posted on Jul, 1 2014 @ 12:39 AM
a reply to: tonycodes
Perhaps near Crocodilopolis, Egypt.....
Herodotus, in Book II of his Histories, describes a "labyrinth" complex in Egypt, "near the place called the City of Crocodiles", that he
considered to surpass the pyramids in its grandeur:
'It has twelve covered courts — six in a row facing north, six south — the gates of the one range exactly fronting the gates of the other.
Inside, the building is of two storeys and contains three thousand rooms, of which half are underground, and the other half directly above them. I was
taken through the rooms in the upper storey, so what I shall say of them is from my own observation, but the underground ones I can speak of only from
report, because the Egyptians in charge refused to let me see them, as they contain the tombs of the kings who built the labyrinth, and also the tombs
of the sacred crocodiles. The upper rooms, on the contrary, I did actually see, and it is hard to believe that they are the work of men; the baffling
and intricate passages from room to room and from court to court were an endless wonder to me, as we passed from a courtyard into rooms, from rooms
into galleries, from galleries into more rooms and thence into yet more courtyards. The roof of every chamber, courtyard, and gallery is, like the
walls, of stone. The walls are covered with carved figures, and each court is exquisitely built of white marble and surrounded by a colonnade'.(1)