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THIS is How You Know Ancient Egyptians had a Lost Ancient Technology…

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Bright Insight
Bright Insight Yıl önce
So the question becomes, what was the technology? - OR...was it ALIENS? :) Follow me on Instagram: instagram.com/bright_insight/ Follow me on TikTok: vm.tiktok.com/ZM8u3XBhL/ Help Support me by contributing to my Patreon! www.patreon.com/BrightInsight If you like my video, Tip me $ on Venmo! @bright_insight Thank you for watching! - Jimmy
Robert Edwards
Robert Edwards 6 gün önce
@Raccoon Resident m
Metalgear SolidSnake
Metalgear SolidSnake 2 aylar önce
@spiderman no way home< so how do you know the technology is old?
Metalgear SolidSnake
Metalgear SolidSnake 2 aylar önce
@spiderman no way home< so how do you know the technology is old?
Alexandre Sartori
Alexandre Sartori 2 aylar önce
Wet Sanded ropes?
Vadim VeeVoit
Vadim VeeVoit 3 aylar önce
@barberwinning yeah except all of that has been taken apart. The stone is original with veins in it and melted granite turns into igneous compound unrecognizable from granite and would require enormous temperatures. Your theory is bogus.
Neville Bartos
Neville Bartos Yıl önce
I work in stonemasonry, programming & operating machines that cut all types of stone. Black Granite & quartzite being the most difficult to cut. But cutting isn’t the issue. Even with expensive diamond tipped saws or a water jet at 60,000 psi , cutting the stone is relatively achievable (obviously technically advanced in terms of tooling) with the tools we use. The issue we have is moving and placing them in position without pieces blowing out when a corner barely touches something. If we pick a piece of granite Bench-top up at either end it can easily just break in two. Although tough to cut it’s incredibly fragile, as veins running through it are far less dense, and easily crumble apart. Bits that fall to the ground are literally collected and glued back into place, as to retain as natural look. All stone edges have a bevel or little rounded edge for structural integrity on the edges. Corners and edges can chip so easily. If you had a 15 tonne block of granite with polished faces and square edges/corners I literally cannot fathom how gentle you’d have to be to manoeuvre it into position without bits just breaking off when bumped even slightly… for all these square corners to be perfectly intact indicates to me very advanced stonemasonry to say the least. & then consider moving them?!! People don’t realise what this weight entails when using such a hard yet fragile material
Joseph Nebeker
Joseph Nebeker Gün önce
@Escape Velocity Actually... you CAN pour granite. It CAN be a geopolymer. Just, don't use heat or you'll destroy the crystals. Because of the low reactivity of granite, or granite waste, an aluminosilicate material in its natural state, it can be activated through alkali fusion with different amounts of sodium hydroxide. You can then create a geopolymer at ROOM TEMPERATURE using sodium silicate as an activator. You should easily be able to find this information by doing a simple search on the internet.
Jason Burke
Jason Burke 2 gün önce
@somerandomchannel they still could of had slaves (and they did) but that doesn't mean they were responsible for building the pyramids. It took skilled labor which a common slave probably didn't have. Slaves were probably used for more basic labor task.
Shawn
Shawn 3 gün önce
Bro they had little boats and ropes, and the whole world had nothing better to do. Easy pezi.
Wes Roberts
Wes Roberts 5 gün önce
Thanks!!!!
pjcd1961
pjcd1961 5 gün önce
Maybe they found a way to control the cracking?
Ron Hall
Ron Hall 2 aylar önce
I have wondered this for years. I am a materials engineer and I just never got how Granite was chi sled to fit so tightly. Aliens?? Probably not. Advanced, very clever processing methods? Absolutely. I suspect the pyramids ate much older than we give credit. I think the technology was lost due to wars or natural disasters. Later generations came in and made the most of what was there. Adding in art work and columns, etc. It is odd to not find any large saws. I could imagine using diamond dust and water to assist in the machining and sawing of these blocks.
Aqua Fyre
Aqua Fyre 11 saatler önce
@JHT Survival Hey clown - try rubbing two bits of steel together to make a Battleship. Plenty of stone masons who agree with you - Oh yeah here we go - links please -
JHT Survival
JHT Survival 14 saatler önce
@Aqua Fyre try rubbing a 200 ton granite block with another 200ton granite block to smooth it out and let me know how that goes. There's plenty of engineers and stone masons who agree that to build this shit the way egyptologists claim is ridiculous. Especially in the time frame
JHT Survival
JHT Survival 14 saatler önce
@RealDaraGaming that assassins creed story is based off others theories
Aqua Fyre
Aqua Fyre 3 gün önce
@Omar Boulmarouf 😆
Aqua Fyre
Aqua Fyre 3 gün önce
Ron Hall - If you are puzzled about the granite fitting together so close - you need to ask a Stonemason. They will tell you that the quickest way to level granite - is to rub it with another piece of granite - It's that simple.
Larry McEver
Larry McEver 2 aylar önce
Having been involved in construction most of my life, I am of the opinion that the fit was first cut very accurately and placed. The final cut to fit was made by rubbing the stones, and I do not know just how the movement was done, but friction rubbing the stones was used to form the final joint. Friction force for the horizontal seams was gravity. Friction force for the vertical joints was another issue but not impossible. Shaped stones were ground off using friction. The concern would be to learn how the friction was generated.
JHT Survival
JHT Survival 14 saatler önce
@Francis Wheat Germ you do realize they claim this was done in 20 years. The math comes out to having only 5min per block. That didn't include quarrying, polishing... transportation
Darryl Yopp
Darryl Yopp Gün önce
@Francis Wheat Germa few? And it was disassembled.
Justin razor
Justin razor 11 gün önce
@Francis Wheat Germ its called tensile strength. Look it up.
Urukosh !
Urukosh ! 11 gün önce
@Francis Wheat Germ strong and fragile structure wise lol. compare it with eggs.
Newsham
Newsham 12 gün önce
@Francis Wheat Germ "Strong but fragile? In the same way something is cold and hot at the same time? Damp and dry?" Most likely they meant fragile as in 'brittle'.
Richard Lees
Richard Lees Aylar önce
great engaging video. I would love to see xray or other penetration imaging of a structure. When I look at many of these photos my theory is we're seeing a 'facing' or trowelled mortar surface. The 'cuts' being expansion joints similar to what we do in concrete today . This leaves some major questions because there's no evidence of 'rebar' for lack of a better term. BUT... it's just possible the major block is 'cast' within a form, coated with slurry without aggregate, trowelled and expansion joints (appearing like seams) cut in after. Just my opinion as a concrete contractor where we strategically 'cut in' joints after the fact. Fun is speculating how this all got done. Bronze is WAY too soft and they were a long way away from Milwaukee Diamond tipped blades spinning in a cut-off saw cooled with water.
Richard Lees
Richard Lees 9 gün önce
@The Grim Beeper The weak link in the argument is no evidence of power generating infrastructure.
The Grim Beeper
The Grim Beeper Aylar önce
Or were they?
Konrad Comrade
Konrad Comrade Aylar önce
what amazes me, too, is that the foundation didn't give in over time, due to the heavy weight of the pyramid itself! Over thousands of years, it should have been settling somewhat?
Robitussin Ethanol
Robitussin Ethanol 9 gün önce
It’s amazing to think about.
thewiirocks
thewiirocks 21 gün önce
Of course they gave out. What you're looking at are the ruins of the pyramids. See all that stepping? That's stones being exposed that aren't supposed to be exposed. When BI showed the bent pyramid, did you see some of the whiter stone on the outside? That's the remnants of the original cladding. The cladding was smoothed and shined stones that likely would have made the pyramids SHINE in the light of day. They would have been literal lighthouses in the desert.
Mephitic Miasma
Mephitic Miasma 29 gün önce
IIRC, one or more pyramids had their facing blocks fall off due to insufficient foundation at the edges-- aka earthquakes literally caused them to slide off into rubble piles around the pyramids.
Foodie Reviewdie
Foodie Reviewdie Yıl önce
I've worked in construction even diamond drilling and sawing for 15 years and even with today's technology it's extremely difficult to obtain that level of precision and they seem to be able to do it with ease on a massive scale it's unbelievable to me. Thanks for all the likes and comments first of all. My observation of disbelief has come from my experience of working in concrete cutting, working with big blocks of reinforced concrete with 40mm steel rebar. No where has any historian or scientist explained how they could cut rose granite with such precision thousands of years ago the most amazing examples of this to me are the stone boxes of the Serapeum of Saqqara let alone how they got the boxes into place. Also to the comments suggesting these blocks where cast or poured that technology does not exist in terms of creating granite or rose granite or any impermeable rock due to the pressures required only found in geological nature. Sorry if I didn't reply to any comments, having read though the discussion from my initial comment I am humbled to have opened such a debate. Peace 👌
William Keyes
William Keyes 3 aylar önce
What do you all think about them not cutting those large stones, but laid them and made them like laying cement.
Merritt Fallis
Merritt Fallis 3 aylar önce
@Phil Whatever Please explain to us, Phil, how a compass could have POSSIBLY aided them in any way. It points to magnetic north and..... that's it. How does that help? Not to mention that the compass was invented IN CHINA sometime between 202 BC - 220 AD. The oldest ancient pyramid, the Pyramid of Djoser, dates back to around 2670 BCE. The rest of the pyramids were constructed anywhere between 2612 BCE to 664 BCE. That means the VERY LAST pyramid built was completed more than 450 years BEFORE such a thing as the compass existed, in a country that is 5000 miles away. The earlier pyramids were up to 2000 years earlier than that. In any case, a compass would have been as useful as a wristwatch when it came to making precision cuts in stone.
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Chandni Kumarov 4 aylar önce
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Tonya Little
Tonya Little Aylar önce
Is it at all possible that they were able to crush the blocks into like a concrete mixture and pour these giant slabs then they would have these exact seems? Is there a way to test the rocks to see if that was possible? Do the rocks contain some kind of bonding agent ? Or show some kind of signs of such? It would have made carrying that much weight from one point to the next much easier if it was crushed first and then made into a type of concrete block mixture at the site?
Vivek Jadhav
Vivek Jadhav 3 gün önce
@Enso obviously for us it's the most logical thing. But maybe they did things differently. I'm not saying they were using lasers or some alien technology to build this but it's not so hard to imagine that they were advanced and very intelligent civilization when you take in account for how many years humans have existed. Look at what we have achieved in the last few years. Maybe they had a lot of time to learn or know these things.
