Mysteries :  The Official GrahamHancock.com forums
For serious discussion of the controversies, approaches and enigmas surrounding the origins and development of the human species and of human civilization. (NB: for more ‘out there’ posts we point you in the direction of the ‘Paranormal & Supernatural’ Message Board). 
Welcome! Log InRegister
I may have been confused a little because beginning shows him entering a cave but after watching again, seems to connect to a larger opening. That being said, I noticed a few things which made me interested in the first place. As interpreter comments, the cuts are fairly fine - some sort of tool seems to be clear because of uniform cut width but doesn't really fit saw profile throughout as some cuts are curved. If argument is that a chisel was used...where are the chisel marks on the back wall (any wall for that matter) where the block was removed. Why would they go to the trouble of smoothing out all the walls rather than what we see in a modern quarry as seen in this vid?

This was underground so ...anyone able to show me the actual machinery Stalin's group used to create this? I fully realize that this rock isn't all that hard but this underground quarry doesn't have the same marks as the other quarry...why quarry this with handheld tools when it's so much easier to open mine with large machinery that is also able to be moved/carried with machinery? I think that's why they showed the tool marks/method of cut signature from the abandoned quarry - they don't match = different tools for sure - both in the fine cuts as well as the larger 'Petraesque' extractions. Two different types of large machinery. Another thing that came to mind is that the large scale removal of stone, in the Petra syle I'm referring to, is that the remval doesn't seem to be practical in the way it was done - wasteful comes to mind. Anyway...we have 2 different types of machining evident, in my view. Very confusing is to realize that, at the 27:40 min mark, they didn't leave a readily accessible opening with which to remove all of this stone. Wheelbarrows? For all the rock removed...no opening for this heavy equipment to even drive in there?

Even if I'm totally wrong ie: ya, Stalin or someone else in modern times did this work...I couldn't help but notice that there were similar hillside abodes on the bluff opposite where this quarry is located. It struck me last night, after watching this vid: [www.youtube.com] (of if want to listen to an expert on same...this vid: [www.youtube.com] ... that there really isn't an explanation for how the Serapeum boxes were moved into those confined tunnels and then lowered into place. I realize is a change of subject but it's probably the best example of a truly perplexing mystery.

...sorry, can't fit enough people in to budge these boxes let alone drop them perfectly into their cubbyhole. One can believe otherwise...because they are there so must of have possible sort of idea, but I really have my doubts as to whether we could move them today without creating specialized heavy duty machinery - and certainly not made with wood or ropes. Whatever they were moved in on, if rollers comes to mind, would still be there because there is no way to lift those boxes in order to remove them.

Corpuscles,

Yes, I watched the vid about rocks being alive or 'mushrooms'...don't agree with the narrator on conclusion with that vid but doesn't mean that we then throw out everything seen beforehand. Maybe it's nothing or maybe there is some sort of crystalline growth sort of answer there. ...doesn't interest me at all.

I did notice that there were large square chunks cut out of the Cliffside on opposing bluff - the same side as the underground 'city'...this could certainly be modern (I think likely) so why dig Petra style when so much easier to cut from topside?

If you can answer how the Serapeum boxes were situated & carved as per Dunn's measurements...I'll really be impressed. ;)



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 14-Nov-17 06:49 by Racho.

