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Old September 17th, 2010, 09:16 AM   #21
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this is amazing, i really would hope that the mysteries of these pyramids are discovered in our lifetime...

truly amazing
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Old September 20th, 2010, 10:44 PM   #22
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just found this, 205 m high pyramid in Iran?:


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1. Kurit Dam, the highest dam in world for 550 years till 20th century



http://www.irncid.org/DWNLoad.aspx?F...0ae2922694.pdf

• The overtopping resistance of arch masonry dam was vital to it’s safety, as the dam had no spillway and the dam builders of 650 years ago could not possibly foresee the extreme floods probable during the life of the structure. In this regard, integration of erosion resistance of masonry and geometry of the dam contributed greatly to the safety of the dam during floods. It is estimated that the Kurit dam has been overtopped for more than 1000 times in 650 years.
• No diversion tunnel was required as the dam was built on a brick arch in a narrow canyon. The lower part the dam was constructed during a dry season
• The Kurit dam was built in a very narrow canyon and its crest length reached only 80% of the height. Accordingly selection of arch configuration, minimized the thickness and volume of the dam (the crest thickness is only 1.2 m). Otherwise, the construction of the dam would have not been feasible due to difficult access to the site.
• The Kurit dam has experienced the Tabas earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 without even minor damage in 1978. 25,000 people were killed in the earthquake in the thinly populated region.

2. Gonabad Qanat, the deepest qanat in the world (360 meters in depth and 33 kilometers long tunnel)



http://whc.unesco.org/en/tentativelists/5207/
The property contains of 427 water wells with a length of 33113 meters and has been constructed based on different sciences like physics, geology and hydraulics and made it possible for the inhabitants to live in such a dry land that it rains there scarcely.

3. Atashgah, a mysterious 205 m-high man-made building!





4. Terrace of Persepolis, World’s Largest Ancient Building









It is almost four times larger than the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt, the average weight of a block of the Egyptian Pyramid is about 2.3 tons but about Persepolis this is 45 tons (about 20 times heavier)!

5. Temple of Anahita (Artemis), World’s Largest Ancient Temple







6. Ziggurat of Chogha Zanbil, World’s Largest Ziggurat



7. Falak-ol-Aflak Castle, An Ancient Wonder



Wonders of the world: http://www.statemaster.com/encyclope...r-of-the-World

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After a lot more of the world was discovered by the western world, wonders new to the western world made their appearance on new lists of wonders: ... Falak-ol-Aflak Castle
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As I said that is mysterious, it certainly looks like just a natural mountain but if you look more closely then you will see a large number of blocks, especially in lower parts.

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Old September 20th, 2010, 10:55 PM   #23
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^Probably a natural hill which has been modified as a citadel by adding stone walls and reinforcements etc. etc.
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Old September 21st, 2010, 01:23 PM   #24
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well the Perisans did build the biggest buildings of antiquity, 4 x larger than the Pyramid of Cheops.
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Old October 14th, 2010, 09:17 AM   #25
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any updates on this
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Old July 24th, 2012, 03:45 PM   #26
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Pick up "Dead Men's Secrets" by archaeologist Jonathan Gray next time you're at the bookstore. It's a 350 page documentary of ancient structures. Most of the pyramid testimonies are true. Google an image of the white pyramid in China. Easy to find. Builders? Technologically advanced humans. Kings/overseers of the projects? Giants. Coverup? You betcha. Doesn't fit with the fable of half-dumb nomadic evoloving humans roaming around. (Doesn't fit into the evolution theory.)
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Old November 22nd, 2012, 04:01 PM   #27
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thanks, I hope more information about these mysteries come up soon.

Also visit my other thread on ancient palaces and complexes:here
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well the Perisans did build the biggest buildings of antiquity, 4 x larger than the Pyramid of Cheops.
I want them to build my 2nd tomb! The first one wasn't large enough! Jong Il, the North Korean dude, and Donald Trump are bidding for that first one.
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Old November 23rd, 2012, 05:03 AM   #29
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Why would they hide them?
it's a military forbidden eara, chinese nuclear missles hide in qinlin moutains.
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Old November 23rd, 2012, 10:24 PM   #30
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Quickly, somebody call Richard Hoaxland

Just kidding, this is indeed fascinating, though I won't believe it until I see some proof
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