Enso
Enso 3 gün önce
@Vivek Jadhav bro, we don't know why LOL... all the talk here is what's the most logical thing and cutting huge stones extremely precise is more unlikely than using concrete
Vivek Jadhav
Vivek Jadhav 4 gün önce
@Enso then why use 2 different techniques when either one those is efficient. If you are making concrete how hard is it to make small ones. And if you are cutting the stones with such ease why go through the troubles of making concrete. I stand with cutting process.
Enso
Enso 4 gün önce
@Vivek Jadhav Yeah, maybe... but the size is much smaller than the others and it's hollow. Also, how do we that's actually a cut and not an error in the molding process? The most logical thing is still using concrete because of the accuracy of the lines but we can't rule out cutting if it's not too big.
Vivek Jadhav
Vivek Jadhav 4 gün önce
@Enso if they were built with concrete then how do you explain 15:30..?
Davide Daniele
Davide Daniele Aylar önce
There should definitely be a double clap button on TRvid for this kind of video. Keep it up. This is entertaining at a whole new intellectual level.
Lance Larvie
Lance Larvie Aylar önce
they wove unicorn fur into extremely strong thin lines and used leverage. it’s like fiber line if you know what that is
James StJames
James StJames Aylar önce
I believe the surface of that stone is intentional to hold decorative plaster.
MrFatuchi
MrFatuchi Yıl önce
I worked with stone for 4 years... We made pavement, stairs, walls etc. The most difficult thing to do was to connect two pieces on right angle by making a 45 degrees cut on each piece. And we are talking lengths of 30cm tops thickness 5cm max. Using a diamond saw. Even slightest mistake and two pieces don't connect 100%. Sure I could put more effort and time and make it 100% but the point was how much effort it takes with modern tools to connect two tiny surface areas which makes me just gasp when I see those razor thin connections on giant stone blocks... Its literally impossible. I never seen anybody pointing this out in Egypt. Like wtf that's impossible. Ugh this why I want to visit the place myself to see in person all these details then you can appreciate the level of difficulty or should I say impossibility.
AIenSmithee
AIenSmithee 16 gün önce
"I worked with stone for 4 years". Well I guess they know everything there is to know about ancient stone masonry. lol
PI3MAN25
PI3MAN25 Aylar önce
@John Doe nah it's being widely accepted now.
Jesse Pollard
Jesse Pollard 2 aylar önce
not impossible. just difficult. grinding slowly will do the job. it just takes time.
Metalgear SolidSnake
Metalgear SolidSnake 2 aylar önce
@spiderman no way home< so how do you know the technology is old?
Metalgear SolidSnake
Metalgear SolidSnake 2 aylar önce
@spiderman no way home< so how do you know the technology is old?
Art Cafe
Art Cafe 2 aylar önce
IMHO these bronze tools were either for ritualistic use and/or they were only mean for burials. Just like you probably won't see too many mechanics getting buried today with their socket wrench set or their hammers. The actual tools were valuable and therefore they got used and passed down. Whenever a tool wasn't serviceable anymore they took it to a blacksmith to get it melted and remade (just like you would today). They had the technology. In fact, Tutankhamun was buried with an iron dagger (you can see it in the new Cairo Museum). This means they knew about iron, understood how to work it and could make a knife out of it. If they could make a dagger out of iron they could make chisels and saws out of iron. The only problem, was that iron was very, very expensive to obtain since all the source of iron for Egypt is in Lower Egypt in the Lake Nasser area or Aswan areas. I suspect that iron was probably more expensive and/or more valuable at the time than gold. You see plenty of gold items in tombs were made of gold, but none of iron (or at least only one so far). However, since most tombs were robbed, we don't know if perhaps some Pharaohs were buried with iron. I mean a rather minor Pharaoh was buried with plenty of gold and one iron blade, so it's not beyond the possibility that other Pharaohs were also buried with iron, but their tombs got robbed. Why haven't we found any iron tools? Simple, they were kept being used and the folks who had enough money to have iron tools buried with them got robbed. If you are going to rob a tomb, no sense in leaving anything valuable behind. Leave the stone figurines and the jars behind (why not), but iron or gold? No way.
Mariano Alvarez
Mariano Alvarez 6 gün önce
There is an Iron pillar in India that is about 1,600 years old and has never rusted even out in the open!
アップルパイ
アップルパイ 9 gün önce
Not to mention that ancient egyptian carver basically have no other craft in their life other than that. Unlike modern people who're more adept at many different things in life, ancient people only focus on one thing and achieve mastery like none other. These crafts are entirely possible with minimal tool and tech, as long as they got the time and will to do it. We often forget what human being are capable of when they've got the will. Either when cornered, or when they've got no other way of achieving it.
Sassy The Sasquatch
Sassy The Sasquatch 10 gün önce
@Zachary Nowak correct, there are even patterns and markings within the blade that indicate that it was in fact from a meteor, the structure of the metal itself is consistent with that of iron found only in meteors
Adrian Popescu
Adrian Popescu Aylar önce
here you go, the secret technique: trvid.com/video/video-KMAtkjy_YK4.html
KYCLP
KYCLP Aylar önce
@Zachary Nowak Yeah, it was. Meteoric tools show up sometimes in history before iron tools were widespread.
coyote
coyote 7 aylar önce
Hi! This is so interesting! One thing though, in one of the clips there is a sign next to the tools that says these are tools found at the site of the building THAT WERE PROBABLY USED TO BREAK APART THE BUILDING. In other words, not to build but to pry apart... Granted you and Forester and some others are very right that technology other than these bronze and copper and iron tools were probably used to build the stone buildings. The chisel marks on the walls of the tunnels in the Bent Pyramid do show that chiseling was done. But the sawing is another matter. NOT to mention the fitting together of the odd shapes! What i love best is that this stonework is found on another continent, America, as well. Machu Pichu.
4D bullshit Patroll
4D bullshit Patroll 7 aylar önce
I saw a video that said the chisel marks in the bent pyramid were made in the 19th century to open up a shaft big enough to remove soil as they dug for an esophagus and treasure. Of course they found nothing as these were not tombs.
shawn corrigan
shawn corrigan 5 aylar önce
As someone who has spent decades cutting and fitting many different types of stone,that had tiny weights in comparison, i say you are SPOT ON !! there is NO way those blocks were cut with copper or bronze tools, even if they had the best tools we have today ,it could not be duplicated. some questioned to be answered honestly no matter how smart you want to look to others ..WE DONT KNOW HOW THEY DID IT !!!!!
AIenSmithee
AIenSmithee 16 gün önce
@Brian Jones trvid.com/video/video-_5AplOCegMA.html
AIenSmithee
AIenSmithee 16 gün önce
@Brian Jones trvid.com/video/video-E5pZ7uR6v8c.html
AIenSmithee
AIenSmithee 16 gün önce
@Brian Jones trvid.com/video/video-VX_hBpN32HU.html
AIenSmithee
AIenSmithee 16 gün önce
The arrogance of saying because you couldn't figure it out that it is impossible.
Freaky Styley
Freaky Styley 26 gün önce
@Ericdw123 now explain how they got them up to 350ft in the air....
William James Golemon
Is it possible the rock was softer that long ago? (Choral Castle in FL. The guy built it by himself and claimed to know how they built the pyramids)
Mark Bradshaw
Mark Bradshaw 5 gün önce
@Dustin Wilson What a complete pile of horse shit. Latin 'Castellum' meaning small fortified encampment.
Ericdw123
Ericdw123 29 gün önce
pyramides are made of limestone (Mohs2-4) and way easier to cut, only a few parts are granite (Mohs6-7).what was show cut
Dustin Wilson
Dustin Wilson Aylar önce
Yes it's simple. It's cast. That's where the word castle comes from. Like cement it's poured into a mold.
ROTTER
ROTTER 6 aylar önce
Egypt has interested me on a very deep level since I was a kid. I always had a feeling things were off, even as a kid. This was such a great video. There are MANY THINGS they are hiding and not telling us. Pathetic to think basic hand tools were used. And the tons of blocks on a boat? Ok.
Ericdw123
Ericdw123 29 gün önce
pyramides are made of limestone (Mohs2-4) from a quarry next to it and way easier to cut, only a few parts are granite (Mohs6-7).what was show cut
Syrnian
Syrnian 2 aylar önce
An argument from incredulity. Hiding what? Who are "they"?
Dermot Lennon
Dermot Lennon 2 aylar önce
Graham Hancocks series Ancient Apocalypse is worth a watch an it shows you that what 👉( ? THEY ) have been informing us about ancient history has a very BIG QUESTION ❓️ mark over everything 🤔
Dermot Lennon
Dermot Lennon 2 aylar önce
@Sam yeah but who are they
Sam
Sam 2 aylar önce
@Bill Craig Schools , historians , books
ElongatedMusk
ElongatedMusk 7 aylar önce
I feel like whatever technology was used to make those cuts was used “on site “and involved in decision-making in the moment for those shapes… It really transcends into …almost magic I am a fabricator, a perfectionist, attention to detail is the mantra I live by and even on a TRvid video my breath is taken every time I see examples of ancient perfection like this. ❤️❤️❤️🙏
Adrian Popescu
Adrian Popescu Aylar önce
godspeed: trvid.com/video/video-KMAtkjy_YK4.html
J. A. Pimentel
J. A. Pimentel 2 aylar önce
@Earthdogbonzo3 you are right on the antigravity, if you want to know more about it I'd recommend reading the book "The emerald tablets" by Thoth the Atlantean. That book goes into some details as to how Thoth used antigravity to create the pyramids.
Richard Tayte
Richard Tayte 3 aylar önce
Maybe not "lost technologies" but "lost techniques"?
dreampsi2
dreampsi2 3 aylar önce
so you must not have seen the only 1 or 2 examples of a giant block still in the quarry but 1/2 cut because it cracked and they left it. 1/2 of it is already cut and the othe 1/2 is in solid granite proving they cut them in the quarry with precision before moving them. Not to say they didn't have a way to fix something at the building site to make it more of a fit but we don't have that evidence but we do have the quarry evidence.
Vadim VeeVoit
Vadim VeeVoit 4 aylar önce
@Earthdogbonzo3 Not ET but a local super human species with interstellar or intergalactic capacity. Tech totally outside of our mechanical understanding of abrasives and building principles, that is clear.
Billy Williams
Billy Williams 6 aylar önce
I work in FF&E furniture, fixtures and equipment. After outfitting hundreds of large commercial buildings with all types of furniture, I've never seen anything this precise. Every building has flaws but most people don't notice them. Crooked or bowed walls, ceilings, splayed tiles. We have to cut the furniture down to fit in the space some times.
Js Travelers
Js Travelers 2 aylar önce
I hear you. Sometimes I deal with other people's mistakes too. I hope you travel! You have to see this for yourself! In person! Lots of cool architecture out there in the world. As great as America is, there's stuff out there that you'll never see here!
