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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 1798 Barbelo 20-Sep-17 07:28
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 1) 230 tortoise 20-Sep-17 07:45
first off... 210 Racho 20-Sep-17 08:47
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 1) 230 Thanos5150 20-Sep-17 16:52
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 1) 209 Jon Ellison 20-Sep-17 17:23
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 2 - Molded Stone)) 209 Barbelo 20-Sep-17 21:49
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 2) 180 Origyptian 20-Sep-17 23:21
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 2) 150 Barbelo 23-Sep-17 00:55
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 2) 144 Origyptian 23-Sep-17 14:31
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 1) 140 Origyptian 20-Sep-17 22:02
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 1) 118 Origyptian 20-Sep-17 23:19
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 145 Eddie Larry 20-Sep-17 23:44
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 156 Apap 21-Sep-17 00:02
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 131 Open mind 21-Sep-17 00:07
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 129 Origyptian 21-Sep-17 00:17
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 128 Open mind 21-Sep-17 01:23
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 122 Eddie Larry 21-Sep-17 01:59
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 131 Origyptian 21-Sep-17 04:57
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : The scenic route : ) 110 Thunderbird 22-Sep-17 19:08
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : The scenic route : ) 76 Norea 03-Oct-17 16:33
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 61 Nemobutwhatiimagian 11-Jan-18 03:36
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 3-Irregular Stonework)) 183 Barbelo 21-Sep-17 02:28
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 3) 125 Eddie Larry 21-Sep-17 02:37
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 3) 154 Origyptian 21-Sep-17 05:11
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 196 tortoise 21-Sep-17 06:47
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4-Recycling)) 202 Barbelo 22-Sep-17 04:13
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 134 Jon Ellison 22-Sep-17 10:45
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 119 Origyptian 22-Sep-17 12:31
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 128 Jon Ellison 22-Sep-17 12:51
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 139 Thanos5150 22-Sep-17 17:49
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 118 Dr. Troglodyte 22-Sep-17 19:11
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 114 Origyptian 22-Sep-17 20:37
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 114 Thanos5150 22-Sep-17 22:35
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 127 Origyptian 22-Sep-17 20:34
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 138 Thanos5150 22-Sep-17 23:16
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 105 Origyptian 23-Sep-17 04:11
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 128 Thanos5150 23-Sep-17 17:12
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 119 Origyptian 24-Sep-17 04:38
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 148 R Avry Wilson 24-Sep-17 05:01
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 109 Origyptian 24-Sep-17 06:11
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 143 R Avry Wilson 24-Sep-17 07:51
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 137 Jon Ellison 24-Sep-17 09:31
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 101 Origyptian 24-Sep-17 16:02
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 110 R Avry Wilson 25-Sep-17 07:06
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 116 Origyptian 25-Sep-17 13:03
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 122 Corpuscles 26-Sep-17 03:21
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 105 Origyptian 26-Sep-17 14:42
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 74 Corpuscles 26-Sep-17 20:56
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 82 Apap 26-Sep-17 16:44
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 83 Origyptian 26-Sep-17 19:22
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 79 Apap 26-Sep-17 20:50
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 85 Origyptian 26-Sep-17 21:48
Not sure if you've provided before... 54 Racho 02-Oct-17 22:09
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 106 Thanos5150 24-Sep-17 17:10
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 106 Origyptian 24-Sep-17 18:20
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 102 Jon Ellison 22-Sep-17 22:28
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 106 Jon Ellison 22-Sep-17 22:45
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 109 Barbelo 23-Sep-17 00:20
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 4) 124 Jon Ellison 23-Sep-17 08:49
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 5-Stone Softening) 159 Barbelo 23-Sep-17 07:06
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 5) 112 cladking 23-Sep-17 21:12
A picture is indeed worth a thousand words! 139 Corpuscles 23-Sep-17 21:49
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 117 Open mind 24-Sep-17 13:52
Puma punku...11+ - min mark - Russian scientist pov 116 Racho 24-Sep-17 16:08
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 167 Barbelo 24-Sep-17 22:06
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 112 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 10:25
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 104 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 10:52
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 107 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 11:07
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 110 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 11:21
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 102 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 11:41
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 105 Origyptian 25-Sep-17 18:15
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 93 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 19:10
