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ddmoit
05-23-2007, 06:25 AM
Anyone fascinated by the chemistry of concrete might enjoy this article about the pyramids...

http://www.livescience.com/history/070518_bts_barsoum_pyramids.html

The widely accepted theory-that the pyramids were crafted of carved-out giant limestone blocks that workers carried up ramps-had not only not been embraced by everyone, but as important had quite a number of holes.

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jvcstone
05-23-2007, 10:02 AM
One of those theories that has been around for a long time that pops up occasionally. A novel theory as to the construction technique is in the latest issue of Archaeology magazine. Has some merit IMO. Let me see if I can find an on line link.

JVC

GraniteGirl
05-23-2007, 10:59 AM
Awesome article with a very interesting twist. :tup1:

jvcstone
05-23-2007, 11:30 AM
http://www.archaeology.org/0705/etc/pyramid.html

the promised link
JVC