Stones of Baalbek, Lebanon

The Forgotten Stones of Baalbek, Lebanon

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As with many other sites around the world, I propose that these mighty monoliths were left there for a reason. It was part of the ancient tradition to leave the largest stone in the quarry, itself a sanctified zone, a place from where the temple was birthed. Also, the style of masonry employed is similar to what we find on the Giza plateau, an area that was also once called Heliopolis. Baalbek’s connection to Giza is also interesting, as the wooden boats that were found buried on the Giza plateau are made from Cedar-wood, from trees that potentially comes from the famous Cedar forests that once thrived on the slopes that Baalbek sits upon. Baalbek also sits 5 degrees east of Giza, and 4 degrees north, suggesting it may have been a major marker on an ancient survey of the Earth, that also revealed an interesting anomaly that was spotted by Alex Whitaker of “ This very specific separation of both longitudes and latitudes between the two sites has a secondary significance in that the angle created is 51° 51', which is the same angle as that of the exterior faces of the great pyramid at Giza. ” (8). 

Either way, the gargantuan monoliths of Baalbek still retain lost secrets of engineering that the ancient stone masons took to their graves.

Map showing Baalbek in relation to Giza (Heliopolis). Image source .




3. 1 Kings 9:18 & 2 Chr. 8:6


5. A.F. Alford, 'The Phoenix Solution', 1998, Hodder & Stoughton.


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Featured image: The newly discovered monolith sitting to the left of 'The Stone of the Pregnant Woman', Lebanon. Photo source: Glamroz

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albertsneij's picture

did you consider that the stones were erectd, originally; then an Earthquake did topple them?


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