Introduction: The Odometer The noun odometer derives from ancient Greek [hodómetron, from hodós (“path” or “gateway”) and métron (“measure”)] and identifies an instrument that has the purpose of measuring the distance travelled by a vehicle on land or at sea. The large majority of odometers are nowadays electronic or electromechanical but in ancient times they were purely … [Read more...]
Mystery of Cyclopean Walls at Sacsayhuaman SOLVED!
Ancient stone technology at Sacsayhuaman Sacsayhuamán (also known as Sacsahuaman) is a walled complex near the old city of Cusco, at an altitude of 3,701 m. or 12,000 feet. The site is part of the City of Cuzco, which was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1983. The wall or rampart is the most impressive section, built with enormous carved limestone boulders, this … [Read more...]
When We Were Ancient
Zep Tepi… When We Were Ancient —We went beyond all of today’s advanced expressions by Ron O. Cook For much of my life, I have studied the secret engineering expertise of the ancients. They had episodes of having access to the highest mathematical computations as evidenced by their artifacts and the striations of their discarded materials. In many cases their tools are never … [Read more...]