An ancient papyrus scroll. An underground waterway. A ceremonial boat. Do these pieces fit together to show us how the pyramids were built?
In the documentary “Egypt’s Great Pyramid: The New Evidence,” an archaeologist shared evidence for the latest theory explaining how the ancient Egyptians transported 170,000 tons of limestone to build the Great Pyramid at Giza. Researchers now believe that the limestone was transported on the Nile River as thousands of laborers delivered it using wooden boats.
Doc Thompson and Kal Elsebai talked about the “feat of engineering” that the pyramids are and whether this latest theory explains their construction on Monday’s “The Morning Blaze with Doc Thompson.”