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Pyramids In Egypt and around the world
Egypt The Pyramids of Giza were built as burial chamber for their Pharaohs. The first pyramid, the Stepped Pyramid of Zoser was built around 2700 BC
Mexico • Yucatan, Mexico
Mexico The Kukulkan Pyramid in Chich'en Itzá, Mexico was built for astrological reasons (365 steps, vernal equinox and the autumnal equinox). It was built around 1000 -1200 AD.
Mexico The Pyramid of the Moon(left) and the Sun(right) in Teotihuacán, Mexico. They were built between 1 -150 AD. Most aspects of this site are still a mystery.
Pyramid of the Sun vs. Giza
Belize • Yucatan, Mexico
Belize El Castillo The pyramids at Xunantunich were built between 200 -900 AD.
Japan? • Yucatan, Mexico
Japan? The monument at the Yonaguni site is listed to be 600 feet wide, 240 feet long and 90 feet tall. It is dated to at least 8, 000 BC which is nearly 5, 000 years before the Stepped Pyramid of Zoser! It may have been submerged at the end of the Ice Age. It is under 100 feet of water. It is still under debate whether this structure is natural or man made.
What do you think this means? • Yucatan, Mexico Babylon China Mexico Japan Egypt Belize Cambodia
How do you think they were built? Keep in mind, the stones weighed around 2. 5 tons each!
Possible Theories Single ramp Pulley system Or the unlikely… Spiral Ramps
“The Egyptians carefully recorded everything they ever did, but there were no records ever having built the pyramids. ” Stars of Orion’s Belt traced back to the year 10, 500 BC.
Conclusion Which theory do you feel is correct?