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3000-yr-old "pyramid" discovered in China

Posted on Thursday, 31 August, 2006 | Comment icon 5 comments


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"Chinese archaeologists have discovered a group of ancient tombs shaped like pyramids, dating back at least 3,000 years, in Jiaohe City of northeast China's Jilin Province."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by louie on 31 August, 2006, 12:54
Chinese archaeologists have discovered a group of ancient tombs shaped like pyramids, dating back at least 3,000 years, in Jiaohe City of northeast China's Jilin Province. The tombs, covering an area of 500,000 square meters (1,000 meters long and 500 meters wide), were found after water erosion exposed part of a mountain, revealing two of the tombs. Six smaller tombs had eroded away leaving no indications of their original scale and appearance, but the biggest tomb, located on the south side of the mountain, could clearly be discerned as a pyramid shape with three layers from bottom to top. T... [More]
Comment icon #2 Posted by Rag on 31 August, 2006, 23:07
Quite a lot of pyramids being found of late. wonder should i be getting worried. any pics relating to the story. I'm very interested in seeing someone piece all of these pyramid findings together. It's just another step towards proving how mankind spread and communicated throughout the antediluvian/postdiluvian age and how culture may be more universal than we think. does anyone know of such studies being done?
Comment icon #3 Posted by Sharm on 31 August, 2006, 23:28
Quite a lot of pyramids being found of late. wonder should i be getting worried. any pics relating to the story. I'll start digging my backyard. Maybe I will find a pyramid too
Comment icon #4 Posted by jedi_yarael_poof on 1 September, 2006, 2:21
Here's Wikipedia's entries for some pyramids: Pyramids Chinese pyramids w/ links Here's a bunch of Egyptian pyramids I didn't know about: Egyptian pyramids
Comment icon #5 Posted by crystal sage on 9 November, 2007, 22:11
http://www.beforeus.com/ THE BIGGEST PYRAMID: One hundred pyramids have been discovered in Shensi Province of China. The largest – according to one claim 1,200 feet high, 2½ times the height of Egypt’s Great Pyramid – could, if hollow, swallow 26 Empire State buildings!


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