramids and temples of Old Kingdom Egypt were constructed using agglomerated limestone, rather than quarried and hoisted blocks of natural limestone.." --
Related to the Above
Concrete experts talk today about how to make concrete durable. Many ancient Roman concrete buildings are still in use after more than 2000 years.
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"Startling new evidence shows an even more intriguing twist: recent research has demonstrated that the positioning and detailed structure of the Giza Pyramids are accurately related to the positions of astronomical bodies in the constellation of Orion." -[Dave Goode & Henry Ritson]-
"Why the Pyramids of Egypt and Mesoamerica Do Not Share a Common Source ("..Separated by the Atlantic Ocean and two thousand years, the pyramids of Egypt and Mexico call out to the imagination. They offer glimpses into romantically esoteric societies filled with secret rituals and exacting construction that even today cause us to ogle over them like voyeurs..."
"The meditation for the "opening of the way" as given by Dean and Mary Hardy is to visualize each wall of the pyramid falling forward and opening that side of the pyramid, either opening or closing with the north. Then one exists outside in an indigo-blue starry sky. The way is then open to follow the "river in the sky" to the 3 stars, to the old homeland in the Orion Nebula. Thats what the Egyptians did..." --
Debunking Ancient History
"There are two prominent theories of complex technology for stone cutting and shaping in ancient Egypt. Christopher Dunn : http://www.gizapower.com/ proposes some form of acoustic / vibration drill. and a number of authors propose a form of concrete, or geopolymer." However, both of these complex technologies have too many flaws in their arguments. --
Ancient techniques from the tomb of Rekmara.
This page theorizes a lifting jack was used to lift the monoliths and build the Great Pyramid. The author does give you food for thoughtas in; "If the effort to move a stone is less than the effort to cut it from the rock face, then the most efficient building method is to use the largest possible stones!"
"Many claims are made for the 'unusual accuracy' of the construction of the great pyramid. Many of those who make the claims seem to ignore simple maths and surveying techniques." -[Peter Thomson]-
The Great Pyramid
For centuries there have beem many outlandish claims and theories about the Great Pyramid. What is known is; "Not only is it the largest true pyramid ever built, the Great Pyramid's compelling geometric form conceals a complex system of internal passages, chambers, air shafts, and other features found in no other pyramid. Most notable among these features are the King's Chamber and its Granite Coffer and the Queen's Chamber and its Niche." -[Keith P. Johnson ]-
The only surviving member of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, The Great Pyramid is the largest and finest of three large pyramids on the Giza plateau near modern-day Cairo, Egypt.
"Whatever treasure the Great Pyramid was designed to protect--whether it was the mummy of Cheops or something else--the King's Chamber and Granite Coffer were that treasure's most likely resting place."
"The Granite Coffer is a marvel of engineering in its own right. It was cut to exacting specifications out of a single block of solid granite and precisely hollowed out by methods unknown." -[Keith P. Johnson ]-
"The seven-sided, limestone-walled Queen's Chamber lies lower in pyramid than the King's Chamber and, therefore, was constructed some years earlier. The chamber's most prominent feature is the recessed Niche in the east wall. The other notable Queen's Chamber feature is the pair of "air shafts" entering the north and south walls. The floor of the Queen's Chamber is rough and uneven, indicating that floor tiles or slabs originally were installed." -[Keith P. Johnson ]-
"One of the most perplexing of the Great Pyramid's features is its set of four so-called "air shafts" or "air channels"..." -[Keith P. Johnson ]-
Pyramids From Other Countries
China's Secret Pyramids
An Extraterrestrial Legacy by Hartwig Hausdorf
A typical Pyramid in Japan