In new research on the great pyramids of Giza, a scientist says he has found more to their construction than cut natural limestone.
Per-Ankh: Ancient Egypt
Concrete blocks in ancient Egypt?
Concrete blocks in ancient Egypt?
Concrete blocks in ancient Egypt?

In new research on the great pyramids of Giza, a scientist says he has found more to their construction than cut natural limestone. Some original parts of the massive structures appear to be made of concrete blocks.

In new research on the great pyramids of Giza, a scientist says he has found more to their construction than cut natural limestone. Some original parts of the massive structures appear to be made of concrete blocks.

If true, historians say, this would be the earliest known application of concrete technology, about 2,500 years before the Romans started using it widely in harbors, amphitheaters and other architecture.

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