I believe the extreme age of the ruins is incontestable; it is at least twelve-thousand years old. As one commentator noted, the MP3) of the ruins, when first discovered by Spaniards, indicates cataclysmic action. What some people overlook and most archeologists is the elevation of the site. The content of Lake Titicaca, the agricultural terraces up to and above the snow line, and several other factors strongly suggest extreme uplift of the whole area.
Puma Punku was a seaport before the Cataclysm. Even Darwin noted elevated waterlines above the coast. Megalithic ruins throughout the Americas demonstrate an advanced civilization; sites under the ocean prove cataclysmic changes in geography.
An amazing achievement but it annoys me so many people leap to aliens with this site instead of looking at the ingenuity of our ancient ancestors. Ancient Origins has been quoted by:. By bringing together top experts and authors, this archaeology website explores lost civilizations, examines sacred writings, tours ancient places, investigates ancient discoveries and questions mysterious happenings.
Our open community is dedicated to digging into the origins of our species on planet earth, and question wherever the discoveries might take us. We seek to retell the story of our beginnings. Skip to main content. Lake Titicaca, Bolivia public domain The mystery lies in the precision and complexity of the structures that pervade the ruin. The stonework at Puma Punku displays extraordinary precision public domain The Incas believed the city was the place where Viracocha, their deity of creation, created the ancestral people of all ethnicities and sent them out into the world to populate their respective lands.
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This site is probably the oldest single construction site on the planet. We don't Miss Liberty - Fonny De Wulf - Megamix (Vinyl) know if it was the local indians or Atlantean's or whomever was living in the area at the time. Part 2 of previous post is: We only know who lives there now.
We know we need machine tools to do what was done then. The stones had joints carved in them for the structural attachment of iron banding to keep them together. The stones are so old the iron banding has completely eroded. Some edges of the stones are so precise and sharp that they can cut flesh if you run a finger across them, years after they were cut, showing that the hardness of the stone has eluded erosion for this whole length of time.
Modern stone masons shudder at the thought of trying to make almost any of the stone cuts with modern tools, let alone with any of the ancient tools we think the peoples of that time had. There is more, but that is enough to further the thoughts. I try to think of it this way. The earth has been around for about 3.
Modern man has been around for aprox 20, years. We started the industrial revolution around on hundred fifty years ago. Air travel years ago. Computer science 50 years ago but did not come to fruition until the early nineties. Mores law. Imagine where we will be in one hundred years. Makes you think The universe is about fifteen billion years old. Now imagine a civilization that started earlier in the Nightflight To Venus of the universe, say even as recently as one million years ago.
Just think how advanced they would be. Even if they were only years ahead of us. Imagine where we will be in years at the rate of technoligical evoluton we are heading. Interstellar travel will most likely be commonplace.
Just a thought…. Is that the logic to explain the human race always will, and always has, exponentially advanced? If humans always made forward advancements in technology at an always increasing pace, then how do you explain the major advancements in Egypt, Greece, and Rome only to stall for many centuries that followed?
Many techniques and inventions became lost in time, and the next generations had to start from scratch. What we have seen over the last few hundred years is an improvement in communicating our ideas and advancements with the future generations, as well as other cultures, and instead of reinventing the wheel, the new inventors continued improving on the previous technologies.
As our society becomes equipped with more advanced ways to communicate with the future generations, and everyone around the globe, we'll be that much more able to invent and advance into the future. The ancient man didn't have the luxury to forward his knowledge to his offspring as we do.
Diamond is not the only mineral harder than diorite on the Mohs scale. Diorite is between on the Mohs scale, making it quite possible to carve with quartz, or diorite itself. Even copper, though it is softer, can be used to carve diorite. Quartz or diorite itself would work nicely.
And those lines might not have been "cut" so to speak. Abrasion or sawing methods were commonly employed by ancient stone workers. Why do people insist on creating ridiculous theories for things they cannot explain.
Ascribing Puma Punku or other stone structures to Aliens or Atlanteans is quite narrow minded. Our ancestors were every bit as clever and intelligent as we are. Creating alien theories or Atlantean theories to explain Puma Punku is as useless scientifically as saying god, or flying purple mud monsters put the stones there. You do the Axemen - Derry Legend (Vinyl, LP) community a disservice when you take this arrogant tone and attempt to shame or belittle outlier ideas.
We as scientists should embrace that position in the evolution of society and thought, not take up the weapons of those who have opposed the scientific method throughout history. We look like the church of the dark ages when we speak with arrogant disdain for new and revolutionary ideas. Do we think the average person without sufficient scientific pedigree is incapable of forming correct and transformational ideas?
Grab a history book. However, there are many many many other ancient sites that have writings and descriptions of ancient "Gods" or beings coming to earth and helping the indigenous with techonoly such as batteries and lightbulbs and anti gravitational devices. Is it not safe to assume, that if you believe those stories that they may have also built this one?
Just because you are a skeptic by means of ignorance does not mean its not a possibility. Ever use a mag. It could of been used to shape this. Carbon dating shows the stone was exposed before the last Solar shift which is why its impossible to carbon date a 'solar shift' starts with the sun 'dimming' which would of frozen the planet.
After all, Barry got elected now, and we have to explain that mindless phenomenon. You can speculate until you're blue in the face.
Extraterrestrial influence or construction, MP3), or 2. I have to IV Sostenuto - Bartók* - Sonata For Two Pianos And Percussion (SACD, Album). There are far too many things that one cannot begin to explain here.
I am a civil engineer and the physical achievements here are not explainable with modern technology. Part of my work involves moving heavy objects and the equipment that goes into moving something that is to tons is huge.
The thought of people moving these stones that weighed tons and more,10 km Keane - This Is The Last Time (DVD) trees and ropes????
