Originally posted by spaceg0at
puma punku is made of granite and diorite
Sorry no, sandstone and andesite (which can be classified as diorite in some cases). You may wish to look at the percentage of which material was used
for and how much. Pumapunku was built a thousand years after the masterpiece of Parthenon - why isn't advanced machinery evoked for that that work
much of the work in egypt is granite.
I believe the term would be 'some' perhaps you can give us a percentage with source?
including the obelisk at the vatican
Which was bashed out using the same techniques as this unfinished obelisk in AE which was left insitu
"Puna Punku" A temple build of Granite and Diorite, (Diorite cannot be cut with anything else but Diamond tools)
Nope, as noted above it is made of sandstone and andesite. Diorite can be shaped using quartz sand which is what the AE used to make a number of
Link on diorite
Fringe videos are a poor source of information on archaeology!
edit on 22/2/12 by Hanslune because: (no reason given)