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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 2376 Barbelo 20-Sep-17 07:28
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 1) 383 tortoise 20-Sep-17 07:45
first off... 363 Racho 20-Sep-17 08:47
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Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 1) 359 Jon Ellison 20-Sep-17 17:23
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 2 - Molded Stone)) 354 Barbelo 20-Sep-17 21:49
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 2) 381 Origyptian 20-Sep-17 23:21
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 2) 334 Barbelo 23-Sep-17 00:55
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 2) 291 Origyptian 23-Sep-17 14:31
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 1) 293 Origyptian 20-Sep-17 22:02
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 1) 276 Origyptian 20-Sep-17 23:19
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 278 Eddie Larry 20-Sep-17 23:44
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 354 Apap 21-Sep-17 00:02
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 269 Open mind 21-Sep-17 00:07
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 276 Origyptian 21-Sep-17 00:17
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 281 Open mind 21-Sep-17 01:23
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 233 Eddie Larry 21-Sep-17 01:59
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 281 Origyptian 21-Sep-17 04:57
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : The scenic route : ) 233 Thunderbird 22-Sep-17 19:08
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Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 268 Nemobutwhatiimagian 11-Jan-18 03:36
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 3-Irregular Stonework)) 468 Barbelo 21-Sep-17 02:28
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 3) 271 Eddie Larry 21-Sep-17 02:37
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 3) 317 Origyptian 21-Sep-17 05:11
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 344 tortoise 21-Sep-17 06:47
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Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 300 Jon Ellison 22-Sep-17 10:45
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Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 273 Dr. Troglodyte 22-Sep-17 19:11
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Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 284 Thanos5150 23-Sep-17 17:12
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 269 Origyptian 24-Sep-17 04:38
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 310 R Avry Wilson 24-Sep-17 05:01
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 263 Origyptian 24-Sep-17 06:11
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 304 R Avry Wilson 24-Sep-17 07:51
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 305 Jon Ellison 24-Sep-17 09:31
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 239 Origyptian 24-Sep-17 16:02
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 276 R Avry Wilson 25-Sep-17 07:06
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 269 Origyptian 25-Sep-17 13:03
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 310 Corpuscles 26-Sep-17 03:21
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 283 Origyptian 26-Sep-17 14:42
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 187 Corpuscles 26-Sep-17 20:56
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 199 Apap 26-Sep-17 16:44
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 222 Origyptian 26-Sep-17 19:22
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 259 Apap 26-Sep-17 20:50
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 166 Origyptian 26-Sep-17 21:48
Not sure if you've provided before... 175 Racho 02-Oct-17 22:09
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 271 Thanos5150 24-Sep-17 17:10
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 279 Origyptian 24-Sep-17 18:20
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 244 Jon Ellison 22-Sep-17 22:28
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 238 Jon Ellison 22-Sep-17 22:45
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 235 Barbelo 23-Sep-17 00:20
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 291 Jon Ellison 23-Sep-17 08:49
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 5-Stone Softening) 334 Barbelo 23-Sep-17 07:06
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 5) 247 cladking 23-Sep-17 21:12
A picture is indeed worth a thousand words! 272 Corpuscles 23-Sep-17 21:49
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 257 Open mind 24-Sep-17 13:52
Puma punku...11+ - min mark - Russian scientist pov 278 Racho 24-Sep-17 16:08
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 367 Barbelo 24-Sep-17 22:06
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 289 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 10:25
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 268 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 10:52
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 240 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 11:07
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 264 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 11:21
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 254 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 11:41
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 244 Origyptian 25-Sep-17 18:15
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 235 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 19:10
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 261 Origyptian 25-Sep-17 19:50
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 273 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 20:25
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 223 Apap 25-Sep-17 23:00
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 256 Origyptian 25-Sep-17 23:34
