Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Did Ancient Egyptians Have Technology Far Beyond What We Have Today? A Look at the Schist Disk
Since first encountered by westerners, the pyramids of Egypt seemed to many to be far beyond the technological and engineering capabilities of such a “primitive” and “less advanced” culture. In recent years, this belief has led to a growing number who support the assumption that the ancient Egyptians must have been provided advanced technological knowledge via aliens from beyond our solar system. While this assertion lacks any credibility with the modern scientific community, there can be no denying that the ancient Egyptians did succeed in technological accomplishments that should have been beyond their abilities–according to our modern worldview. Although modern theorists have offered several engineering scenarios to explain how the Egyptians may have accomplished such incredible feats as the construction of the pyramids and the Great Sphinx, other extraordinary accomplishments remain within the realm of, “How could they possibly have conceived and accomplished that?” Case in point, the so-called “Schist Disk.” Read more . . .