Carbon 14 dating pyramids
cloth, small fires, etc, have given dates much closer to what is expected from egyptologists.Instead of requiring a revision of Egypt's climatic history based solely on the fact these dates do not support accepted theory despite supporting climatology data to the contrary, it is equally possible that what the study suggests is true--that the pyramids are indeed older (if only by 100-400 years) than what is currently believed.Mortensen, however, has re-examined these jars and considers them to be typical of the late Pre-dynastic Ma'adi period.Given that the jars were found intact, Mortensen has also argued that they were from a burial rather than a settlement site.The level of skills demonstrated there were so high that for a long time it was believed that the pyramids were 'divine creations' made literally by god.
The combination of these particular construction features have no precedent in Egypt and it is worth looking at the source of the historical record which suggests an immigration into Egypt at this time of a people as yet unidentified beyond their title of 'Shepherd Folk'.
The following interpretation adequately describes the now famous conversation between Herodotus and Manetho.
- 'In the course of his questioning he (Herodotus) encountered one Manetho, an Egyptian High Priest, scholar and Historian, with whom he conversed at length thru the agency of an interpreter.
The Fourth dynasty pharaohs are currently believed to be the result of an extremely rapid and dramatic rise to power in Egypt, following unification around 60 years before.
This centralisation apparently initiated the development of several seemingly instantaneous sophisticated skills in the process.