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Thanos5150
Aine Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Interesting article at NatGeo yesterday regarding > elongated skulls during the Migration Period. It's > a later period than the one being discussed here, > but still interesting! > > The Huns. Good times. Yeah, they were really into ACD. This is interesting: QuoteThe three boys buried together
Forum: Mysteries
Yesterday
Thanos5150
Susan Doris Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > thanos5051 > > Thank you - much appreciated. I do hope they are > able to work out more about it and perhaps find a > way to build something similar if they are unable > to raise it in some way. An actual part of a boat and other artifacts would be nice.
Forum: Mysteries
2 days ago
Thanos5150
Susan Doris Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Interesting - that part of the IoW is just over > the water from the sea front here! Could you > please describe, just very briefly, what sort of > 'structure' it is? From the article: It was then excavated by the Maritime Archaeological Trust during the summer and has revealed a cohesive platfo
Forum: Mysteries
3 days ago
Thanos5150
C.6000BC: Mesolithic boat building site discovered on seabed off Isle of Wight QuoteThe Maritime Archaeological Trust has discovered a new 8,000 year old structure next to what is believed to be the oldest boat building site in the world on the Isle of Wight.... The site lies east of Yarmouth, and the new platform is the most intact, wooden Middle Stone Age structure ever found in the UK.
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3 days ago
Thanos5150
Giant marble pyramid-shaped island complex rising from sea uncovered, revealing secrets of ancient Greece’s origins Keros Keros: Unexpected archaeological finds in the heart of the Aegean Researchers Uncover Ancient Greek Island’s Complex Plumbing System ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ On a Greek I
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4 days ago
Thanos5150
MDaines Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Without wanting to make any assertions about the > dating of the Great Pyramid, I believe that > similar sized balls were found at Gobekli Tepe. > They are in a small pile at the Sanliurfa Museum. > As I remember it, they were made of clay. Neolithic, Catalhoyuk: clay: These were found near oven
Forum: Mysteries
4 days ago
Thanos5150
Hello BC. "That is a combination of mythological stories performed in repeated rituals at specific places". Is this not what happens in church every Sunday...? I would humbly suggest that in your research you want to be keen of the era these writings come from and avoid the trap of thinking DE culture is more or less the same for its 3,000yr history and that time has no mean
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4 days ago
Thanos5150
QuoteAccording to Nature Vol 7 1872, though copper oxide was found on its surface, after a small notch was made into the hook it was determined to be bronze or "gun metal". Given these objects could have only been left in the shaft by the builders, if G1 was built by a lost civilization sometime prior to 10,000BC as some believe it would appear that simple copper/bronze tools and
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4 days ago
Thanos5150
engbren Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Thanks Lee - your feedback is disappointing to me > personally but on the balance is fair. It probably > needs a roadmap to tell you where I’m headed and > why that’s important and some aligned > conclusions. I’ll have a think about how to > improve upon it. Nothing personal by any means, but for
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5 days ago
Thanos5150
Hello BC. engbren Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Hi Lee, > > Third image down in your OP is an object possibly > representing the Egyptian god of the North wind > Qebui. Refer to Budge Gods of the Egyptians vol 2 Hmm. If there is any relationship here it would have occurred much later in the MK or NK.
Forum: Mysteries
5 days ago
Thanos5150
engbren Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > I was referring back to your earlier post Ah. These comments from Lehner are from a TV program. Striking out remembering which one at the moment. He had a sculptor /archeologist try and recreate the Sphinx's nose using copper chisels which was an abject failure. This is what led Lehner to make these comments. >
Forum: Mysteries
6 days ago
Thanos5150
engbren Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > The other aspect > to arsenical bronze or copper in the Egyptian case > was that it required work hardening. As such the > degree to which it had been work hardened would > vary. Not sure if that was taken into > consideration in the study you referenced. Sorry, what study is that? What also v
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7 days ago
Thanos5150
Dr. Troglodyte Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > The report specified copper with trace amounts of > iron, stating ”…It consisted therefore of > nearly pure copper.” > > “Bronze”, excluding naturally occurring > “arsenical bronze", is copper with (typically) > the addition of tin (Sn). Are you malfunctioning Dr T? Do you require
Forum: Mysteries
7 days ago
Thanos5150
Dr. Troglodyte Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Not an ”attempt at humor”, rather a > sincere effort toward enlightenment. Fortunately, > an informed fellow GHMB Member PM’d me with a > clue for resolution. Oyy. What does it matter who called it a "grapnel" hook or not? Maybe I did-it is irrelevant and yet you want me to provide you w
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7 days ago
Thanos5150
Audrey Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > I remember reading about testing, but can't > remember where. I'm pretty sure it was discussed > on this board some years ago and it seems the > conclusion was the hook had not been tested per > se, but was determined to be bronze at the time > Dixon found it. The Nature article says it was incise
Forum: Mysteries
9 days ago
Thanos5150
Dr. Troglodyte Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Hello Thanos5150, thank you for your reply. > > A reading to the Nature article indicated no > reference to a ”grapnel hook”; > perhaps I missed it. Would you point me to the > page, paragraph and line of its location? Dr T....I assume this is an attempt at humor.
