The Case of the Pyramids' Shadows
Today I thought I'd share a few interesting excerpts from "ancient texts" that present a "fact," believed in antiquity, and demonstrably wrong, which calls into question alternative authors' desire to take the stories at face value. Today's odd claim is the demonstrably false notion that the pyramids of Egypt cast no shadow.
Now, let us prove that the pyramids cast shadows. Here is a NASA photograph of the three pyramids of Giza, with their shadows clearly visible on the lower side of each structure.
Thus, demonstrable observation once again shows why ancient texts need to be taken with a large grain of salt, a hint of common sense, and supporting evidence.
3/29/2016 04:49:13 am
YOUR PICS ARE FROM SATELITES (NASA) THE ANCIENTS THAT WROTE WHAT THEY DID, DID SO WHEN LOOKING AT THE PYRAMIDS FROM GROUND LEVEL & NOT FROM SPACE
1/20/2018 02:32:10 pm
Mi sto appassionando sulle piramidi di Giza.
5/2/2016 03:53:43 pm
points of the shadow to act as x marks the spot, when in alingment or maby a sun dile ?
1/20/2018 02:33:18 pm
Anche io sono del parere che un'immagine della NASA non può provare la realtà.
4/12/2018 02:07:07 pm
Is the shadow cast only on the pyramid itself or on the ground surrounding it?
5/10/2018 05:37:01 am
This ONE position tells us little, I would need 1) first (max) morning shadow and max evening shadow.
3/22/2019 10:08:53 pm
There must be a different reason they had for saying this.
8/25/2019 03:49:59 am
There must be a different reason for that. Probably back then, I mean 2000 yrs ago, the pyramids were surrounded by mountains of such height that the angle of incident sun rays was never acute.
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