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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 2014 Ratcho 12-Mar-16 07:39
Re: More megalithic walls...they're just all over the world 655 Oblivious 27-Mar-16 23:02
Re: More megalithic walls...they're just all over the world 622 Harte 28-Mar-16 23:37
Re: More megalithic walls...they're just all over the world 591 Origyptian 29-Mar-16 12:52
Re: More megalithic walls...they're just all over the world 575 Harte 31-Mar-16 10:05
Re: More megalithic walls...they're just all over the world 550 Oblivious 31-Mar-16 00:20
Re: More megalithic walls...they're just all over the world 575 carolb 31-Mar-16 02:02
What ifs... 447 Ratcho 02-Apr-16 06:33
Re: What ifs... 555 Harte 02-Apr-16 13:10
If walls could talk 513 Ratcho 02-Apr-16 16:02
Re: If walls could talk 549 Harte 02-Apr-16 22:06
Re: If walls could talk 531 Oblivious 02-Apr-16 23:46
Re: If walls could talk 563 Origyptian 03-Apr-16 16:59
Any examples? 475 Ratcho 04-Apr-16 15:22
Re: Any examples? 462 Origyptian 04-Apr-16 15:31
Would rekindle the discussion... 499 Ratcho 04-Apr-16 16:28
Re: Would rekindle the discussion... 448 Origyptian 04-Apr-16 18:40
Re: Would rekindle the discussion... 470 Oblivious 04-Apr-16 23:11
Re: Would rekindle the discussion... 494 Origyptian 05-Apr-16 00:02
Re: Any examples? 492 carolb 04-Apr-16 23:36
Re: Any examples? 489 Origyptian 05-Apr-16 00:21
Re: Any examples? 528 carolb 05-Apr-16 00:30
Re: Any examples? 440 Oblivious 05-Apr-16 22:28
Re: Any examples? 430 Origyptian 05-Apr-16 23:59
Re: Any examples? 451 Jon Ellison 05-Apr-16 22:59
Re: Any examples? 551 Origyptian 06-Apr-16 00:04
Re: Any examples? 501 Jon Ellison 06-Apr-16 09:22
Re: Any examples? 555 Oblivious 07-Apr-16 23:08
Re: If walls could talk 591 Ratcho 04-Apr-16 19:35
Re: If walls could talk 512 Origyptian 04-Apr-16 19:50
Re: If walls could talk 443 Ratcho 04-Apr-16 20:37
Re: If walls could talk 468 Origyptian 04-Apr-16 20:50
Re: If walls could talk 493 Harte 18-Jul-16 22:45
Re: If walls could talk 503 Thanos5150 18-Jul-16 23:22
We already know of one possible way it was done... 357 Ratcho 19-Jul-16 23:09
Re: What ifs... 507 Origyptian 03-Apr-16 16:51
Re: What ifs... 494 Oblivious 02-Apr-16 15:54
Re: What ifs... 553 Ratcho 02-Apr-16 16:06
Re: What ifs... 474 Oblivious 02-Apr-16 16:23
Re: Easter Island /Gobekli Tepe 560 Thunderbird 02-Apr-16 14:17
Re: Easter Island /Gobekli Tepe 568 Oblivious 02-Apr-16 16:09
Re: Easter Island /Gobekli Tepe 514 Thunderbird 03-Apr-16 00:52
Re: More megalithic walls...they're just all over the world 596 Harte 19-Jul-16 23:32
Re: We do know.... : ) 410 Thunderbird 20-Jul-16 02:19
Re: We do know.... : ) 433 Audrey 20-Jul-16 04:02
Re: We do know.... : ) 471 Origyptian 20-Jul-16 13:43
Re: Drive by Fruiting ! 446 Thunderbird 20-Jul-16 17:23


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