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“The Kariong Hieroglypic Site is an Archaeological discovery.”

Kariong Hieroglyphs ('Gosford Glyphs')
Newcastle, Australia
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“The Kariong Hieroglypic Site is an Archaeological discovery.”
Reviewed February 21, 2011

The pre-historic Grave of Prince Nefer-Ti-Ru, one of the many sons of Khufu (Cheops)
is buried at Kariong in the Underground section of the Grave. It is about six meters down, below a halfchamber or side chamber hewn into the East wall of the site. The Grave of Nefer-Ti-Ru was build for him by the Commander of the Nefer-Djeseb Expedition, which sailed with two ships along the East Coast of Africa, made the first Landfall at Shark Bay, then proceeded along the Coast to somewhere near Port Lincoln, possibly Kangaroo Island to set up their Base Camp.

Nefer-Djeseb hen sailed along the Coast toward Gosford. His ship got wrecked and he was forced to bury his brother, at what is now the Kariong Hieroglyphic Site. The second ship was also wrecked, hence this site is also the first Signal- or Lighthouse in Australia.

The grave was build like a Cardboard House, starting some 70 cm. below the present surface. The roof of the Grave consist of closely fitting local Sandstone blocks, below which is an airshaft build from sandstone plates one foot thick. Access to this is either through the exit of the door to Eternity, hidden by a man made Rockfall or the exit from the half chamber, some two meters below. The Glypth is known as "GES" or is translated as side or half. But side or half of what? Hence only the person who took the pictures can answer the question with certainty. It is in fact a side chamber and a half chamber two meters underground.

If you are interested in Photos of the Underground site please email me on authorhans74@hotmail.com

Dr. Hans-Dieter von Senff

Visited April 2010
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“Australian conspiracy, alternate history or hogwash?”
Reviewed July 11, 2010

There have existed theories & hushed rumours that the Dutch were not the first non-indigenous to discover Australia in 1606. Beliefs such as Chinese, Malay, Arab traders, Spanish Conquistadors & even aliens had stumbled upon this land & whom have left some small reminders of their presence still persist.
 
In the west Gosford area there exist a set of Egyptian hieroglyphs hidden in the Brisbane Waters National Park located in natural settings scratched onto a huge sandstone rock cleft that resembles a square chamber. Much amateur speculation exists over the authenticity of these hieroglyphs as being proof of early Egyptian or Phoenician settlement possibly thousands of years before European discovery. Adding weight to this speculation are the inscriptions, their meanings & a mysterious chamber located near the inscriptions perhaps leading to lost Egyptian gold. Putting aside the crack-pipe & giving this some real thought, its not completely crazy, but almost.
 
Some of the images suggest that presumably Egyptian sailors arriving by sail boat, became injured & stranded here. There is a great image of Anubis at one of the entrances & reportedly up to 250 other images of various clarity.
 
To add fuel to the conspiracy, some guy also claim’s that in the 1982 Egyptian Times, archaeologists digging at a place named Fayum near the famous Siwa Oasis (of Alexander the Great fame) found fossils of kangaroos & other marsupials.
 
Established fact & western world history ridicules such a wild speculative theory but who cares about the snobbish literary establishment? the inscriptions are at least 100 years old & are a hidden treasure for adventurers looking for something out of left field, challenging the status quo. The chances that Egyptians may have stumbled upon Australia stretch credibility but it still entertains a fanciful & incredible idea. The 0.1% doubt in my mind makes it all the more fun.
 
The site is in the west Gosford suburb of Kariong off Woy Woy Road in the Brisbane Waters National Park approx 100 kms north of Sydney just off the F1 Freeway. It is accessible by either the Lyre Trig fire trail across the road from the fire station or Bambara road (gated dirt road) further up. It is easily accessible by inputting the GPS co-ordinates 56 H 342244 6297390 into the iPhone Google Map.
 
The Bulgandry walking trail is a little further up Woy Woy Road & is an example of ancient Aboriginal petroglyphs dating back several thousand years. Whatever the truth is, the bushwalking is quite fun.

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