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Origyptian Wrote:
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> Great photos, Carol. I could look at the Andean
> stonework all day long. Precise, non-linear,
> complex joints, bosses, narrow "spacer" stones,
> bulbous rock faces, broad scoop contours on
> surfaces, blocks weighing up to hundreds of tons,
> all done without iron or the wheel, performed on
> igneous andesite many centuries ago.. It's one of
> the most fascinating enigmas of civilization and
> engineering that I've ever seen.


Glad you liked them! Visiting Peru, seeing those massive walls in Cuzco, Sacsayhuaman and Ollantaytambo, and walking for four days on the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu has to rank as one of life's great experiences!

Carol

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More megalithic walls...they're just all over the world 2082 Ratcho 12-Mar-16 07:39
Re: More megalithic walls...they're just all over the world 682 Oblivious 27-Mar-16 23:02
Re: More megalithic walls...they're just all over the world 652 Harte 28-Mar-16 23:37
Re: More megalithic walls...they're just all over the world 615 Origyptian 29-Mar-16 12:52
Re: More megalithic walls...they're just all over the world 606 Harte 31-Mar-16 10:05
Re: More megalithic walls...they're just all over the world 580 Oblivious 31-Mar-16 00:20
Re: More megalithic walls...they're just all over the world 606 carolb 31-Mar-16 02:02
What ifs... 473 Ratcho 02-Apr-16 06:33
Re: What ifs... 583 Harte 02-Apr-16 13:10
If walls could talk 544 Ratcho 02-Apr-16 16:02
Re: If walls could talk 576 Harte 02-Apr-16 22:06
Re: If walls could talk 560 Oblivious 02-Apr-16 23:46
Re: If walls could talk 592 Origyptian 03-Apr-16 16:59
Any examples? 502 Ratcho 04-Apr-16 15:22
Re: Any examples? 489 Origyptian 04-Apr-16 15:31
Would rekindle the discussion... 537 Ratcho 04-Apr-16 16:28
Re: Would rekindle the discussion... 475 Origyptian 04-Apr-16 18:40
Re: Would rekindle the discussion... 500 Oblivious 04-Apr-16 23:11
Re: Would rekindle the discussion... 524 Origyptian 05-Apr-16 00:02
Re: Any examples? 516 carolb 04-Apr-16 23:36
Re: Any examples? 521 Origyptian 05-Apr-16 00:21
Re: Any examples? 556 carolb 05-Apr-16 00:30
Re: Any examples? 466 Oblivious 05-Apr-16 22:28
Re: Any examples? 455 Origyptian 05-Apr-16 23:59
Re: Any examples? 480 Jon Ellison 05-Apr-16 22:59
Re: Any examples? 584 Origyptian 06-Apr-16 00:04
Re: Any examples? 526 Jon Ellison 06-Apr-16 09:22
Re: Any examples? 584 Oblivious 07-Apr-16 23:08
Re: If walls could talk 629 Ratcho 04-Apr-16 19:35
Re: If walls could talk 558 Origyptian 04-Apr-16 19:50
Re: If walls could talk 473 Ratcho 04-Apr-16 20:37
Re: If walls could talk 502 Origyptian 04-Apr-16 20:50
Re: If walls could talk 521 Harte 18-Jul-16 22:45
Re: If walls could talk 531 Thanos5150 18-Jul-16 23:22
We already know of one possible way it was done... 383 Ratcho 19-Jul-16 23:09
Re: What ifs... 535 Origyptian 03-Apr-16 16:51
Re: What ifs... 526 Oblivious 02-Apr-16 15:54
Re: What ifs... 583 Ratcho 02-Apr-16 16:06
Re: What ifs... 511 Oblivious 02-Apr-16 16:23
Re: Easter Island /Gobekli Tepe 593 Thunderbird 02-Apr-16 14:17
Re: Easter Island /Gobekli Tepe 599 Oblivious 02-Apr-16 16:09
Re: Easter Island /Gobekli Tepe 547 Thunderbird 03-Apr-16 00:52
Re: More megalithic walls...they're just all over the world 633 Harte 19-Jul-16 23:32
Re: We do know.... : ) 440 Thunderbird 20-Jul-16 02:19
Re: We do know.... : ) 466 Audrey 20-Jul-16 04:02
Re: We do know.... : ) 499 Origyptian 20-Jul-16 13:43
Re: Drive by Fruiting ! 469 Thunderbird 20-Jul-16 17:23


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