Grinding stone, Dendera Temple, Egypt.

The Evidence is Cut in Stone: A Compelling Argument for Lost High Technology in Ancient Egypt

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'The horizontal striations are typical in cutting when the feed of a tool that is removing material pauses along its path, withdrawn to remove waste, and the interruption of the tool leaves a mark on the surface. Also, it could be that as the tool was rocked back and forth against the walls of the trench to clear the waste on the vertical wall, horizontal striations appeared where the tool pressed the cutting surface against the side wall to keep the trench from narrowing.' In other words, some form of technology which the dynastic Egyptians simply did not have. And so this begs the question; if the dynastic Egyptians could not have done this work, and the later Greeks and Romans were not responsible, then who did and when? We have no choice but to entertain the idea that a civilization existed before what we call the pharaohs and in fact had forms of what we would call high technology, and that these people lived in the area prior to 3100 BC.

“Scoop marks” beside the smaller of the two obelisks. (Author provided)

“Scoop marks” beside the smaller of the two obelisks. (Author provided)

Many will of course ask where the tools are that could have done work such as this. We do know that strange devices and materials have been found in archaeological sites in different parts of the world, and have been labeled, boxed and hidden out of view because they do not fit the conventional historical paradigm. Sir William Flinders Petrie was one of the great Egyptologists of the late 19 th and early 20 th centuries. Petrie found a number of core drills, many of which are now housed in the museum named after him at the University College London in London England. The actual hollow drill bits have not been found, but the cores made of limestone, alabaster, granite and other stones have.

Chris Dunn spent hours in the Petrie museum and was allowed to personally examine some of the drill cores. Here he discusses the characteristics of one of them:

'The most fascinating feature of the granite core Petrie describes is the spiral groove around the core indicating a feed rate of 0.100 inch per revolution of the drill. It was 500 times greater than modern diamond drills, but the rotation of the drill would not have been as fast as the modern drill's 900 revolutions per minute.'

Granite drill core in the Petrie Museum. (Author provided)

Granite drill core in the Petrie Museum. (Author provided)

The often times quoted idea that these drill cores were achieved using a bow and copper tube with sand used as an abrasive must be thrown out, as no modern replication of these cores has been done to the level of efficiency as discussed above.

Making excavations in 1936, in the archaeological zone of Saqqara, Petrie discovered the Tomb of Prince Sabu, who was the son of Pharaoh Adjuib, governor of the I Dynasty (3,000 BC). Between utensils of funeral objects that were extracted, Emery's attention was powerfully drawn to an object that he initially defined in his report on the Great Tombs of the I Dynasty as: 'a container in the form of schist bowl.' Years later, in his previously mentioned work, Archaic Egypt, he commented on the object with a word that perfectly summarizes the reality of the situation and the discomfort the object causes; " cachibache" (a small hole that threatens to become a much larger hole.)

According to the typical and expected view of the archaeologists and Egyptologists, this object is no more than a tray or the pedestal of some candelabrum, with a design a product of blind chance. I am personally quite amazed that such a controversial piece is still on display in the Cairo museum, and wonder what even odder objects are hidden away in their warehouses.

The famous schist bowl or disk. (Author provided)

The famous schist bowl or disk. (Author provided)

At Karnak, which is a huge temple complex, we find many examples of ancient core drill holes, and one whose diameter is greater than a human hand. As you can see in the photograph the wall of the drill itself was thinner than 21 st century examples, and even engineers and mining experts that have seen it cannot explain what material the drill would have been made of to maintain its shape and stability at being so thin.

Large drill core at Karnak. (Author provided)

Large drill core at Karnak. (Author provided)

Massive Granite Boxes

Another perplexing site is what is called the Serapeum at Saqqara, containing massive granite boxes which many academics believe were created during dynastic times. However, the boxes in the Serapeum are examples of what engineers such as Chris Dunn, I, and members of the Khemit School have major problems with as regards the conventional Egyptologists’ explanations. According to the latter, in the 13th century BC, Khaemweset ordered that a tunnel be excavated through the solid limestone bedrock, with side chambers designed to contain large granite sarcophagi weighing at least 70 tonnes each, to hold the mummified remains of prize Apis bulls.


This contention of boxes being too precise and too important for just mummies of bulls pointing to their more recent adoption by such fetishistic pagans, follows the feeling I have always had that the pyramids were NOT built by those who later claimed in stone that they were at all, but by an earlier culture who came upon them later and used them and redecorated and added to them for their own cult.

In the same way, the story of pyramid construction is too far-fetched. Yes dictators etc seem to be able to coerce entire populations into catastrophic wars etc, but destruction requires no work and no talent-just the weaponry .

So it is with Egypt. Speculation akin to archeology of course, but equally plausible, surely?

I agree with the thought that there must have been a previous global civilization that fell either before or during the last ice age. There is so much proof that traditional archeologist try to bury. A previous civilization makes much more sense to me than ancient aliens. I think it was survivors from the previous civilization that helped our ancestors.

Also, the Ancient Egyptians were known to claim that the deeds of earlier pharaohs as their own, especially during their own dynasty. I’m certain that Khufu etc. did not build the structures on the Giza plateau, although I believe Khufu did recarve the sphinx head to resemble his own. What an ego he must have had.


The Hopi Indians said the Earth was remade four times and each time, humans were wiped out, so I believe we are the fifth act. I'm beginning to put it all theatergoer, but it seems to me the last
great catastrophe forced the multitude of humanity underground, hence the huge network of tunnels that can be found on most continents. My only guess is when we (humans) ran out of food, we resorted to cannibalism to survive and once we were able to ascend to the light, I believe that due to much of the world as we knew it being destroyed and the severe distress of surviving underground for so long made the survivors decide to start over and forget the past. That is my guess anyway, but of course without tons of bodies holed up in these tunnels, it's difficult to confirm this other than observing the evidence that's currently available throughout the world of a singular worldwide religion and architect designing pyramids on every major continent. I can't imagine such a terrible catastrophe to make us completely forget our past except what I mentioned.

This goes back to Graham Hancock and others who have shown with archeoastronomy that time periods assigned by academic Egyptologist for the pyramids and sphinx were constructed centuries before the Egyptians.

I often see the type of article that suggests an ancient alien unknown technology produced something we can't explain...which they recorded by carving stone with a chisel and hammer...! Anyone else see the irony in that? :) It would be like building the most amazing aircraft in LA and then decide to get to New York by horse instead.


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