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Great Pyramids of Kentucky | Sf. Ramon Careaga

posted Sep 5, 2018, 6:43 PM by Shifu RC   [ updated Sep 5, 2018, 6:44 PM ]

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ABSTRACT The pyramids of Kentucky are only partially researched, and certainly unknown to the public. Previous efforts to research and publicize them ended with very little about them being retained, meanwhile the unknown ones remain primarily on private land. The parabolic pyramid-mounds of the Broaddus site remain on federal land, however, at the Bluegrass Army Depot, and have miraculously survived basically intact. Their angular, distance, and dimensional alignments to Giza, Caracol (Belize), Orion, and Cygnus are studied utilizing precise ratios taken from multiple sources. Variances between the ratios are compared to analyze similarities and differences in design that can be understood from LiDAR (due to inaccessibility to the site) courtesy of the Kentucky From Above program. After some discussion of the results as relates the Orion and Cygnus Configuration Theories, the data is constrained to the 1000-2000 CE period and compared with Orion and Cygnus to obtain the actual delta of the angles. The ratios are used to form a triangular relationship and look for best-fit-curve for all the sites, but primarily Broaddus. The results demonstrate remarkable alignment to Cygnus often within 3% but up to 8% and exclude Orion for Broaddus, while leaving it and Cygnus open for interpretation at Giza. Caracol shows remarkable alignment to Orion, but no further remarks are made. In addition the dimensions (via LiDAR) of the main “belt” pyramids at Zone1, and an additional “awen” earthwork shape, roughly half the size of the Eagle Mound “foot” are shown. Distance data helps to constrain, but no value was found in dimensional data as all three sites vary wildly in design schemata, one being mega-sized, another being rectangles and trapezoids, and the final being ovular bases with cone-like ridged apexes, one of which is aligned North-by-Northwest, rather than due North. Additionally, the southeast adjacent mounds are shown to constrain to Lyra, putting a definite relationship between the pyramids of Broaddus and Cygnus. Further work remains to show all the precise relationships and demonstrate every possible astro-archaeological data, as well as more analysis of the earthwork, Zone2, and other possible serpentine earthworks throughout the property. Scans, satellite, and topographicals are provided to backup the identification of this Ft. Ancient mound site as actual pyramid mounds as opposed to construction “fill” piles. Roadways clearly conform to the designs of the site, which are remarkably geometric and cannot constrain to Draco or Pleiades easily, and distance ratios eliminate Orion, as well. Options for all interested parties are considered with no definite theories of origin, use, purpose, or significance yet known, leaving also room for further research using cultural data as well as geo-archaeological evidence. Lastly a call for providing future protection for all pyramids, but especially these hitherto unknown pyramids (as pyramid mounds rather than mere burial mounds) is put out, in anticipation of the time when the base may be shut down, leaving the site finally at the whims of the public’s hands. A call for more computer (or at least caliper level precision) ratio analysis and even more sophisticated techniques is also put forth in a message of open interpretation, as this site has something to offer the entire archaeological community, Commonwealth, and the public at large. 

Keywords: Ft. Ancient - pyramids - mounds - Broaddus - earthworks - Orion - Cygnus - Lyra - Caracol - Giza