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(The Spectator UK) Weeners Newly discovered human monuments, that are more than twice the age of the pyramids of Egypt, are a tribute to man's other best friend   (spectator.co.uk) divider line
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2022-05-20 9:06:15 PM  
Incredible.
 
2022-05-20 9:39:41 PM  
I am practicing Traditional religious values mom!
 
2022-05-20 10:24:34 PM  
If you had six fingers, you'd wank more too.

Are they sure the back-fill isn't crusty old socks?
 
2022-05-20 10:26:48 PM  
Suddenly, Fark's penile fixation seems tame.
 
2022-05-20 11:17:38 PM  
subby?

thank you very much for the link

fascinating
 
2022-05-20 11:45:24 PM  
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One of the earliest and best preserved glory holes archaeology has yet to find.
 
2022-05-21 12:08:12 AM  
At one point there was a video linked on Fark talking about  the Silurian hypothesis, and how long it would take evidence of prior civilizations to be reduced to a thin layer of sediment.  It is impressive to find 11-13,000 year old monuments, but crazy to think about how short a period of time that really is.

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2022-05-21 1:25:19 AM  
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2022-05-21 1:27:15 AM  
Well, it may not be newly discovered, but it is way older than the pyramids and quite remarkable. Neolithic peoples were capable of working together on large projects such as temples or astronomical wheels (like the medicine wheels of North America or Stonehenge, and moved large stones to construct structures in the Americas as well as the Old World. The animal and human carvings at this Turkey site are particularly good as you can see from the wild boar illustrated. Most of the animals were wild and probably hunted for cultural or religious reasons until the early agricultural period and the extinction of many of the larger and more ferocious animals not domesticated by humans.
 
2022-05-21 1:51:09 AM  
I didn't see anything there about cats.
 
2022-05-21 2:08:33 AM  
This is friggin fascinating. Often wish I had stayed on an Anthropology track in college, studying human culture over time is really interesting, in my worthless opinion lol.
 
2022-05-21 3:13:17 AM  
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Goatse was fortold! I think we're reading all the ancient signs wrong, no wonder we don't have any good prophets.
 
2022-05-21 3:41:46 AM  
That is some really bad writing to describe a cool discovery.
 
2022-05-21 3:46:27 AM  

brantgoose: Most of the animals were wild and probably hunted for cultural or religious reasons


Totally unfounded assertion. Everything from the past that we don't understand gets "must be because clickbait gods" tag. Let archaeologists document and report their digs without pseudo-science "explanations" mucking up the works.
 
2022-05-21 3:59:45 AM  

KB202: brantgoose: Most of the animals were wild and probably hunted for cultural or religious reasons

Totally unfounded assertion. Everything from the past that we don't understand gets "must be because clickbait gods" tag. Let archaeologists document and report their digs without pseudo-science "explanations" mucking up the works.


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2022-05-21 4:27:22 AM  
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2022-05-21 4:41:26 AM  

Gordon Bennett: I didn't see anything there about cats.


The headline did say "friend", not "asshole roommate who hates the fact that you're alive".

/ But then tfa turned out to be about huge dicks, so I see how this might be a little confusing
 
2022-05-21 5:09:39 AM  

bisi: Gordon Bennett: I didn't see anything there about cats.

The headline did say "friend", not "asshole roommate who hates the fact that you're alive".

/ But then tfa turned out to be about huge dicks, so I see how this might be a little confusing


Cats don't hate the fact you're alive - they just don't care if you are unless it's food-time
 
2022-05-21 7:39:20 AM  

Not Y3K Compliant: At one point there was a video linked on Fark talking about  the Silurian hypothesis, and how long it would take evidence of prior civilizations to be reduced to a thin layer of sediment.  It is impressive to find 11-13,000 year old monuments, but crazy to think about how short a period of time that really is.

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2022-05-21 8:05:45 AM  
Lets stop lying to ourselves and acknowledge that the Giza Pyramids are much older than 4500 years. They can easily be 9000 BC. Still probably not as old as this place, though. I think great thinks were happening before the last Ice Age and everything got terribly interrupted.
 
2022-05-21 8:29:51 AM  

Clash City Farker: Lets stop lying to ourselves and acknowledge that the Giza Pyramids are much older than 4500 years. They can easily be 9000 BC. Still probably not as old as this place, though. I think great thinks were happening before the last Ice Age and everything got terribly interrupted.


