Near East after Egypt - The Near East after Egypt &...

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March 30 – April 2, 2010
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The Pyramids Primarily tombs or… Energy production facilities? Healing facilities? Portal (doorway) to the “gods,” other stars?
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Russian Academy of Sciences Research on Pyramid Properties
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Laser Carving at Osirian temple, Abydos Temple inside a 16-meter hole in the ground Surrounding land gives date of ca. 10,000 B.P. “Laser-like” carving goes through the rock: How could it have been done? Symbol known as the “flower of life”
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Meaning of the “Flower of Life”? Thought to represent “laws” of growth inherent in all living things Accorded mystical/magical significance in early Hebrew, Indian religion Fascinated Leonardo DaVinci
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New Ideas on the Pyramids No mummies found in pyramids Often had to use dynamite to open pyramids No written construction dedication Little writing (hieroglyphs) inside pyramids Relationship to South American, Chinese pyramids? Egyptian tradition says “Sun God” (Ra) built pyramids
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Earth Mound/Pyramid in Ohio, USA
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Water Erosion of the Sphinx
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The Sphinx Erosion pattern suggests date of 10,000 BP Many stones weigh 200 tons; one stone weighs 1000 tons Stones were quarried hundreds of km away, on the other side of a mountain Could they have been transported by barge?
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How Can We Evaluate Unorthodox Theories? What are proper standards of evidence (“proof”)
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