There are many mysteries and inconsistencies in history that are difficult to explain to science. Unsolved mysteries of ancient civilizations and alternative history.
This fact is not covered by the world media and is not discussed by the general public, but, nevertheless, it remains a fact: today humanity must choose which view of history it will adhere to, and in which direction, based on its choice, to move on.
At the moment, there is an official, devoid of riddles, somehow explaining some inconsistencies and busy, mainly, excavating shards and compiling catalogs, the official history. It, now in full force, relying on evidence and questions to which there is no answer, is being pressed by an alternative history.
It should be noted that 15 years ago, followers of both directions worked together and could always come to an agreement, but this ended for two reasons. First, the "alternatives" quarreled with the Egyptologists, reasonably suggesting that the famous Sphinx is much older than even the oldest of the Egyptian pharaohs. And the second blow to the official science of history was Chris Dunn's book "The Power Plant at Giza: Technologies of Ancient Egypt."
On this, at the end of the tenth years, the paths of the official and alternative history parted. There is no more formal politeness anymore, the challenge is thrown and accepted, the cold war has begun. Official history followers embrace politics and ideology. They are no longer limited to the proclamation of the exceptional truth of the "correct" history, they began to conduct an active anti-propaganda of any other views on the human past. This looks at least strange and makes us assume that such "scientists" are just angry watchmen who protect the inviolability of generally accepted scientific dogmas.
1 secret. The Great Pyramid: Absolutely Accurate Engineering
The last of the seven wonders of the world, and the most wonderful of them. Despite the fact that every centimeter of it has been carefully researched, the official history provides very few comprehensive explanations. Who was the builder? For what purpose is it built? How did the illiterate and wild Egyptians manage to create a structure of 2.3 million stone blocks with a total mass of over four million tons, ideally matched to each other with the help of an unknown bonding mortar and forming a perfect structure from an engineering point of view? This last question alone gives rise to a lot of new questions and not a single answer to it exists. In the twenty-first century, with all our building technologies, we are unlikely to be able to repeat this ancient structure. And how many more such inexplicable facts?
Virtually seamless pyramid surface. To level the limestone to such an extent, laser technology is needed. They are needed in order to accurately calculate the base of the pyramid up to a centimeter, as it was calculated.
Ideally straight descent-tunnel, one hundred meters long, cut into the rock at an even angle of 26 degrees. Moreover, torches were definitely not used during construction. How, without fire and special devices, was the accuracy of the tilt angle maintained? The error in the dimensions of the tunnel does not exceed a few millimeters.
The structure is aligned to the cardinal points with a minimum error. To do this, one had to possess considerable knowledge in the field of astronomy.
A very complex but harmoniously built internal structure, transforming the pyramid into a 48-storey building, equipped with mysterious ventilation shafts, doors in which saws with diamond tips were used to cut through, obvious machine grinding of stone in various rooms of the Great Pyramid.
2 secret. Origin of the dog: genetic engineering
A mystery shrouded in darkness, even more ancient than the Egyptian darkness - these are dogs. It would seem that there is nothing surprising in dogs, they are just domesticated descendants of wolves, foxes, coyotes and other dogs. However, the origins of man's most faithful friends are not so obvious. More recently, geneticists have discouragedly stated that archaeologists, anthropologists, and zoologists have been wrong about dogs for generations. In particular, the generally accepted belief that the dog was domesticated about 15 thousand years ago turned out to be erroneous. The first studies of dog DNA showed that all dog breeds were derived exclusively from wolves, and no later than forty thousand years ago, perhaps even earlier, up to 150 thousand BC.
Why is this fact so interesting? This question can be answered by asking another question: how did it happen that dogs suddenly emerged from the wolf? You should not think that this question is easy to answer. Or difficult. There is no answer to this question at all. Reasoning that our ancestors from the Stone Age somehow made friends with a wolf (and it is not known how in this way) and this wolf became a mutant wolf, the father of all dogs. Or a mother. Of course, everyone loves dogs and wants to believe that everything can be that simple, but in fact it does not happen.