Longji Dalu
Longji Dalu 6 aylar önce
I used to work in the construction industry and can tell that to cut granite with modern tools is very challenging so I appreciate the technical knowledge that the ancient Egyptians possess.
Ericdw123
Ericdw123 29 gün önce
@Cure It pyramides are made of limestone (Mohs2-4) from a quarry next to it and way easier to cut, only a few parts are granite (Mohs6-7).what was show cut
Thirty6
Thirty6 2 aylar önce
@Longji Dalu Felons or Trump supporters? Lol
Longji Dalu
Longji Dalu 2 aylar önce
@Thirty6 Many Are Getting Arrested 😀
Thirty6
Thirty6 2 aylar önce
@Longji Dalu I'm a felon.
Longji Dalu
Longji Dalu 2 aylar önce
@Thirty6 You sound like a Trump supporter, an election denier 😂
NTKLife
NTKLife Yıl önce
Probably watched 100’s of videos on this topic during these last 2 years. What I find interesting is the same techniques seem to be present all around earth. Who knows what type of knowledge was known over 12,000 years ago. Most of the technology such as using radio waves and electricity is not invented by us. But rather found and used. I truly believe that they used some kind of energy which we don’t know about today. Or there was something lost due to changes on earth. Perhaps to do with electromagnetism. Nikola Tesla truly knew more than we know today about this.
t sam
t sam Yıl önce
I didn't know we found radios lying around and then picked them up and used them to receive radio broadcasts from stations we found lying around and waiting to be put into operation. Was it the same for electric motors? Were they just lying around too?
What I learnt today
@Hatsune miku 01 lol
Neal Schoeler
Neal Schoeler Yıl önce
Okay. Let's walk this out. What was the technology exactly? The ability to make a flat surface. It was realized that chiseling was not capable of achieving such a flat surface as to allow much greater heights to buildings, as well as much more efficient seems for aqueducts. Once the ability was mastered to move such large objects the technology to flatten them was born. Lapping. Get them as roughly flat as possible and then put some grit between and rub them together. Provided the grit is consistent both with flatten to "perfect" identical planes. That "perfect" thing becomes a known, something by which to measure other things. That's the technology. And the energy was human effort.
Annette G. R.I.P
Annette G. R.I.P Yıl önce
@Hatsune miku 01 I’d agree with that. Brilliant good men don’t come along very often.
Hatsune miku 01
Hatsune miku 01 Yıl önce
Probably why they wanted him dead and guard all his secrets and tech
Sherri Jensen
Sherri Jensen 6 aylar önce
One thing I never hear talked about is the identical precision of the hieroglyphics. Many of the birds and other animals look like they were stamped on there. You could not replicate a figure like that by hand same with the large statue figures.
Quantum Anomaly
Quantum Anomaly 5 aylar önce
It seems to me that they outsourced all the highly skilled stone work. Especially early on. All of the volcanic and hard stones that were sourced from very far away were intricately carved with fantastic skill. Some even having muscular and skeletal features. But most impressive was the symmetry. Then it seems those objects were delivered and then crudely carved into by lesser skilled Egyptians. It's possible they had employed or enslaved people from those other areas due to their skill. Learned what they could and once those people died off or their relationship crumbled, the Egyptians took the stone work upon themselves. This would explain earlier work being so much better than mid dynasty work. Before eventually completely changing their technique when the Romans showed up. Likely hiring them to do the job and the Egyptians simply carved the hieroglyphics into the Roman built statues and structures. It could even be that early Egyptians conquered the original inhabitants. Moved in, learned what they could from the last of the survivors, inherited what was already there and scratched hieroglyphics into it. For some fair reasoning on that behalf, look at the sculptures of older pharaohs compared to later dynasty pharaohs. The features are vastly different. Almost as if they weren't even the same culture. We know this to be fact in the latest dynasties when white Europeans held the throne. Particularly around the time the Romans arrived. How unlikely would it be that there were multiple intercultural relationships going on throughout the kingdom? You see thinner lips and noses, features held generally by white Europeans. But earlier carvings definitely seemed to have features more reminiscent of African descent than middle eastern descent. What if the bronze skinned middle eastern people we know today are simply a biproduct of the melting pot that Egypt was. And at different times throught the 3000 years ancient Egypt was around, different cultures held various levels of influence. We also know that ancient Egypt's southern neighbors were and still are physically different. From their skin tone to physical features. And we all know that a couple hundred miles difference isn't going to lead to that kind of physiological evolutionary difference, especially when the overall climate is the same throughout that period. But back on track, these neighbors just so happened to be the source of most all the Egyptian gold, also carved statues. Exquisitely detailed statues. To the same degree of quality and to the same level of artistry as the early granite and diorite work we see in Egypt. So first they found the sphinx and the people living there. Engrained themselves and created very early pre dynastic Egypt. Learned stone work from the indigenous people. Found gold from their neighbors who were likely one in the same. Worked stone and gold. Got infatuated with gold, still dabbled with stone work but not too much as gold and jewelry became more popular. This is also when they were introduced to paint in higher quantities. Mixed more socially, went through drought and sold off most of their valuables, started to become stronger again but then the Romans showed up. Reintroduced them to stone work in the Roman style. Then Rome got bored, left, got run out whatever and then Egypt finally crashed. The stone workers carried their skill as they migrated into the middle east. Creating the works at Jordan and in Iraq/Iran before a new religion put a stop to it all. That would also explain why you see what appears to be a blend of styles of Egyptian and Roman works through the middle east in the early a.d. years. If you made it this far, welcome to the ramblings and mind of an ADHD high school dropout with obsessive traits. I hope I made at least a little sense.
Quantum Anomaly
Quantum Anomaly 5 aylar önce
I'm pretty sure they have examples of stencil work in Egypt. They likely would have had scribes draw out whole inscriptions or rough scratch them into walls and then have the stone cutters come in and do the actual carving. Not much different than today, we have engineers plan out all the work then hand those plans off to the construction crews. But they may have had stamps as well for common symbols. It would likely not be too far beyond the average person that dedicated themselves to writing for 450 generations to come up with a simple wooden stamp/stencil. Dip it in paint and press it against the wall then carve out the lines.
Caleb Brown
Caleb Brown 5 aylar önce
stencil, people are smart, ancient people cetinaly had thier ways!
Noctambule
Noctambule 24 gün önce
The precision of these structures holding up thousands of years later is one thing. I can only imagine what they looked like when they were new. Not to bash any modern architects but nothing man has created since has ever come close to awe inspiring as these ancient structures. Bravo to whoever/whatever created them.
Ray Wright
Ray Wright 6 aylar önce
Any technology that involved cutting huge stones in a short amount of time would leave a serious trail behind. So there is no doubt they carved these mega structures. Egypt had many things that made this high degree of skill possible, such as a healthy and large labor population, geographical isolation, domination, and specification, cultural unification, and TIME. They had literally thousands of years to hone their stone skills. Can you imagine a continuous Nation for 10's of thousands of years while being in a position of geographical perfection in terms of invasion? The age of the oldest nation presently is a debatable 1500 years but 500 would be a good average for modern nations. Our own misconceptions and biases make it impossible to understand what the Egyptians accomplished not just in stonemasonry but in a variety of very specialized fields. Every aspect of their life and culture was centered on religion and building.
QEC
QEC 4 aylar önce
Hi, Great comment would love to get your opinions on the topics I cover on my channel! It discusses very similar points referring to Peru and Cuzco. Thanks QEC
Chris Wood
Chris Wood 3 aylar önce
You've answered a question I have had for years. Surely they must have found many tools that were worn out and discarded, or accidently dropped down a crack and irretrievable, or stored and forgotten. Seemingly not. It does suggest that they had methods that may not have required 'tools' to cut the blocks so accurately, hence there is no archaeological evidence. Abrasives have been suggested, such as garnet, which would have just become part of the sand where it was deposited after use.
Ericdw123
Ericdw123 29 gün önce
pyramides are made of limestone (Mohs2-4) from a quarry next to it and way easier to cut, only a few parts are granite (Mohs6-7).what was show cut
Anterak123 Richard
Anterak123 Richard 6 aylar önce
Hello! Very interesting video. There are many hypothesis on how the ancient ones could had use levitation and some sort of power to make the stone malleable like clay so they could be fitted nicely....If this was the case, I believe there will be discrepancies in the crystal alignment of the stone at least near the edges of one of these stones compare to a stone cut with tools. The malleable stone theory who have the crystal alignment kind of off kilter compare to a ordinary stone. Don't you think this is worth checking?
QEC
QEC 4 aylar önce
Hi, Great comment would love to get your opinions on the topics I cover on my channel! It discusses very similar points referring to Peru and Cuzco. Thanks QEC
Robert Nordeen
Robert Nordeen 2 aylar önce
You've explained it very well. It's a total mind boggler. Who is hiding the real tools that were used. No way can softer metals cut something harder. Big mystery for sure.
BB
BB 4 gün önce
@Ron Petersen who knows how long it really took to build
Freaky Styley
Freaky Styley 26 gün önce
@Ron Petersen 4mm an hour? 😂😂😂
Diego Maradona
Diego Maradona Aylar önce
@Ron Petersen there are other videos where they use stone tools for granite so metal ones might have been used for other purpose than construction
Curtis
Curtis Aylar önce
It's not some grand conspiracy - no one's hiding anything. We just need more evidence; That's all.
Ron Petersen
Ron Petersen Aylar önce
@DB They shown that in this video if you watched it. It would take a LONG time that way. they likely had something a bit more complicated to do it that way.
salamanca1954
salamanca1954 6 aylar önce
Polygonal megalithic stonework is also seen throughout Peru. It's as though the same technology, if not the same culture, was working with multiton stones in granite (Egypt) and andesite (Peru) both exceptionally hard stones.
Watchtower Dragon
Watchtower Dragon Aylar önce
I've been seeing alot of discussion about cutting stone with large tuning fork staves seen in hieroglyphics. Also contemplation that the stones were floated using vibration. Alternatively, I've sometimes wondered if they may have known how to liquefy stone without heat and pour them into framed moulds that would have been removed once the stone returned to a solid state.
Watchtower Dragon
Watchtower Dragon 5 gün önce
@Mark Bradshaw I'm not saying I have any inkling of how it was done, but archeologists and physicists haven't successfully explained the shaping and moving of massive stones to be placed in megalithic structures either. Anyhow, boiling water without heat... trvid.com/video/video-EH3paNnQXCY.html Perhaps if they were experts of sound and vibration they discovered a vibrational means of changing pressure?
