Egypt’s Great Pyramid of Giza has baffled the world for centuries. Throughout the history, experts have tried to gain knowledge about its mysterious construction back in the Bronze Age – a time when society supposedly did not yet possessed the technology to build this magnificent work of wonders.
However, archaeologists announced recently that they have finally discovered the truth behind the creation of the Great Pyramid of Giza. According to the reports, the discovery made the experts understand how the ancient Egyptians transported two-and-a-half ton blocks of limestone and granite on a considerably tiresome 500 miles of trek when building the structure back in 2,600 B.C.
The Great Pyramid of Giza is the oldest and the only remaining member of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.
The latest studies show that a ceremonial boat, an ancient papyrus, and a system of waterworks were the keys in building the pyramid.
The ancient relic they discovered indicates that the workers transported over 170,000 tons of limestone through Nile using wooden boats.
Alongside the significant discovery was an ancient papyrus scroll. Found in the Wadi Al-Jarf seaport, the old parchment gave more information regarding the key role of the boats in the construction of the Pyramid of Giza.
The ancient papyrus scroll is currently the only first-hand account of the construction of the Pyramid of Giza.
Reports tell us that the scroll was written by the overseer Merer. The ancient papyrus scroll describes the construction of the pyramid in detail. Merer also wrote in detail how his 40-man crew managed to transform the landscape like diverting Nile’s water just to suit the construction of the Pyramid.
This is Mark Lehner, the archaeologist who found the evidence of the lost waterway underneath the plateaus of Giza.
The American archeologist Mark Lehner, a leading expert in the field, managed to find an evidence of a lost waterway under Giza’s plateau. With this fascinating discovery, Lehner said:
We’ve outlined the central canal basin which we think was the primary delivery area to the foot of the Giza Plateau.
These latest discoveries were revealed in a documentary in Channel 4 titled “Egypt’s Great Pyramid: The New Evidence.” The documentary also showed a team of archaeologists who discovered a ceremonial boat that had a ritualistic connection to Khufu and the afterlife.
10 Creepy And Obscure Mysteries Nobody Can Explain
Get ready to get your mind blown by these creepy and obscure mysteries nobody can explain.
The world is filled with mysteries. The thing that makes them fascinating is that they often challenge what's familiar and force us to think outside the box. They mess with your mind to the point where we could not stop thinking about them until they're finally debunked.
The funny thing about mysteries is that sometimes, the most intricate and obscure of them often end up with the simplest of explanations. For instance, the Moulton River of blood turned out to be a simple ink spill. There’s also the mystery of the alien crop circles back in 2013 that turned out to be NVidia’s publicity stunt to promote their latest processor.
However, there are still cases out there that are still genuinely shrouded in mystery. From creepy and obscure murder stories, to downright out-of-this-world ethereal phenomenon, get ready to get your mind blown by these creepy and obscure mysteries nobody can explain....
Interesting Facts About The Old Sarum Of Salisbury
The Old Sarum of Salisbury is one of the most important archaeological sites in the history of the world.
The world shifts and stirs through time but sometimes, remnants of the past remain in this world to tell their tales. The Old Sarum in Salisbury, England is a perfect example of this. This Iron Age hill fort is one of the most important archaeological sites in the history of the world. Aside from the impressive earthworks, the ancient hill fort also contains the remains of a cathedral and royal castle from the 11th century.
Several studies suggest that before the founding of the New Sarum in 13th century, Old Sarum fell to the hands of Romans, Saxons, and even the Normans.
The Old Sarum began its settlement roughly around 3000 BC.
Top 10 Crazy Hypnotism Cases From The Past
#2 is really crazy!
Hypnotism was one of the most popular craze back then. It was a practice that was experimented or even experienced anywhere in the world. At some point, even doctors tried to include hypnotism in their studies. It was one of the most common subjects in people’s lives and it became a daily part of newspapers across the world.
Sky is the limit in the fascinating art of hypnotism. From simply making someone forget certain things to downright controlling someone to commit a crime, here are the 10 crazy cases of hypnotism from the past.