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Forum: Forum Spotlight 29th June 2003, 06:49 PM
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Posted By Checkmite
Funny! There's nothing odd or special about...

Funny!

There's nothing odd or special about pyramids in and of themselves. If you want something really, really tall, and your culture hasn't invented the butress yet, a pyramid is an obvious...
Forum: Forum Spotlight 26th June 2003, 10:35 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 97,636
Posted By Checkmite
Now that was some cool stuff, I must tell you. ...

Now that was some cool stuff, I must tell you. It's a developing development, though...we'll have to keep an eye on things and see where this new evidence leads.
Forum: Forum Spotlight 26th June 2003, 10:33 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 97,636
Posted By Checkmite
Re: Re: Global similarities...

No rush...I'm about to go to work soon. But, if you do get some spare time, do look for those books. I find these theories intriguing and would like to know more about them before I destroy them...
Forum: Forum Spotlight 26th June 2003, 08:07 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 97,636
Posted By Checkmite
Re: Global similarities...

Well I think we've established that the only likeness is the area of their bases (in the present time at least). They have nothing else in common...



I hate to be so harsh, but it's time to...
Forum: Forum Spotlight 25th June 2003, 07:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 97,636
Posted By Checkmite
LOL! I'll give you that, old Zahi sure loved to...

LOL! I'll give you that, old Zahi sure loved to ham it up. In reality, he's very serious and passionate about his work. Think of Dr. Hawass as like the Steve Irwin of Egyptology.

I'll also...
Forum: Forum Spotlight 25th June 2003, 08:22 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 97,636
Posted By Checkmite
Don't give up yet. It's true, there was...

Don't give up yet. It's true, there was absolutely nothing behind the shaft door, and Osiris's tomb was bare. But how were these "big jokes"? When what you expect to happen doesn't happen, "it was...
Forum: Forum Spotlight 24th June 2003, 11:42 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 97,636
Posted By Checkmite
Anytime - anytime at all! Me loves ancient...

Anytime - anytime at all! Me loves ancient history - and Egypt in particular. I get a sort of odd pleasure out of doing the research, locating images, and typing out the posts...even the really...
Forum: Forum Spotlight 24th June 2003, 08:43 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 97,636
Posted By Checkmite
Well, that the "shafts" in the Great Pyramid had...

Well, that the "shafts" in the Great Pyramid had an astronomical significance is probably likely. I'm not certain that the southern shaft points toward Sirius, however. See, the northern shaft...
Forum: Forum Spotlight 24th June 2003, 03:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 97,636
Posted By Checkmite
There is a fundamental misunderstanding here, one...

There is a fundamental misunderstanding here, one that a lot of people make. The misunderstanding is that pyramids usually contained a lot of text, specifically mentioning the king himself, or...
Forum: Forum Spotlight 24th June 2003, 04:18 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 97,636
Posted By Checkmite
They don't! :mad:

They don't! :mad:
Forum: Forum Spotlight 23rd June 2003, 06:57 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 97,636
Posted By Checkmite
Thor actually had a couple of advantages here -...

Thor actually had a couple of advantages here - for example, a support team always nearby, and general knowledge of which direction he needed to go and what lay ahead. But that doesn't matter and...
Forum: Forum Spotlight 23rd June 2003, 06:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 97,636
Posted By Checkmite
:D

:D
Forum: Forum Spotlight 23rd June 2003, 03:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 97,636
Posted By Checkmite
The appearance of nicotine in Egyptian mummies is...

The appearance of nicotine in Egyptian mummies is easily accounted for because of its presence in food items the Egyptians used, as well as tobacco-based insecticides many museums (from which the...
Forum: Forum Spotlight 23rd June 2003, 12:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 97,636
Posted By Checkmite
No, it wasn't. The Sphinx has been covered and...

No, it wasn't. The Sphinx has been covered and uncovered and recovered and reuncovered several times during its existence. The body is also very severely damaged, and has been the focus of several...
Forum: Forum Spotlight 23rd June 2003, 12:36 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 97,636
Posted By Checkmite
The Sphinx's age is contested because some stones...

The Sphinx's age is contested because some stones appear to have been exposed to a lot of water erosion. The arguments in this case are very in depth and technical, and not even one of my...
Forum: Forum Spotlight 23rd June 2003, 12:33 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 97,636
Posted By Checkmite
Due to the factors I've presented, I'm not...

Due to the factors I've presented, I'm not convinced that there is any correlation. Aside from the fact that the bases of the two pyramids in question are nearly the same size...what else is there?
Forum: Forum Spotlight 23rd June 2003, 08:56 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 97,636
Posted By Checkmite
http://www.mtharris.freeserve.co.uk/peru/nazca/naz...

http://www.mtharris.freeserve.co.uk/peru/nazca/nazca2.jpg
"Sirius 1 on final approach..."

Yes, most archaeologists are of the opinion that neither the alien nor hot air balloon theories are...
Forum: Forum Spotlight 23rd June 2003, 08:37 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 97,636
Posted By Checkmite
Actually you're right - my mistake. The Temple...

Actually you're right - my mistake. The Temple is Aztec, possibly begun as a Toltec structure at first
Forum: Forum Spotlight 23rd June 2003, 03:58 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 97,636
Posted By Checkmite
*sigh*. No rest for the weary... :D Maybe...

*sigh*. No rest for the weary... :D

Maybe later.
Forum: Forum Spotlight 22nd June 2003, 09:20 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 97,636
Posted By Checkmite
Pyramids - Egypt/Yucatan Connection?

<table cellspacing=1 cellpadding=6 bgcolor=#666699 border=0><tr><td bgcolor=white><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif" color=#666699 size=2>Introduction by moderator Luke T.: Link to original...
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