Watchtower Dragon
Watchtower Dragon 5 gün önce
@Mark Bradshaw I didn't say anything about heat 😉
Mark Bradshaw
Mark Bradshaw 5 gün önce
Energy source to create enough heat to liquefy nearly 20 millions tonnes of Limestone at 900 degrees Celsius?
Dustin Wilson
Dustin Wilson Aylar önce
Have you heard of a mold? You don't need to lift a thing. Just make cement, pour into the mold and boom you have a perfectly straight stone. These guys with aliens and shit. Look into the aRyans
Watchtower Dragon
Watchtower Dragon Aylar önce
@Curtis trvid.com/video/video-BsqOLCXYznE.html
Myrslokstok
Myrslokstok 2 aylar önce
Basicly a crack wouldn't be tighter. But the sic thing is also that, they are just some random block, it is not the most important monument or something. The bronzechissels were only for the grafitti.
Bevo Nostro
Bevo Nostro 5 aylar önce
15:45: Could be evidence of a rapid cutting method - but could also be evidence of an automated one that ran reliably enough to leave it running at slow speed as well, some sort of set-it-and-forget-it type of process. The more challenging problem from that carved box is the interior edges. I'd definitely be investigating grinding using grit at least as durable as the stone to be cut. There would have to be a LOT of grinding waste even with ultra-hard grit and it would be easy to identify at a work site. Grinding by dragging the stones over a grit pathway? Grinding by dragging specially prepared apparatus over grit on the stone? Is there a possible source for micro-abrasives the Egyptians could have collected and used in an assembly line operation?
Wawa Weewa
Wawa Weewa Aylar önce
My thphght exactly, rubbing would naturally flatten the surface
Deckard P.I.
Deckard P.I. 2 aylar önce
Spot on, first thing that came to mind after seeing the mistake is some sort of automation technique without the need of an operator.
23element115
23element115 3 aylar önce
@methylene5 Stupid fucked civilization. Already dead and does not realize it.
23element115
23element115 3 aylar önce
@methylene5 Fuck you all...
methylene5
methylene5 3 aylar önce
@23element115 Shhhh, stop making noise Bob.
dco 101
dco 101 Aylar önce
A low tech solution to reconstuct some of the granite work would be with friction... use stones to sand down other stones to create shape. So it's not stone cutting but sanding down. For example you have 2 blocks you know will have to fit together in a building...you stack these on top of each other and through some method, say "grease/ animal fat and manpower" you rub these blocks together until they fit perfectly. I know this would work with normal building bricks...tbh something very intricately fitted together would be easily achievable... ( if you would put the work in)
dco 101
dco 101 14 gün önce
@WaBaLaKa the problem is really only with the granite though. The 2 million blocks in the pyramid are limestone..most of them are not surgically fitted or shaped..those blocks are very workable with the tools they had. Obv 2 million blocks is still a lot of work though. But the problem isn't the material, it's the logistics, the workforce numbers, the organisation.
WaBaLaKa
WaBaLaKa 14 gün önce
Yeah but how long will it take to sand down 2million stone and put them into perfect fit without breaking those sharp edge?😐 You know those stone are strong but fragile at the same time. Putting them together is another problem to discuss let alone cutting those million of stone in a short time frame
Chris Lopez
Chris Lopez 6 aylar önce
I love this kind of stuff. I know that the ancient civilizations had technology that dwarf ours even today..... But one thing I always thought would be hilarious is if they found out that these precision cut blocks from ancient Egypt were not blocks at all, but just massive structures with a tiniest seam carved into it 😂😂😂 like one solid megalith but then they just took an instrument and put a seam into it to make it look like it was cut blocks
Deckard P.I.
Deckard P.I. 2 aylar önce
@Метастаз The Pyramids arent tombs though.
Syrnian
Syrnian 2 aylar önce
@Chris Lopez TRvid is refusing to post one of my replies. It is posted on my Twitter.
Syrnian
Syrnian 2 aylar önce
@Chris Lopez What they did is not evidence of a technology that surpasses our own. There is no evidence of this so called technology that surpasses our own. 4,500 years ago people were not much different that we are today and were able to use "low tech" methods. Grinding being just one method.
Syrnian
Syrnian 2 aylar önce
@Chris Lopez This is about Egypt and the pyramids there. Your attempted diversion with ancient Amazon "dentistry" is not appreciated.
Syrnian
Syrnian 2 aylar önce
@Chris Lopez What they did is not evidence of a technology that dwarfs our own. There is no evidence of this so called technology that dwarfs our own. 4,500 years ago people were not much different that we are today and were able to use "low tech" methods. Grinding being just one method.
Matt Adams
Matt Adams Yıl önce
Keep in mind that the later dynasties could have uses hieroglyphs or painting as graffiti to basically write a new or false past onto older stones to take the credit for what was lost before the cataclysm. The most megalithic and impressive stones have no artwork on them.
SofaKingCool
SofaKingCool Aylar önce
You won't find one hieroglyph carved into polished stone where the inside of the hieroglyph is polished also. They carved into something that was created by someone far more advanced than they were
Metalgear SolidSnake
Metalgear SolidSnake 2 aylar önce
@spiderman no way home< so how do you know the technology is old?
QEC
QEC 4 aylar önce
Hi, Great comment would love to get your opinions on the topics I cover on my channel! It discusses very similar points referring to Peru and Cuzco. Thanks QEC
Clifford schaffer
Clifford schaffer 8 aylar önce
@John If you did, some archaeologist could figure out the difference between the guy who built it and the guy who sprayed his name on it.
Steve Bannon
Steve Bannon 8 aylar önce
The dynastic Egyptians never technically claimed to build the pyramids. At least the 3 at Giza.
ml gc
ml gc Aylar önce
The Spaniards tried to build anti-seismic structures with cutting stones like those of the Incas in Peru. They collapsed at the first earthquake while Incas' stood. Peruvians make fun of it saying: these are from the Incas and those are from the incapables...
Andy
Andy 4 aylar önce
I may have missed it in the video but could they not have used some sort of mortar that filled in the gaps? Also, this assumes the precision extends across the whole of the touching surfaces, it's quite possible the hidden surfaces are not so precise as the joined edges we see. A thin line on the ground hints at joints but might be replicated by just scratching a straight line across a stone. Has anyone ruled out the possibility they're some type of expansion joint?
El Rusito
El Rusito 2 aylar önce
Feels like all the pyramids around the world were build around the same time back when our ancestors had some superb technology that was lost or erased. Probably by natural events. Just think how far we;ve developed in the past hundreds of years. Now imagine that people before us had thousands and thousands of years to develop their technology. It could easily have been way more superiour to ours or maybe we, being where we are, can't even think that it could have been possible to have something completely different that doesn't involve fuel etc.
Wazza
Wazza 2 aylar önce
The complexity of the building work is incredible. I’ve been looking into megalithic works for years, they truly are a mystery. I think the main question that needs to be answered is why would a engineer decide to use massive blocks? Why would an engineer choose to make life difficult in the construction process?who knows.
Vuk
Vuk 2 aylar önce
it's for ETERNITY, forget money, time, number of people and liters of human sweat. we in the 21st century don't have anything similar, because everything is related to money and time, the only thing we succeeded in doing was polluting the environment with plastic, however, it too will disintegrate in 1000-2000 years.
SaltyCracker
SaltyCracker Yıl önce
The weird thing is, that the same level of precision could be found overseas in Aztec and Inca temples even though they were seemingly two perfectly separated civilizations. Check out for example Sacsayhuaman and try to figure out how they built it.
Metalgear SolidSnake
Metalgear SolidSnake 2 aylar önce
@spiderman no way home< so how do you know the technology is old?
salamanca1954
salamanca1954 6 aylar önce
I was at Sachsayhuaman. The thing is, the Inca claimed they inherited such works from an older culture.
BlackMatca
BlackMatca 6 aylar önce
@Sean it's called stone age because of the tools found that relate to a period of time, those tools are made of stone not because of their mastery in manipulating stones.
harry walker
harry walker 10 aylar önce
our creators built all megalithic structures world wide,,we, were there slave, mining minerals for them. they, created us by genetic engineering. sumerian tablets..
Stephen Phillips
Stephen Phillips Yıl önce
@Mike Hunt If they were all moulded from concrete, why are some unfinished, with rough, rectangular cavities? Their incompleteness proves that each was individually carved, as none are identical, which would be the case if they had been moulded. So concrete fails to explain the mystery.
DogHouse64
DogHouse64 Aylar önce
Easy. I lay flooring stones all the time in Valheim. You just have to have enough stone in your invent
John
John 2 aylar önce
Notice what appears to be air bubbles near the seam of the 3 blocks at 6:12 - 6:21. This reminds me of the hypothesis involving using a giant lens to melt stones with the sun, and pouring them in place, instead of cutting and moving them. It would take much less work to do this, and ever since I heard that I thought it was a great idea. It would explain the perfect seems between the stones. If one had cooled and solidified, gravity would give it a flat and level top surface. If the next block was poured in a molten form on top of the previous block, there would be no space between them. Another factor is that molten rock has a very low viscosity, and if poured fast enough, air bubbles would get trapped and become unable to float to the top before solidification. I have yet to hear a better hypothesis for how these structures were constructed. Just look at those cavities in the rock, that would have had to have been from air or water during some process at some point.
prabowo tarantula
prabowo tarantula Aylar önce
giant lens?? is it like what poseidon used in one of spongebob episode?
Jonathan Cardy
Jonathan Cardy 3 aylar önce
The Egyptian civilisation lasted a long time, it started in or before the copper age, but ended in the iron age. It would be interesting to see those figures for stone blocks subdivided according to whether the Egyptians of the time had copper, bronze or iron tools. Also the ratio of Limestone blocks to Granite blocks as Limestone is much easier to cut.
thewiirocks
thewiirocks 21 gün önce
The pyramids were built in the height of Egyptian power in the Bronze Age. Egypt survived the bronze age collapse, but was never quite the world power it was prior to that.