When someone actually comes up with a reliable carbon dating test that shows that, sure.  Unfortunately for that idea, they do not show that

/no, you can't do it with rocks for shiat
//you can do it with organic crap trapped between rocks, inside, etc.
///so far they show about what historians generally accept
 
2022-05-21 8:32:16 AM  

Clash City Farker: Lets stop lying to ourselves and acknowledge that the Giza Pyramids are much older than 4500 years. They can easily be 9000 BC. Still probably not as old as this place, though. I think great thinks were happening before the last Ice Age and everything got terribly interrupted.


But were they landing sites for Ha'tak Goa'uld mother ships?
 
2022-05-21 9:03:08 AM  
It's so frickin weird that they they think they were deliberately buried though. Like deliberately buried inside a hill? Who does that? And it sounds like many many hills throughout all entire larger area, as they are discovering. I don't buy it.

Also, "They possibly did elaborate manhood rituals in the Karahan Tepe penis chamber, which was probably half flooded with liquids."
 
2022-05-21 9:12:51 AM  

sxacho: It's so frickin weird that they they think they were deliberately buried though. Like deliberately buried inside a hill? Who does that? And it sounds like many many hills throughout all entire larger area, as they are discovering. I don't buy it.

Also, "They possibly did elaborate manhood rituals in the Karahan Tepe penis chamber, which was probably half flooded with liquids."


Yeah, I hit that and immediately decided NOT to devote thought to what said liquids might be
 
2022-05-21 9:19:19 AM  

Not Y3K Compliant: At one point there was a video linked on Fark talking about  the Silurian hypothesis, and how long it would take evidence of prior civilizations to be reduced to a thin layer of sediment.  It is impressive to find 11-13,000 year old monuments, but crazy to think about how short a period of time that really is.

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2022-05-21 9:32:20 AM  

Some Junkie Cosmonaut: Clash City Farker: Lets stop lying to ourselves and acknowledge that the Giza Pyramids are much older than 4500 years. They can easily be 9000 BC. Still probably not as old as this place, though. I think great thinks were happening before the last Ice Age and everything got terribly interrupted.

When someone actually comes up with a reliable carbon dating test that shows that, sure.  Unfortunately for that idea, they do not show that

/no, you can't do it with rocks for shiat
//you can do it with organic crap trapped between rocks, inside, etc.
///so far they show about what historians generally accept


Tell us again the story of how they were built. Wasnt it a brick every three seconds for 20 years straight using slave labor?
 
2022-05-21 9:56:32 AM  

sxacho: It's so frickin weird that they they think they were deliberately buried though. Like deliberately buried inside a hill? Who does that? And it sounds like many many hills throughout all entire larger area, as they are discovering. I don't buy it.

Also, "They possibly did elaborate manhood rituals in the Karahan Tepe penis chamber, which was probably half flooded with liquids."


I was instantly reminded of the sequel prequel of The Exorcist where a church had been built upsidedown and then deliberately buried. Terrible movie but that conceit always stuck with me.
 
2022-05-21 10:00:07 AM  

Clash City Farker: Some Junkie Cosmonaut: Clash City Farker: Lets stop lying to ourselves and acknowledge that the Giza Pyramids are much older than 4500 years. They can easily be 9000 BC. Still probably not as old as this place, though. I think great thinks were happening before the last Ice Age and everything got terribly interrupted.

When someone actually comes up with a reliable carbon dating test that shows that, sure.  Unfortunately for that idea, they do not show that

/no, you can't do it with rocks for shiat
//you can do it with organic crap trapped between rocks, inside, etc.
///so far they show about what historians generally accept

Tell us again the story of how they were built. Wasnt it a brick every three seconds for 20 years straight using slave labor?


No.
 
2022-05-21 10:01:02 AM  
While I have no problem with one group of people figuring out how to carve and get a jump on the rest

Still want to see some peer reviewed on the dating
 
2022-05-21 10:01:21 AM  

Clash City Farker: Some Junkie Cosmonaut: Clash City Farker: Lets stop lying to ourselves and acknowledge that the Giza Pyramids are much older than 4500 years. They can easily be 9000 BC. Still probably not as old as this place, though. I think great thinks were happening before the last Ice Age and everything got terribly interrupted.

When someone actually comes up with a reliable carbon dating test that shows that, sure.  Unfortunately for that idea, they do not show that

/no, you can't do it with rocks for shiat
//you can do it with organic crap trapped between rocks, inside, etc.
///so far they show about what historians generally accept

Tell us again the story of how they were built. Wasnt it a brick every three seconds for 20 years straight using slave labor?


