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Secret Caves Discovered Under Giza!
In August of 2008 a system of caves was discovered under
the pyramids. Certainly this is very big news. But look at the reaction
of Dr. Hawass on his website:
Hawass is intimately aware of such a discovery. So Why deny it? What is
he trying to hide? Does this have anything to do with the wall that is
being built to surround the Giza complex? What secrets don’t they want
us to know?
This is how we introduced our 2011 story. We speculated that many
wonderful things would be known in 2012… but then the so-called Arab
Spring happened, rearranging the political structure in Egypt and
confusing the status of the caves, Dr. Hawass and everything else to do
with the pyramids.
A Report by Richard Gabriel
A recent viewzone.com article
highlighted a rumbling controversy between the former leading
controller of the Giza plateau, Zahi Hawass and Archaeological
researcher Andrew Collins. The article reminded us how Hawass denied the
existence of a tunnel network leading under the Plateau, despite the
fact that Andrew Collins and Nigel Skinner Simpson had rediscovered its
entrance from the recently published notes of Henry Salt and Giovani
Caviglia — who explored there in the early 1800s.
Collins, sponsored by the Edgar Cayce organization, the Association
for Research and Enlightenment (ARE), searched and found the fissure
entrance at the rear of an apparent tomb, west of the three pyramids at
Giza. The entrance had been overlooked by archaeologists for almost 200
The controversy unfolded as Collins continued to develop the
importance of the tunnels in correlation to the star system Cygnus —
while Zahi Hawass continued in public outrage and denial. Behind the
scenes he barred the main tomb entrance, sent his own hand-picked
excavators inside, and presented an infamous documentary purporting to
show the tunnels amounted to nothing of interest.
My partner researcher Judith and I had been inexorably drawn to Giza
as a part of our own intuitive journey of archaeological discovery, and
we have been privileged for more than a decade and through multiple
visits to explore and examine many places unavailable to the public
(including many times below ground in this tunnel system.) We gathered
invaluable evidence which sheds light on its origins and on the likely
motivations of Hawass and others who want it kept secret! Read-on to see
why we feel this underground system should now be designated as a site
of world heritage.
Making Sense of NC2 & the Secret Giza Underground
West of the middle pyramid on the Giza Plateau, the ground rises to
its highest point where there are some of the surviving buildings of The
Harvard camp, established by George Reisner in 1902 to pursue the aims
of the Hearst Expedition of the University of California. The high
ground suddenly drops away beyond the buildings leaving eroded cliffs
facing north which have many tomb entrances dotted along its length.
These sites were given (North Cliff) designations when first explored in
modern time; and almost on the doorstep of the main Harvard building –
the site of North Cliff 2 (NC2) can be found.
very long time ago when sea water lapped to this highest point; and as
the sea receded, the deep fissures under the plateau would have been a
perfect route for the water to flow.
Erosion from massive water flow has been validated in the deeper
tunnels of NC2, and we know that beyond the last ice age, sea levels
were certainly as high as or even much higher than the Giza site. The
] from the deep tunnel system is one example of the water erosion.
Imagine at some time in ancient history, the people of the day knew
of one large opening and decided to enlarge it and hew it into chambers
plus sub-chambers for their own purpose. They may have had strong
reasons for not proceeding beyond the initial fissure opening depth.
Indeed at the point where the hewn chambers end (on the ground level,)…
the (water-eroded) natural entrance into the deeper system was
bricked-up and reduced in size a long time ago.
It may be worth noting that inside the first natural (reception)
chamber; there is a free standing rock slice alongside the entrance. It
takes little imagination to suppose this would have been perfect for use
as a door blockage.
For orientation, take a look at the schematic [below
that we produced from an extended underground visit for the purpose. On
the left you can see the ground level hewn areas lined black. The ones
delineated in red are the hewn sub-chambers. Top right of the left hand
pic the reception chambers of the natural system are marked — and these
lead to the extensive tunnel system (bottom-to top) of the right hand
What else do we know?
So what else do we know for sure about the hewn chambers, and then
the extending natural tunnels and chambers? We know a lot, and it is
surely important to keep close to what we know with any informed
speculation; otherwise articles as seen so often take the reader too far
from the likely truth.
