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Who built the Egyptian Pyramids?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Pangur Bán, May 28, 2004.

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Who built the Egyptian Pyramids?

  1. Aliens (Martians)

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  2. Aliens (other)

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  3. Ancient Egyptians? :egypt:

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  4. Black Africans?

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  5. Aryan Supermen? :viking:

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  6. Atlanteans

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  7. Human Time Travelers? :scan:

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  8. Humans (other)

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  1. Pangur Bán

    Pangur Bán Deconstructed

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    This is related to HamaticBabylon's on other thread, but phrased more generally, and including a poll...

    So, who really did build the pyramids?
     
  2. betazed

    betazed Seeking...

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    Not me, Not me. Honest. :p

    But seriously, I still think it was the Egyptians. I just have one question. Is there anything that we do not know about the pyramids? Like exactly how it was built? When it was built? How long did it take to build it? If we build it now how would we go about doing it? etc.

    If the answers to all the above are known then the Egyptians built it is the most plausible theory.
     
  3. luiz

    luiz Trendy Revolutionary

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    The astronaut gods.

    Or... the egyptians. Hard to decide which.
     
  4. Ville

    Ville Chieftain

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    Egyptians and their slaves :whipped:
    or Giant Radioactive Monkeys :mischief:
     
  5. WickedSmurf

    WickedSmurf pr0

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  6. Tassadar

    Tassadar Master

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    Very simple; Egyptian mason using geopolymer as concrete, i already give the link in the other thread.

    and i have already talk about this theory in an old thread, my dear disciple, Dump Pothead should have defended this geopolymer theory, bad boy DP :spank: :whipped: I was hoping that at least 1 member would have convert :cry: :hmm:
     
  7. privatehudson

    privatehudson The Ultimate Badass

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    Egyptians, but not only for burial places
     
  8. Bozo Erectus

    Bozo Erectus Master Baker

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    Ok how about this: the early Egyptians (before they were even Egyptians) moved into the Nile region and encountered the already immensely old Sphinx. They were shocked and awed and formed a religion and culture around it. It led them to eventually build the Pyramids.
     
  9. betazed

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    It is possible. However it violates Occam's Razor since it is not the most simple theory. Hence, for me to believe it you have to provide some evidence. Do you have any? If so can you succintly state what they are.

    {I am seeing too many website links referred here and there who go on and on and do not state briefly what they are trying to prove. :confused: }
     
  10. HamaticBabylon

    HamaticBabylon Chieftain

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    The truth about African scientific and cultural achievements of civilization will come out one day. A powerful man will rise with machines; that this world has never seen and conquer it then run the world according to the truth! ;)
     
  11. Pangur Bán

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    wtf?? :eek:

    This guy's a nutter! :blush:
     
  12. Dell19

    Dell19 Take a break

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    The Egyptians... Or any civ if we are talking about Civ...
     
  13. Bozo Erectus

    Bozo Erectus Master Baker

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    Betazed, no evidence at all Im afraid. Merely a firm belief that there were vastly older human civilizations, long before our current one began a mere 6000 years ago, that have been lost in time and forgotten. I think these civilizations were much smaller than ours, not global and spacefaring. They were therefore more vulnerable to being wiped out by drastic climate change at the onset and ending of the Ice Ages. It seems inconcievable to me that humans have been on this planet for 100 or 200,000 years, and ours is the first advanced civilization to arise.

    Actually I think theres plenty of evidence around us of those past civilizations, but we naturally assume they belong to ours. People see what they expect to see, even scientists.
     
  14. Ossric

    Ossric Hedonistic Ruler

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    the Sphinks is a lot older than the Pyramids, the human head was probably carved out at a later period. (pointless info)
     
  15. stormbind

    stormbind Retenta personam!

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    Poll is missing Victorian Space Travellers, and we cannot see who voted for what :(
     
  16. CurtSibling

    CurtSibling ENEMY ACE™ SLeague Staff

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    And also I will one day assume the throne of Gondor, with Jenny Anniston as my Elven bride.

    Doctor, increase my dose! :lol:
     
  17. Bozo Erectus

    Bozo Erectus Master Baker

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    Tassadar, the concrete theory is interesting, but I was under the impression that they know where the stones were quarried from. Also, if the Egyptians had invented such a durable form of concrete, wouldnt they have used it in other applications, and not just for pyramids?
     
  18. Knight-Dragon

    Knight-Dragon Unhidden Dragon Retired Moderator

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    Pls, we don't need another thread on this; not even one with a poll...

    Closed.
     
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