A pyramid in Java?

Don’t be fooled by the headline just yet, because it seems archaeologists are doubtful. But an amateur archaeologist is convinced that Mount Sadahurip in Java is the remains of a large pyramid supposedly larger than the great pyramid at Giza. Then again, it might be just be something like this story last year…

Indonesia Garut Pyramid Discovered by Chance
VIVAnews, 02 December 2011

Archaeologists are looking at Sadahurip Mountain in Garut, West Java. The great mystery awaits to be unveiled: is it true that the mountain contains a huge pyramid of which size is more superior to Giza Pyramid in Egypt?

In Bosnia, six years ago in 2005, a hill named Visocica gained fame.

An archaeology enthusiast and businessman, Semir Osmanagic, found unusual appearance on the shape of the 213-meter high hill in April 2005.

A series of excavations were carried out to further answer the assumption. He claimed that a number of covert rock incriptions were spotted. Final excavation brought to light that the pyramid located in the hill was larger that the Giza.

Full story here.


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Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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