Powerful legend tells of a huge and extensive underground passageway
and chamber system, which may hold valuable repositories from an ancient
time. Edgar Cayce spoke of these features extending under the village.
We have sampled first hand, a tiny part of the amazing underground
network, from NC2, from the Solar Cross, from the village of Nazlet el
Samaan and directly from the plateau.
We have spoken to many reliable first-hand local witnesses who
explored these regions years before the plateau was barred by its own
Berlin Wall. We recall one local security man who lost a friend to a
deep shaft in the shadow of the GP. Emotionally he told us how it took a
long time to locate his friend’s body, and that the tunnels from the
shaft led to other equally deeper shafts. He told how the most dangerous
of these were plated over, and that many of the most important shafts
are now hidden under dirt. We know of at least this exact location.
Ground Penetrating Radar
We know that official ground penetrating radar has produced well
published evidence showing networks of tunnels and chambers all over the
plateau and in the village. We know that the authorities certainly know
of all that the underground promises because of deep imagery received
from their own latest survey satellite.
Zahi Hawass and Mark Lehner publications even detailed the proposed layout of Khufu’s palace under the village.
In 1817, Henry Salt and Giovani Cavigla were exploring NC2 without
the benefit of modern lights and equipment. Henry Salt reported:
“I have little to say. We entered into one, and
followed up our researches through rude and craggy vaults, several
hundred yards into the rock, creeping at times on our hands and knees,
among the bones and carcasses of camels and other animals carried there
by the hyenas, which frequent these caves. At last we entered by a forced passage
through a thin wall into a spacious chamber, which presented nothing to
our view, but bare and mouldering walls. This chamber communicated with
three others of equal dimensions, which issued many labyrinthian
passages, which had too intricate and uninteresting an appearance to
induce us to advance. Captain Caviglia informed me that afterwards he
advanced in another direction, three hundred feet farther but found
nothing to tempt him to continue his researches.”
In the deeper system the main passage extends to circa 350 feet. At that point there is a forced entrance
of just a few feet in diameter. We have always referred to it as the
Tube Tunnel. This has a blockage at about 20 feet and we have published
photographic proof that the blockage was created from the other end of
the Tube Tunnel.
At the Solar
Cross and NC2 especially we know of the fear that local people have for
the underground. They talk of Hanash, the snake which guards the
underground. We know of the connection to another spirit snake form in
the name of Agathodaimon; the good spirit presiding over the upper and
lower worlds. We share the opinion of Andrew Collins that to pass
through the Tube Tunnel was as if to pass through the body of the snake
to get to what lies beyond.
“Simulacra” in the tunnel entrance
The next picture shows the forced Tube Tunnel. But observe the
remains of plaster on the right hand side of the entrance. It has been
formed into what looks like ribs, just as if the tunnel was the body of a
A little deeper into the tube-tunnel there are significant rock
carvings looking on into the depths of the tunnel. This has a great
importance which we will return to later.
parallels from a proposed underground complex at Giza to equally
unexplained underground cities in other places in the world. Why do they
exist? What was their purpose? Perhaps some answers can be teased from
Thanks to Andrew Collins and Nigel Skinner Simpson in recent times
when they rediscovered the entrance from Salt and Caviglia’s notes,
world attention has been drawn to this important site. Since then, our
many visits and many hours in the system have produced important new
finds, evidenced in the pictures.
] Image showing first the ground level entrance through to the end platform where the NC2 system entrance can be seen (right.)
Zahi Hawass barred the entrance; he made clear, to prevent others
from abusing its contents. Our before and after pictures show in fact it
prevented others from seeing that a rape of its contents had taken
place — but not so much that even more important information was missed.
The colour of the rock, covered in bat guano, deposits, dirt and
centuries of cultural vandalism, blinds all but the most obvious
features to the naked eye. Quite by accident we found that studious
digital analysis showed there were faded images covering most surfaces,
but so deep to the surface that they required special digital techniques
to reveal them.
images are not the sort of traditional cave paintings. They are
meaningful frescos, murals and 3D scenes of pageant. They contain
multitudes of every animal imaginable, many extinct and certainly
extinct from this part of the world. There are multitudes of
theriomorphic images mixed with natural depictions, including
structures, devices and advanced buildings.