It's amazing what you can get done with enough slaves when you absolutely DGAF how many you lose or how many you have to kill or maim to get them back to work

/20 years is likely a bit light
//but sure it's entirely possible if you have that many humans you consider disposable
///where there's a whip, there's a way
 
2022-05-21 10:04:43 AM  

Some Junkie Cosmonaut: Clash City Farker: Some Junkie Cosmonaut: Clash City Farker: Lets stop lying to ourselves and acknowledge that the Giza Pyramids are much older than 4500 years. They can easily be 9000 BC. Still probably not as old as this place, though. I think great thinks were happening before the last Ice Age and everything got terribly interrupted.

When someone actually comes up with a reliable carbon dating test that shows that, sure.  Unfortunately for that idea, they do not show that

/no, you can't do it with rocks for shiat
//you can do it with organic crap trapped between rocks, inside, etc.
///so far they show about what historians generally accept

Tell us again the story of how they were built. Wasnt it a brick every three seconds for 20 years straight using slave labor?

It's amazing what you can get done with enough slaves when you absolutely DGAF how many you lose or how many you have to kill or maim to get them back to work

/20 years is likely a bit light
//but sure it's entirely possible if you have that many humans you consider disposable
///where there's a whip, there's a way


It's more amazing what you can get done with smart people, well paid and motivated workers, and the fact that you own the resources of the country
 
2022-05-21 10:16:51 AM  

baka-san: While I have no problem with one group of people figuring out how to carve and get a jump on the rest

Still want to see some peer reviewed on the dating


How many peer reviews of dating have you stud

BafflerMeal: Clash City Farker: Some Junkie Cosmonaut: Clash City Farker: Lets stop lying to ourselves and acknowledge that the Giza Pyramids are much older than 4500 years. They can easily be 9000 BC. Still probably not as old as this place, though. I think great thinks were happening before the last Ice Age and everything got terribly interrupted.

When someone actually comes up with a reliable carbon dating test that shows that, sure.  Unfortunately for that idea, they do not show that

/no, you can't do it with rocks for shiat
//you can do it with organic crap trapped between rocks, inside, etc.
///so far they show about what historians generally accept

Tell us again the story of how they were built. Wasnt it a brick every three seconds for 20 years straight using slave labor?

No.


Correct number is brick every day for 4520 years
 
2022-05-21 10:20:18 AM  

LewDux: baka-san: While I have no problem with one group of people figuring out how to carve and get a jump on the rest

Still want to see some peer reviewed on the dating

How many peer reviews of dating have you stud You think all datings were not peer reviewed?

 
2022-05-21 10:20:57 AM  

baka-san: Some Junkie Cosmonaut: Clash City Farker: Some Junkie Cosmonaut: Clash City Farker: Lets stop lying to ourselves and acknowledge that the Giza Pyramids are much older than 4500 years. They can easily be 9000 BC. Still probably not as old as this place, though. I think great thinks were happening before the last Ice Age and everything got terribly interrupted.

When someone actually comes up with a reliable carbon dating test that shows that, sure.  Unfortunately for that idea, they do not show that

/no, you can't do it with rocks for shiat
//you can do it with organic crap trapped between rocks, inside, etc.
///so far they show about what historians generally accept

Tell us again the story of how they were built. Wasnt it a brick every three seconds for 20 years straight using slave labor?

It's amazing what you can get done with enough slaves when you absolutely DGAF how many you lose or how many you have to kill or maim to get them back to work

/20 years is likely a bit light
//but sure it's entirely possible if you have that many humans you consider disposable
///where there's a whip, there's a way

It's more amazing what you can get done with smart people, well paid and motivated workers, and the fact that you own the resources of the country


Sure is - but the fact remains - you don't care if you kill a shiatload of randos getting it done, you can do it that way.  It's not the best way, it's not a good way, but it's a way that works

/also handy for getting rid of war prisoners, inconvenient uppity locals, and other god-king tribulations
 
2022-05-21 10:39:31 AM  
Interesting the figures have six fingers, could be the folks that built these places are the source of the Nephilim and or giants referenced in religious texts.

The penis obsession could fit in too as they are referenced as being rather lusty and thrusty with human women.

If that's the case it could explain why the sites were deliberately buried, as they are always associated with wickedness. Whoever built them may have wanted to hide them from a reckoning.
 