23element115
23element115 4 aylar önce
Hey Jimmy, I keep finding new relevant information by cross referencing others. For example, your friend at uncharted X measured the Egypt granite box. That granite box is actually a grade 0 reference stone, which is a machinists tool and part of a gauge system for measuring. It was machined to the exact same standard, 2-3 microns is our highest for any machined surface. It proves that ancients had machining technology, quite similar to ours now which is amazing since we didn't know them. Very expensive technology, no less, I would never be able to afford these kinds of tools they must have had. This makes no sense, from any chronological perspective at all, Egyptians shouldn't have made anything like this. That stone could be used to make a few hundred normal sized 0 grade reference blocks, each one cost thousands of dollars US in today's market of tools. This means whatever they measured was this much bigger than what we're used to seeing, maybe it was part of the reason they were able to achieve great precision in megalithic construction. Precision work requires precision tools, everyone knows this. Maybe it's more technical than a construction tool, I don't know but it could be the greatest machinist square ever made. We're not looking at a decoration, the granite box obviously had other purposes, on a near microscopic level. Only an engineer would ever need such a tool, maybe a machinist or scientist, or something along those lines, art like this would be impossible without technology. From face value, the term granite box, is not something you hear very often is it ?. It's because nobody makes a granite box, it would be some type of giant tool which nobody makes today. This means all of the others in the Osirion and Saqqara are suspicious too. This stuff is much too hard to work with, like a diamond almost, do we make diamond boxes ?. People might find those suspicious.They make bulletproof armor from this stuff in Russia, today. I doubt the Egyptians made giant boxes using this same material to bury a prized bull, 5000 years ago, no chance. Whatever it was, it was made to a much higher standard than anything in modern times. This is kind of spooky...
erkeda12
erkeda12 2 aylar önce
@23element115 Go now! "Some day" never comes!
23element115
23element115 3 aylar önce
@QEC The walls in Cusco are absolutely incredible, I think it's hardly debatable evidence of technology, There's no chance of that being a composite material, granite takes such a long time to form itself it can't be mistaken for anything else. Truly unique material. It looks like they quarried long sections of granite between 10-20 tons and then started to cut them into smaller pieces, but the polygonal shape cannot be duplicated. It's so much work for literally no reason to make it jigsaw like or polygonal, or even granite. When we see granite structures, we should pay attention because the ancients were showing off. The people in Cusco knew the people in Egypt who built the pyramids, because they did the same type of unbelievable construction. There's polygonal walls everywhere, none of them should exist. These are all pre flood artifacts, from a lost civilization that only the writings of religious texts can recall. The flood itself not being talked about as a scientific fact yet. I have been addicted to finding out more answers about them for a very long time, a lot of good things have changed because people are so much more open minded about this now. I have forgotten everything that most people think about these things, but it's not even remotely close to what I see when I look at them now, I know what they are. People are still being so ignorant though, some say only piles of rocks ?. Why don't they just say I'm too self centered to pay attention to them ?. I want to make a difference, if it serves a good purpose. I think in order to do that someone must convince the scientific community how construction and machining works, how to identify construction technology, because they either have no idea or they are covering something up. People assume scientists know all of these subjects but it's another industry and field. I need to go to Egypt and take some official measurements some day.
23element115
23element115 3 aylar önce
@QEC I did a little more research since 2 weeks ago and discovered that NASA has a flat surface or floor they use in a lab, it covers a 20 foot circle and it's not as flat as that one granite sarcophagus.The "sarcophagus" was a few times more refined than what NASA was able to do over a 20 foot circle, which may make it the flattest man made object known for it's size. I would need to do some more research to find out for sure, but the fact they outperformed NASA is pretty impressive. People should know about this, especially considering it's from ancient times. I am under the impression based on talking to people so far, that it would impossible to machine something that big today, this accurately, or recreate the box even in flat pieces and gluing them together. Glue would definitely be needed because we just can't machine those inside cuts this accurately at all. Anyone in granite work can confirm this. Every time someone measures this box the results are ridiculous, the guy who found the box measured a tolerance of +/- 0 thousands, actually the same as Unchartex X, people reported the wrong measurement, since the math was lost in translation. Uncharted X he measured down farther to 2.5 microns, so nobody can claim it wasn't a piece of technology. It can technically be used for precision measurement, right now.
23element115
23element115 3 aylar önce
@QEC Thank you I will definitely check it out, sorry took me 2 weeks to respond I didn't expect any reply.
Michael D
Michael D 2 aylar önce
Amazing content. The Corral Castle in Florida, built by Ed Leedskalnin is an interesting example. This person moved the stones effortlessly. Tesla did mention frequency as a tool. Aside from that, I do not know how they would be cut.
burt panzer
burt panzer Aylar önce
The task requires the use of heavy equipment such as huge circular saws, enormous cranes and gigantic trucks... it's as simple as that.
Trü Ter
Trü Ter 6 aylar önce
I'm still convinced that we're looking at this wrong. I believe, without any evidence, that the ancient Egyptians had a method to "glue" rocks together. Think cement blocks. I think they had a recipe similar to our cement, only they could make other materials such as massive cast granite blocks. I mean. This would answer all the "how did they" questions
Trü Ter
Trü Ter 5 aylar önce
@Mike Mike They may even have sanded them down after they semi-hardened (came out the cast) to get perfect shapes
Mike Mike
Mike Mike 5 aylar önce
It remains possible. Has anybody looked to see if any impressions from the wooden molds could be found in the blocks? Modern concrete blocks formed in wooden molds show the grain patterns of the wood. Even if the blocks were 'dressed' there may be some parts missed by this process where the wood grain may be visible.
Rabiddogg00
Rabiddogg00 6 aylar önce
This theory makes the most sense. Hauling 80 ton blocks for hundreds of miles doesn't seem practical. The stone blocks were probably all fabricated on site. www.ce.memphis.edu/1101/interesting_stuff/pyramids_in_concrete.html#:~:text=CIVL%201101&text=The%20Ancient%20Egyptians%20built%20their,a%20new%20Franco%2DAmerican%20study.
Java Beanz
Java Beanz 6 aylar önce
An interesting theory, and there have been some experiments into it, but of course the establishment has discounted those experiments. What ever they used, how ever they accomplished these feats, has been lost over the millennia. Hopefully, someone will find out the truth in our lifetimes, and we can enjoy the knowledge that is returned to us.
Kevin Lee
Kevin Lee 6 aylar önce
Yeah like, what if they molded and pressed sand into place? And really all the pyramids are were just a whole population molding with what is basically play doh
TheCompleteGuitarist
TheCompleteGuitarist 7 aylar önce
I'm just going to point out that you can cut quite a lot of things with a sheet of paper if you rotate it fast enough. I agree that there is some lost technology, but I get the feeling we are looking for the wrong kind of lost tech. If you could fashion a large thin sheet of copper or bronze and spin it fast enough you'd have a massive angle grinder.
Christian Lingurar
a few years ago I've been to Carrara region in Italy and watched the marble industry. I got a feeling for the whole industry, its dimensions, its work processes and steps, the quarrying as such, the transport and logistics. ever since, Egypt and South America SCARE me. I can imagine the industry required for those buildings and cities. NO WAY with "regular" processes. I have seen a mountain, which was missing half of its top, literally. A really weird sight, btw. I estimate the missing volume for that of around one large pyramid. But that marble has been cut out in CENTURIES, the last two of which on industrial scale. The quarrying effort for all of Egypt's stone is unimaginable, in my estimation the whole people of Egypt would have needed centuries - while doing nothing else. The "energy balance" just doesn't work out. There MUST have been a very high degree of machining and "automatisation", in quarrying as well as in transport/logistic.
Metalgear SolidSnake
Metalgear SolidSnake 2 aylar önce
@spiderman no way home< so how do you know the technology is old?
Clifford schaffer
Clifford schaffer 8 aylar önce
They built pyramids for a thousand years before they built the ones that amaze you. So, yeah, centuries, with lots of evidence left behind how they did it.
L N
L N 9 aylar önce
all life is made up of mystery!
Heart of thunder
Heart of thunder 9 aylar önce
@D Ward I think some of those race of humans still exist today, and it maybe a very good possibility considering the technology we have today.
D Ward
D Ward 9 aylar önce
@Heart of thunder perhaps they also lived for a long long time
DogHouse64
DogHouse64 Aylar önce
Looks like a type of poured concrete to be honest. The Roman’s knew how to make concrete that could cure under water. I’ve never doubted the ingenuity of humanity over time. The granite slabs, however, are more difficult to explain
Michael Murray
Michael Murray 3 aylar önce
If I was the Egyptians I'd figure out how to create artificial limestone and granite blocks. It would be way easier to simply cast the blocks on location. And if you used something like paper (or another thin organic material) between the blocks, then it would disintegrate after a certain amount of time while leaving only a tiny gap between the blocks. It's even possible that you would only use that material on the edges and let the middle of the block basically fuse with the block below. We do have concrete and synthetic granite, so I would think it would be possible, just a bit surprising if Egyptians knew. But I think it would be more likely than them cutting millions of giant stone blocks over just a few centuries.
plrndl
plrndl 2 aylar önce
"Artificial limestone and granite blocks" do not sole any of the mysteries of Egypt. Even if they had that technology, just the construction of the great pyramid of Giza would still require the mining, transportation, and installation (with incredible precision) of several hundreds of tons of rock EVERY day for twenty years. Then there is the (not so) small problem of a nation of hunter-gatherers feeding the vast workforce required by traditional explanations. As pointed out in the video, there are hundreds of other megalithic structures throughout Egypt, including the many high precision statues carved out of the hardest rocks known to mankind. There is no sane way of avoiding the fact that they had remarkable technology that we cannot replicate today. I look forward to the day when Egyptology abandons fairy stories, and does some real science.
Leland Palmer
Leland Palmer 5 aylar önce
The microscopic randomness of the abrasive process could result in really straight cuts and flat surfaces. Buck saw frames can be made with 3 sticks and some cord or rope.
Paleo Geology
Paleo Geology 5 aylar önce
Ive been mining and cutting rare gemstones to large agates. I really do believe these blocks were cut with sound. Check out the tuning forks found all over in egypt made from steel. Ive cut all sorts of complex cuts and even designs using sound and copper tubes for core drills, thick copper wire made into a design. Its a super simple but extremely accurate way to cut stone, once my ranch is finished i plan on working on building a massive stone polygonal wall on the property to see how this techneque works with mega stones
Janet Byrd
Janet Byrd 3 aylar önce
@Jon Cook YES, geopolymer cement is a new discovery, very fascinating!
Janet Byrd
Janet Byrd 3 aylar önce
@Crambull There is a book on Coral Castle: “Coral Castle: Everything You Know Is Wrong”Paperback - June 30, 2016 by Praveen Mohan. I wanted to go there back in 1983 when I was in St Petersburg. Never could arrange it…parents sent to allergy expert in St Pete.
Jon Cook
Jon Cook 3 aylar önce
I can't edit for some reason but just search around about geopolymer Concrete. They have even recreated some of these blocks
Jon Cook
Jon Cook 3 aylar önce
Have you ever heard about or seen the 'mortar like' technique they used to create giant blocks? If you're interested search 'Egyptian stone salt taste, it will explain everything.
