True or false about the pyramids: facts about the most mysterious megaliths
The Egyptian pyramids are one of the most mysterious structures ever built on the planet. What assumptions did not appear on who they were erected. In this review we will focus on the most interesting facts both true and false – about these megalithic structures.
1. Architect Hemion – the TRUTH
Hemion was the architect responsible for the construction of the great pyramid at Giza. His father was an Egyptian Prince Avermaet (the son of the Pharaoh Sneferu), and Hemin was married to an Egyptian noblewoman named Itet. On the front of his tomb-mastaba was written that Hemin was “master of works” and “dia” (Minister) of the Pharaoh.
2. Pyramid in the US – TRUE
Actually, the pyramids can be found not only in Egypt but also in many countries of the world. In this example, we will focus on the USA, in particular, about Monakhovo mound, located in St. Louis, which is considered an important part of world history.
Engineers who have studied this structure and found that the vegetation layer hides rolled in from the earth pyramid with a height of 28 meters and a width of 254 meters. This pyramid covers an area of 5.8 hectares and consists of 1 million tons of soils mixed with clay.
3. The pyramids were built by aliens is a LIE
Rumors about the aliens existed long before, in 1955, was built in Area 51. In many cultures it was believed that the aliens were builders of some unique sites around the world. The pyramids of Giza were developed 4,500 years ago and were designed for pharaohs and the elite society of the ancient Egyptians. To date, researchers are unable to explain how the structure and hardly ever will be able to do it.
The stone blocks that built the pyramids weigh two tons each, and even with modern technology and construction equipment of such facilities would be difficult to do. This has led some to believe that the pyramids were built by aliens. However, there is no evidence that the creators were not earthlings. Excavations have revealed evidence that about 100 thousand men built the pyramids with their hands.
4. Crystal pyramid Bermuda – CONTROVERSIAL
Recently, the Internet have spread around the message that at the bottom of the ocean right under the Bermuda triangle was discovered crystal pyramid. Most considered it banal duck. However, in the 1960-ies the news came that a doctor by the name of ray brown while scuba diving in the Bahamas found the unusual structure at the bottom, which is supposed to be three times more than the great pyramid at Giza. Again the news after 2012 appeared not only in the tabloids, but on a fairly reputable news sites.
5. The granary is a LIE
The candidate in presidents of the United States Ben Carson made a joke during his campaign that the Egyptian pyramids were built for storing grain. Some have considered this blatant nonsense is true, but in fact, these magnificent structures were built as tombs for the pharaohs.
6. Far, far away… a LIE
Those who watched a number of Hollywood blockbusters, in which they talked about the Egyptian pyramids, probably think that these mysterious structures are located in an isolated location in the Egyptian desert. However, there are many monuments, located near the capital of Egypt, Cairo. This city is known for its pyramid complex of Giza, which is the seventh wonder of the world and was built during the reign of the Pharaoh Khufu (2589-2566 BC).
7. The film “Exodus: gods and Kings” is a LIE
The film “Exodus: gods and Kings” earned $ 268 million at the box office in 2014, However, Egypt has banned the film because it depicts the Jewish slaves who originally built the Egyptian pyramids. Also in the picture, the government was not satisfied with a number of other things. For example, such was the scene as parted waters of the red sea after the earthquake. Tape was also banned in Morocco, because she insulted the local people.
8. About Ancient Egypt knows everything is a LIE
Some critics believe: everything you need to know about the ancient Egyptian pyramids, is already known. The truth is that archeologists make discoveries every day. In addition, the Egyptian government limits the amount of information that it offers to foreigners. Also in the last few decades, pyramids have been found around the world in Greece, Antarctica, Italy, China, India… the list continues.
9. Australian pyramids – the TRUTH
In Australia South of Cairns, you can find “Pyramid Walsh,” which takes to the skies at 922 meters. The steep slopes of this hill are so perfect that many people believe in its man-made origin in ancient times.
There is another pyramid on the continent, which the locals call the Pyramid of Humpi. Australian scientists do not have the slightest idea who built it, but some believe that it was the Egyptians 3000 years ago.
10. The great pyramid was built by Noah is a LIE
The Internet is easy to find many articles on query “Noah and the Egyptian pyramids”. Publisher named John Taylor in the UK wrote a book called “the Great pyramid. Why was it built and who built it”. Although critics argue that Taylor never even went to Egypt, he analyzed photos, and studied all the data and came to the conclusion that the original architect was Noah, and the Egyptians have no relation to the pyramids in Africa. Not only is this an outrageous statement is blatant nonsense.
11. West of Giza, 20°C – the TRUTH
All the pyramids in Egypt were built on the West Bank of the Nile, and that for them the sun went down in the evening as viewed from Giza. Egyptologists believe that this was done intentionally to symbolize the decline of his life. The blocks that were used for the Cheops pyramid, made of limestone and reflect the sunlight. From afar it seems that these structures sparkle like jewels. Inside the pyramids, constantly maintain a temperature of 20 degrees Celsius.
12. The pyramids were built by Atlanteans – the LIE
In 1882, U.S. Congressman Ignatius Donnelly said that the legend of Atlantis is true. He subsequently published his ideas in book called “Atlantis: the antediluvian world”. He believed that the Atlanteans had colonies in Egypt, whose “civilization was a reproduction of the civilization of the Islands of the Atlantic”.
He also suggested that the pyramids in Mesoamerica were also constructed by Atlanteans. However, as a minimum, you need to consider the fact that the pyramids of the Old and New world look different and during construction we used different construction methods.
13. The pyramids in Tenerife – the TRUTH
In the Canary Islands in the South-East of the island of Tenerife you can find the pyramids of Guimar. In 1990, a group of archaeologists completed their study and stated that these structures were built by local farmers, the Guanches, who demolished the stones from the arable fields by adding them together. Just this place is a total of six 12-foot tall pyramids.
14. The great pyramid is the highest – LIE
According to Epoch Times, the highest pyramid on the planet is located in Puebla, Mexico. It’s called the Great pyramid of Cholula, or in Nahuatl “Tlachihualtepetl”. Previously, scientists believed that once it was an ancient temple that was used by the Aztecs.
However, some Mexican historians believe that it was built before the Aztec civilization. The great Pyramid of Cholula was built in seven stages from III century BC to the IX century ad. An archaeologist from Boston University David Carballo said that this pyramid above the great pyramid at Giza.
15. “Road to dead” – the TRUTH
The inside of the pyramids on the walls were carved or painted false doors. These “doors” are a common architectural element in the tombs of Ancient Egypt and Courageously of Sardinia. These works of art can be found in the Etruscan tombs, and in Ancient Rome they were used in the interiors of houses.
The ancient Egyptians believed that it was the gate between death and reality, through which the spirit of the deceased could come to the real world, and then go back. Before the false doors of the family of the dead used to leave gifts for the dead.
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