2022-05-21 10:47:04 AM  

Some Junkie Cosmonaut: baka-san: Some Junkie Cosmonaut: Clash City Farker: Some Junkie Cosmonaut: Clash City Farker: Lets stop lying to ourselves and acknowledge that the Giza Pyramids are much older than 4500 years. They can easily be 9000 BC. Still probably not as old as this place, though. I think great thinks were happening before the last Ice Age and everything got terribly interrupted.

When someone actually comes up with a reliable carbon dating test that shows that, sure.  Unfortunately for that idea, they do not show that

/no, you can't do it with rocks for shiat
//you can do it with organic crap trapped between rocks, inside, etc.
///so far they show about what historians generally accept

Tell us again the story of how they were built. Wasnt it a brick every three seconds for 20 years straight using slave labor?

It's amazing what you can get done with enough slaves when you absolutely DGAF how many you lose or how many you have to kill or maim to get them back to work

/20 years is likely a bit light
//but sure it's entirely possible if you have that many humans you consider disposable
///where there's a whip, there's a way

It's more amazing what you can get done with smart people, well paid and motivated workers, and the fact that you own the resources of the country

Sure is - but the fact remains - you don't care if you kill a shiatload of randos getting it done, you can do it that way.  It's not the best way, it's not a good way, but it's a way that works

/also handy for getting rid of war prisoners, inconvenient uppity locals, and other god-king tribulations


I think Baka's point is that for the Giza pyramid complex we have archaeological evidence that at least part, maybe all was built by paid laborers and not slave labor.
 
2022-05-21 11:00:00 AM  

phlegmjay: Some Junkie Cosmonaut: baka-san: Some Junkie Cosmonaut: Clash City Farker: Some Junkie Cosmonaut: Clash City Farker: Lets stop lying to ourselves and acknowledge that the Giza Pyramids are much older than 4500 years. They can easily be 9000 BC. Still probably not as old as this place, though. I think great thinks were happening before the last Ice Age and everything got terribly interrupted.

When someone actually comes up with a reliable carbon dating test that shows that, sure.  Unfortunately for that idea, they do not show that

/no, you can't do it with rocks for shiat
//you can do it with organic crap trapped between rocks, inside, etc.
///so far they show about what historians generally accept

Tell us again the story of how they were built. Wasnt it a brick every three seconds for 20 years straight using slave labor?

It's amazing what you can get done with enough slaves when you absolutely DGAF how many you lose or how many you have to kill or maim to get them back to work

/20 years is likely a bit light
//but sure it's entirely possible if you have that many humans you consider disposable
///where there's a whip, there's a way

It's more amazing what you can get done with smart people, well paid and motivated workers, and the fact that you own the resources of the country

Sure is - but the fact remains - you don't care if you kill a shiatload of randos getting it done, you can do it that way.  It's not the best way, it's not a good way, but it's a way that works

/also handy for getting rid of war prisoners, inconvenient uppity locals, and other god-king tribulations

I think Baka's point is that for the Giza pyramid complex we have archaeological evidence that at least part, maybe all was built by paid laborers and not slave labor.


Hey - stop ruining it!

/kidding - I know
///more pushing the point that slavery does indeed get shiat done - to an astonishing degree really
///now if only it wasn't evil, psycho farking shiat
////one of the biggest arguments against the idea of slave labor in the pyramids is there have been Egyptian stone masons for a lonnnnng time that would lose their shiat at the very idea - 3000 B.C. union disputes sometimes ended up with a new ass on the throne
 
2022-05-21 11:03:47 AM  

Some Junkie Cosmonaut: ////one of the biggest arguments against the idea of slave labor in the pyramids is there have been Egyptian stone masons for a lonnnnng time that would lose their shiat at the very idea - 3000 B.C. union disputes sometimes ended up with a new ass on the throne


Ran out of slashies - damn.  Last bit:

Did see a guy once that gave a fairly compelling back on the napkin bullshiatting kind of argument though that they may well have used slaves just for dragging stone around - none of the skilled labor just, "Move this big farking rock over there" type stuff.  Would be in line with how things went as far as we know back in the day, and reconciles both stories of how they got there

/he was an archaeologist so he did have some clue WTF he was on about
//nothing that can be proven but it all did hold together pretty well
///and had the advantage of being somewhere in the middle of the stories people like to tell
 
2022-05-21 11:03:47 AM  

Boudyro: Interesting the figures have six fingers, could be the folks that built these places are the source of the Nephilim and or giants referenced in religious texts.