Jungle scenes predominate, alongside rock carvings and more. The
makers used another technique which we have penned as fractal imaging
where the body and features of larger animals etc are themselves filled
with ever smaller images until the whole surface is filled like a magic
picture waiting to be determined. This feature gives us much difficulty
because during analysis it is necessary to develop an eye to see into
the depth of the surface to the correct focal point of the main images.
It is easy to be tricked into examining the thousands of smaller images
and miss the main feature.
The first [above
image is a stripped back final example after many hours of analysis and
delineation work, while the second one still requires a lot more work.
We noticed also how rows and lines of figures were facing together in
a particular direction, sometimes turning together surreally out of the
horizontal. That was one mystery resolved when we realised this
happened when the images were an indicator of the route continuing, or
of something hidden.
We put this to the test on another “quiet” plateau investigation run
by the authorities. We discovered the same imagery there indicating a
downward direction in a chamber. Digging revealed a hidden shaft. In
NC2, the carvings within the tube tunnel (shown below) peer with great
intent deeper into the tunnel. We have no doubt they speak to us to
indicate the (blocked) system route!
Another clue came to light. Thanks to the vigilance of another
learned researcher who had been examining the pictures we made available
to the public, ancient Ogham script was found!
The deeper system has nothing to indicate Pharaonic influence, but we
noticed anomalous markings and rakings in many places, often integral
to images. We are still finding targets to add to the dozens of examples
so far. These are being determined and translated by experts and the
results will be shared when ready, but early indications have given us
reason to believe our conclusions to understand the purpose of the
system may not be too far of the mark after all.
The language of ancient Ogham script has been verified in the system
but we seek peer review before we can go fully public with these
findings. Soon we will be publishing a file gallery of target examples
of the markings on our site with an open invitation for script and
linguistic experts to join the investigation.
expert friend has a special interest in the correlation of sacred sites
around the world through the world grid system. He also has discovered
new and strange grids correlations between Giza, or NC2 in particular
with other world ancient sites. These too will be shared soon when we
have done more work on them.
Techniques for viewing the art…
At one stage of examining the surfaces for the hidden images I
thought to try the technique on pictures we had captured inside the
Great Pyramid and on other very old surfaces. I had previously noticed
discolouration of the stones in the Kings Chamber and was sure my
de-focussed eye could make out faint shapes. The new analysis revealed
these surfaces also are covered in very faded, but exquisite images.
Indeed a widened search has shown the same generic images from
photographs of very ancient rock surfaces at sacred sites around the
world. When we can find precious time to attend to the matter, all will
be surprised by what has been hidden in plain sight all over the world.
The analysis technique can be shared and we ultimately intend that any
serious researcher around the world may add to the discovery process
with their own identical photo-archaeology.
The following worldly example [below
] is from the ancient
Bhimbetka rock shelters in India. Obvious cave art conceals much more
complex deeper depictions, and these can best be viewed if you copy/save
to your own computer.
NC2 we were able to use the images to help us focus on parts of the
system where they seemed to be indicating we should examine more
closely. We found again from before and after pictures, there were a
number of niches, sealed on our first visit, which had now been opened
and raped of their contents by official (secret) teams!
Can anyone have any doubt of former attitudes to truth and public
awareness after watching the disgraceful Chasing Mummies episode on TV?
Even from stills of that deceitful film we have been able to extract
frames which have yielded the images we speak of!
We followed the direction of the analysed images on further visits
and we were able to identify difficult hidden shaft locations within the
system which will certainly lead to on-going new chambers or tunnels
leading deeper into the plateau… and why wouldn’t they be there,
especially if there was once a massive surge of water flowing to lower
Then there are the magnificent features of the first and second huge natural reception chambers of NC2.
In the first chamber there is a massive slab supported on raised
carved lintels. Beneath it, an apparent stone bowl has been hollowed
out. Beyond the slab, which we have penned as the altar stone, it faces a
drop of a few feet in the floor level.
