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The number one paradox, irrespective of the impossibility of achieving this work is WHY?
Why would engineers and artisans who were clearly accomplished masters of efficient three dimensional design and construction deliberately and intentionally choose to adopt a construction technique that is so difficult to design, plan, measure, mark out, cut, place and position that it today confounds modern engineers and masons.
What was their reason for adopting this method? If they were using anything approaching known cutting and construction techniques then they certainly weren't trying to make life easy for themselves.
What could have been the design criteria that forced this approach?
How they achieved it is academic and possibly will never be known.
WHY did they do it? Why did they build a wall and why did they use this method?



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 05-Apr-16 23:02 by Jon Ellison.

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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 681 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 614 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... 536 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? 520 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? 479 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... 382 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 632 Harte 19-Jul-16 23:32
Re: We do know.... : ) 440 Thunderbird 20-Jul-16 02:19
Re: We do know.... : ) 465 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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