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Concrete pyramids?

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WVK
2 minutes ago, stereologist said:

Thanks. Is there information there that is different from what Barsoum has written in the articles or is this just a pictorial version of the same information?

Not sure, you could always fast forward throught it or not

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Hanslune
14 hours ago, Piney said:

The basement has been full for years. This is the overflow. 

That is why they installed the bone grinder there in 1887.

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Piney
2 minutes ago, Hanslune said:

That is why they installed the bone grinder there in 1887.

I've just been stacking them in the astronomy department. 

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Hanslune
36 minutes ago, Piney said:

I've just been stacking them in the astronomy department. 

So that is what they've been making soup from huh?

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Piney
4 minutes ago, Hanslune said:

So that is what they've been making soup from huh?

I told them it was buffalo. :o

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Hanslune
2 minutes ago, Piney said:

I told them it was buffalo. :o

You dastard you!

 

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Phaeton80
19 hours ago, Swede said:

Would you then be advocating that unqualified individuals should be entitled to damage sites of cultural significance?

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17 hours ago, Harte said:

Well, it can't be qualified individuals.

They're all in on, and part of, the conspiracy to keep this stuff from the sheeple.

Harte


Allright, nough said. You gentlemen have a nice time acting out your 14 year old selves.

Intelligence is a relative concept, it seems once again.

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Piney
2 hours ago, Phaeton80 said:

 


Allright, nough said. You gentlemen have a nice time acting out your 14 year old selves.

Intelligence is a relative concept, it seems once again.

It's not that. It's just many alternate theories are so stupid there is nothing left to do but mock their ineptness. 

I mean, why would Native Americans dissolve stone to reform it into stone when it's easier to work? We have a lot more pragmatism and common sense than that.

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Swede
20 hours ago, Piney said:

What do you want me to do with all these giant bones? Jack is starting to trip on them in the office. :o

That does appear to be a perpetual problem. The cover for Lovelock was blown long ago. Maybe we should check the Egyptian cave in the Grand Canyon. No one has mucked about in there for some time and it is rather spacious.

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Swede
4 hours ago, Phaeton80 said:

 


Allright, nough said. You gentlemen have a nice time acting out your 14 year old selves.

Intelligence is a relative concept, it seems once again.

Avoidance of direct question duly noted.

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Piney
8 minutes ago, Swede said:

That does appear to be a perpetual problem. The cover for Lovelock was blown long ago. Maybe we should check the Egyptian cave in the Grand Canyon. No one has mucked about in there for some time and it is rather spacious.

M.R. Harrington was specifically told to take the Lovelock contents to Oklahoma when he went to visit Aunt Touching Leaves. What the hell was wrong with him???? 

I've been stacking them in Rowan's astronomy department. 

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Megaro
Posted (edited)

Lightbody has an excellent article on the casing stone specimen in Edinburgh.

https://www.academia.edu/28704118/Biography_of_a_Great_Pyramid_Casing_Stone_in_The_Journal_of_Ancient_Egyptian_Architecture

The article does not concern itself with the casting theory.  However, we have discussed the testing of samples in this thread, and this is a marvelous example of one outside of Egypt (which is a controversial topic all its own).  Enjoy the read.

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Hanslune
5 hours ago, Megaro said:

Lightbody has an excellent article on the casing stone specimen in Edinburgh.

https://www.academia.edu/28704118/Biography_of_a_Great_Pyramid_Casing_Stone_in_The_Journal_of_Ancient_Egyptian_Architecture

The article does not concern itself with the casting theory.  However, we have discussed the testing of samples in this thread, and this is a marvelous example of one outside of Egypt (which is a controversial topic all its own).  Enjoy the read.

Dr Dave Lightbody posts at the Hall of Ma'at if you have any questions

http://www.hallofmaat.com/read.php?6,623807

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Phaeton80
On 10-4-2019 at 11:13 PM, Swede said:

Avoidance of direct question duly noted.

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Repetition of disqaulifying rationalisation duly noted. Your question was already addressed, good sir.

Get off your high horse why not, mr sparkle. My god man.

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Phaeton80
On 10-4-2019 at 9:08 PM, Piney said:

It's not that. It's just many alternate theories are so stupid there is nothing left to do but mock their ineptness. 

I mean, why would Native Americans dissolve stone to reform it into stone when it's easier to work? We have a lot more pragmatism and common sense than that.

 

I was under the distinct impression we, or rather you lot were discussing Egyptian pyramids, specifically the Gizah variant.

Unless I missed the memo, I fail to see the connection to Native Americans (?) Oh well, I seem to be missing a lot of obvious things, based on the feedback.

Doh!

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Swede
8 hours ago, Phaeton80 said:


Repetition of disqaulifying rationalisation duly noted. Your question was already addressed, good sir.