Crambull
Crambull 3 aylar önce
Look up Coral Castle in Florida. One man built the whole thing in secret. Never disclosed how.
ssun
ssun Yıl önce
I am currently in school for archaeology and I wanted to say that I appreciate your approach to these topics. Unlike some more conspiratorially-minded folks, you rarely present far-out theories for how ancient peoples could have achieved such great feats of architecture. You simply present the fact that the mystery is there and maintain the dignity of these old cultures by instead suggesting that they themselves possessed technology and techniques lost to us, without explaining away these ancient marvels with aliens. There is a great amount of nuance in studying the ancient world, which many academics have been coming to realize in recent years, of that I can assure you. Many of my professors would agree with you that more work needs to be done into the processes that went into monumental architecture. Experimental archaeology has been fast growing in popularity, and hopefully one day it will bring us answers to these questions. All throughout the ancient world, seemingly impossible things have been created by nothing more than ingenious humans beings. At the end of the day, I think this is the takeaway that everyone should have.
Metalgear SolidSnake
Metalgear SolidSnake 2 aylar önce
@spiderman no way home< so how do you know the technology is old?
Scott McLaren
Scott McLaren 11 aylar önce
It was good to hear from someone who is studying in the field. And your open minded view on the subject is refreshing to say the least. Thanks! You give those who want to know the truth about ourlostpast, hope
FaultLine
FaultLine Yıl önce
Well, dismissing the possibility that aliens could've been involved is quite stupid either way. However, I don't think aliens are involved in all of the construction happened in those times, but, it's a possibility... But I really don't think it's the case. We can't even determine what's really our past, let alone proving if aliens are here or not.
The Duality of Man
I was waiting for him to bring up aliens but you're right...still it's more fun to say it was aliens.
Ty Pennington
Ty Pennington Yıl önce
Just go digging lol
Jim Atkins
Jim Atkins 6 aylar önce
Interesting video Jim. I actually visited the "Bent Pyramid" near Darshur in February of 2018, and it was fully open to visitors. I went through the entrance about halfway up the pyramid and all the way to the burial chamber. It was amazing, but also totally accessible. Where did your data come from that said it was not open to visitors before 2019? Just curious! Jim.
Freaky Styley
Freaky Styley 26 gün önce
they arent burial chambers
Navydoc86
Navydoc86 6 aylar önce
It opened to the public in July 2019, for the first time since 1965. That information can be found anywhere.
Erland Andersen
Erland Andersen 2 aylar önce
Fab video + photo illustrations to a wide specter of rather relevant info in order to literally achieve some bright insight on this stuff. Like I stated in a debate in another YT-channel yesterday (with reference to this video): Jimmy is rather good at seeing "the big picture". Which of course is of importance in order to understand how things were done OR how it could NOT have been done in ancient times. One needs to see things in perspective, in their right context, and I think Jimmy Corsetti is very good at it. It seems to me many others dealing with ancient technology tend to focus on one single topic and/ or take things out of their context, hence easily risk getting premise as well as conclusions wrong. Not so here. 👌👍
Branton Powers
Branton Powers 2 aylar önce
That is a form of concrete you can see it all over the stones throughout the world
Lucas Pardo
Lucas Pardo 3 aylar önce
As some have mentioned, similar stone work was done in South America. One thing noone seems to discuss much is the use of chemicals to soften the rock and smooth out the surface. Just like the attempt to use sand and water with the copper saw, how about using an acidic solution as well.
keerthan vudutha
keerthan vudutha Aylar önce
I have been wondering for years why none ever mentions possible chemistry I came up with this when I was a child , they might have used some chemistry to make sands into stone in period of few decades.
J Mustang
J Mustang Yıl önce
Jimmy: As an Egyptian, I thank you so much for trying to find out and tell us what the REAL story of those things we have all around us in Egypt, which to this day, we do not fully understand, and we foolishly repeat the hype they tell us when we were children. Hope to see you again in Egypt in YOUR country.
YahudahMOB
YahudahMOB Yıl önce
Egypt is A GREEK WORD. NOT WHAT THE NATIVES near NUBIA called themselves
pgame20
pgame20 Yıl önce
@J Mustang agreed. Certain things should transcend religion and politics, and archeological work that seeks to uncover truths about our shared history is one of them. Borders and barriers should not exist for such important work
J Mustang
J Mustang Yıl önce
@N. C. The word Copt is derived from Greek word 'Gypto' which means Egypt. so Coptic really means Egyptian regardless of religion. I am a 'Coptic' Egyptian Christian myself. It is true that there has been a lot of mixing among other nationalities. The mixing is more pronounced in the North (mixing with Greeks/turks and other mediterraneans, and less in the South of Egypt.) Poeple in the deep south have more pronounced facial features as the Ancient Egyptian statues, like Amnhotep and Akhenaton. Facts: Egypt was 5 million when the Arabs invaded, and there whole Arab army was only 5000 initially. 500 years later Egypt was still 65% christian (or may be they were athiests? we do not know) during the crusades when Egypt fought the crusades under Salahuldin. The conversions happened gradually with political and economic policies, over a period of 200 years. Egypt is now 10% Christian, but the oppression is the same for both muslim and christian peasants. The religion is used to divide the nation and weaken it internally.
Arthur Nall
Arthur Nall Yıl önce
Why is it so inconceivable that the Egyptians were able to harness the power of diamonds and diamond dust to create these works of art? Gold is hard to find just like diamonds but the Egyptian have proved to be plentiful in gold, so it's not far fetched to believe they had diamonds has a buildings tool. Introduce that and the innovative spirit and wonders could be made.
J Mustang
J Mustang Yıl önce
@pgame20 My dear, pgame20: People who love Egypt so much like you and Jimmy deserve to have honorary Egyptian Citizenship. You are more Egyptian than those who use fake patriotism to hide history and the truth from the world. One of those people used to be the head of Antiquities in Egypt for more than 20 years (Z.H.). They say they work for the good of Egypt, yet in reality they are no more than Tomb robbers and thieves. There is a famous saying here we say "Egypt is the mother of the world" مصر ام الدنيا . Would a mother love one child more than another? NO. Egypt is like a mother duck calling to her ducklings. Those things don't belong to us. THEY BELONG TO HUMANITY. We are just gifted to be here. We Egypt peasants found ourselves here in those little villages along the Nile, and we know little about the world except the Nile flooding every year, and bringing harvest, and those beautiful things the ancients have left all around us. We need honest educated Americans and other nationalities to help us PRESERVE, DIGNIFY and help us bring out what message is behind all those mysteries.
Bill Black
Bill Black 7 aylar önce
The pots or vases found there are incredible too. Made so thin of rocks and minerals that using the tools said to be at use then is impossible to do!
Tory Stephenson
Tory Stephenson 4 aylar önce
Bright insight, have you heard of the thousands of anomalous tuning forks, found all over ancient egyptian sites? Initial believed to be a slave handling device, but modern investigations have revealed them to be tuneable, some believe these tuning forks were used for resonance cutting techniques
Nex Pro
Nex Pro Aylar önce
@RealDaraGaming facepalm.
RealDaraGaming
RealDaraGaming Aylar önce
The Idea of "Natural maigic" is intersting, manipluating gravity, resonance or somthing, maybe Aliens , maybe not
Nex Pro
Nex Pro 3 aylar önce
Facepalm.
Andrew Van Day
Andrew Van Day 3 aylar önce
I have visited Egypt and two things stike me as odd; As the guide pointed out, the oldest carvings of 4000BC were/are the most refined, and as time goes on toward the end of their time they become more and more crude, as if they are loosing their technology. That to me is the greatest mystery, that instead of inventing stuff as we do today, they started with perfect technology and gradually lost it???
daniel
daniel 2 aylar önce
you see the same in the walls from south America, the older it is the more precise and well crafted it is. something is out of place haha
Birds For Nerds
Birds For Nerds 6 aylar önce
when I travelled to Peru I saw some stone blocks that were definitely just as well fitted as those ones, albeit probably made on a much smaller scale.
QEC
QEC 4 aylar önce
Hi, Great comment would love to get your opinions on the topics I cover on my channel! It discusses very similar points referring to Cuzco in Peru, thanks QEC
PUMP3D Productions
The ancients didn’t want to just build something, they wanted to drop the biggest flex on the pinnacle of mankind’s intelligence. The flex is so bad that it’s completely ignored
steven roper
steven roper 2 aylar önce
I like this comment. And one thing everyone would have to admit is that the pyramids (and much else we still see, like the hieroglyphs) were first and foremost - PROPAGANDA!
Head Piece
Head Piece 3 aylar önce
@olO_SMOOTH_olO™ you are a complete moron
♫♪Ludwig van Beethoven♪♫
Yeah the flex was too much that many people don't even understand (including myself at least until I see some of these videos)
NC Scratch 2 Win
NC Scratch 2 Win 4 aylar önce
@Maru The technology, the structures, are a message.
W. Atkins
W. Atkins 5 aylar önce
Yep
Tyler Roe
Tyler Roe 6 aylar önce
The only explanation that makes some kind of sense aside from stronger tools completely rusting and dissolving away over time. I think they had a way to rub the stones against each other until they wore each other down into a water tight fitment. They would just have to be roughed into shape by hand first. It still doesn’t explain a lot
GATOR Ent. /Production BUFF Records
Smh the stones weighed tons who rubbing them together with water the giants?
Dominique Fitzgerald
Dominique Fitzgerald 6 aylar önce
I spoke to a person from Sudan where there is also pyramids and he said they use to use a quarry grind up the stone to move crushed stone /dirt mix to the location then make a type of cement with it allowing the precision described. The Roman’s did the same thing with their cement but used a slightly different mix. The art of making Roman concrete is lost. If his history recount is true like Roman concrete it makes it the most superior concrete in the world. Currently Roman concrete has that title and our modern society cannot replicate that. Archeologists will never listen to the Sudanese people on this due to a long standing issue of racism which is slow to change in certain fields. They also have a habit of dumbing down previous civilisations who for all there primitives were in some ways way more advance than our civilisation. It’s not just seen with the Egyptians but all over the world in many ancient cultures.
Bradley Maggard
Bradley Maggard 3 aylar önce
@TNTraveler Heat was used, not to soften, but to shatter . They would carve a trench by heating the rock with fire. Then once it was hot enough, water would be thrown on the rock.
