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Architect claims to solve pyramid secret

Posted on Sunday, 1 April, 2007 | Comment icon 5 comments


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"Submitted bgy Pendekar & Waspie: A French architect claimed Friday to have uncovered the mystery about how Egypt's Great Pyramid of Khufu was built — with use of a spiral ramp to hoist huge stone blocks into place."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by Horus Christos on 1 April, 2007, 11:43
Who knows if its true or not, but its certainly a more rational and believable explanation than postulating aliens or gods. I imagine the real answer is similar to the thesis in this article. I've always thought that the pyramids (and Easter Island heads, and other ancient ruins) would be a poor result for a God-race or aliens with access to advanced technology. Why not use materials they could fabricate that'd be stronger and more durable than materials that we have now? and where are the elevators and other hi-tech conveniences? Face facts people.....all the ancient ruins were built by local... [More]
Comment icon #2 Posted by The Cosmic Fluke on 1 April, 2007, 14:58
I'm not buying this explanation. Has anyone here ever heard of Ed Leedskalnin and the castle he built, alone and from HUGE blocks of coral in Florida? (If not, do a google search of "Coral Castle" and read one of the many articles that comes up. Solve how he did that and you solve the pyramid problem. This doesn't solve that, therefore, I'm calling BS on it. Remember, ramp or no ramp, Egyptians had to place one block every minute (or, was it 30 seconds? not that it matters much) for decades. Ed carved and moved these MASSIVE blocks with simple wooden tools, some weighing 70 tons, single handed... [More]
Comment icon #3 Posted by sourpatchkid on 1 April, 2007, 15:06
He forgot about the ufo's.
Comment icon #4 Posted by Dark_Ambient on 1 April, 2007, 23:24
Im currently watching a show about the Secret of the Pyramids. Its a complete mystery how they were built. Even with todays advanced technology it couldnt be done with the percision with with the Egyptions did it. Awesome mystery.
Comment icon #5 Posted by :PsYKoTiC:BeHAvIoR: on 2 April, 2007, 13:22
Who knows if its true or not, but its certainly a more rational and believable explanation than postulating aliens or gods. I imagine the real answer is similar to the thesis in this article. I've always thought that the pyramids (and Easter Island heads, and other ancient ruins) would be a poor result for a God-race or aliens with access to advanced technology. Why not use materials they could fabricate that'd be stronger and more durable than materials that we have now? and where are the elevators and other hi-tech conveniences? Face facts people.....all the ancient ruins were built by local... [More]


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