Secrets of the Great Pyramid: Two Thousand Years of Adventure and Discoveries Surrounding the Mystery of the Great Pyramid of Cheops

Secrets of the Great Pyramid: Two Thousand Years of Adventure and Discoveries Surrounding the Mystery of the Great Pyramid of Cheops

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Overview

Was the Great Pyramid of Cheops created merely as the tomb for a pharaoh, or did it serve another purpose? For two thousand years, many have tried to answer this question, and the most recent discoveries reveal that the structure is truly much more than a burial place. Readers will be captivated by tales of the explorers and scientists who delved into the pyramid's mystery, a parade of characters as fascinating as the findings themselves. Illustrated with maps, drawings and photographs, this book discloses all the research that has led to the latest earth-shaking revelations: The monument is abrilliantly accurate, precise geometric tool that serves as an almanac, a surveying instrument, a scale model of the northern hemisphere, and much more.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780883659571
Publisher: Budget Book Service
Publication date: 03/01/1997
Edition description: Special Value
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 8.26(w) x 10.34(h) x 1.56(d)

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