Pyramids of Giza Essay

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The Mystery of the Construction of the Pyramids of Giza

RUNNING HEAD: THE MYSTERY OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE PYRAMIDS 2
AT GIZA There are many mysteries surrounding our history, especially those of ancient times. It is my belief that a mystery is something that simply can’t be explained and is based off of phenomenon. In regards to the Pyramids at Giza, is it really a mystery or have we as a modern society over looked
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One theory of belief, according to Dr. Donald Redford, a professor of Mediterranean ancient studies, believes that these Pyramids were constructed by copper chiseling tools to cut limestone. Indentured slaves then stacked these blocks of limestone layer by layer until the Pyramid was completed. Now, this is a theory of how it was constructed, but my question is: How does one get down from so high up on a seemingly tri-angular flat surface? Redford’s logic seems believable especially to a society who is unwilling to accept anything other than what they have been conditioned to believe. Other theories surround the Pyramid’s birth and foundation. Another theory that I can not trace back to any one individual is that the great Pyramid was built by Aliens. The exact location of the Pyramid is under the constellations of Orion,Sirius, Beta Ursa Minor, and Alpha Draconis. According to this theory, the Pyramids were made in order to find their was to their God, Ra. With structures so high, it was believed that the Aliens/Gods would be able to locate their way to earth to come and get their people. Who is to say which theory is correct? I do not dismiss any theories just based on the fact that it makes no sense to me, because even I am a part of something beyond human

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