Friday, March 20, 2015
Massive effort to move 340-ton megalith is no longer routine
The following article is about a rare modern effort to move a massive megalith that requires an enormous amount of equipment; in ancient times they did this hundreds of times without the assistance of modern technology. Experiments to replicate the massive moves without advanced technology were limited to megaliths that were for the most part no more than 10 tons. A couple exceptions involved megaliths that were still no more than 50 tons and they involved cheating or at best very limited success.
I went into this in more detail a few years ago in an ATS string about megalith moving experiments. A couple of the biggest megaliths that have ever been moved are Colossi of Memnon which were moved over 400 miles and it is agreed that they couldn’t have moved up the Nile by boat by academics that have studied the technology and the Nile due to the fact that it was upstream, too heavy and the River may have been too shallow; the conclusion is that it had to be moved across land. This is one of the biggest unsolved mysteries in history and most people continue to ignore it; however I suspect that eventually the implication will become more clear and bigger than most people suspect.
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