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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 2242 Barbelo 20-Sep-17 07:28
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 1) 348 tortoise 20-Sep-17 07:45
first off... 326 Racho 20-Sep-17 08:47
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 1) 392 Thanos5150 20-Sep-17 16:52
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 1) 325 Jon Ellison 20-Sep-17 17:23
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 2 - Molded Stone)) 319 Barbelo 20-Sep-17 21:49
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 2) 337 Origyptian 20-Sep-17 23:21
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 2) 298 Barbelo 23-Sep-17 00:55
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 2) 262 Origyptian 23-Sep-17 14:31
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 1) 251 Origyptian 20-Sep-17 22:02
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 1) 248 Origyptian 20-Sep-17 23:19
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 247 Eddie Larry 20-Sep-17 23:44
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 313 Apap 21-Sep-17 00:02
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 240 Open mind 21-Sep-17 00:07
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 240 Origyptian 21-Sep-17 00:17
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 250 Open mind 21-Sep-17 01:23
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 202 Eddie Larry 21-Sep-17 01:59
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 244 Origyptian 21-Sep-17 04:57
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : The scenic route : ) 200 Thunderbird 22-Sep-17 19:08
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Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 232 Nemobutwhatiimagian 11-Jan-18 03:36
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 3-Irregular Stonework)) 394 Barbelo 21-Sep-17 02:28
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 3) 240 Eddie Larry 21-Sep-17 02:37
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 3) 284 Origyptian 21-Sep-17 05:11
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 308 tortoise 21-Sep-17 06:47
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4-Recycling)) 354 Barbelo 22-Sep-17 04:13
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 268 Jon Ellison 22-Sep-17 10:45
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 238 Origyptian 22-Sep-17 12:31
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 240 Jon Ellison 22-Sep-17 12:51
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 310 Thanos5150 22-Sep-17 17:49
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 237 Dr. Troglodyte 22-Sep-17 19:11
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 237 Origyptian 22-Sep-17 20:37
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 237 Thanos5150 22-Sep-17 22:35
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 270 Origyptian 22-Sep-17 20:34
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 277 Thanos5150 22-Sep-17 23:16
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 227 Origyptian 23-Sep-17 04:11
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 252 Thanos5150 23-Sep-17 17:12
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 238 Origyptian 24-Sep-17 04:38
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 272 R Avry Wilson 24-Sep-17 05:01
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 227 Origyptian 24-Sep-17 06:11
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 265 R Avry Wilson 24-Sep-17 07:51
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 273 Jon Ellison 24-Sep-17 09:31
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 206 Origyptian 24-Sep-17 16:02
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 246 R Avry Wilson 25-Sep-17 07:06
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 234 Origyptian 25-Sep-17 13:03
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 273 Corpuscles 26-Sep-17 03:21
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 244 Origyptian 26-Sep-17 14:42
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 158 Corpuscles 26-Sep-17 20:56
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 173 Apap 26-Sep-17 16:44
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 194 Origyptian 26-Sep-17 19:22
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 222 Apap 26-Sep-17 20:50
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 150 Origyptian 26-Sep-17 21:48
Not sure if you've provided before... 140 Racho 02-Oct-17 22:09
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 238 Thanos5150 24-Sep-17 17:10
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 247 Origyptian 24-Sep-17 18:20
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 212 Jon Ellison 22-Sep-17 22:28
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 208 Jon Ellison 22-Sep-17 22:45
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 218 Barbelo 23-Sep-17 00:20
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 246 Jon Ellison 23-Sep-17 08:49
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 5-Stone Softening) 297 Barbelo 23-Sep-17 07:06
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 5) 220 cladking 23-Sep-17 21:12
A picture is indeed worth a thousand words! 232 Corpuscles 23-Sep-17 21:49
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 226 Open mind 24-Sep-17 13:52
Puma punku...11+ - min mark - Russian scientist pov 237 Racho 24-Sep-17 16:08
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 306 Barbelo 24-Sep-17 22:06
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 260 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 10:25
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 234 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 10:52
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 210 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 11:07
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 229 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 11:21
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 224 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 11:41
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 212 Origyptian 25-Sep-17 18:15
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 203 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 19:10
