Probes the mystery of the construction and significance of the Great Pyramid of Cheops, suggesting that it enshrines the scientific data of an advanced Egyptian civilization.
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Book Description HarperCollins, 1978. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: 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. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0060143274
Book Description HarperCollins, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0060143274
Book Description HarperCollins, 1978. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060143274