Forum: Mysteries
9 days ago
Thanos5150
Dr. Troglodyte Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Would you kindly provide the link to Bauval’s > statement? It is as curious as it is disappointing that despite all I have written in Mysteries, like the many threads I have started, for example this one, as a rule the only time you are prompted to participate or engage with me is when you think I have mad
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10 days ago
Thanos5150
Thanos5150 Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > It is interesting to note that Bauval says the > grapnel hook found in G1 was tested and found to > be made of bronze and according to Dr Andrews 2 > objects dating to the 2nd Dynasty were found to be > bronze as well. I don't know these were the bronze > ewer and bowl noted in the OP or not. Bett
Forum: Mysteries
10 days ago
Thanos5150
Hello BC. engbren Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Hi Lee, > > Have you considered arsenical bronze? As I > understand it, a high arsenic content in copper > ores can produce a form of bronze known as > arsenical bronze: > > > This does not require tin and may be produced even > accidentally via contamination of the
Forum: Mysteries
11 days ago
Thanos5150
Hello Jacob. Sirfiroth Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Hi Lee, > > The mathematics is my primary area of interest. > Secondary is the Sumerian cultures and the > mathematical information that seems to have been > traded back and forth between the two > civilizations. One of the more fascinating aspects > is the Sumerian 6 x 60
Forum: Mysteries
12 days ago
Thanos5150
Hello Jacob. What is your interest in ancient Egyptian history other than their numbers and math? As an aside, I posted this thread a few months ago: The Ubaid Cubit-Connection with Egypt? QuoteThe Ubaid Period : Evidence of Architectural Planning and the Use of a Standard Unit of Measurement - the "Ubaid cubit" in Mesopotamia "We have seen from our analysis abundan
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13 days ago
Thanos5150
forumfan Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > My guess: > The shafts ware for air circulation while people > were working in the chamber. > The shafts needed to be closed when it was raining > or had sandstorm, and opened again later. If you take the time to research the shafts you will understand this is implausible for several reasons hence wh
Forum: Mysteries
13 days ago
Thanos5150
Sirfiroth Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- Hello Jacob. I am curious-you obviously have a great affinity for Egyptian math, but what is your interest/opinion of the history of it all?
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13 days ago
Thanos5150
Martin Stower Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > The suggestion that this item is a psš-kf > was made by Robert Bauval: > > https://www.bibliotecapleyades .net/piramides/esp_piramide_15.htm Repeated as "fact" by Merrell and not even cited as a source which in reality is the source, not the ones cited. Regardless, even Buaval offers &quo
Forum: Mysteries
16 days ago
Thanos5150
Merrell Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > It's a pesesh-kef (psS kf, "mouth-opener." No Merrell, it is not. > Please see Fig. 1, pg 147, in > > (Nature, Thursday, December 26, 1872, H. W. C., > Recent discoveries in the Great Pyramid of > Egypt-ancient Egyptian weight, pp. 146-149). Which as expected says not one word a
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21 days ago
Thanos5150
engbren Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Thanks Lee - the purpose of the quote was only to > link nht to a translation of strong arm which is > in turn linked to Horus. This may be slightly > wrong interpretation but a read of You are welcome BC.
Forum: Mysteries
22 days ago
Thanos5150
engbren Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Apparently no one has an opinion except Cladking > on my latest thread: > > . I don’t know why I’d even like to hear from > people that disagree as it could only help to > frame the topic better. In your OP you cite T-Bird's post, but apparently do not realize he is quoting the opinion of Laird S
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23 days ago
Thanos5150
AndyBlackard Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Mine is "What caused the bronze age collapse?" > > Western civilization almost completely > disintegrated around 1200bc, some say 1177bc. The > Greeks actually forgot how to write and it was 4 > centuries before they became literate again. The > high cultures of the Minoans, Hitt
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23 days ago
Thanos5150
Corpuscles Wrote: ------------------------------------------------------- > Lee > > Thanks as always. > I enjoyed the first link in particular. > > The was a past member called "Loveritas" who > suggested that AE having used pitch (bitumen) for > other purposes, they might have discovered that > the stuff burnt well too. Very interesting. &g
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24 days ago
Thanos5150
Dung (and crop residues) Dung Dung, forests in the Sudan in ancient times Dung, crop residuals, extensive Nile forestation/vegetation, Sudanese forests, detritus from imported wood. Nile River:
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