Options: ReplyQuote


Subject Views Written By Posted
No other explanation ...high tech 1557 Racho 11-Nov-17 21:39
sorry to all...but at the 21 min mark and a few minutes after 315 Racho 11-Nov-17 22:08
Re: No other explanation ...high tech 385 D-Archer 12-Nov-17 08:57
Re: No other explanation ...high tech 346 Thanos5150 12-Nov-17 17:31
Not megalithic 425 Racho 14-Nov-17 06:40
Re: Not megalithic 258 Audrey 14-Nov-17 18:08
Re: Not megalithic 277 Jon Ellison 14-Nov-17 20:33
Re: Not megalithic 179 Audrey 14-Nov-17 21:56
Re: Not megalithic 199 Jon Ellison 14-Nov-17 22:23
Re: Not megalithic 204 Audrey 14-Nov-17 22:49
Re: Not megalithic 168 Jon Ellison 14-Nov-17 23:33
Re: Not megalithic 255 Audrey 15-Nov-17 01:49
Re: Not megalithic 360 Jon Ellison 15-Nov-17 07:35
Re: Not megalithic 192 Audrey 15-Nov-17 22:23
Re: Not megalithic 253 Racho 27-Nov-17 01:46
Re: Not megalithic 233 Corpuscles 27-Nov-17 02:28
Re: Not megalithic 266 Racho 27-Nov-17 02:52
Stone Spheres Are Natural Formations 145 Barbelo 27-Nov-17 05:37
I think the point is proven 189 Racho 27-Nov-17 06:04
Re: I think the point is proven ; 214 Barbelo 27-Nov-17 11:02
dismissive 116 Racho 27-Nov-17 16:48
Re: I think the point is proven 142 Origyptian 27-Nov-17 15:36
Let's learn about the science/realities associated with cutting stone 169 Racho 27-Nov-17 06:41
Re: Not megalithic 143 Origyptian 27-Nov-17 06:50
I Second That 225 Barbelo 27-Nov-17 20:52
wow...talk about being unhinged/triggered 174 Racho 27-Nov-17 23:26
Re: wow...talk about being unhinged/triggered 180 Corpuscles 27-Nov-17 23:46
Re: wow...talk about being unhinged/triggered 220 Barbelo 28-Nov-17 00:00
you start... 240 Racho 28-Nov-17 03:53
Re: you start... 235 Barbelo 28-Nov-17 05:15
Re: I Second That 260 Audrey 28-Nov-17 01:43
Wacko or Crackpot? 272 Barbelo 28-Nov-17 02:30
Re: Wacko or Crackpot? 202 Corpuscles 28-Nov-17 02:49
Re: Wacko or Crackpot? 235 Audrey 28-Nov-17 03:38
Re: Wacko or Crackpot? 303 Barbelo 28-Nov-17 05:23
Re: Not megalithic 150 Corpuscles 27-Nov-17 20:03
Re: Not megalithic 244 Audrey 28-Nov-17 00:11
Re: Not megalithic 287 Corpuscles 28-Nov-17 00:55
Re: Not megalithic 213 Audrey 28-Nov-17 02:02
Re: Not megalithic 313 Warwick 29-Nov-17 21:08
Re: Not megalithic 217 Origyptian 15-Nov-17 22:38
Re: Not megalithic 187 Jon Ellison 15-Nov-17 23:10
Re: Not megalithic 179 Jon Ellison 15-Nov-17 23:32
Re: Not megalithic 286 Origyptian 16-Nov-17 02:47
Re: Not megalithic 222 Origyptian 16-Nov-17 02:43
Re: Not megalithic 283 Origyptian 14-Nov-17 21:58
Re: Not megalithic 241 Jon Ellison 14-Nov-17 22:14
Re: Not megalithic 209 Origyptian 14-Nov-17 22:38
Re: Not megalithic 192 Thanos5150 14-Nov-17 22:55
Re: Not megalithic 254 Thanos5150 14-Nov-17 23:02
Re: Not megalithic 167 Audrey 14-Nov-17 23:46
Re: Not megalithic 255 Corpuscles 15-Nov-17 00:09
Re: Not megalithic 254 Audrey 15-Nov-17 01:15
Re: Not megalithic 278 Thanos5150 15-Nov-17 00:26
Re: Not megalithic 231 Corpuscles 14-Nov-17 22:47
Re: Not megalithic 240 Warwick 15-Nov-17 02:47
Re: Not megalithic 263 Audrey 15-Nov-17 04:06
Re: Not megalithic 181 Warwick 18-Nov-17 00:59
Re: Not megalithic 249 Racho 15-Nov-17 06:26
Re: Not megalithic 279 Warwick 18-Nov-17 01:01
Re: No other explanation ...high tech 336 Origyptian 12-Nov-17 14:37
Re: No other explanation ...high tech 360 Corpuscles 12-Nov-17 17:48
There Has Never Been Solid Ground 293 cladking 12-Nov-17 19:10
Re: There Has Never Been Solid Ground 264 Corpuscles 12-Nov-17 20:06
Re: There Has Never Been Solid Ground 276 cladking 12-Nov-17 20:55
Re: There Has Never Been Solid Ground!!!!!!!!!!! 253 Corpuscles 12-Nov-17 21:26
Re: There Has Never Been Solid Ground!!!!!!!!!!! 295 cladking 12-Nov-17 21:42
Facinating 265 Warwick 14-Nov-17 20:23
Re: Facinating 233 cladking 14-Nov-17 21:33
Re: Facinating 260 Warwick 15-Nov-17 02:51


Sorry, only registered users may post in this forum.