The penis obsession could fit in too as they are referenced as being rather lusty and thrusty with human women.

If that's the case it could explain why the sites were deliberately buried, as they are always associated with wickedness. Whoever built them may have wanted to hide them from a reckoning.


My thwory is that indians built it https://www.nationalgeographic.com/history/article/chaco-canyon-pueblo-bonito-social-implications-polydactyly-extra-toes
 
2022-05-21 11:09:02 AM  

Clash City Farker: Lets stop lying to ourselves and acknowledge that the Giza Pyramids are much older than 4500 years. They can easily be 9000 BC. Still probably not as old as this place, though. I think great thinks were happening before the last Ice Age and everything got terribly interrupted.


There are tree ring marks on the casing stones of the Bent and Red pyramids.  That should be able to put the date somewhere to within a few years.  There are other records that also put the date to within a few years with things like "an eclipse happened in the 3rd year of King so and so" with enough details that those are very fixed.

The Sphinx is likely to have been a watering hole in the time range you are talking about.  There is a passage on the side of the cat belly that goes down to well into a underground river.  That was the last place to get water that was still in the desert before hitting the old markets.  It was far enough away to leave the family while the traders went into the big city to trade.  I'm guessing lots of bored people ending up doing lots of graffiti to the rock that looked kind of like a cat until latter when someone with stone masons finished the job.

There is evidence of other stone building civilizations in Africa much older than Egypt but they didn't leave any written stuff.   Sea level changed a great deal over the last 20,000 years and any more advanced civilization near a coast would be long underwater.
 
2022-05-21 11:20:59 AM  

KB202: brantgoose: Most of the animals were wild and probably hunted for cultural or religious reasons

Totally unfounded assertion. Everything from the past that we don't understand gets "must be because clickbait gods" tag. Let archaeologists document and report their digs without pseudo-science "explanations" mucking up the works.


New Archaeology and "enough data will reveal the Truth" is dead and has been for years. It's Post Processual archaeology today, or at least it was when I was in school. Theory is there to frame how an investigation happens but the result is to build a relatable narrative, generally for public consumption. Ian Hodder, mentioned in the article, was huge in building Post Processual archaeology, writing separate narratives for the Islamic community, the Kurdish community, the Turkish nationalists, the local non-Islamic community, the Arab Wahhabists, the Goddess Movement, the UN, Europeans, and American scholars. The result was the ability to do a dig that was incredibly sensitive with everyone already claiming priority interest and satisfying the mutually exclusive ideological needs of each constituent. He was well funded enough that he didn't have to choose between different techniques, he could bring on board specialists in everything. Usually you can only focus on one thing like pollen analysis because your lab has that one piece of equipment, or you can partner with someone else on campus who can. But by connecting and building compelling narratives he was able to separate a lot of grant committees and private donors from their money.

New Archaeology, in the meantime, was badly done statistical analysis by people who really only looked to see which transformation would make the data line up in a nice line, without understanding what the transformations we're doing to get those lines. Like, running a half dozen of them sequentially to see if things plotted nicely. Something like 90% of everything excavated has never been looked at, just mouldering in brown paper bags in basements across the world because there isn't enough funding to go through them.

Don't get me wrong, writing can be incredibly technical and dense, I read a 70 page journal article about an inch and a half tall perfume bottle from Anatolia. The public narrative on it isn't going to be anything like the academic article.
 
2022-05-21 11:37:26 AM  
I like how only one thing looks like it's got a dick, so everything within a 100-mile radius must also be a dick.

/those are a prehistoric leopard species built like muscular tigers, not aurochs which are depicted with horns, non-pointy teeth, and with hooves instead of toes
//T. F. Author fell off the artifact truck and was never the same again
 
HFK
2022-05-21 12:06:46 PM  
I think the reason all the carvings of men had their hands over the crotch was because the #1 show back then was "You've been kicked in the nuts!".

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2022-05-21 12:14:37 PM  
I like Randal Carlson's theory that those sites were buried because the people saw that a comet was coming and wanted to preserve them. Likely the same comet that hit north America and scrubbed away any evidence of similar civilizations here. There's so much history we don't know and are probably very wrong about what we think we do.
 
2022-05-21 12:23:38 PM  
Man, this thread really lures out the History Channel after midnight crowd.
 
2022-05-21 12:33:09 PM  

sxacho: It's so frickin weird that they they think they were deliberately buried though. Like deliberately buried inside a hill? Who does that? And it sounds like many many hills throughout all entire larger area, as they are discovering. I don't buy it.


