One of the most recent and stunning revelations of archaeology is an enormous pyramidal structure in Java Indonesia called Gunung Padang – ‘the Mountain of Light’. The site was (re)discovered by respected Indonesian geologist Danny Hilman Natawidjaja who earned his Ph.D. from the California Institute of Technology in 2003. Danny very generously gave us an extensive presentation he created showing… Continue reading
I do not know who the woman with the lovely Russian accent is. She is obviously well informed and perhaps a professional researcher.
I thought… Continue reading
This is one of my favourite documentaries on the Great pyramid and other pyramids around the world. This is part one which I think is more interesting and varied. Part 2 focuses more on the layout of power centres around the globe along great circles, and other mathematically interesting facts that may or may not be convincing. I especially like… Continue reading
There are three stepped pyramids within this ancient Mayan ceremonial centre, located in the Mexican state of Chiapas. The more famous of these is the Pyramid of Inscriptions. Its height of 20 metres consists of eight stepped storeys, not counting the temple on top. Inside the temple, two large vaulted chambers house three glyphic panels which collectively… Continue reading
THE GEOMETRY OF THE WAITAPU VALLEY
THE KHAFRE PYRAMID GEOMETRY IN THE NEW ZEALAND LANDSCAPE.
We’ll start off by assessing the Khafre Pyramid 3,4,5 triangle geometry first, as it extends between markers on all 4 sites and sets up a template for creating additional geometry of the Great Pyramid and Menkaure Pyramid of the Giza Plateau. In antiquity the pyramid… Continue reading
Egyptian pyramids? Sure, everyone knows about the ones at Giza – and a few aficionados might know about the 138 others (!) scattered around them. Mesoamerican pyramids? Okay, a lot of folks know about them, too — or even that the great one at Cholula is considered to be the largest one in the world.
(reconstruction of a typical… Continue reading
In 1912, Fred Meyer Schroder and Oscar Maman travelled to Shensi. They not only dealt in tobacco and candles but also supplied the Mongolians with weapons. Their guide along the Chinese-Mongolian border was a monk, Bogdo (“the holy one”), who told them they would soon stumble upon some ancient pyramids. Though he himself had never seen them, he knew… Continue reading
The pyramids of China are approximately 100 ancient mounds, many of which were used for burial. Most of them are located within 100 kilometers of the city of Xi’an, on the Qin Chuan Plains in the Shaanxi Province, central China.
The existence of pyramids in China has come in two stages. Most early stories were focused on the existence of… Continue reading