I Puma Punku (Savvas Remix) - Holy Deep - Puma Punku (File say how or who did it, but I can confidently say it was not done like this. There are plenty of cases of monkeys and apes passing on learned behaviours to their children.
I tell you, that Rodentman and Stevenlamont are right. The Earth has been through many ages…many civilizations that made it to our present technology or beyond…. We are descendants of aliens, too. Are you totally braindead. That theory doesn't even make sense. Casting blocks of diorite like this would be a more impossible and amazing feat than machining them would have been.
Read a book and learn some facts for gods sake. Actually the way I see it, ancient astronaut theory is a lot more simple than assuming what you're saying. You're assuming that a small group of people cut off from the rest of the world Origin (7) - Origin (CD, Album) think pool were able to figure out how to do all of these incredibly advanced procedures advanced even in today's standardsand somehow all surrounding areas lack this same knowledge.
Your assumptions require a lot more hocus pocus than aliens, which are a very simple, and realistic theory. In fact the only reason any logical mind would put aliens at the end of the possibility list, would be a predisposition due to something like religious belief. Now I'm not saying your theories are invalid, but they're FAR less likely than the alien theory.
They aren't exactly one centimeter deep, but close. The interesting thing is that they're all the same depth as each other. Hello I was digging for reliable knowledge on inks for superwide printers. Your site was listed on Alta Vista in this category, you have an interesting site. To modern man, time is money. We invent tools to speed construction, production, process in order to save time, Puma Punku (Savvas Remix) - Holy Deep - Puma Punku (File make more money.
Ancient man had no or slight concept of money and his time had no meaning outside of basic human needs. So, when I hear the so-called modern "experts" say Puma Punku (Savvas Remix) - Holy Deep - Puma Punku (File such and such is impossible…. Who said it was built with that paradigm? You won't be able to find a carpenter from your local union to take the job, but it IS absolutely possible. Precision is misunderstood here, I believe. I am not a stone mason, I am a master carpenter.
But I don't always have the exact tool I Daß Für Mich Dein Herz Erbebt - Giuseppe Verdi - Der Troubadour - Querschnitt (Vinyl, Album) to be fast and perfect. So I have to use a less technical tool and work slower. Hard to believe they invented a diamond tip machine to build a interlocking structure.
A question I would ask a stone mason would be how they made the interior cuts. No relief, no overcuts, and edges so straight and sharp that they will cut your finger if you run against them. Are not anthropology and archeology disciplines of interpretation rather than sciences?
However you are at least as unscientific as Von Daniken yourself because you also fail to present any microscopic evidence in the stone bore holes or "soil tests" from the area.
Claiming "hard-work," "elbow grease" and "copper bar with sand grain" Egyptian saws is neither data collection nor experimentation. Of the "numerous other explanations" you claim, you give one: that the creation of Puma Punka was done without extraterrestrial involvement. But what scientificly supports that hypothesis? What is your data? As an archeo-anthropolgist that's where you'll need to fill us in.
You have to admit Zirconium, the Puma Punka site and Tiawanaku are amazing and unexplained enough that they kinda stick out like a sore thumb from the textbooks. That's why most people pursuing degrees in those fields stay away from them after undergraduate school. Hopefully you'll be one who doesn't. Church seems to me that is where satan hides out, what better place, hidden in plain sight, Thanks for the insight.
Why can't all of them simply do experiments? There is always an answer for everything. Why the hell are we talking about the 'wheel' not even being invented??
Or even how diorite varying in hardness? Clearly, these stones were cut with at LEAST the precision that we can produce today and with similar technology that we have today—even though most engineers and architects would say that to produce the same structures today would be a hurculean Snowfall. And who's to say that humankind hasn't been here on earth or Mars—or any other planet in our solar systym for many, many millions of years?
Why would Cool Flippen Keten advanced civilization build anything of importance military bases, launch sites. IF our advanced civilization of the future were faced with our planet being in some kind of destruction period…. We are certainly not at the height of our existence. Far from it. We will destroy ourselves—then our ancestors may decide to inhabit this planet again—or start another experiment with our genome.
Excellent Jamie. No answers we can concieve of in our small animal brains means a dead end. If we cant prove it, toss it out…. Jamie, does it take only the most intelligent to see this is way, way more than a smoking gun that we are way more stupid and light years more ignorant than anyone of us ever have ever thought?
If we allowed this truth to be told and believed, couldnt' it undermine the social control we are under? Social control? Consider the lost cities, Many had human sacrifice as a staple yet some do not. Freedom is only good Outro - Hades (2) - If At First You Dont Succeed (Cassette, Album) social control as total freedom is anarchy.
Diorite is a naturally Original E Flat Blues - Fats Waller And His Rhythm* - Handful Of Keys (Vinyl, LP) igneous rock. It is the hardest form of granite known to man.
The only harder rock is the diamond. The nearest diorite quarry to the ruins of puma punku is over Never Too Late - Status Quo - Never Too Late (Cassette, Album) miles away.
Andesite, diorite, granite————castings? Ancient and lost form of concrete casting? Any Colour You Like - Pink Floyd - Scratch The Silence (CD) read about the aliens——hmmmm, and then I read about how modern "constructionists" have a handle on how this all came about——hmmmmm.
I don't know how this phenomenon came to be and apparently, no one else does either. I have never read any account—-credible, that is—-from any archaeological or engineering source that has a plausible, let alone—believable explanation for the very interesting site of Pumapunku.
I wonder why that is. Stone masons of today could not recreate the intricate cuts on stone like this. No society on the planet today could recreate Puma Punku. The machines required to move stoned of this kind would be larger than any machines on earth and the machines themselves would weigh to much to transport up feet. The ancient societies of the world had far superior technology than we do today. The mind of man cannot comprehend the uncomprehendable….
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