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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 2569 Barbelo 20-Sep-17 07:28
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 1) 452 tortoise 20-Sep-17 07:45
first off... 411 Racho 20-Sep-17 08:47
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Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 1) 413 Jon Ellison 20-Sep-17 17:23
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 2 - Molded Stone)) 419 Barbelo 20-Sep-17 21:49
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 2) 446 Origyptian 20-Sep-17 23:21
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 2) 395 Barbelo 23-Sep-17 00:55
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 2) 347 Origyptian 23-Sep-17 14:31
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 1) 356 Origyptian 20-Sep-17 22:02
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 1) 322 Origyptian 20-Sep-17 23:19
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 320 Eddie Larry 20-Sep-17 23:44
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 431 Apap 21-Sep-17 00:02
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 318 Open mind 21-Sep-17 00:07
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 334 Origyptian 21-Sep-17 00:17
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 330 Open mind 21-Sep-17 01:23
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 289 Eddie Larry 21-Sep-17 01:59
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 337 Origyptian 21-Sep-17 04:57
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : The scenic route : ) 279 Thunderbird 22-Sep-17 19:08
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Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 333 Nemobutwhatiimagian 11-Jan-18 03:36
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 3-Irregular Stonework)) 561 Barbelo 21-Sep-17 02:28
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 3) 317 Eddie Larry 21-Sep-17 02:37
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 3) 361 Origyptian 21-Sep-17 05:11
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 399 tortoise 21-Sep-17 06:47
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4-Recycling)) 443 Barbelo 22-Sep-17 04:13
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 346 Jon Ellison 22-Sep-17 10:45
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Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 319 Jon Ellison 22-Sep-17 12:51
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Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 322 Dr. Troglodyte 22-Sep-17 19:11
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 310 Origyptian 22-Sep-17 20:37
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Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 333 Thanos5150 23-Sep-17 17:12
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 314 Origyptian 24-Sep-17 04:38
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 354 R Avry Wilson 24-Sep-17 05:01
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 311 Origyptian 24-Sep-17 06:11
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 365 R Avry Wilson 24-Sep-17 07:51
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 350 Jon Ellison 24-Sep-17 09:31
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 291 Origyptian 24-Sep-17 16:02
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 325 R Avry Wilson 25-Sep-17 07:06
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 318 Origyptian 25-Sep-17 13:03
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 374 Corpuscles 26-Sep-17 03:21
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 354 Origyptian 26-Sep-17 14:42
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 230 Corpuscles 26-Sep-17 20:56
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 251 Apap 26-Sep-17 16:44
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 266 Origyptian 26-Sep-17 19:22
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 331 Apap 26-Sep-17 20:50
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 208 Origyptian 26-Sep-17 21:48
Not sure if you've provided before... 228 Racho 02-Oct-17 22:09
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 322 Thanos5150 24-Sep-17 17:10
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 324 Origyptian 24-Sep-17 18:20
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 289 Jon Ellison 22-Sep-17 22:28
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 280 Jon Ellison 22-Sep-17 22:45
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 270 Barbelo 23-Sep-17 00:20
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 339 Jon Ellison 23-Sep-17 08:49
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 5-Stone Softening) 399 Barbelo 23-Sep-17 07:06
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 5) 295 cladking 23-Sep-17 21:12
A picture is indeed worth a thousand words! 342 Corpuscles 23-Sep-17 21:49
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 300 Open mind 24-Sep-17 13:52
Puma punku...11+ - min mark - Russian scientist pov 326 Racho 24-Sep-17 16:08
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 456 Barbelo 24-Sep-17 22:06
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 341 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 10:25
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 317 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 10:52
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 283 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 11:07
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 315 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 11:21
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 303 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 11:41
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 289 Origyptian 25-Sep-17 18:15
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 286 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 19:10
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 308 Origyptian 25-Sep-17 19:50
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 314 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 20:25