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 266 Open mind 25-Sep-17 14:23
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 249 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 15:04
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 246 Origyptian 25-Sep-17 16:38
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 265 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 17:14
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 7-High Tech)) 261 Barbelo 25-Sep-17 22:35
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 8-Transportation) 289 Barbelo 27-Sep-17 03:43
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 8-Transportation) 244 Origyptian 27-Sep-17 04:20
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 202 Open mind 27-Sep-17 16:43
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 234 DUNE 27-Sep-17 17:09
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 182 Barbelo 28-Sep-17 23:15
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 229 Origyptian 28-Sep-17 02:51
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 10- Anomalies) 444 Barbelo 28-Sep-17 03:50
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 10- Anomalies) 260 Origyptian 28-Sep-17 04:31
What happened to Part 9? ;) 186 Racho 29-Sep-17 06:22
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 327 Barbelo 02-Oct-17 06:59
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 213 Origyptian 02-Oct-17 20:53
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 160 Jon Ellison 02-Oct-17 21:09
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 224 Origyptian 02-Oct-17 21:24
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 226 Jon Ellison 02-Oct-17 21:35
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 207 Origyptian 02-Oct-17 21:42
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 205 Jon Ellison 02-Oct-17 21:55
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 197 randompHactor 02-Oct-17 22:02
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 190 Origyptian 02-Oct-17 22:04
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 234 Jon Ellison 02-Oct-17 22:26
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 98 Jon Ellison 02-Oct-17 21:27
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 180 Barbelo 02-Oct-17 21:54
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 210 randompHactor 02-Oct-17 22:04
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 147 Racho 02-Oct-17 22:20
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 189 randompHactor 02-Oct-17 22:46
More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 126 Racho 02-Oct-17 22:49
Re: More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 155 randompHactor 02-Oct-17 22:52
Re: More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 197 Origyptian 03-Oct-17 02:11
Re: More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 188 randompHactor 03-Oct-17 06:05
Re: More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 186 Origyptian 03-Oct-17 15:59
Re: More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 125 Jon Ellison 03-Oct-17 10:55
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 156 Thanos5150 02-Oct-17 22:14
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 171 Barbelo 02-Oct-17 23:24
seeing as you mentioned cave paintings 152 Racho 02-Oct-17 23:45
Re: seeing as you mentioned cave paintings 170 Barbelo 03-Oct-17 01:22
I think all are involved 143 Racho 03-Oct-17 01:56
Re: seeing as you mentioned cave paintings 156 Origyptian 03-Oct-17 12:40
What we think we see? 236 Racho 03-Oct-17 14:06
Re: What we think we see? 171 cladking 03-Oct-17 18:10
Re: What we think we see? 200 Jon Ellison 03-Oct-17 19:05
I am optimistic as well. 128 cladking 03-Oct-17 19:30
Re: What we think we see? 188 Origyptian 03-Oct-17 19:18
Re: What we think we see? 146 cladking 03-Oct-17 19:25
Re: What we think we see? 199 Jon Ellison 03-Oct-17 22:49
Re: What we think we see? 206 cladking 04-Oct-17 00:23
Re: What we think we see? 141 Origyptian 04-Oct-17 16:44
Re: What we think we see? 147 Origyptian 04-Oct-17 16:09
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 361 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 02:33
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 233 randompHactor 03-Oct-17 02:39
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 210 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 03:14
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 175 randompHactor 03-Oct-17 03:20
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 188 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 03:54
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 197 randompHactor 03-Oct-17 05:46
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 206 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 23:45
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 199 randompHactor 04-Oct-17 00:00
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 214 Thanos5150 04-Oct-17 00:16
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 192 randompHactor 04-Oct-17 02:08
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 218 Barbelo 03-Oct-17 04:14
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 157 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 04:35
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 190 Barbelo 03-Oct-17 05:15
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 238 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 23:04
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 210 Barbelo 04-Oct-17 00:39
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 297 Thanos5150 04-Oct-17 03:09
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 223 Barbelo 04-Oct-17 03:58
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 205 Thanos5150 04-Oct-17 05:04
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 238 Barbelo 04-Oct-17 06:50
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 324 Origyptian 04-Oct-17 17:22


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