Roy@lle
Roy@lle 3 aylar önce
15:30 debunks all a that. There was no mortar mixed , they were literally cutting stones
TNTraveler
TNTraveler 3 aylar önce
Some think heat was involved to soften the stones. Because some of those statues on the sides of a monuments or walls look like a pressed stamp. Egyptian hieroglyphs on walls are so smooth & precise they look like they were pressed into soft rock with a stamp. Sacsayhuaman outside Cusco, Peru looks like each stone was soft and then hardened. Who knows. We aren’t smart enough to duplicate any of it lol
23element115
23element115 3 aylar önce
@Rich Clas They used some form of technology. We can't replace that with thoughts about doing this by hand. This is what people are doing, it's not going well.
23element115
23element115 3 aylar önce
@Rich Clas Maybe they used friction and sweat, determination....actually It's a joke.
Jack
Jack 7 aylar önce
If you look at the surface if the stone you can tell its been chiseled not pounded. Wonder what types of tools they had. Makes me think the pyramids took 50 years not 20 and sawing motions would have to be evident on the surface to tell what kind of sawing motion was used. Also the work ethnic of these workers was astonishing. Also seems to me that when you put two stone blocks together closely and then saw through the gap it makes a mated surface that would get it that close as shown.
23element115
23element115 4 aylar önce
It's not that easy or simple as you think, sawing blocks, try it sometime. Nobody uses blocks this size, impossible to ignore that isn't it ?.
Thomas Dowe
Thomas Dowe 2 aylar önce
You are correct! Even making their polygonal shaped construction is evidence of an advanced technology that now reasons why they are still standing by Archeology, especially those in Bolivia and Peru and notwithstanding the Flood which marked the pyramid plateau that remains of that 'Flood' you have highlighted in discussions of Atlantis' possible remains in the Sahara.
Logjamz
Logjamz Yıl önce
The fact that these cuts are so common throughout these areas makes me think it was just simply easy for them to do. No human would waste that much time doing something so tedious. These cuts and moving of stone had to be as easy as building skyscrapers today.
roy rogers
roy rogers 5 aylar önce
@D Ward you’ll have to give a good reason why we haven’t found any more advanced technology buried?
roy rogers
roy rogers 5 aylar önce
If you grind two stones together long enough it will look like a precise “cut”. We didn’t find the tools because they likely weren’t metal but ropes. Also, there are ways to cut a stone in half precisely with a chisel and hammer, rather than a saw.
CD W
CD W 8 aylar önce
@Nathaneal Schultz Yea, I think you are correct. That’s why the shape of the rocks used are not uniform. Guess you and I are smarter than these scientists, 😉.
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* 8 aylar önce
Is it though? A quick google search shows that the best pyramids are aligned within 4 arc mintes of angle. And another shows that an average person with 20/20 vision can distinguish just under 1 arc minute of angle. So it looks like two guys with sticks ought to be able to align things more accurately than the Egyptians actually did.
Eman
Eman 8 aylar önce
@Clifford schaffer thanks ill get back to you after watching some videos
A Phil
A Phil 3 aylar önce
I find it amazing that it took the entire industrial revaluation and many years plus and then a hand full of toolmakers to figure out the pyramids and many other ancient sites could not have been made by modern man. Yet with so many depictions of men you would have to think that it was. Will we know how it was done before that section of the earths crust gets churned under the surface again? How many years will that be. It's clear the Egyptians lived at this place but that's about it. They just made up stories of how it was created and there not even very good ones at that. The stories from India are much more believable as fantastic as they are. The Indians past creations look even more complex to figure out.
Bryan Lovejoy
Bryan Lovejoy 2 aylar önce
Alien technology for certain. Laser(?) cutting and anti-gravity lifting.
Tessa Knopf
Tessa Knopf 6 aylar önce
Always think that we severely underestimate the intelligence and technology that was used in ancient times.
QEC
QEC 4 aylar önce
Hi, Great comment would love to get your opinions on the topics I cover on my channel! It discusses very similar points referring to Peru and Cuzco. Thanks QEC
Andrew Robertson
Andrew Robertson 7 aylar önce
Excellent work, thank you for your efforts and honesty
yosecretsquirrel
yosecretsquirrel Yıl önce
The mystery is bigger than that expressed here. Add to it that this precision, the shape of stones and many other aspects are duplicated around the world in structures that are of the same era, yet there is no record anywhere that the civilizations involved had any interaction with each other. In Peru, there are examples of where the Inca made additions to these structures where the newer masonry suggests the original technology simply vanished and they werent even able to come close to reproducing the presicion or any aspect of the design. The newer additions are representative of what we would expect to see using hand tools, completely contrasting the original structure. It is obvious to me that who ever had created the technology simply ceased to exist along with the knowledge.
jay be
jay be Yıl önce
@Wire Tamer Also why ancient people took so much interest in the stars/planets, its not like they could even read a book in the evening! and there was no light pollution then either.
timothy roth
timothy roth Yıl önce
@Wire Tamer you have a point . Perhaps we might learn something from them in regards to how we utilize our idle time ? As I type a comment on TRvid 😆
Wire Tamer
Wire Tamer Yıl önce
Dude! What else were they going to do with their time? There was no TV or internet. I am serious!
coolpoolshark
coolpoolshark Yıl önce
@James ScottYour trash talking goes straight to garbage bin.
bmxriderforlife1234
In some of those cases there are a more fascinating possibility. Lost skills but also early earthquake proofing of foundations.
John Smith
John Smith 5 aylar önce
I've heard of a theory about them using vibrational sound like a tuning fork. There are hieroglyphs that suggest it as a possibility as well showing objects in specific individuals possession in the hieroglyphs.
Myrslokstok
Myrslokstok 2 aylar önce
When you want to cut a stone block in two pices with one cut it would only take 2 persons a week per cut 😂😂😂 they can probably show that they could build the Apollo rocket to with those tools to.
Michael Udeze
Michael Udeze 7 aylar önce
Everyone always misses the intriguing fact that we now need modern lighting to see in the tunnels. The walls and roof have no sooth, and are pristine. So, how did the Egyptians navigate the dark tunnels without modern electricity?
Michael Udeze
Michael Udeze 6 aylar önce
@Ernie McKracken Clearly, you don't understand the point I am making. Plus, your intellect and grasp of English language is limited, since you are using torch light and fire interchangeably.
Ernie McKracken
Ernie McKracken 6 aylar önce
@Michael Udeze yes… fire was discovered around 2 million years ago
Michael Udeze
Michael Udeze 6 aylar önce
@Ernie McKracken ancient Egyptians built had torch light?
Ernie McKracken
Ernie McKracken 6 aylar önce
Torch?
SarBear
SarBear 2 aylar önce
what if they used some plant mix that soften stone
Yves
Yves Yıl önce
Perfectly demonstrated, some people might even start to realize how mind boggling this is. I think that it's even more obvious in Peru or south America, it's like 5 axis cnc machining, you can't adjust the 50t stone (because you can't remove it), it has to be perfect and they have one shot . Even if they had a smart trick to cut, that would not explain that accuracy. Thank you for this great video.
Formeraxe
Formeraxe Yıl önce
@Ryan Byrne Maybe for the ones that are stacked on top of each other, but not for the blocks that are side-to-side.
Mario Rodriguez
Mario Rodriguez Yıl önce
The key shocking factor of the Mesoamericans: they didn't even have metal tools.
Ryan Byrne
Ryan Byrne Yıl önce
@DesmondCreighton i thought the same. Surely their weight alone, would flatten them whrn they were being moved around. But definitely minor earthquakes would create a tight fit.
DesmondCreighton
DesmondCreighton Yıl önce
Thermal expansion and settling over time and seismic events no doubt made these gaps tighter than they were during construction, I'm not convinced this is anything especially impressive.
Lily
Lily Yıl önce
Next comment down and u find ur answer
Kirby Dreamer
Kirby Dreamer 5 aylar önce
Could it have something to do with making the material more malleable? Perhaps through making the stones softer or creating the stones themselves in a state were they can be modified easily? I don't know anything about egyptian architecture or building things in general but that is what popped into my head seeing this.
francois clermont
francois clermont 3 aylar önce
@John Hanek sorry K2019 are just liars babbling ,
John Hanek
John Hanek 5 aylar önce
They constructed a giant solar lens, melted the rock and poured the "stones" into place. How else could human hair end up embedded in the rock? Watch this movie on YT and it'll all make sense: The Movie Great Pyramid K 2019 - Director Fehmi Krasniqi
paul omeara
paul omeara 5 aylar önce
Is there any possibility that instead of carting heavy blocks, they learnt how to create a concrete to bond the granite together? 🤔 That way, they build the forms of blocks, set the 'concrete' using the rose quartz from the quarry. When they remove the forms the chisel out any bumpy pieces on the face and move on to the next square? I see there are chisel marks that go across the join in the blocks and this would explain it. Also, this way the edges would have no gaps.
mcgunn74
mcgunn74 2 aylar önce
If they didn't have good tools to cut granite, how would they crush it to make a concrete mixture?
francois clermont
francois clermont 3 aylar önce
@Richard Dames yes, valence electrons are responsible for atoms accretion , by completing the last electron layer by sharing electrons from another atom
francois clermont
francois clermont 3 aylar önce
@Richard Dames alien high technologies , using desintegrator tool that cut by removing valence electrons , one more thing needed is anti-gravity device to transport thousands tons of rock
francois clermont
francois clermont 3 aylar önce
granite is not a kind of concrete please read about granite formation
Paul Smyres
Paul Smyres 3 aylar önce
seems to me the cutting had to be done by laser, or something similar. extremely accurate and fast, and could make a smooth surface congealed by heat to cut fine particles one needs a fine ' knife" so any chopping type of tool or saw cannot possibly make that fine a surface in granite and other super hard rock
Jonathan Kieran
Jonathan Kieran 7 aylar önce
Yes, they had an ancient technology. Their own. Every truly great civilization in recorded history has achieved extraordinary architectural, mathematical, literary, and philosophical benchmarks. Then empires fall, “dark ages” filled with squalor follow, and, later on, people are *stunned* to rediscover remnants of the “lost” technologies that came before, often mistakenly believing that previous eras could not have possibly produced such wonders of their own expertise. Pick up a history book, if only to remind yourself that it *will* happen again and that, one day, some dipshit is going to stumble upon a fossilized hard-drive or smartphone and say, “Aliens from space must have helped those people make these amazing things! It isn’t possible otherwise!” 🎤🎢
Maneri
Maneri 5 aylar önce
They smelted the granite some how and those tight lines are the pour lines for the molds.This was done because moving granite blocks was impossible.