Get off your high horse why not, mr sparkle. My god man.

See Page 7, #163. A simple yes or no will suffice.

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Swede
8 hours ago, Phaeton80 said:

 

I was under the distinct impression we, or rather you lot were discussing Egyptian pyramids, specifically the Gizah variant.

Unless I missed the memo, I fail to see the connection to Native Americans (?) Oh well, I seem to be missing a lot of obvious things, based on the feedback.

Doh!

The geopolymer "hypothesis" has also recently been suggested in regards to South American structures. IE, Indigenous peoples of the Americas, who are all related.

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RabidMongoose
On ‎30‎/‎03‎/‎2019 at 8:54 PM, WVK said:

 

The sophistication and endurance of this ancient concrete technology is simply astounding

http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/viewdoc/download?doi=10.1.1.870.591&rep=rep1&type=pdf

The mystery of the construction of the great pyramids of Egypt could be elucidated by physico-chemical mea-surements on small pieces of the material. In this paper, we give several arguments against the present point of view of most Egyptologists who do not admit another method than hewn blocks. We give several pieces of evidence that themasonry was entirely built by a moulding procedure involving the use of ingredients that were all available in the regionof Cairo. 2004 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved

https://www.academia.edu/32438883/PIXE_PIGE_and_NMR_study_of_the_masonry_of_the_pyramid_of_Cheops_at_Giza

In view of the fineness and uniformity of the calcite grains [3] the builders may have transported finely weathered limestone from Tura on the East side of the Nile to the West side to make their synthetic blocks. 

https://www.academia.edu/5857664/Microstructural_Evidence_of_Reconstituted_Limestone_Blocks_in_the_Great_Pyramids_of_Egypt

I think they constructed a wooden canal, floated a stone block in it on sand, poured in the sand while lifting the block up to the correct height. Then dragged it along to its place. Not hard.

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jmccr8
8 hours ago, Phaeton80 said:

 

I was under the distinct impression we, or rather you lot were discussing Egyptian pyramids, specifically the Gizah variant.

Unless I missed the memo, I fail to see the connection to Native Americans (?) Oh well, I seem to be missing a lot of obvious things, based on the feedback.

Doh!

Hi Phaeton

There are pyramids in the Americas as well as Egypt and the member that started this thread has another thread about the molded stone in S.America

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Phaeton80

When a large number of renegade specialists and amateurs believe contrary to the most prestigious experts, the latter say, "well science is not democratic, it is what the people who know the most say—that is what counts".

Dogma is detrimental to the increased understanding of our surroundings, ie. 'science'; it cannot be understated. This is the only point I was attempting - and I stress attempting - to make.

Instead of arguments in favor of opposing views and the subsequent testing of the source material / stones (which would constitute the healthy situation), people are falling over eachother to argue why such sampling shouldnt, couldnt or wouldnt take place. Instead of facilitating the quest for / testing of knowledge no matter how idiotic any given hypothesis might seem (to the established, 'reputable' scientific community), such were even swiftly branded into the conspiracy theorist corner.

Apologies, but this is infantile, self defeating (dogmatic) behaviour, no two ways about it. And it is exactly this kind of behaviour which has undoubtedly set us back decades in our progress as a human race.

I have nothing more to say about this, please dont let my simple attempt at bringing home the described point hinder your discussion here.

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Earl.Of.Trumps
13 hours ago, RabidMongoose said:

I think they constructed a wooden canal, floated a stone block in it on sand, poured in the sand while lifting the block up to the correct height. Then dragged it along to its place. Not hard.

Not hard to say.  Try floating a block of stone.

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Posted (edited)
3 minutes ago, Earl.Of.Trumps said:

Not hard to say.  Try floating a block of stone.

I realise some people arent that bright.

But still, stone blocks dont sink in sand.

 

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Harte
2 hours ago, Earl.Of.Trumps said:

Not hard to say.  Try floating a block of stone.

Documentation written at the time clearly states that these stones were floated down the Nile to Giza on barges.

Harte

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Piney
2 hours ago, Phaeton80 said:

Dogma is detrimental to the increased understanding of our surroundings, ie. 'science'; it cannot be understated. This is the only point I was attempting - and I stress attempting - to make.

Since the inception of the NMAI and new archaeological techniques a majority of theories which were "dogma" about North American prehistory were replaced. The whole "concrete" theory though lacks any common sense. Like I said. It's stupid.  

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Piney
On 4/12/2019 at 8:28 AM, Phaeton80 said:

 

I was under the distinct impression we, or rather you lot were discussing Egyptian pyramids, specifically the Gizah variant.

Unless I missed the memo, I fail to see the connection to Native Americans (?) Oh well, I seem to be missing a lot of obvious things, based on the feedback.

Doh!

It was explained above. I'm dealing with the same nonsense about South America. 

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