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Researchers in Indonesia Claim Prehistoric Pyramid Could Rewrite Human History

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Researchers in Indonesia Claim Prehistoric Pyramid Could Rewrite Human History

Researchers in Indonesia Claim Prehistoric Pyramid Could Rewrite Human History

Researchers in Indonesia , Claim Prehistoric Pyramid , Could Rewrite Human History.

Vice reports that new research regarding Gunung Padang, a pyramid in Indonesia, may rewrite the history of human civilization.

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According to a team of researchers, the pyramid is at least 16,000 years old, making it approximately 10,000 years older than the pyramid of Djoser in Egypt.

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According to a team of researchers, the pyramid is at least 16,000 years old, making it approximately 10,000 years older than the pyramid of Djoser in Egypt.

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Researchers from universities and institutions in Indonesia claim this makes Gunung Padang "the oldest pyramid in the world.".

Researchers from universities and institutions in Indonesia claim this makes Gunung Padang "the oldest pyramid in the world.".

According to the team's findings, the Indonesian pyramid is a highly complex, prehistoric pyramid that could shed , "light on the engineering capabilities of ancient civilizations during the Paleolithic era.".

According to the team's findings, the Indonesian pyramid is a highly complex, prehistoric pyramid that could shed , "light on the engineering capabilities of ancient civilizations during the Paleolithic era.".

Vice reports that Gunung Padang, found atop an extinct volcano, is a pyramid-shaped mound of terraced earth marked by ancient stones.

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The age of the site has long been the subject of debate.

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The claims of geologist Danny Hilman Natawidjaja and his team are controversial, as they suggest that an unknown prehistoric civilization built the monument.

The claims of geologist Danny Hilman Natawidjaja and his team are controversial, as they suggest that an unknown prehistoric civilization built the monument.

People think the prehistoric age was primitive, but this monument proves that wrong, Danny Hilman Natawidjaja, Geologist, via Vice.

The team's findings, published in the peer-reviewed journal 'Archaeological Prospection,' suggest the oldest parts of the site are 27,000 to 16,000 years old.

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The team's findings, published in the peer-reviewed journal 'Archaeological Prospection,' suggest the oldest parts of the site are 27,000 to 16,000 years old.

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The results were based on a series of tests that included electrical resistivity tomography, ground-penetrating radar, core sampling and seismic tomography tests.

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The results were based on a series of tests that included electrical resistivity tomography, ground-penetrating radar, core sampling and seismic tomography tests.


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