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The Evidence is Cut in Stone: A Compelling Argument for Lost High Technology in Ancient Egypt
Ancient Origens ^ | August 2017 | Brien Forrester

Posted on 12/03/2019 12:54:33 PM PST by wildbill

Most people know of the great construction achievements of the dynastic Egyptians such as the pyramids and temples of the Giza Plateau area as well as the Sphinx. Many books and videos show depictions of vast work forces hewing blocks of stone in the hot desert sun and carefully setting them into place. However, some of these amazing works could simply not have been made by these people during the time frame that we call dynastic Egypt.

Up until the 7th century BC there was very little iron present in Egypt, as this material only became commonly used once the Assyrians invaded at that time; in fact, the ancient Egyptians regarded iron as an impure metal associated with Seth, the spirit of evil who according to Egyptian tradition governed the central deserts of Africa. A few examples of meteoric iron have been found which predate the Assyrians, but this consists largely of small ornamental beads.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Egypt; Miscellaneous; Unclassified
KEYWORDS: brienforrester; egypt; flint; flintknappers; flintknapping; ggg; godsgravesglyphs; history; originsnotorigens; technology
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The seeming impossibility of the Ancient Egyptians to work granite into monuments and tombs without modern tools is presented here with choice examples based on the work of a modern engineer
1 posted on 12/03/2019 12:54:33 PM PST by wildbill
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2 posted on 12/03/2019 12:57:29 PM PST by Bratch (IF YOU HAVE SELFISH IGNORANT CITIZENS, YOU ARE GOING TO HAVE SELFISH IGNORANT LEADERS-George Carlin)
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This is found all over the ancient world. The older stuff underneath is much much more advanced and difficult than all the stuff built over the top of it. How could that happen. it is completely backwards from all present narratives and misguided logic.


3 posted on 12/03/2019 1:03:01 PM PST by Openurmind (The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of world it leaves to its children. ~ D. Bonhoeffer)
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Atlantis? Fallen civ? Aliens?


4 posted on 12/03/2019 1:04:01 PM PST by Pearls Before Swine
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To: wildbill

I think they were relatively advanced during the time of the pharaos. Then muslims happened.


5 posted on 12/03/2019 1:04:07 PM PST by paintriot (Die with your boots on)
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Of course ‘aliens’ built the pyramids...................They were Hebrews................


6 posted on 12/03/2019 1:05:30 PM PST by Red Badger (Against stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain...................)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

One of Scaroth’s splintered selves.


7 posted on 12/03/2019 1:05:52 PM PST by wally_bert (Your methods were a little incomplete, you too for that matter.)
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To: paintriot

Well, there was a gap of several centuries...................


8 posted on 12/03/2019 1:06:02 PM PST by Red Badger (Against stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain...................)
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To: wildbill

American Indians worked granite into axes and beautiful atl atl weights.... without iron or any metal for that matter. They had copper, but it wasn’t used in the manufacture of these stones, as it was too soft.

Instead they worked granite by pecking it with quartz and chert hammerstones and by grinding with grit, water and larger flat stones.

The Egyptians were likely able to use a scaled up pecking method and may have used some basic engineering to make a repetitive striker for larger surfaces.


9 posted on 12/03/2019 1:07:16 PM PST by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge.)
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“ However, some of these amazing works could simply not have been made by these people during the time frame that we call dynastic Egypt.”

Says no one who has looked into it.


10 posted on 12/03/2019 1:08:33 PM PST by VanShuyten ("...that all the donkeys were dead. I know nothing as to the fate of the less valuable animals.")
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Chemistry would likely be the answer. Using chemicals that can dissolve stone would also leave no trace of its existence as it evaporated or got used up.


11 posted on 12/03/2019 1:08:59 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death by cultsther)
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Maybe just LOTS and LOTS of Cocaine supplied to vast armies of slave laborers..

But Coral Castle comes to mind.. Another mystery. I believe he used a gravity eraser device when placed above any object it would erase the effects of gravity below that object, making it very easy to move. But this doesn't explain the CUTTING and sculpting of massive rocks in Egypt.

12 posted on 12/03/2019 1:09:12 PM PST by CivilWarBrewing (Get off my back for my usage of CAPS, especially you snowflake males! MAN UP!)
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To: piasa

There should be physical evidence of quartz being used, but there is no mention of any physical evidence.


13 posted on 12/03/2019 1:09:46 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death by cultsther)
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It is thought that Edward Leedskalnin used giant bags of water to move coral stones into place.


14 posted on 12/03/2019 1:11:08 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death by cultsther)
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To: wildbill

We Wuz Kangz!


15 posted on 12/03/2019 1:11:34 PM PST by dfwgator (Endut! Hoch Hech!)
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To: Openurmind

No it isn’t.


16 posted on 12/03/2019 1:12:21 PM PST by MrEdd (Caveat Emptors)
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“Even the concept of this kind of precision does not occur to an artisan unless there is no other means of accomplishing what the artifact is intended to do. The only other reason that such precision would be created in an object would be that the tools that are used to create it are so precise that they are incapable of producing anything less than precision.”

It strikes me that neither of those statements makes any sense.


17 posted on 12/03/2019 1:12:43 PM PST by Williams (Stop Tolerating The Intolerant)
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Egyptian antiquities look beautiful in photographs. Up close, they convey the impression of kindergarten crafts.

Last year I visited a museum exhibit of matchlock and flintlock firearms. Afterward, I decided to check out the new Egypt exhibit and was stricken by the contrast.

I expected the Egyptian stuff to have a high degree of craftsmanship; not Baroque Period quality, but something like the pictures in the Egypt coffee table books.

Instead, everything look shabby and Neolithic.

18 posted on 12/03/2019 1:14:32 PM PST by Spirochete (GOP: Gutless Old Party)
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You’re also looking at things that have been eroded by 2000 of environmental damage.


19 posted on 12/03/2019 1:17:21 PM PST by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death by cultsther)
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To: Openurmind

Here’s how it could happen, if you read this article, even he makes reference to historical periods during which the level of workmanship had declined from earlier periods.
Many great empires and cities lie beneath the dust. For some period of time Rome was being used to pasture sheep.


20 posted on 12/03/2019 1:17:44 PM PST by Williams (Stop Tolerating The Intolerant)
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