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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 2094 Barbelo 20-Sep-17 07:28
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 1) 315 tortoise 20-Sep-17 07:45
first off... 285 Racho 20-Sep-17 08:47
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Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 2) 306 Origyptian 20-Sep-17 23:21
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 2) 254 Barbelo 23-Sep-17 00:55
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 2) 233 Origyptian 23-Sep-17 14:31
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 1) 221 Origyptian 20-Sep-17 22:02
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Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 223 Eddie Larry 20-Sep-17 23:44
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Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 208 Origyptian 21-Sep-17 00:17
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 216 Open mind 21-Sep-17 01:23
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 181 Eddie Larry 21-Sep-17 01:59
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Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 189 Nemobutwhatiimagian 11-Jan-18 03:36
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 3-Irregular Stonework)) 311 Barbelo 21-Sep-17 02:28
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 3) 207 Eddie Larry 21-Sep-17 02:37
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 3) 246 Origyptian 21-Sep-17 05:11
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Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 228 Jon Ellison 22-Sep-17 10:45
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Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 241 R Avry Wilson 24-Sep-17 05:01
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Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 229 R Avry Wilson 24-Sep-17 07:51
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 232 Jon Ellison 24-Sep-17 09:31
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Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 211 R Avry Wilson 25-Sep-17 07:06
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Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 135 Corpuscles 26-Sep-17 20:56
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 144 Apap 26-Sep-17 16:44
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 168 Origyptian 26-Sep-17 19:22
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 176 Apap 26-Sep-17 20:50
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 133 Origyptian 26-Sep-17 21:48
Not sure if you've provided before... 110 Racho 02-Oct-17 22:09
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 194 Thanos5150 24-Sep-17 17:10
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 208 Origyptian 24-Sep-17 18:20
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 184 Jon Ellison 22-Sep-17 22:28
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Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 196 Barbelo 23-Sep-17 00:20
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 212 Jon Ellison 23-Sep-17 08:49
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 5-Stone Softening) 260 Barbelo 23-Sep-17 07:06
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 5) 197 cladking 23-Sep-17 21:12
A picture is indeed worth a thousand words! 201 Corpuscles 23-Sep-17 21:49
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 202 Open mind 24-Sep-17 13:52
Puma punku...11+ - min mark - Russian scientist pov 200 Racho 24-Sep-17 16:08
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 268 Barbelo 24-Sep-17 22:06
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 219 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 10:25
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 206 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 10:52
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Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 181 Origyptian 25-Sep-17 18:15
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 173 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 19:10
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 192 Origyptian 25-Sep-17 19:50
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 205 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 20:25
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 158 Apap 25-Sep-17 23:00
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 186 Origyptian 25-Sep-17 23:34
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 201 Open mind 25-Sep-17 14:23
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 184 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 15:04
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 176 Origyptian 25-Sep-17 16:38
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 204 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 17:14
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 7-High Tech)) 213 Barbelo 25-Sep-17 22:35
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 8-Transportation) 215 Barbelo 27-Sep-17 03:43
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 8-Transportation) 178 Origyptian 27-Sep-17 04:20
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 153 Open mind 27-Sep-17 16:43
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 182 DUNE 27-Sep-17 17:09
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 134 Barbelo 28-Sep-17 23:15
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 168 Origyptian 28-Sep-17 02:51
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 10- Anomalies) 266 Barbelo 28-Sep-17 03:50
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 10- Anomalies) 199 Origyptian 28-Sep-17 04:31
What happened to Part 9? ;) 141 Racho 29-Sep-17 06:22
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 238 Barbelo 02-Oct-17 06:59
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 137 Origyptian 02-Oct-17 20:53
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 117 Jon Ellison 02-Oct-17 21:09
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 158 Origyptian 02-Oct-17 21:24
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 161 Jon Ellison 02-Oct-17 21:35
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 140 Origyptian 02-Oct-17 21:42
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 144 Jon Ellison 02-Oct-17 21:55
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 135 randompHactor 02-Oct-17 22:02
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 129 Origyptian 02-Oct-17 22:04
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 161 Jon Ellison 02-Oct-17 22:26
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 60 Jon Ellison 02-Oct-17 21:27
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 126 Barbelo 02-Oct-17 21:54
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 149 randompHactor 02-Oct-17 22:04
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 92 Racho 02-Oct-17 22:20
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 128 randompHactor 02-Oct-17 22:46
More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 79 Racho 02-Oct-17 22:49
Re: More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 112 randompHactor 02-Oct-17 22:52
Re: More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 142 Origyptian 03-Oct-17 02:11
Re: More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 134 randompHactor 03-Oct-17 06:05
Re: More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 134 Origyptian 03-Oct-17 15:59
Re: More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 86 Jon Ellison 03-Oct-17 10:55
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 112 Thanos5150 02-Oct-17 22:14
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 127 Barbelo 02-Oct-17 23:24
seeing as you mentioned cave paintings 100 Racho 02-Oct-17 23:45
Re: seeing as you mentioned cave paintings 116 Barbelo 03-Oct-17 01:22
I think all are involved 110 Racho 03-Oct-17 01:56
Re: seeing as you mentioned cave paintings 104 Origyptian 03-Oct-17 12:40
What we think we see? 164 Racho 03-Oct-17 14:06
Re: What we think we see? 107 cladking 03-Oct-17 18:10
Re: What we think we see? 132 Jon Ellison 03-Oct-17 19:05
I am optimistic as well. 84 cladking 03-Oct-17 19:30
Re: What we think we see? 124 Origyptian 03-Oct-17 19:18
Re: What we think we see? 96 cladking 03-Oct-17 19:25
Re: What we think we see? 140 Jon Ellison 03-Oct-17 22:49
Re: What we think we see? 133 cladking 04-Oct-17 00:23
Re: What we think we see? 98 Origyptian 04-Oct-17 16:44
Re: What we think we see? 102 Origyptian 04-Oct-17 16:09
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 198 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 02:33
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 157 randompHactor 03-Oct-17 02:39
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 153 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 03:14
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 130 randompHactor 03-Oct-17 03:20
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 136 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 03:54
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 131 randompHactor 03-Oct-17 05:46
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 141 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 23:45
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 141 randompHactor 04-Oct-17 00:00
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 157 Thanos5150 04-Oct-17 00:16
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 141 randompHactor 04-Oct-17 02:08
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 162 Barbelo 03-Oct-17 04:14
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 118 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 04:35
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 126 Barbelo 03-Oct-17 05:15
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 173 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 23:04
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 155 Barbelo 04-Oct-17 00:39
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 213 Thanos5150 04-Oct-17 03:09
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 152 Barbelo 04-Oct-17 03:58
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 144 Thanos5150 04-Oct-17 05:04
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 181 Barbelo 04-Oct-17 06:50
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 248 Origyptian 04-Oct-17 17:22


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