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What was the function of the Egyptian pyramids?

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posted on Nov, 18 2018 @ 06:02 PM
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Who ever constructed the pyramids especially the GP went to some mighty trouble to have the interior and exterior of the building convey mathematical proofs of the time and place set in stone almost like a calendar right down to the inch and cubit .

A lot of work to keep the beer cool when you could just leave the beer in vases in the river with a bung on




posted on Nov, 18 2018 @ 06:04 PM
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Who ever constructed the pyramids especially the GP went to some mighty trouble to have the interior and exterior of the building convey mathematical proofs of the time and place
Yeah. If you torture the numbers enough.



time and place set in stone almost like a calendar right down to the inch and cubit .
I don't think the Egyptians used inches.



posted on Nov, 18 2018 @ 06:06 PM
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originally posted by: Trucker1
It baffles my mind how the ancients had beer when you look at the complicated process of making it today.
I wonder if they discovered how to make it by accident?


They watched the monkeys and apes and lots of other mammals getting drunk under fruit trees and realised that all they needed to do was store the fruit in a warm place and syphon off all that weird sticky liquid that came out of the skins, save it, and they could get drunk too, for longer.

No mystery really, except for the mystery of: why weren't they getting drunk under the trees first.




posted on Nov, 18 2018 @ 06:08 PM
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Beer is not made from fruit. Except recently. Ick.

More likely they ate some bad mush and caught a buzz. Hail Ninkasi!
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posted on Nov, 18 2018 @ 06:09 PM
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You learn something new everyday Phage
A lot of things we use are a lot older than we believe , weights and measures have been around a lot longer than some think


While the British were reforming their weights and measures in the 19th century, the Americans were just adopting units based on those discarded by the act of 1824. The standard U.S. gallon is based on the Queen Anne wine gallon of 231 cubic inches and is about 17 percent smaller than the British imperial gallon. The U.S. bushel of 2,150.42 cubic inches, derived from the Winchester bushel abandoned in Britain, is approximately 3 percent smaller than the British imperial bushel. In the British system, units of dry and liquid capacity are the same, while in the United States they differ; the liquid and dry pint in Britain both equal 0.568 cubic decimetre, while the U.S. liquid pint is 0.473 cubic decimetre, and the U.S. dry pint is 0.551 cubic decimetre. British and American units of linear measure and weight are essentially the same. Notable exceptions are the British stone of 14 pounds, which is not used in the United States, and a divergence in definition of the hundredweight (100 pounds in the United States, 112 in Britain) that yields two different tons, the short U.S. ton of 2,000 pounds and the long British ton of 2,240 pounds. In 1959 major English-speaking nations adopted common metric definitions of the inch (2.54 cm), the yard (0.9144 metres), and the pound (0.4536 kg).

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posted on Nov, 18 2018 @ 06:14 PM
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originally posted by: Phage
a reply to: Jonjonj

Beer is not made from fruit. Except recently. Ick.

More likely they ate some bad mush and caught a buzz. Hail Ninkasi!


Well hell, why did the Egyptians use dates in it then?



Regardless, point being alcoholic drinks were probably recognised by early man as a result of observing drunken animals, not that the concoction of alcoholic drinks came out of the mind of man.
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posted on Nov, 18 2018 @ 06:40 PM
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The Ancient Egyptians were bee keepers and would have observed the bees getting drunk on plum/fig trees just like i did when i was young www.abovetopsecret.com...




posted on Nov, 18 2018 @ 06:42 PM
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Regardless, point being alcoholic drinks were probably recognised by early man as a result of observing drunken animals,


Maybe, but as far as beer goes it probably has more to do with someone eating old barley mush. I think wine came later.

Hail Ninkasi.
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posted on Nov, 20 2018 @ 05:35 PM
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Never said that balloons were used in construction, but for travel. The pyramids were probably also a staging ramp for the balloons, with the balloons being laid on top of the steps, easier to manipulate and heat more so than the desert floor. Looks like they traveled always with the prevailing winds in a southeasterly direction. Stopping somewhere near Qena on the Nile, and the Red Sea. Noticed some Nazca desert floor pictures and lines before all the satelite redactions and a few possible lost tomb locations. Highly unlikely they would of tried to cross the Red Sea in a balloon though. I think it was mostly used for relatively short travel distances.

What better way to pick out your burrial site than by air?

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posted on Nov, 20 2018 @ 06:03 PM
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Not sure if the Egyptians used silk or cotton on their balloons though, if the Aztecs were flying the same types of balloons they probably wouldn't of had access to the Chinese silk through ancient trade routes. Would be an interesting experiment.

