cutting stone

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Re: cutting stone

Postby Minimalist » Fri May 11, 2018 4:16 pm

kbs2244 wrote:Can we get beyond Egypt?
They were not alone.




But stone does not know where it comes from.
Something is wrong here. War, disease, death, destruction, hunger, filth, poverty, torture, crime, corruption, and the Ice Capades. Something is definitely wrong. This is not good work. If this is the best God can do, I am not impressed.

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Re: cutting stone

Postby kbs2244 » Sat May 12, 2018 3:19 pm

Inca in South America is pretty well known.
But note the curve at the bottom.
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Re: cutting stone

Postby Minimalist » Sat May 12, 2018 6:57 pm

Inca stone work, like this at Cuzco, is amazing.

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They did tend to use what was available locally, either limestone ( not too hard ) to granite ( damned hard.)

Beats me how they did it.
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