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According to an article, published in the Nature-journal this tuesday, an international group of scientists has used modern technology to visualize the inside of the pyramid. For the first Time since the 19th century, scientists discovered a large, previously unidentified chamber inside the Great Pyramid in Giza by using muon-detectors. This newly discovered large space is around 30 meters in length and could be horizontal or sloped like the Grand Gallery. The Egyptian Ministry of Antiquities has prohibited any intrusive techniques, such as drilling holes through the stone and inserting a camera, to prevent damage to the pyramid. The Nature-Journal has published some very interesting pictures and graphics about the newly discovered chamber which you can find and see here on nature.com
. A short 360-degrees video about the discovery can be watched here on cnn.com
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These stone-structures, dating back thousand of years and are known as “gates” by the archaeologists (because they resemble field gates from above), were found in clusters in a region in west-central Saudi Arabia called Harrat Khaybar. So far, the archaeologists aren’ t sure of the purpose of the gates or the exact age of these structures.
“Gates are found almost exclusively in bleak, inhospitable lava fields with scant water or vegetation, places seemingly amongst the most unwelcoming to our species.” Some of the “gates” are actually located on the side of a volcanic dome that once spewed basaltic lava. One of the stone structures is partially covered in hardened lava, photographs show. According to David Kennedy, a professor at the University of Western Australia, the gates “are stone-built, the walls roughly made and low.” He also added that “no obvious explanation of their purpose can be discerned.
” More Infos at livescience.com
Pictures of the stone-structures at livescience.com
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Megalithic tombs seem to appear worldwide. In the rural area of Góry in eastern Wielkopolska, Poland, ancient megalithic tombs have been discovered which are about 5500 Years old. “The earthen mounds of the Góry megaliths are up to 90 meters long and 1.5 meters high and are in a very good state,” reports a press release of the Foundation Development YES – Open Pit MinesNO (DY-OPMN), an organization dedicated to their preservation. The Foundation reports that there are 15 tombs, including 14 long-barrow tombs of the Neolithic Funnelbeaker culture, and one Lusatian culture tomb dated to the Early Bronze age at about 3 thousand years ago. They have remained to this day largely unexplored and unexcavated by archaeologists, save for initial survey. But once investigated, they could emerge as one of the most important sites of megalithic culture in Europe, joining discoveries such as Grønsalen on the Isle of Man in Denmark, Brú na Bóinne in Newgrange, Ireland, West Kennet Long Barrow in England, La Roche aux Fées and the Carnac Stones in France, and the megalithic temples of Malta. – Source: Popular Archaeology
The megalithic culture seems to be a worldwide phenomenon and more and more new tombs and structures are found in many countries. But, aside the tombs, many of the ancient megalithic structures still puzzle the scientists and they have no idea what they were used for or how they were built in the first place.
Nazca-lines Google Maps Plot
Erich von Däniken has already reported about the mysterious lines in Nazca (Peru) many times. Now a youtuber used Google Earth to plot the Nacza-lines over the entire globe and the finding is amazing. All the lines ploted from Nazca converge on the other side of the world in Angkor Wat (Cambodia).
Here’ s the video: https://youtu.be/8HOlxbiEurw
This kind of research is very important and, as shown in the video, everybody can find such important connections with the modern tools that we have at our disposal today. Ramar already provides a very detailed world-map and in the near future, we will implement even more research-tools. We hope that our Ramar-Website will be a valuable tool for all researchers around the world to make many more, groundbreaking discoveries.
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