Small flat stones not from the area as landfill 10-20 feet deep doesn't just naturally happen. The logical explanation is that the sites were buried for posterity.

What disappointed me most of TFA was that the largest standing stones of Gobekli Tepe were only briefly mentioned, wholly misrepresented, and said absolutely nothing for the very unique solar eclipse motif. As in, so unique that nothing of the sort is known to have been recorded anywhere else; there's the sun, the moon... and something else. One could speculate endlessly as to what the meaning of such thing is, but mine is the most straightforward answer given the art style of the complex. That is, it's a depiction of a black hole in sygyzy. When looked at in this context the additional art along the side of the stone is clearly a depiction of some accompanying event of a fly-by of some large celestial fireball ripping through the atmosphere overhead and proceeding to the horizon.

Now, if this was known to be some periodic event, but taking place over possibly tens of thousands of years you'd likely want to preserve this information for the future. The idea that organized festivals were held in these locations before, during, and/or after such event would certainly track with this idea.

It is also understood that one of the circles at Gobekli Tepe was all but certainly an observatory for the stars, especially from an archaeoastronomical perspective that the Vulture Stone accurately depicted the stars of one of our typical constellations when viewed from a long time ago. (It no longer looks like it does on the relief because of apparent movement of the constituent stars over time.) The other constellations on the stones are still accurate, IIRC, and the Vulture Stone was studied in particular because it was odd man out.

Much of the meaning of these sites will unfortunately remain lost to time. I doubt that civilizations of this era had writing systems, at least among the general population. This is strange to me because they were quite sophisticated artists. I suppose that tradition was passed down orally, obviating the need for writing but allowing such talent to be plied towards art. And honestly, this would probably have been intentional. Looking at the absurd ratio of idiots spouting nonsense and lies about monkeypox on twitter in such a short period of time, I think that uneducated morons that can express complex ideas through writing is dangerously corrosive to organized society.

That said, I can't wait for the area to be completely excavated. Maybe the sites themselves were built where they are because there was some contemporaneously-ancient archaeological site in the area? If something like that was found at one of the Tepes, it would be ironic if such a thing contained sophisticated writing style.
 
2022-05-21 12:38:29 PM  
Aliens.
 
2022-05-21 12:46:45 PM  
Gobekli Tepe?

*rtfa*

Ah, one of it's lesser known neighbors.
 
2022-05-21 12:48:30 PM  

KB202: brantgoose: Most of the animals were wild and probably hunted for cultural or religious reasons

Totally unfounded assertion. Everything from the past that we don't understand gets "must be because clickbait gods" tag. Let archaeologists document and report their digs without pseudo-science "explanations" mucking up the works.


"Religious purposes" has long been the archaeologists fallback for when they don't know what something is for. It's not observers throwing out pseudoscience, it's the archaeologists documenting that they refuse to admit they don't have a clear answer.
 
2022-05-21 12:52:33 PM  

Some Junkie Cosmonaut: baka-san: Some Junkie Cosmonaut: Clash City Farker: Some Junkie Cosmonaut: Clash City Farker: Lets stop lying to ourselves and acknowledge that the Giza Pyramids are much older than 4500 years. They can easily be 9000 BC. Still probably not as old as this place, though. I think great thinks were happening before the last Ice Age and everything got terribly interrupted.

When someone actually comes up with a reliable carbon dating test that shows that, sure.  Unfortunately for that idea, they do not show that

/no, you can't do it with rocks for shiat
//you can do it with organic crap trapped between rocks, inside, etc.
///so far they show about what historians generally accept

Tell us again the story of how they were built. Wasnt it a brick every three seconds for 20 years straight using slave labor?

It's amazing what you can get done with enough slaves when you absolutely DGAF how many you lose or how many you have to kill or maim to get them back to work

/20 years is likely a bit light
//but sure it's entirely possible if you have that many humans you consider disposable
///where there's a whip, there's a way

It's more amazing what you can get done with smart people, well paid and motivated workers, and the fact that you own the resources of the country

Sure is - but the fact remains - you don't care if you kill a shiatload of randos getting it done, you can do it that way.  It's not the best way, it's not a good way, but it's a way that works

/also handy for getting rid of war prisoners, inconvenient uppity locals, and other god-king tribulations


The fact also remains that there is solid archaeological evidence that the Pyramids were not built by slaves, while the only evidence that suggests they were is filtered through the Old Testament.
 
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