The question is, how did it happen that the wolf dad and the wolf-mother had a completely different beast, a mutant that looks like a wolf, but in whose character only those traits were left that were suitable for living together with a person and were comfortable for him and useful. It's unexplainable. And besides, it's incredible, because a random mutant would simply not survive in a flock subject to a strict hierarchy and certain rituals. There could be no natural evolution here. Any zoologist will confirm: if a person takes two wolves from the forest, a male and a female, then even for a long time without the intervention of genetic engineering, he will not get the dog out.
3 secret. Mohenjo Daro: urban architecture
None of the most official history argues with the fact that humanity had to live "without comforts" until the twentieth century. Before that, there was no smell of sewage in the cities. It turns out not in all. Residents of the South Asian city of Mohenjo-Daro, which existed from about 2600 to 1700. BC, enjoyed the benefits of their then civilization, and the benefits were almost not inferior to modern ones. Mohenjo-Daro is surprising, however, not so much by the presence of running water and public toilets, but by the city structure itself, carefully thought out and perfectly executed. The city was obviously completely planned in advance and built on a special two-level suspension system. The Mohenjo-Daro buildings are standard sized fired bricks. A clear system of streets, houses "with conveniences", granaries, baths - the city was equipped with everything necessary according to modern standards.
The riddle of Mohenjo-Daro and the main question for historians and archaeologists is this: where are the cities that preceded this capital of the Indian civilization? Why did people not even know how to burn a brick - and suddenly they rebuilt such a metropolis? But this question is not the only one, since the social structure in Mohenjo-Daro was also significantly ahead of all others.
The Indian civilization is one of three whose writing has not been deciphered. Their cities are the same age as the great Egyptian pyramids.
4 secret. Sumerians are the basis of all civilizations
Like Egypt and the valley of the Indus River, the "land of Abraham" - dry, barren, cut by a mighty river, could not be the ultimate dream for the nomadic tribes of the Stone Age. Until recently, historians did not believe in the Sumerians at all, considering them to be biblical fiction, and even now no one can explain where they came from, why they chose such harsh places to justify, what language they spoke, where they knew the basics of metallurgical production. The Sumerians knew how to build furnaces for the production of bronze, built cities, erected ziggurats, cultivated the land, and developed sciences, in particular mathematics. It is thanks to them that 60 minutes in an hour and 60 seconds in a minute. It was they who calculated that there are 360 degrees in the circle. And all this while practically everywhere on earth humanity was still humming, folding on its fingers and collecting edible roots.
5 secret. Teotihuacan - an incredible development in technology
Teotihuacan was the first true city in America, both north and south. During its heyday, at least 200 thousand people lived in it. Archaeologists pronounce this name with awe, because it seems to be synonymous with archaeological and historical ignorance: almost nothing is known about this city. Where did the people who built the city come from, what language they spoke, how their society was organized. Here, at the top of the Pyramid of the Sun, archaeologists have found one of the most amazing artifacts on the planet: mica plates. It doesn't sound impressive, but for those interested in science, the presence of huge mica plates embedded in the top of the pyramid is significant. Mica is not suitable as a building material, but it is an excellent shield against electromagnetic radiation and radio waves. For whatever purpose the ancient inhabitants of Teotihuacan used mica, its meaning was clearly not in the decor.
6 Mystery. Peru: high technology in the stone age
Lake Titicaca, located in the Andes, on the border of Bolivia and Peru, is also not the most comfortable and fertile place on earth. Nevertheless, it is it that is full of mysterious megalithic structures, sometimes of an incompletely clear purpose. Skilfully carved stone sculptures weighing more than one hundred tons are held together with either molten bronze or special bronze clamps. Archaeologists believe that there could not be bronze at all in Peru at that time, but it is, as well as undeniable evidence that at an altitude of 3800 meters, highly productive agricultural zones were created with the help of dams, canals and dams. Needless to say, historians know neither the origin nor the language of the mysterious civilization.