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View Poll Results: What did they use to build these structures?
Some sort of machinery 3 23.08%
Basic tools (copper chisels, stone mallets) 6 46.15%
We may never know for sure 4 30.77%
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Old August 30th, 2012, 03:31 PM   #1
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How did the ancients build their monuments?

Revelation Of The Pyramids
Is human civilization much older than we had previously thought?



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Narrated by Brian Cox, it takes an in-depth look at not only the Great Pyramids of Egypt but also the other pyramids throughout the world. Thatís right; there are pyramids in Peru, Mexico and even China. Director Patrice Pooyard has spent years studying and researching these magnificent wonders and his findings are nothing less than astounding.

It starts by looking at how the Great Pyramid was built. With 2 million stone blocks that were precisely measured, cut and placed to line up perfectly horizontal and vertical within 1/50 of an inch, itís believed to have been built in just 20 years using nothing more than copper chisels, stone mallets and ropes. Itís a remarkable feat of engineering even by todayís standards and Cox asks if it was even possible.
Source: http://staticmass.net/documentary/re...d-2011-review/

Forget the alien c**p and let's ask architects, engineers, mathematicians, ect!



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Old August 31st, 2012, 02:08 AM   #2
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Old August 31st, 2012, 09:23 AM   #3
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LOL.. No, I don't think so!
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Why do I have to choose?

I like 'em both...
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People REALLY underestimate the abilities of people in the ancient world (and the past in general).

The only difference between humans today and humans 2000 thousand years ago is the benefit of a handful of inventors and geniuses.
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I don't think people were more genius before than today, that's a bit ridiculous to think. If anything I'd say it's the opposite. Let's just say that they had a diffrent way of thinking and getting around things than us today.

Tbh I don't think that we will get to know how the pyramids are built, I mean isn't this part of what signifies them that much? The mystery behind how these majestic structures came about to be built.
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