Myth #4: The Smithsonian discovered Egyptian ruins in the Grand Canyon. Fact: It didn’t. … The story also asserts that a Smithsonian archaeologist named S. A. Jordan returned with Kincaid to investigate the site. However, the Arizona Gazette appears to have been the only newspaper ever to have published the story.
What artifacts were found in the Grand Canyon?
Artifacts recovered from the sites include stone tools, pottery, jewelry, seeds, ash from hearths and even a buffalo bone (probably traded from elsewhere). Numerous dwelling and adjacent trash midden sites were excavated and one kiva, probably used for ceremonial purposes, was discovered.
What has been discovered in the Grand Canyon?
A Collapsed Cliff Has Revealed 313 Million-Year-Old Fossil Footprints in The Grand Canyon. A chance discovery during a hike in Grand Canyon National Park in 2016 ended up revealing strange footprints left by something that also walked there once, long, long ago.
Is there a secret cave in the Grand Canyon?
The Secret Waterfall Cave
Just like all good secrets, no one can tell you ~exactly~ where to find this hidden cave, but there is a video online by a family that found it that shows it’s behind a waterfall that can only be accessed by rafting down the Colorado River (the biggest river in the Grand Canyon).
What is the forbidden zone in the Grand Canyon?
This entire area with the Egyptian and Hindu place names in the Grand Canyon is a forbidden zone – no one is allowed into this large area. We could only conclude that this was the area where the vaults were located. Yet today, this area is curiously off-limits to all hikers and even, in large part, park personnel.
Why are there no pyramids in the United States?
Still, we might reasonably ask why there are no stone pyramids north of, say, the Rio Grande. The answer there is because not all societies build pyramids, nor do all societies build in stone. Large-scale stone architecture in what’s now the US and Canada is largely limited to the Southwest.
Did dinosaurs see the Grand Canyon?
There are no dinosaur bones in the Grand Canyon
The Grand Canyon might look like the perfect place to go looking for dinosaur bones, but none have ever been found there, and for good reason.