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Ratcho Wrote:
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> [files.el-libertario.webnode.es]
> 1ccae181/N%20de%20los%20alrededores%20de%20Cuzco%2
> 0NN1.JPG
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> Origyptian posted this pic on a different
> thread...
>
> What you are proposing is that whomever built this
> wall would scribe the basic shape and then put
> into place - take it off and do a little chipping
> here and there - then place it up there again
> (somehow lift multi-ton rocks) and then repeat
> until all is well...? That makes sense to you?

As I recall, the largest block at Saksayhuaman is about 280 tons, and the blocks adjacent to it are obviously quite heavy as well. And so any claim of trial and error jointing of those angular precision surfaces seems absolutely unfathomable even with today's technology, let alone with ancient primitive tools (the Incas didn't even have the wheel).



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More megalithic walls...they're just all over the world 1958 Ratcho 12-Mar-16 07:39
Re: More megalithic walls...they're just all over the world 622 Oblivious 27-Mar-16 23:02
Re: More megalithic walls...they're just all over the world 593 Harte 28-Mar-16 23:37
Re: More megalithic walls...they're just all over the world 560 Origyptian 29-Mar-16 12:52
Re: More megalithic walls...they're just all over the world 542 Harte 31-Mar-16 10:05
Re: More megalithic walls...they're just all over the world 523 Oblivious 31-Mar-16 00:20
Re: More megalithic walls...they're just all over the world 545 carolb 31-Mar-16 02:02
What ifs... 416 Ratcho 02-Apr-16 06:33
Re: What ifs... 527 Harte 02-Apr-16 13:10
If walls could talk 483 Ratcho 02-Apr-16 16:02
Re: If walls could talk 514 Harte 02-Apr-16 22:06
Re: If walls could talk 500 Oblivious 02-Apr-16 23:46
Re: If walls could talk 535 Origyptian 03-Apr-16 16:59
Any examples? 447 Ratcho 04-Apr-16 15:22
Re: Any examples? 431 Origyptian 04-Apr-16 15:31
Would rekindle the discussion... 463 Ratcho 04-Apr-16 16:28
Re: Would rekindle the discussion... 414 Origyptian 04-Apr-16 18:40
Re: Would rekindle the discussion... 443 Oblivious 04-Apr-16 23:11
Re: Would rekindle the discussion... 466 Origyptian 05-Apr-16 00:02
Re: Any examples? 456 carolb 04-Apr-16 23:36
Re: Any examples? 455 Origyptian 05-Apr-16 00:21
Re: Any examples? 492 carolb 05-Apr-16 00:30
Re: Any examples? 412 Oblivious 05-Apr-16 22:28
Re: Any examples? 399 Origyptian 05-Apr-16 23:59
Re: Any examples? 422 Jon Ellison 05-Apr-16 22:59
Re: Any examples? 523 Origyptian 06-Apr-16 00:04
Re: Any examples? 474 Jon Ellison 06-Apr-16 09:22
Re: Any examples? 519 Oblivious 07-Apr-16 23:08
Re: If walls could talk 553 Ratcho 04-Apr-16 19:35
Re: If walls could talk 484 Origyptian 04-Apr-16 19:50
Re: If walls could talk 416 Ratcho 04-Apr-16 20:37
Re: If walls could talk 429 Origyptian 04-Apr-16 20:50
Re: If walls could talk 462 Harte 18-Jul-16 22:45
Re: If walls could talk 469 Thanos5150 18-Jul-16 23:22
We already know of one possible way it was done... 325 Ratcho 19-Jul-16 23:09
Re: What ifs... 476 Origyptian 03-Apr-16 16:51
Re: What ifs... 462 Oblivious 02-Apr-16 15:54
Re: What ifs... 525 Ratcho 02-Apr-16 16:06
Re: What ifs... 447 Oblivious 02-Apr-16 16:23
Re: Easter Island /Gobekli Tepe 527 Thunderbird 02-Apr-16 14:17
Re: Easter Island /Gobekli Tepe 534 Oblivious 02-Apr-16 16:09
Re: Easter Island /Gobekli Tepe 480 Thunderbird 03-Apr-16 00:52
Re: More megalithic walls...they're just all over the world 557 Harte 19-Jul-16 23:32
Re: We do know.... : ) 381 Thunderbird 20-Jul-16 02:19
Re: We do know.... : ) 396 Audrey 20-Jul-16 04:02
Re: We do know.... : ) 438 Origyptian 20-Jul-16 13:43
Re: Drive by Fruiting ! 416 Thunderbird 20-Jul-16 17:23


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