Traditional Egyptologists have long resisted the notion that the architectural achievements of the Ancient Egyptians required the existence of a much more sophisticated technology than would have existed at that time. Yet, no records exist explaining how, why, or who built Egypts megalithic monuments and statues. The ancient Egyptians did, however, record that their civilization resided in the shadow of a kingdom of & whose reign ended many thousands of years before their first dynasty. What was this Civilization X that antiquitys most accomplished people revered as gods? The recent discovery of a large stone at one of Egypts oldest ruins presents physical evidence that clearly and distinctly shows the markings of a machining process far beyond the capabilities of the Ancient Egyptians.