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October 13, 2019, 11:16 pm UTC    
May 29, 2019 08:23PM
Hermione Wrote:
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> I should have added "anything online apart from
> Hawass" (who, regrettably, I've not always found
> to be wholly reliable ...)
>
> Although, if the seventeen pyramids were the real
> deal, I'd have expected to see more evidence
> emerge over the past eight years - unless the
> recent problems in Egypt have meant that further
> investigation on the ground hasn't been possible.


I am more apt to think nothing came of it. Kind of hard to keep excavations of 17 pyramids under wraps for 8 years ...


> > Plenty also in there I call 'Parcak
> Hyperbole'. I
> > might have more time this weekend to tear it
> > apart.
> >
> > (And Let's not forget the comedy of what she
> did
> > with the money from 'winning' the TED Talk
> prize.
> > Yikes.)
>
> I haven't been able to find anything much on this,
> apart from the fact of the prize itself.


Parcak used the money to create a website dedicated to ... Peru ! That's right ... not geared toward Egyptology at all ... and it doesn't cost a $million for a website. Not to mention the website wasn't for any other discoveries, rather only an exercise for visitors to help review photo tiles from Google Earth and mark them as 'looting seems to have occurred' or not. That's it. I actually participated due to my high level of experience. smiling smiley The project was completed years ago.

Being her home website, funny what's missing: Not a single peep about 17 new Egyptian pyramids !

Here is the website: [www.globalxplorer.org]

It's more a like a prettied-up online presence to drum up personal gain. Her 'secret' is a charade: 'Space Archaeologist' is a term (I think) she herself coined, but all she is doing is scanning around using Google Earth. Further, the finding she claimed that ended up winning her the TED Talk prize in 2011 was already something I saw and tagged back in 2004. She didn't' discover' anything. It is south of the main Tanis excavations at San El Hagar:

30°58'09.08" N 31°53'08.42" E

Best viewed in GE on your computer, not the online version. Cycle back the 'historical imagery' to about June of 2004.

I was mapping out the nomes for a *.kml file creation and was looking at the main structure excavation at the north end of the site. My eye caught the rectangle in the south (about 80x200 feet), and from there while zooming made out the other plethora of small square shapes littering the area. I didn't need enhanced, special-light-spectrum images from NASA. Those types of images were requested later by Parcak with the help of Alabama U, and used as crutches to win the TEDx.

I didn't throw what I saw into the public because I assumed archaeologists were already aware of the Tel's full un-farmed platform. It is typical for ancient sites to be left 'untouched' and are given away by the fact no one has farmed on them. In other words, the people of the delta _always_ knew something was there ...

Btw, these types of Tel's are all over the delta. I have at least 10 I cannot reconcile with any literature.

Best,
Avry




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