The bowl has an open side here and beneath it there is a carved chair
or throne with animal carvings on the seat wings. Strangely there seems
to be a raised stone cushion on the seat of the throne with a free
channel behind and at the sides of it. Anything liquid poured into the
bowl under the altar would run behind and around anyone seated on the
throne seat. However at the feet of the person seated any liquid would
penetrate the floor down through the layers into the end roof of the
corridor of the right hand lower hewn sub-chambers.
There is a clear connection of some kind. Furthermore, the corridor
of the sub-chamber lines up with the entrance from the reception chamber
into the on-going passages.
These pictures [below
]show the altar stone and throne from below with the second pic showing detail of the left hand carved wing of the throne.
reception chamber holds surprises also. When I explored the rough
natural tunnels from the ceiling level of the sub-chambers (indicated G
& H on the schematic) I realised that although they were now
partially blocked, they were heading to a rendezvous with the second
reception chamber. There are so many grand features in the system
bearing no relationship to Pharaonic times, but all with clear major
purpose and connection originally. We observed many more significant
features and these are discussed in our site articles.
So what can we learn from all of this?
Legend tells of an ancient advanced ancestry. Legend tells of the
survivors emerging eventually to form the basis of what we know as our
starting point in history. Academia is uncomfortable with the tsunami of
evidence from a more ancient time when construction was done with
tooling and by a means we cannot understand or duplicate now.
We know there was a time of ancient catastrophic inundation. We know
even from the Giza plateau there are megalithic sophisticated structures
beneath tens of meters of silt, as from an ancient inundation. We can
deduce from NC2 that the entrance chambers were used in modern/ancient
time as a Tomb to the worship of birds. How much harder is it then to
accept that the Walls of Record and other evidence from the deeper
system, and their nature, all belong to a people as far removed from the
Pharaohs as we are from them?
With forewarning, an ancient culture would scatter to high places in
the world, or they would prepare themselves in deep air locked cities
below ground, aided by natural deep tectonic faults such as can be found
under the Giza plateau. They would take with them their common cultural
abilities and wherever they were, they would use them to record through
intelligent imagery, their vision of their world before, during and
following their experience.
We are in no personal doubt that little by little the whole truth of
our very ancient past is being wrestled from the iron grip of
self-interested authority figures at the highest levels. Ease of
communication enables news and discovery to be immediate today. The
danger is manipulation by those who still seek control over the minds
and bodies of the world populations. However a serious researcher can
research without ever leaving their home.
Use our analysis technique and trawl the photographs of the world to
add to discovery for example. Question and analyse information or
evidence which is being presented, instead of being taken off track by
inaccurate opinion or unbalanced conclusions.
There is no shadow of doubt in our minds that NC2 is indeed one major
entrance to the vast underground plateau system. Its importance is
immeasurable. The information of its contents even now are priceless.
There is no reason to suppose that if an ancient people sought refuge
there, that they would indeed create repositories of their entire
advanced knowledge. It would be a natural thing to do. But we must
concede that such a prize would be worth the huge effort of wealthy
institutions or individuals to prevent the public from following the
audit trail to the very thing they wish to possess for themselves!
The lack of attention and official transparent work to examine NC2
belies either an authoritative knowledge of what its implications are,
coupled with a desire to secretly possess that knowledge; or a sheer
ignorance preventing its open investigation; or prior knowledge combined
with complete contempt for the people of Egypt and the world.
If just 1% of what our evidence shows is subsequently validated, then
the NC2 system should immediately be placed under public enquiry, and
followed-up with a plan to conduct an equally transparent excavation
project. People and countries of the world would flock to help finance
something of this importance. Rarely is there a chance to re-write the
history books from solid new evidence.
Our full time mundane jobs and the limited means, prevents us from
devoting the full time needed to present all our evidence faster. We
share it all as we are able on our websites. You will find dozens of
files already there with access to thousands of photographs. We hope
anyone will visit our files with a free mind and a will to pursue the
hidden truth of our past with the passion that has gripped us throughout
Blessings, Richard and Judith
Our other two sites featuring my book Echoes from The Chamber and our
Giza Foundation work for the animals of Cairo are linked from our main
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