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TextEarthquake-proof and massive pyramid El Castillo, Chichen Itza.
Depend when it was built,
I get your point but a pyramid isn't much use during a mega flood, more like a giant tomb! Same goes for major volcanic events - all you would achieve is being sealed alive inside it.
TextCritics use the pyramids to claim the Bible can’t be right. They say the pyramids were built long before Noah’s Flood, so the Flood must have only been a local affair, not global like the Bible says. Otherwise, the pyramids would be buried under lots of sediment
Yeah I think they have been tested before by the ancient ,in different situations,but there is no proof or text left as we don't really know when it was built.
Originally posted by PapagiorgioCZ
I can imagine it's cool for shockwaves. And maybe its shape works like stealth on x-rays too
Depend of the type of catastrophe ,the area and region, there are many variables to take in calculation.
To be honest, there aren't many places to hide if you are talking true catastrophy, except maybe high ground in the middle of continental land masses, well away from earthquake and volcano zones
If we are there "few of us" at the right moment,maybe we have a chance to escape.If we are lucky enough.
Originally posted by ReadyPower
You may be correct, the problem is would 'they' even let 'us' in the pyramids?? Pretty sure we'd get blocked from entering.
Underground in case of prolonged flooding,I don't know how someone could resist,it's hard to build a bunker perfectly isolated from water.
I think if they were for the purpose of a bunker, resources would be best used going underground
TextAfter the great catastrophes of the earlier ages the kings of Egypt, conscious of the possibility of their repetition, erected the pyramids as huge shelters for themselves and the most important persons of their household. The pyramids as shelters have large bases and enourmously thick walls to protect the chambers inside from hurricanes, avalanches of meteorites or brimstone, poisonous gases,(24) and inundation. The pyramidal form is statically the strongest possible structure for opposing a vertically directed impact from above (meteorites), as well as lateral pressure (of floods and hurricanes). The entrance is situated not on the level of the ground but high above it; the water of a flood forty feet high would not penetrate the pyramid of Cheops. But if the water were to rise as high as the entrance and force the door, it would not reach the chambers, which were situated at a higher level. The outer surface of the pyramid was covered with smooth stones, and was not in steps as it has been since the stone facade was removed and used for other purposes during the later ages. This smooth surface was the best protection against a shower of bolides and served also to protect against the penetration of water. The entrance door was a swivel construction.(25)
Very hard at that size,even with now days technology.
Originally posted by JoshF
reply to post by diamondsmith
The last legacy of the ancients,the pyramids, true works of art can not be reproduced because there is no technology to oppose human effort.
they can be reproduced...