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Yangshan China




Crude protuberances.

When rounded and smoothed - lifting bosses?

With ropes? Levers?

Nigh impossible.


Injection ports?

To inject a quarry with natural stone?

Seriously?


Ollantaytambo Peru





Carving bosses while still in situ?

Possible but highly unlikely. Why the two sets of bosses one above the other?

Injection ports for living stone?

Really?




Column F has a boss at the top side. Useful for lifting?

Column E has three bosses in various stages of carving. Useful for lifting?

Column B is still being dressed. No bosses.

Yet, all columns have been lifted into place.

Injection ports?

None.




Do the spacers need bosses when the megaliths don't?



Macchu Picchu Peru




Why the reverse bosses? Hard to get a rope around them.

Reverse injection ports?



Baalbek Lebanon




Two of the largest stones on the planet.

No bosses. No injection ports.



Giza Egypt




Why does the Pyramid of Menkaure require bosses on the casing stones when the blocks higher up do not? Why do the millions of blocks comprising the core of the three main pyramids have no bosses although the blocks are of equivalent size to these casing stones?


More in Part 2.

PWH



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 20-Sep-17 21:57 by Barbelo.

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Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 2000 Barbelo 20-Sep-17 07:28
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 1) 282 tortoise 20-Sep-17 07:45
first off... 257 Racho 20-Sep-17 08:47
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 1) 308 Thanos5150 20-Sep-17 16:52
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 1) 264 Jon Ellison 20-Sep-17 17:23
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 2 - Molded Stone)) 252 Barbelo 20-Sep-17 21:49
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 2) 254 Origyptian 20-Sep-17 23:21
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 2) 214 Barbelo 23-Sep-17 00:55
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 2) 198 Origyptian 23-Sep-17 14:31
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 1) 187 Origyptian 20-Sep-17 22:02
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 1) 179 Origyptian 20-Sep-17 23:19
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 195 Eddie Larry 20-Sep-17 23:44
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 221 Apap 21-Sep-17 00:02
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 177 Open mind 21-Sep-17 00:07
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 176 Origyptian 21-Sep-17 00:17
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 181 Open mind 21-Sep-17 01:23
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 156 Eddie Larry 21-Sep-17 01:59
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 187 Origyptian 21-Sep-17 04:57
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : The scenic route : ) 147 Thunderbird 22-Sep-17 19:08
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Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 152 Nemobutwhatiimagian 11-Jan-18 03:36
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 3-Irregular Stonework)) 264 Barbelo 21-Sep-17 02:28
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 3) 173 Eddie Larry 21-Sep-17 02:37
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 3) 214 Origyptian 21-Sep-17 05:11
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 245 tortoise 21-Sep-17 06:47
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4-Recycling)) 266 Barbelo 22-Sep-17 04:13
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 193 Jon Ellison 22-Sep-17 10:45
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 168 Origyptian 22-Sep-17 12:31
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 181 Jon Ellison 22-Sep-17 12:51
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Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 179 Dr. Troglodyte 22-Sep-17 19:11
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 174 Origyptian 22-Sep-17 20:37
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Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 171 Origyptian 23-Sep-17 04:11
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 185 Thanos5150 23-Sep-17 17:12
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 170 Origyptian 24-Sep-17 04:38
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 201 R Avry Wilson 24-Sep-17 05:01
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 155 Origyptian 24-Sep-17 06:11
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 198 R Avry Wilson 24-Sep-17 07:51
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 195 Jon Ellison 24-Sep-17 09:31
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 155 Origyptian 24-Sep-17 16:02
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 176 R Avry Wilson 25-Sep-17 07:06
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 169 Origyptian 25-Sep-17 13:03
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 191 Corpuscles 26-Sep-17 03:21
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 164 Origyptian 26-Sep-17 14:42
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 108 Corpuscles 26-Sep-17 20:56
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 118 Apap 26-Sep-17 16:44
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 136 Origyptian 26-Sep-17 19:22
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 139 Apap 26-Sep-17 20:50
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 109 Origyptian 26-Sep-17 21:48
Not sure if you've provided before... 92 Racho 02-Oct-17 22:09
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 158 Thanos5150 24-Sep-17 17:10
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 170 Origyptian 24-Sep-17 18:20
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 152 Jon Ellison 22-Sep-17 22:28
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 163 Jon Ellison 22-Sep-17 22:45
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 165 Barbelo 23-Sep-17 00:20
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 184 Jon Ellison 23-Sep-17 08:49
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 5-Stone Softening) 218 Barbelo 23-Sep-17 07:06
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 5) 165 cladking 23-Sep-17 21:12
A picture is indeed worth a thousand words! 174 Corpuscles 23-Sep-17 21:49
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 171 Open mind 24-Sep-17 13:52
Puma punku...11+ - min mark - Russian scientist pov 167 Racho 24-Sep-17 16:08
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 229 Barbelo 24-Sep-17 22:06
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 181 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 10:25
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 166 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 10:52
