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The Mystery of Nan Madol

Columnar basalt built by in a header-stretcher technique, Nandowas Islet World Heritage Centre International Scientific Committee on Archaeological Heritage Management (ICAHM) Report - The Mystery of Nan Madol – Greetings from the Past
Columnar basalt built by in a header-stretcher technique, Nandowas Islet
World Heritage Centre International Scientific Committee on Archaeological Heritage Management (ICAHM) Report

About 3000 miles southwest of Hawaii, near the equator, lies the island of Pohnpei and one of the world’s most mysterious archaeological enigmas, Nan Madol. Continue reading The Mystery of Nan Madol

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The Pyramids of America

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Everybody knows about the pyramids of Egypt. A lot of people don’t know there are pyramids in America, too.

Egyptian pyramids are tombs. They are symmetrical structures of stones have inner passages leading to the tomb.

American pyramids are a pile of earth with staircase leading to a temple at the top. Pyramids in America were not tombs. They do not have inner passageways leading to hidden chambers like Egyptian pyramids. Continue reading The Pyramids of America