I think they must of used silk,
I am sure they must of had plenty of access to hemp rigging
with the Egyptians being masters of glue.
The Basket Weaving couldn't of been much of a jump, since most ancient civilizations were pretty much advanced in that area.

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posted on Nov, 20 2018 @ 06:30 PM
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I can see where the pyramids might have been made to conduct some rituals, like a Masonic Temple these days. The ritual could be of some kinds where you need to be engulfed in total darkness for a while. Maybe to create visions like you get when you're in a sensory deprivation chamber. Imagine being in there alone in total blackness. It wouldn't take long before your own heartbeat started to sound like a kettle drum. This was back before they sealed the grand entrances.

A tomb? Maybe.



posted on Nov, 20 2018 @ 07:02 PM
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originally posted by: I8THATAPPLEFRITTER
a reply to: I8THATAPPLEFRITTER

Never said that balloons were used in construction, but for travel. The pyramids were probably also a staging ramp for the balloons, with the balloons being laid on top of the steps, easier to manipulate and heat more so than the desert floor. Looks like they traveled always with the prevailing winds in a southeasterly direction. Stopping somewhere near Qena on the Nile, and the Red Sea.


Ah, except for the first one the pyramids were cladded and not stepped like Mesopotamian ones. In the 17-20th century traveling by hot hair balloon could be characterized by word; 'random' for directions and landings chances. The Europeans worked long and hard trying to determine a way to guide balloons and finally achieved it with various methods of mechanical propulsion. They still remained limited by the wind - not until the early 20th century were powered airships able to direct their travel in any meaningful way.



posted on Nov, 21 2018 @ 03:19 PM
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Anybody got a couple million to sponsor a dig?

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posted on Nov, 21 2018 @ 05:36 PM
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originally posted by: I8THATAPPLEFRITTER
a reply to: I8THATAPPLEFRITTER

media-cdn.tripadvisor.com...

mw2.google.com...

Anybody got a couple million to sponsor a dig?

jj-tours.ru...

www.youtube.com...


I don't but there are several fringe authors who are multi-millionaire - they should be happy to support your idea.

One of the oddities of the fringe world is that why certain people get rich making stuff up they are very reluctant to spend any of it on actual research - sure they'll take a comfortable tourist trip to an area - but sponsor excavations? Nah.....

However, Harte is a HS science teacher - meaning he is rich - you know government worker and all - I'm sure he can lend you some cash - I have a few well used trowels you could use.
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posted on Nov, 21 2018 @ 06:20 PM
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originally posted by: Hanslune
However, Harte is a HS science teacher - meaning he is rich - you know government worker and all - I'm sure he can lend you some cash - I have a few well used trowels you could use.

I think all I got around here is a shovel.
And, of course, some pounders and smoothing stones.

Harte



posted on Nov, 21 2018 @ 06:38 PM
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I guess I will have to build a Giant Black Balloon with snake (Nile) logo myself, and fly it from the pyramids to Qena. I haven't decideded if the logo will be green or white.

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posted on Nov, 21 2018 @ 08:33 PM
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You might want to check with the existing balloon tourist companies in Egypt - there are a lot of them about what would be required (in the matter of permits) to allow such a flight - given what I know about the ME - I lived there for 20+ years - expect lots of delays, requests for bribes and all manner of confusion, pretense, obstruction and general incompetence.



posted on Nov, 21 2018 @ 11:07 PM
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originally posted by: I8THATAPPLEFRITTER
a reply to: I8THATAPPLEFRITTER

Not sure if the Egyptians used silk or cotton on their balloons though, if the Aztecs were flying the same types of balloons they probably wouldn't of had access to the Chinese silk through ancient trade routes. Would be an interesting experiment.

I think they must of used silk,
I am sure they must of had plenty of access to hemp rigging
with the Egyptians being masters of glue.
The Basket Weaving couldn't of been much of a jump, since most ancient civilizations were pretty much advanced in that area.

i.pinimg.com...

www.youtube.com...


Pig or cow bladders ? would do the trick with methane or just get a team of Elephants to do all the pulling or even easier still just use water
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posted on Nov, 22 2018 @ 02:03 PM
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a reply to: Hanslune

I would never be able to get the resources together to test my theory. If there is a fantastic tomb or tombs to the northeast of Qena they have probably already been discovered and looted by ancient or present day grave robbers or known by government officials. 1000 to 1, I would find something en-route. Simply odds dictate, not worth the effort.

I could imagine the nightmare and expense of trying to put an expedition of that magnitude together. It would definitely have to be sponsored.

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GOOD LUCK

P.S.

I am sure there would be room on that balloon for a Miller High Life Logo

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posted on Nov, 22 2018 @ 10:32 PM
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Figure 8

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