The Egyptian government and investigators responded immediately, saying that his tweet was “a complete hallucination.”
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Last Friday, July 31, Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and Space X, said on his Twitter account, “The aliens built the pyramids”, which has sparked criticism on the subject by scientists and experts by doing more a thousand retweets went viral as 86.
Aliens built the pyramids obv
– Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 31, 2020
The famous archaeologist Zahi Hawass He was one of the first to speak about this statement, stating that it was “a total hallucination” that he advised him to read about the pyramids and their pharaohs, knowing that they were created over 4,000 years ago , and stop thinking that they have to do it with space.
The legendary Egyptologist Zahi Hawass replied to the article by @elonmusk about the builders of the pyramids, emphasizing that the Egyptians are the builders of the pyramids, with known scientific evidence# Pyramids
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– مشاريع مصر Egypt (@EgyProjects) August 1, 2020
“What you say about the pyramids is a complete hallucination. The pyramids were built by the Egyptians and we have the evidence. All the tombs around the Great Pyramid mention the Kufu pyramid and there are inscriptions in the Great Pyramid itself Speak to the workers You did it, “Hawass said in his answer.
Similarly, the Egyptian Minister for International Cooperation, Rania Al-Mashat, vigorously invited via Twitter so that the Magnate can visit the crypts of the Pharaohs and study the texts that speak of how they were built.
Thousands of people on social media consider the conspiracy theories that the ancient monuments were erected by extraterrestrial secret services to be profoundly racist, arguing that the great engineering work of the past would not have been possible because they were not developed by white conquerors.
After this criticism went viral, the businessman opened a thread from the original tweet in which he published a BBC article that supported the positions of researchers on the subject.