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 99 Origyptian 25-Sep-17 19:50
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 114 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 20:25
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 89 Apap 25-Sep-17 23:00
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 6-Surfaces) 114 Origyptian 25-Sep-17 23:34
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 110 Open mind 25-Sep-17 14:23
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 105 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 15:04
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 90 Origyptian 25-Sep-17 16:38
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 105 Jon Ellison 25-Sep-17 17:14
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 7-High Tech)) 130 Barbelo 25-Sep-17 22:35
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 8-Transportation) 137 Barbelo 27-Sep-17 03:43
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 8-Transportation) 126 Origyptian 27-Sep-17 04:20
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 98 Open mind 27-Sep-17 16:43
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 115 DUNE 27-Sep-17 17:09
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 77 Barbelo 28-Sep-17 23:15
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey 106 Origyptian 28-Sep-17 02:51
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 10- Anomalies) 148 Barbelo 28-Sep-17 03:50
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 10- Anomalies) 125 Origyptian 28-Sep-17 04:31
What happened to Part 9? ;) 84 Racho 29-Sep-17 06:22
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 134 Barbelo 02-Oct-17 06:59
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 71 Origyptian 02-Oct-17 20:53
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 62 Jon Ellison 02-Oct-17 21:09
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 66 Origyptian 02-Oct-17 21:24
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 77 Jon Ellison 02-Oct-17 21:35
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 73 Origyptian 02-Oct-17 21:42
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 63 Jon Ellison 02-Oct-17 21:55
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 62 randompHactor 02-Oct-17 22:02
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 59 Origyptian 02-Oct-17 22:04
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 68 Jon Ellison 02-Oct-17 22:26
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 43 Jon Ellison 02-Oct-17 21:27
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 61 Barbelo 02-Oct-17 21:54
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 70 randompHactor 02-Oct-17 22:04
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 61 Racho 02-Oct-17 22:20
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 54 randompHactor 02-Oct-17 22:46
More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 60 Racho 02-Oct-17 22:49
Re: More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 60 randompHactor 02-Oct-17 22:52
Re: More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 95 Origyptian 03-Oct-17 02:11
Re: More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 85 randompHactor 03-Oct-17 06:05
Re: More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 65 Origyptian 03-Oct-17 15:59
Re: More interested in hearing your view as to methods used to cut the stones 60 Jon Ellison 03-Oct-17 10:55
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 63 Thanos5150 02-Oct-17 22:14
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 63 Barbelo 02-Oct-17 23:24
seeing as you mentioned cave paintings 62 Racho 02-Oct-17 23:45
Re: seeing as you mentioned cave paintings 64 Barbelo 03-Oct-17 01:22
I think all are involved 58 Racho 03-Oct-17 01:56
Re: seeing as you mentioned cave paintings 73 Origyptian 03-Oct-17 12:40
What we think we see? 84 Racho 03-Oct-17 14:06
Re: What we think we see? 63 cladking 03-Oct-17 18:10
Re: What we think we see? 66 Jon Ellison 03-Oct-17 19:05
I am optimistic as well. 53 cladking 03-Oct-17 19:30
Re: What we think we see? 71 Origyptian 03-Oct-17 19:18
Re: What we think we see? 50 cladking 03-Oct-17 19:25
Re: What we think we see? 83 Jon Ellison 03-Oct-17 22:49
Re: What we think we see? 64 cladking 04-Oct-17 00:23
Re: What we think we see? 52 Origyptian 04-Oct-17 16:44
Re: What we think we see? 50 Origyptian 04-Oct-17 16:09
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 94 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 02:33
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 87 randompHactor 03-Oct-17 02:39
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 84 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 03:14
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 81 randompHactor 03-Oct-17 03:20
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 81 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 03:54
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 68 randompHactor 03-Oct-17 05:46
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 70 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 23:45
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 69 randompHactor 04-Oct-17 00:00
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 67 Thanos5150 04-Oct-17 00:16
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 68 randompHactor 04-Oct-17 02:08
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 84 Barbelo 03-Oct-17 04:14
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 68 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 04:35
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 77 Barbelo 03-Oct-17 05:15
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 85 Thanos5150 03-Oct-17 23:04
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 80 Barbelo 04-Oct-17 00:39
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 105 Thanos5150 04-Oct-17 03:09
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 81 Barbelo 04-Oct-17 03:58
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 89 Thanos5150 04-Oct-17 05:04
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 108 Barbelo 04-Oct-17 06:50
Re: Ancient Stone Technology : A Journey (Part 9-No Evolution}) 173 Origyptian 04-Oct-17 17:22


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