The Secret of the Great Pyramid

The Secret of the Great Pyramid

How One Man's Obsession Led to the Solution of Ancient Egypt's Greatest Mystery

Book - 2008
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The Secret of the Great Pyramid moves between the ancient and the modern. The ancient story chronicles, step-by-step, how a nation of farmers only recently emerged from the Stone Age could construct one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. To execute something as complex and massive as the Great Pyramid, Egypt needed architects, mathematicians, boat builders, stone masons, and metallurgists. It took twenty years to build the Great Pyramid. By the time its capstone was laid in 2560 B.C., the innovations born of the building quest had transformed agrarian Egypt into the world's most modern, most powerful nation
Publisher: New York : HarperCollinsPublishers, c2008
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780061655524
Characteristics: xiii, 224 p. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Houdin, Jean-Pierre


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Jun 26, 2018

The man is an idiot, and unfortunately does not have any friends to tell him that. I picked up his book, and turned to , how they got the stone blocks around the corners. Nothing, zip, nada. And how would they get the really large stones, in the King's Chamber and above around corners? His "theory" is beyond ridiculous. Plus, all three Giza pyramids would have to have been built that way, plus the three at Saquara. Zero evidence, that is the case.


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