Underwater Archaeology – calling special. The invention of the aqualung allowed the researchers to conduct the excavation of the past and reconnaissance. Archaeologists have gone under the water about 100 years ago and now have earned universal recognition. As the leading foreign institutions, even appeared qualification – an underwater archaeologist. In some States, underwater archeology has become a priority in historical research. A discovery, which makes underwater archaeologists, sometimes mind-boggling.
Maybe they will solve the mystery of another ancient pyramid found at this time in China. Stepped pyramid found on the bottom of the lake Fusyan (south-western Yunnan province).
The height of the pyramid of 19 meters, length of its base – 90 meters. Mystery structure is built of stone slabs and consists of five stages. The two upper levels of the pyramid, made of sandstone, are destroyed. And the other benches, constructed of limestone bedrock well preserved. Interestingly, at the bottom of the lake Fusyan there, at least nine sites of this size and the number of medium and small plants of another species has thirty.
It involves the head of the Archaeological Center at the University of Li Kunshen, the object is a creation of ancient civilization. The area of the architectural complex is about 2.5 square kilometers. From the bottom of the lake archaeologists raised an earthen vessel, which is made during the Eastern Han dynasty, which ruled in the 25 – 220 years of our era.
Meanwhile, underwater pyramids found in the past.
In 1968, the pilot Brush in the Bahamas Bimi-no Andros and saw under the water surface of large stone buildings. Researchers using underwater archaeologists and the aerial photography and found in it the destroyed building, a pyramid with a ground 54×42 meters, streets, city walls, the port with large breakwaters, mysterious circles, lined with huge stones and much more.
In 1936 F. Morgan, the doctor saw the three pyramids at the bottom of Rock Lake near the town of Maryland (USA). The divers have investigated them and confirmed that this is really a pyramid with square and rectangular base, as well as “cut” the top.
In 1973, with the ship “Akademik Petrovsky” made pictures of huge block of buildings located on the ocean floor about 240 miles south-west of Portugal.
One of the most interesting discoveries occurred in 1985, when the coastal waters of a small Japanese island of Yonaguni local diving instructor Kihachiro Arataki accidentally stumbled upon a strange object. Not far from the shore just below the surface of the waves, he saw a huge stone monument stretching up to the limits of visibility. The wide flat platform, covered with ornaments of the rectangles and diamonds, crossed into intricate terraces cascading down more steps. The edge of the object is dropped vertically down the wall to the bottom at a depth of 27 meters, forming one of the walls of the trench, passing along the entire monument.
Elements of design, it seemed, had a definite architectural scheme that resembles the stepped pyramids of ancient Sumer.
Discovered the ruins were the subject of bitter disputes, which were attended by both historians and geologists. Despite the strict plane, the correct arc and perfectly straight and parallel edges of the elements of the complex, completely cut into the rock, most scientists persisted in calling this structure “bizarre game of natural processes.”
Seriously reacted only to the discovery of Masaaki Kimura – Professor at the University of Ryukyu, a recognized expert in the field of marine geology and seismology. As a result of his research, Professor Kimura has decided to go against the overwhelming majority of historians and risk his reputation by defending the artificial origin of the found object.
The debate could go on for a very long time, if not for divers, who found evidence wholly artificial Japanese submarine complex. The research team sent by the broadcaster Discovery Channel, found at the bottom of the sculpture of a human head, with a characteristic headdress of feathers, clearly echoed similar sculptures of Central America.
Moreover, it became clear that the temple near the coast of Japan, made of multi-ton stone blocks and high-altitude sanctuary of Machu Picchu (the city-fortress of the Incas), have similarities in design decisions. In two cases, in places of convergence of the walls of the builders laid T-shaped blocks, providing a “seamless” connection.
Using a unique processing technology, the anonymous masters created such monuments of culture, which survived the earthquake and hundreds of years of continual exposure of winds and cold rains.
It remains a mystery, as the culture that arose at the foot of the Andes, could leave such a significant mark on the coast of another continent.
Incidentally, the summer of 1991 the famous oceanographer Dr. Meyer Verlag at a press conference in Freeport made a very mysterious statement. He claimed that during the test the bottom of the famous “Bermuda Triangle” at the very center with the help of special equipment at a depth of 600 meters were discovered two giant pyramids, is larger than Egypt’s Great Pyramid.
According to scientists, they were built relatively recently – about half a century ago – and made for an unknown technology of the material, similar to the very thick glass. Dr. Meyer gave fellow scientists report the results of studies with drawings of pyramids and their precise coordinates. He also said that at the end of the summer going to make an underwater expedition to the Pyramids. The results of these studies are still unknown.