Re: you bickerers about pyramids, your Bible theories disgusts God
7 Jan 1997 16:32:09 -0800
In article <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org says...
>Doug Bailey <email@example.com> wrote:
>>> >................... Scholarly consensus holds that the Great Pyramid
>>> >was built by the Fourth Dynasty Pharoah Khufu in the period of 2551 BC
>>> >to 2528 BC. It should be noted that carbon dating of organic material
>>> >within the mortar (from several areas of the Great Pyramid has yielded
>>> >dates 3809 BC and 2869 BC
>There was no mortar used to build the Great Pyramid.
>Who the hell would use mortar when you can cut rock perfectly to fit.
Gee... did they use a laser to do this?
>And what good would mortar serve on a 2 ton slab of rock.
>Now the casing may have contained mortar, but I am not sure.
>Please be more specific with your source on this mortar.
Seem to me that they would need to put a deformable medium between
the blocks so that when the blocks expanded horizontally by elastic
strain the load would be spread around point contacts. If you let
point contacts distribute the load the block is more susceptible to
Archae Solenhofen (firstname.lastname@example.org)