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The second most intriguing piece of the puzzle:


the second most intriguing piece of the puzzle:

Most Egyptologists believe the Great Sphinx on the Giza plateau is about 4,500 years old. But that number is just that - a belief, a theory, not a fact. As Robert Bauval says in "The Age of the Sphinx," "there was no inscriptions - not a single one - either carved on a wall or a stela or written on the throngs of papyri" that associates the Sphinx with this time period. So when was it built? John Anthony West challenged the accepted age of the monument when he noted the vertical weathering on its base, which could only have been caused by long exposure to water in the form of heavy rains. In the middle of the desert? Where did the water come from? It so happens that this area of the world experienced such rains - about 10,500 years ago! This would make the Sphinx more than twice its currently accepted age. Bauval and Graham Hancock have calculated that the Great Pyramid likewise dates back to about 10,500 B.C. - predating the Egyptian civilization. This raises the questions: Who built them and why?More information:http://paranormal.about.com/gi/o.htm?zi=1%2FXJ&zTi=1&sdn=paranormal&cdn=newsissues&tm=479&f=00&tt=2&bt=0&bts=0&zu=http%3A%2F%2Fplim.org%2Fsphinx.htm



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