Sue Richardson
Sue Richardson 7 aylar önce
I was just there in May. Mind blowing. As you’ve said, seeing is believing!
barry c
barry c 17 gün önce
Excellent vid, man. You made an essential point: go and see those thangs for yourself! I did, twice! And I did bring a cc to test the seams. Incredible! So when you actually stand next to a pyramid and really grasp the scale of what happened there you realize that granite (7 on a hardness scale, where diamonds rate at 10) verses even arsenic laden copper tools, specific to that part of the world, is still freaking impossible. Keep in mind the great pyramid is approx. 2.3 million blocks, where you might have to cut and grind 3 or 4 surfaces per block for about 30 years, give or take. There are 15,750,000 minutes in 30 years' time. Let's say 3.5 surfaces per block. It's at least 3 surfaces: base, left and right sides. That's approximately 6.9 million surfaces. Which means you'd have to quarry, cut, grind and place 1 block every .....wait for it: 2.28 minutes and this is happening in a 24 hour day! Let's say it was a brutal job and everyone "only" worked 12hr shifts. That means that you'd have to place all blocks twice as fast for 30 years. That's about one minute for every quarried, transported, cut, ground, and placed block, in a 12 hour day, every day, for 30 years. Impossible. Here's another point: where did all that wood come from to keep the fires going to make the liquid copper to cast the tools? They cut down their food sources, such as their coconut palm and date trees to make fires to build pyramids in the middle of the desert for 30 years? Or just go into the Sudan and take their trees? This entire exercise becomes more ridiculous the closer you look at it. And this is just the math for ONE pyramid. Those Egyptians have succeeded so spectacularly where we moderns, by comparison, even with our tools now, wouldn't even rate on any scale.
Iamzombiehunter
Iamzombiehunter 5 aylar önce
You caught my interest, but after viewing your video, the mystery you pose can be easily solved with one word: SAND. The method of using sand between two large or small rocks is elementary to how the Egyptians fitted stones used in your example. Nice try but most educated professionals have known for a very long time, that the use of sand is the key to this method, which by the way was used in most pyramids and structures world wide. Simply said, there is not mystery, just common sense from a very intelligent people.. and no UFOs were involved in the any construction world wide. Your video is a bit misleading, do to ignorance, but please do research before posting videos. Thanks.
Hammer Armament
Hammer Armament Yıl önce
I’ve never seen the precision shown in such up close detail before, so I’ve never quite understood how incredible it is. Very wild. Thanks Jimmy!
Fye
Fye Yıl önce
@DesmondCreighton Even if the thermal expansion of these 30+ ton blocks of granite contributed to the precision we see in the stone today I think you're still underplaying the work done here. In order for these structures to keep their integrity through high temperatures, environmental effects, and the lack of upkeep these had to be made extremely well. Furthermore, as depicted in the video, no bronze tools are capable of making timely and close-precision lines in these massive stones, much less the transportation of said blocks that very likely are heavier before being made to "specification" to fit to the other blocks. Noticeable gaps and ill-made cuts don't just disappear with time, especially with erosion.
Hammer Armament
Hammer Armament Yıl önce
@DesmondCreighton I am curious about that as well. If they would essentially be “lapping” each other to a tight fit, slowly over time. Especially if sand or something was in between them when they were set.
DesmondCreighton
DesmondCreighton Yıl önce
Thermal expansion and settling over time is bound to have made these gaps tighter than they were during construction, I'm not convinced this is anything especially impressive.
busterland
busterland Aylar önce
In many cases the level of precision does not need to extend to the whole surface of the blocks. Only the edges that can be seen need to fit , the interior can have imperfections. This would make things easier. Think of modern bricks and cinder blocks with huge voids,yet they still fit nicely to the eye. Hold two dice together, they fit very tight, but you know there are dimples that represent the number on each one on the inside surface. See the inside corner at 4:27
WaBaLaKa
WaBaLaKa 14 gün önce
Very easy to verified they must have write about it by now if the interior ain't as solid as the exterior. From all the stone that has fallen you can pretty confirm yourself those are solid cut all around.
JkHmR82
JkHmR82 23 gün önce
This is addressed in a megalithic structures movie. Later construction done to repair, maintain and add to the original structures were done in this fashion to make them appear the same, but the original structures are solid. So they say.
Hans Johannsen
Hans Johannsen 27 gün önce
I do woodwork in this fashion
iDottSound
iDottSound 6 aylar önce
Outside of the box thinking?.. Search TRvid for “melted stones.” Are they assuming the stones were in their final solid form when they were constructed, or is there any room for a process that would involve a less solid state of these blocks during construction? Obviously not like concrete, but limestone can probably be created since it created itself at one time, and heat has an effect on stone that changes its state that would allow blocks to settle into precise seams as it cools.
Karl Hungus
Karl Hungus 6 aylar önce
shhh..
Leland Palmer
Leland Palmer 5 aylar önce
We do know that they made pottery and mud bricks. Making a mud impression of each stone on a wooden frame, then using that impression to cast a positive shape on a second wooden frame would give them a way to compare the fit between surfaces.
P J
P J Aylar önce
Wow. Atlantis in in Africa. Makes sense, it's an old Kemetic/Egyptian legend
Still America
Still America Yıl önce
Temperature extremes can cause granite to split. I figured this out once while having a campfire next to a granite boulder. When it was time to leave, to be on the safe side I poured water onto the fire. This quick change caused the granite to sheer, and it did so in fairly flat sheets. Just having a fire on one in the winter has the same effect as the fire cools the air causes the rock to sheer off. Wouldn't explain everything in the video but just trying to think outside the box. Perhaps temperature manipulation of some form on the rock was the technology. Great video and channel.
QEC
QEC 4 aylar önce
@Tim Page Hi, Great comment would love to get your opinions on the topics I cover on my channel! It discusses very similar points referring to Cuzco in Peru, thanks QEC
QEC
QEC 4 aylar önce
@Ferret Hi, Great comment would love to get your opinions on the topics I cover on my channel! It discusses very similar points referring to Cuzco in Peru, thanks QEC
QEC
QEC 4 aylar önce
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QEC
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QEC
QEC 4 aylar önce
Hi, Great comment would love to get your opinions on the topics I cover on my channel! It discusses very similar points referring to Cuzco in Peru, thanks QEC
Leland Palmer
Leland Palmer 4 aylar önce
There is an Assyrian stone inscription that shows a giant statue being moved by rollers, gangs of workers, and ropes. Dirt ramps could be used to lift the stone blocks, then removed after the walls are done.
Primitive Christ
Primitive Christ 6 aylar önce
This is amazing. I cannot begin to wrap my mind around the actual oadaiaadedincne that is took to create these structures.
J Bagger
J Bagger 16 gün önce
You can work softer stone with hard stone, I've seen old stonemasons work sandstone with granite. A lot of them showed me various tricks to work stone without chisels when I was an apprentice.
Jean-Pierre De Vent
Jean-Pierre De Vent 2 aylar önce
Normally only one explanation possible. The joints of two rather rough cut stones were filled up with a paste of granite and organic glue. The organic substances were eaten by bacteria and are now gone. The fine lines were made as last step to impress people. (succeeding ) They were cut in the drying paste when it had almost hardened. Repairs in case of a mistake were always possible. Drying out meant the stones came even closer together which explains a line so thin, a knife couldn't have made it. Proof could be found by lifting two stones apart to see how it looks inside. The joints there should be very rough and irregular.
Francis Wheat Germ
Francis Wheat Germ Aylar önce
If you take two stones and rub them together they eat each other away and both get levelled. Pick up two stones and do it, you'll see. No need for mortar with something so massive. Ropes and levers can lift hundreds of thousand of kilos. Check out "Burden of Dreams". Werzog lifted a 340-ton steamship in the middle of the jungle with very primitive technology.
Xavier Crow
Xavier Crow Yıl önce
I've always found it so interesting that Edgar Cayce predicted the hall of records would be found under the paw of the sphinx. Yet when it was found that there actually is a chamber of some kind in the exact spot Cayce said,excavations and any further study were nixed immediately. What are they hiding,and more importantly,WHY?
J P
J P Yıl önce
@Hawaiiguy Kailua what about 20lbs of concrete in a human chain arrangement? Nobody walks they only pivot. Minimum energy expended. You can fill a couple of tons in a few minutes.
Clifford schaffer
@J P " if the wood molds were smooth, there would be no marks." Doesn't happen. There would be lots of other evidence as well. "That said, we have thousands of years of weathering do we not? " And every society leaves garbage pits with all the stuff they did in it. No molds, or any sign of them. "I'm sure any hyeroglifs depicting the real construction technique would have been promptly destroyed by the Egyptian government. " Well, you can't prove anything if it is all a Doctor Doom conspiracy just to fool you. Maybe they planted this story to fool you. "The thought of all those pyramids and obelisks being made so simply would decimate the Egyptian allure and mystique.... and also tourism by extension." It hasn't so far. They are impressive and interesting even without assuming space aliens who don't how to work with anything but rock.
J P
J P Yıl önce
@Clifford schaffer if the wood molds were smooth, there would be no marks. That said, we have thousands of years of weathering do we not? I'm sure any hyeroglifs depicting the real construction technique would have been promptly destroyed by the Egyptian government. The thought of all those pyramids and obelisks being made so simply would decimate the Egyptian allure and mystique.... and also tourism by extension.
Falcon Quest
Falcon Quest Yıl önce
@Greg Hunt I would suggest you listen to Ben at UnchartedX and his take on the concept of "pouring" the blocks. He pretty much debunks it especially anything that involves granite. You may also want to check out Christopher Dunn's videos. He and Ben are in the same camp. You actually may find this on the UnchartedX video where he interviews Christopher Dunn.
Clifford schaffer
@Greg Hunt Shouldn't there be mold marks, remnants of the mold, and scraps of concrete in the sand around the structure, like there is with every other structure where that is done?
animalhouseinthewoods
animalhouseinthewoods 7 aylar önce
Wouldn't the weight of dragging the upper stone in place grind a perfect crease? Any loose/uneven layer would turn to dust under the weight and make seamless
Pablo Cruz
Pablo Cruz 5 aylar önce
I think there was at least one civilization prior to us. Some of the structures around the world have traces of them using saws to cut the big stones. I’ve been in construction for half my life and I can just see the remnants of cuts and perfect stone carvings. It’s all in front of us you just have to have an open mind.
John Hanek
John Hanek 5 aylar önce
Jimmy's perfect cut at 2:40 is obviously a crack when you look at it closely. Watch this on YT for the answer to how they were built: The Movie Great Pyramid K 2019 - Director Fehmi Krasniqi
Gryper
Gryper 13 gün önce
I recall years ago hearing something about South American stone cutters who use very similar techniques used some plant-based substance Egyptians used and exported somehow over to South America. Apparently, the substance allowed rocks to be softened so they could be easily cut. I havent heard another thing about it since.
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