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 155 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 11:07
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 167 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 11:21
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 155 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 11:41
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 146 Origyptian 25-Sep-17 18:15
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 142 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 19:10
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 158 Origyptian 25-Sep-17 19:50
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 170 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 20:25
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 123 Apap 25-Sep-17 23:00
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 157 Origyptian 25-Sep-17 23:34
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 168 Open mind 25-Sep-17 14:23
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 151 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 15:04
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 146 Origyptian 25-Sep-17 16:38
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 170 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 17:14
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 7-High Tech)) 185 Barbelo 25-Sep-17 22:35
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 8-Transportation) 188 Barbelo 27-Sep-17 03:43
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 8-Transportation) 157 Origyptian 27-Sep-17 04:20
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 134 Open mind 27-Sep-17 16:43
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 160 DUNE 27-Sep-17 17:09
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 114 Barbelo 28-Sep-17 23:15
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 145 Origyptian 28-Sep-17 02:51
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 10- Anomalies) 214 Barbelo 28-Sep-17 03:50
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 10- Anomalies) 174 Origyptian 28-Sep-17 04:31
What happened to Part 9? ;) 119 Racho 29-Sep-17 06:22
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 196 Barbelo 02-Oct-17 06:59
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 112 Origyptian 02-Oct-17 20:53
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 97 Jon Ellison 02-Oct-17 21:09
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 120 Origyptian 02-Oct-17 21:24
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 129 Jon Ellison 02-Oct-17 21:35
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 111 Origyptian 02-Oct-17 21:42
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 115 Jon Ellison 02-Oct-17 21:55
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 112 randompHactor 02-Oct-17 22:02
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 104 Origyptian 02-Oct-17 22:04
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 130 Jon Ellison 02-Oct-17 22:26
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 53 Jon Ellison 02-Oct-17 21:27
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 99 Barbelo 02-Oct-17 21:54
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 120 randompHactor 02-Oct-17 22:04
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 73 Racho 02-Oct-17 22:20
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 101 randompHactor 02-Oct-17 22:46
More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 69 Racho 02-Oct-17 22:49
Re: More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 91 randompHactor 02-Oct-17 22:52
Re: More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 125 Origyptian 03-Oct-17 02:11
Re: More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 115 randompHactor 03-Oct-17 06:05
Re: More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 106 Origyptian 03-Oct-17 15:59
Re: More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 76 Jon Ellison 03-Oct-17 10:55
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 91 Thanos5150 02-Oct-17 22:14
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 107 Barbelo 02-Oct-17 23:24
seeing as you mentioned cave paintings 84 Racho 02-Oct-17 23:45
Re: seeing as you mentioned cave paintings 93 Barbelo 03-Oct-17 01:22
I think all are involved 91 Racho 03-Oct-17 01:56
Re: seeing as you mentioned cave paintings 90 Origyptian 03-Oct-17 12:40
What we think we see? 132 Racho 03-Oct-17 14:06
Re: What we think we see? 88 cladking 03-Oct-17 18:10
Re: What we think we see? 104 Jon Ellison 03-Oct-17 19:05
I am optimistic as well. 66 cladking 03-Oct-17 19:30
Re: What we think we see? 108 Origyptian 03-Oct-17 19:18
Re: What we think we see? 74 cladking 03-Oct-17 19:25
Re: What we think we see? 117 Jon Ellison 03-Oct-17 22:49
Re: What we think we see? 113 cladking 04-Oct-17 00:23
Re: What we think we see? 81 Origyptian 04-Oct-17 16:44
Re: What we think we see? 80 Origyptian 04-Oct-17 16:09
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 158 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 02:33
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 129 randompHactor 03-Oct-17 02:39
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 125 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 03:14
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 106 randompHactor 03-Oct-17 03:20
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 119 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 03:54
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 106 randompHactor 03-Oct-17 05:46
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 112 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 23:45
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 109 randompHactor 04-Oct-17 00:00
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 125 Thanos5150 04-Oct-17 00:16
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 116 randompHactor 04-Oct-17 02:08
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 132 Barbelo 03-Oct-17 04:14
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 101 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 04:35
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 107 Barbelo 03-Oct-17 05:15
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 143 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 23:04
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 126 Barbelo 04-Oct-17 00:39
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 165 Thanos5150 04-Oct-17 03:09
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 126 Barbelo 04-Oct-17 03:58
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 121 Thanos5150 04-Oct-17 05:04
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 149 Barbelo 04-Oct-17 06:50
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 213 Origyptian 04-Oct-17 17:22


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