Dr. Joseph P. Farrell
April 8, 2016
Ms. S.H. shared this one with me, and I have to share it in spite of my misgivings. And perhaps I should explain those misgivings, for if you’ve followed by various books over the years on the subjects of “ancient stuff” and “Gizalology”, you’ll know that the implications of my wild and crazy ideas about the place is that some of the structures there are incomparably old, and by old, I mean old even in terms of the reigning views in the alternative research community and its “heretical historiographical orthodoxies.” IN other words, I’ve been way beyond even those, which like to date the Sphinx to the Egyptian subpluvial period (and hence, to an age of about 8-10,000 BC). If you’re following the logic of Allan Alford here and his idea of the three layers and eras of construction at Giza, with he Great Pyramid representing the oldest layer, then the second pyramid, the Sphinx, and Valley temples representing the next and slightly younger layer, and then (3) a third layer dating from early dynastic Egypt itself, then any such redating of the Sphinx should make me ecstatically happy, right, for that would push the Great Pyramid back into the remote mists of high antiquity and prehistory, and make all my other hypotheses with the chronological conundrums a bit more manageable, right?
Well, yea, of course, all that’s true. And that’s why part of me is skeptical when a piece of information appears out of nowhere that seems to corroborate some of the more difficult aspects of my ideas, not the least of which is precisely an extreme antiquity for those firts two layers of Giza construction.
But, nonetheless, here it is:
And here’s the original scientific PDF:
308 Geoarchaeology and Archaeomineralogy (Eds. R. I. Ko stov, B. Gaydarska, M. Gurova). 2008. Proceedings of the International Conference, 2930 October 2008 Sofia, Publishing House “St. Ivan Rils ki”, Sofia, 308311. GEOLOGICAL ASPECT OF THE PROBLEM OF DATING THE GREA T EGYPTIAN SPHINX CONSTRUCTION
Now, notably, the Ukrainian authors of this paper start with Dr Robert Shoch’s redating of the Sphinx, but then go on to note the strange undulating erosion pattern on the SPhinx’s body, which they point out, in contradiction to the “orthodox explanation” of wind erosion, is simply impossible because the same pattern of erosion does not show up on the Sphinx’s head, which, unlike the body, has been more or less permanently exposed to the elements in the past.