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Message 1900514 - Posted: 11 Nov 2017, 12:59:14 UTC

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Message 1900641 - Posted: 12 Nov 2017, 2:57:55 UTC - in response to Message 1900514.  

I saw the void one though can't remember where now.

From your other link:
A group of Egyptian and foreign experts will work together as they explore four of the monuments using infra-red and other advanced detection equipment
Interesting. Thanks for posting it.
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Message 1900659 - Posted: 12 Nov 2017, 7:25:00 UTC

Maybe they were created to save on materials. Nah that makes too much sense.
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Message 1900674 - Posted: 12 Nov 2017, 8:37:48 UTC
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Hi Bob,

Yes that suggestion has been made. Was it where they dumped spoil, builders rubble, general waste during construction, then decided to brick it up rather than remove it? Possible but the Egyptians were rather too precise in their construction methods to have done that.

We do know about chanbers under the Sphinx though.

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Just finished reading two books

The Stargate Conspiracy (Picknet & Prince 1999) which basically confirms hidden chambers at Giza ,but prophetises the return of the Egyptian gods from Sirius at the Millennium or shortly after, as the infamous Council of 9, and it's all the Freemasons fault! Got that wrong guys!

The other is The Bible and Flying Saucers (Downing 1997) who is obsessed with the apparent parting of the Red Sea and has made up a whole book around it. Except that it may not have been the Red Sea after all.

Could have happened.

It's all good for a laugh, and we sorely need one in this sad world of today.
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Message 1900675 - Posted: 12 Nov 2017, 8:42:45 UTC - in response to Message 1900659.  

Maybe they were created to save on materials.

LOL. That was my first thought as well when reading the news.
I wouldn't surprised if they find more voids in the pyramid.
The ancient egyptian constructors where really clever and learned from previous mistakes.
Like the bent pyramid.
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Message 1900687 - Posted: 12 Nov 2017, 11:36:08 UTC - in response to Message 1900675.  

Maybe they were created to save on materials.

LOL. That was my first thought as well when reading the news.
I wouldn't surprised if they find more voids in the pyramid.
Agree. :-)
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Message 1900800 - Posted: 13 Nov 2017, 0:31:04 UTC

I'd love to visit those pyramids.
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Message 1900869 - Posted: 13 Nov 2017, 10:44:49 UTC

Apparently there is limited access inside them with tickets only.
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Message 1900892 - Posted: 13 Nov 2017, 14:59:26 UTC - in response to Message 1900869.  

Apparently there is limited access inside them with tickets only.

And then an everyday citizen can only visit places that have been set up for the public to go.
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Message 1900897 - Posted: 13 Nov 2017, 15:28:34 UTC

As I understand it the Great pyramid has a limit of 150 people in the morning and then again in the afternoon. If you aren't at the booking office at8am you don't get one. The other pyramids are closed for preservation I'm told.
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Message 1900898 - Posted: 13 Nov 2017, 15:29:33 UTC - in response to Message 1900892.  

Apparently there is limited access inside them with tickets only.

And then an everyday citizen can only visit places that have been set up for the public to go.

Not in Britain.
I have visited both The Science Museum and the National Gallery of Art and Tate Gallery without paying a penny.
And Isaac Newton's tomb in Westminster Abbey and Nelson's flagship Victory in Portsmouth.
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Message 1900900 - Posted: 13 Nov 2017, 15:41:09 UTC - in response to Message 1900898.  

janne you have lost the plot! We are talking about Egyptian pyramids not UK public museums! Look at the thread title :-)
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Message 1900904 - Posted: 13 Nov 2017, 16:11:09 UTC - in response to Message 1900900.  

janne you have lost the plot! We are talking about Egyptian pyramids not UK public museums! Look at the thread title :-)

Sorry. I was carried away to the fact that you have to pay money to visit sights that I thought is very public!
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Message 1900909 - Posted: 13 Nov 2017, 16:33:31 UTC

You must pay a ticket even to visit the Duomo di Milano, since it needs money for its continuing repairs. The works have been going on for centuries, and in Italy any work of very long duration is called "La fabbrica del Domm!"
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Message 1901115 - Posted: 15 Nov 2017, 4:30:10 UTC - in response to Message 1900897.  

As I understand it the Great pyramid has a limit of 150 people in the morning and then again in the afternoon.

That's a small number, but I guess it's necessary. I'm actually surprised they let any tourists inside. When I was in Mexico, in 2000, they let me climb up to the top of the main pyramid in Chichen Itza, but I've heard they stopped that because the steps are really not safe, and I'll tell ya I had a serious case of vertigo on the descent.
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Message 1901116 - Posted: 15 Nov 2017, 4:32:48 UTC

My dad was stationed in Eritrea during WWII, and he apparently had some fun going to Egypt. He's on the first camel in this picture:


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Message 1901810 - Posted: 19 Nov 2017, 7:31:01 UTC

Pyramidology is found all over the world. The ancient Egyptians, Aztecs, Incas, Mayas, Numians etc. Two main theories have developed for their proliferation.

Firstly as most cultures gods came from the sky, they were markers on the ground where the gods followers could be found if they returned as they had promised to do. Particularly so in the Giza ones which are laid out to represent the belt of Orion where they believed their gods came from. Allied to that is the Nazca plain and the hieroglyphs that can only be fully appreciated from the sky not at ground level.

The other theory is that the ancients believed that when the gods returned they would restore the faithful from the dead, so the leaders were placed within elaborate tombs to preserve them for the future, often with artefacts that they would need in the believed afterlife they would have.

Why they were built is still is up for conjecture, but in reality, there are massive stone blocks weighing up to 15tons, internal blocks up to 70 tons, so accurately placed, that we couldn't do it today. And the Baalbek terrace with 800 ton blocks. Plans of the Baalbek were given to international construction companies like Wimpey and Costain, they all said it couldn't be done even with the largest cranes in the world.

The estimated 40,000 workforce needed to drag and build the Giza pyramids by hand, would have required more food than the whole Nile valley could have produced at the time. But there they are today to go and look at.
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Message 1912308 - Posted: 11 Jan 2018, 7:18:45 UTC


This is what blows my mind.

There are also images of the Dr crawling out of a chamber from under the sphinx.


But, Indeed the (G-Pyramid) is sacred to us all.
I hold a special place in my heart for them both.
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