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Do you think there was divine intervention when the pyramids were built ?

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gwen20

Asked by gwen20 at 2:50 AM on Mar. 30, 2011 in Religion & Beliefs

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  • Actually NP, the evidence points to Egyptian working class building the pyramids- not slave labor. To insinuate that the Ancient people were retards who could figure out how to build and needed help from aliens is asinine. Pyramid construction was progressive. It started with mastabas, moved to step pyramids (which a HUMAN named Imhotep designed) and then to the pyramid structures we see on the Giza Plateau today.

    IhartU

    Answer by IhartU at 8:05 AM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • According to Zahi Hawass (http://www.drhawass.com/) - whom I tend to believe: Egypt's archaeology chief Zahi Hawass said that discovery and the latest finds show that the workers were paid laborers, rather than the slaves of popular imagination. Hawass told reporters the workers were not recruited from slaves commonly found across Egypt during pharaonic times. Hawass said the builders came from poor Egyptian families from the north and the south, and were respected for their work - so much so that those who died during construction were bestowed the honor of being buried in the tombs near the sacred pyramids of their pharaohs.Their proximity to the pyramids and the manner of burial in preparation for the afterlife backs this theory, Hawass said. "No way would they have been buried so honorably if they were slaves," he said.

    IhartU

    Answer by IhartU at 10:32 AM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • No. There was a lot of slave intervention.
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 7:37 AM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • Actually NP, the evidence points to Egyptian working class building the pyramids- not slave labor.

    Craftsmen supervised the placement, they didn't haul the rock for miles from the quarry site. They didn't outsource to the Incas or Mayans, either.
    NotPanicking

    Answer by NotPanicking at 9:51 AM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • Definitely not. It was most certainly men over a course of several decades.
    KristiS11384

    Answer by KristiS11384 at 10:30 AM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • Haven't you ever seen Stargate...it was aliens.
    justanotherjen

    Answer by justanotherjen at 12:18 PM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • Nope.
    jujubean1979200

    Answer by jujubean1979200 at 3:00 AM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • no. i believe it was a lot of hard work put in by men and women.
    MrsMWF

    Answer by MrsMWF at 7:56 AM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • Nope.

    beeky

    Answer by beeky at 8:03 AM on Mar. 30, 2011

  • Oh come on! We ALL know it was ALIENS! Sheesh!
    SpiritedWitch

    Answer by SpiritedWitch at 8:45 AM on Mar. 30, 2011