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 274 Apap 25-Sep-17 23:00
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 304 Origyptian 25-Sep-17 23:34
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 307 Open mind 25-Sep-17 14:23
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 300 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 15:04
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 291 Origyptian 25-Sep-17 16:38
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 311 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 17:14
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 7-High Tech)) 312 Barbelo 25-Sep-17 22:35
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 8-Transportation) 339 Barbelo 27-Sep-17 03:43
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 8-Transportation) 302 Origyptian 27-Sep-17 04:20
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 255 Open mind 27-Sep-17 16:43
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 274 DUNE 27-Sep-17 17:09
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 234 Barbelo 28-Sep-17 23:15
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 271 Origyptian 28-Sep-17 02:51
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 10- Anomalies) 529 Barbelo 28-Sep-17 03:50
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 10- Anomalies) 310 Origyptian 28-Sep-17 04:31
What happened to Part 9? ;) 236 Racho 29-Sep-17 06:22
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 395 Barbelo 02-Oct-17 06:59
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 270 Origyptian 02-Oct-17 20:53
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 210 Jon Ellison 02-Oct-17 21:09
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 276 Origyptian 02-Oct-17 21:24
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 287 Jon Ellison 02-Oct-17 21:35
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 269 Origyptian 02-Oct-17 21:42
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 259 Jon Ellison 02-Oct-17 21:55
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 247 randompHactor 02-Oct-17 22:02
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 235 Origyptian 02-Oct-17 22:04
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 287 Jon Ellison 02-Oct-17 22:26
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 135 Jon Ellison 02-Oct-17 21:27
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 228 Barbelo 02-Oct-17 21:54
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 254 randompHactor 02-Oct-17 22:04
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 189 Racho 02-Oct-17 22:20
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 238 randompHactor 02-Oct-17 22:46
More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 168 Racho 02-Oct-17 22:49
Re: More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 197 randompHactor 02-Oct-17 22:52
Re: More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 242 Origyptian 03-Oct-17 02:11
Re: More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 230 randompHactor 03-Oct-17 06:05
Re: More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 234 Origyptian 03-Oct-17 15:59
Re: More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 173 Jon Ellison 03-Oct-17 10:55
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 195 Thanos5150 02-Oct-17 22:14
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 210 Barbelo 02-Oct-17 23:24
seeing as you mentioned cave paintings 200 Racho 02-Oct-17 23:45
Re: seeing as you mentioned cave paintings 226 Barbelo 03-Oct-17 01:22
I think all are involved 171 Racho 03-Oct-17 01:56
Re: seeing as you mentioned cave paintings 204 Origyptian 03-Oct-17 12:40
What we think we see? 285 Racho 03-Oct-17 14:06
Re: What we think we see? 241 cladking 03-Oct-17 18:10
Re: What we think we see? 237 Jon Ellison 03-Oct-17 19:05
I am optimistic as well. 165 cladking 03-Oct-17 19:30
Re: What we think we see? 232 Origyptian 03-Oct-17 19:18
Re: What we think we see? 189 cladking 03-Oct-17 19:25
Re: What we think we see? 237 Jon Ellison 03-Oct-17 22:49
Re: What we think we see? 267 cladking 04-Oct-17 00:23
Re: What we think we see? 179 Origyptian 04-Oct-17 16:44
Re: What we think we see? 196 Origyptian 04-Oct-17 16:09
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 466 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 02:33
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 295 randompHactor 03-Oct-17 02:39
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 257 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 03:14
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 212 randompHactor 03-Oct-17 03:20
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 236 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 03:54
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 245 randompHactor 03-Oct-17 05:46
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 250 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 23:45
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 252 randompHactor 04-Oct-17 00:00
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 255 Thanos5150 04-Oct-17 00:16
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 240 randompHactor 04-Oct-17 02:08
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 268 Barbelo 03-Oct-17 04:14
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 205 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 04:35
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 235 Barbelo 03-Oct-17 05:15
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 285 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 23:04
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 257 Barbelo 04-Oct-17 00:39
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 369 Thanos5150 04-Oct-17 03:09
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 268 Barbelo 04-Oct-17 03:58
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 275 Thanos5150 04-Oct-17 05:04
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 283 Barbelo 04-Oct-17 06:50
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 374 Origyptian 04-Oct-17 17:22


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