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 227 Origyptian 25-Sep-17 19:50
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 237 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 20:25
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 190 Apap 25-Sep-17 23:00
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 221 Origyptian 25-Sep-17 23:34
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 238 Open mind 25-Sep-17 14:23
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 212 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 15:04
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 210 Origyptian 25-Sep-17 16:38
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 238 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 17:14
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 7-High Tech)) 239 Barbelo 25-Sep-17 22:35
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 8-Transportation) 252 Barbelo 27-Sep-17 03:43
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 8-Transportation) 207 Origyptian 27-Sep-17 04:20
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 177 Open mind 27-Sep-17 16:43
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 209 DUNE 27-Sep-17 17:09
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 153 Barbelo 28-Sep-17 23:15
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 194 Origyptian 28-Sep-17 02:51
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 10- Anomalies) 342 Barbelo 28-Sep-17 03:50
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 10- Anomalies) 231 Origyptian 28-Sep-17 04:31
What happened to Part 9? ;) 164 Racho 29-Sep-17 06:22
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 282 Barbelo 02-Oct-17 06:59
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 173 Origyptian 02-Oct-17 20:53
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 139 Jon Ellison 02-Oct-17 21:09
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 186 Origyptian 02-Oct-17 21:24
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 190 Jon Ellison 02-Oct-17 21:35
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 169 Origyptian 02-Oct-17 21:42
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 167 Jon Ellison 02-Oct-17 21:55
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 166 randompHactor 02-Oct-17 22:02
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 158 Origyptian 02-Oct-17 22:04
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 199 Jon Ellison 02-Oct-17 22:26
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 76 Jon Ellison 02-Oct-17 21:27
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 149 Barbelo 02-Oct-17 21:54
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 174 randompHactor 02-Oct-17 22:04
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 113 Racho 02-Oct-17 22:20
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 158 randompHactor 02-Oct-17 22:46
More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 106 Racho 02-Oct-17 22:49
Re: More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 136 randompHactor 02-Oct-17 22:52
Re: More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 168 Origyptian 03-Oct-17 02:11
Re: More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 157 randompHactor 03-Oct-17 06:05
Re: More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 157 Origyptian 03-Oct-17 15:59
Re: More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 108 Jon Ellison 03-Oct-17 10:55
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 134 Thanos5150 02-Oct-17 22:14
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 150 Barbelo 02-Oct-17 23:24
seeing as you mentioned cave paintings 121 Racho 02-Oct-17 23:45
Re: seeing as you mentioned cave paintings 142 Barbelo 03-Oct-17 01:22
I think all are involved 127 Racho 03-Oct-17 01:56
Re: seeing as you mentioned cave paintings 131 Origyptian 03-Oct-17 12:40
What we think we see? 194 Racho 03-Oct-17 14:06
Re: What we think we see? 133 cladking 03-Oct-17 18:10
Re: What we think we see? 171 Jon Ellison 03-Oct-17 19:05
I am optimistic as well. 108 cladking 03-Oct-17 19:30
Re: What we think we see? 159 Origyptian 03-Oct-17 19:18
Re: What we think we see? 118 cladking 03-Oct-17 19:25
Re: What we think we see? 169 Jon Ellison 03-Oct-17 22:49
Re: What we think we see? 168 cladking 04-Oct-17 00:23
Re: What we think we see? 120 Origyptian 04-Oct-17 16:44
Re: What we think we see? 122 Origyptian 04-Oct-17 16:09
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 304 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 02:33
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 199 randompHactor 03-Oct-17 02:39
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 183 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 03:14
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 156 randompHactor 03-Oct-17 03:20
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 163 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 03:54
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 165 randompHactor 03-Oct-17 05:46
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 168 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 23:45
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 164 randompHactor 04-Oct-17 00:00
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 185 Thanos5150 04-Oct-17 00:16
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 163 randompHactor 04-Oct-17 02:08
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 188 Barbelo 03-Oct-17 04:14
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 139 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 04:35
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 159 Barbelo 03-Oct-17 05:15
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 207 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 23:04
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 178 Barbelo 04-Oct-17 00:39
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 259 Thanos5150 04-Oct-17 03:09
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 187 Barbelo 04-Oct-17 03:58
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 171 Thanos5150 04-Oct-17 05:04
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 210 Barbelo 04-Oct-17 06:50
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 281 Origyptian 04-Oct-17 17:22


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