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The Pyramids

By Miroslav Verner
  • ISBN Code: : 0802198635
  • Publisher : Open Road + Grove/Atlantic
  • Pages : 512
  • Category : History
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Hailed by Science News as "the new seminal text," The Pyramids is the most up-to-date, comprehensive record of Egypt's ancient monuments to become available in the last six decades. Distinguished Egyptologist Miroslav Verner draws from the research of the earliest Egyptologists as well as the startling discoveries arising from the technological advances of the 1980s and 1990s. His Pyramids offers a clear, authoritative guide to the ancient culture that created the pyramids five thousand years ago without iron or bronze, and with only the most elementary systems of calculation. As he explains the magnitude of this accomplishment, he also traces the stories and ideas of the intrepid scientists who have uncovered them. "Editor's Choice ... this comprehensive volume details everything you ever wanted to know about pyramids." — Rosemary Herbert, The Boston Herald "Engaging, lucid ... Richly illustrated ... displays both a deep respect for the research of Egyptologists and a comprehensive knowledge of it... — Kirkus Reviews "Miroslav Verner ... provides an accessible introduction to the culture of the ancient Egyptians." — Die Welt

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“The most remarkable piece of ground in the World” W. M. Flinders Petrie 1883 The Pyramid Complexes of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure have stood on the Giza Plateau for 4,600 years. They have been scientifically studied for the last 300 years; yet this is the first book that brings together all three into one volume. Here is a complete detailed look at the Giza pyramids and their complexes – the Sphinx, subsidiary pyramids, temples, boat pits, and enclosures. The descriptions are supplemented by almost 300 photos and drawings to provide the reader a detail look which can only be surpassed by being there in person with a very knowledgeable guide. In addition Charles Rigano provides new ideas on: • How Khufu was interred in his Great Pyramid. • How the first robbers gained entry and robbed Khufu’s pyramid. • How Caliph Al Mamun in 820AD really penetrated the Great Pyramid. • Why Heterpheres “tomb” is at Giza. • Why there is a field of stone bases near Khafre’s Pyramid. • The initial smaller plan for Khafre’s Pyramid. • Conclusive evidence that ties the Sphinx to Khafre. • How Menkaure’s Burial Chamber and Inclined Passage were built.

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Pyramids are one of the wonders of the ancient world. But one mystery remains - how were they built? Using archaeological records and the basic principles of engineering, Parry provides an account of the design history of the pyramids, the techniques and organization needed and insights into why the pyramids were designed as they were.

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Are there pyramids in the Canary Islands? World-famous explorer Thor Heyerdahl thought so, and created a tourist park around them. Other investigators have found identical structures in Sicily, Mauritius and the Azores. Step pyramids, made of lava stones, on islands thousands of miles apart... Who built these monuments? When did they build them, and why? To answer these questions, investigative reporter Cornel M. A. van Strijp takes you on a trip along the volcanic islands where the so-called 'black pyramids' can be found. During this voyage of discovery you will encounter many controversial ideas and passionate beliefs about these mysterious structures. You will also find completely disregarded scientific research that holds the key to understanding the phenomenon. By the end of the book, you will be able to decide for yourself if what is claimed about these step pyramids is true or not... If you are a 'believer', this book will challenge your convictions. If you are a 'skeptic', it can complete your knowledge. But whatever your thoughts on the matter, "The Mystery of the Black Pyramids... Solved!" is a must-read for anyone who enjoys historical enigmas!

Pyramids of Egypt

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In Pyramids of Egypt, readers will explore the use of these super structures and how they have shaped future technological advancements. This title is the perfect blend of historical content and STEM engagement, and makes a great addition to library collections at home or at school. The Engineering Wonders series takes readers on a historical journey and focuses on the construction of amazing man-made structures and their effects on society. Each 48-page title features full-color photographs, fascinating sidebars, a timeline, a glossary, a list of websites, and comprehension and extension questions. This series engages learners while also reinforcing concepts and helping them strengthen their reading comprehension skills

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Do you want to learn about the history of Ancient Egypt guided by Bennu? Bennu is a nine-year-old Egyptian girl who knows a lot of things about her country. Miguel learnt a lot about Egypt and its pyramids during his holiday in Egypt thanks to her. Do you want to learn about the Egyptian pyramids with Bennu? It will be a lot of fun. Let’s go then... Recommended age, 8 years and above.

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  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
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Could the Great Pyramid of Giza be a repository of ancient magical knowledge? Or perhaps evidence of a vanished pre–Ice Age civilization? Misinformation and myths have attached themselves to the Egyptian pyramids since ancient Greece and Rome. While many Americans believe that the pyramids were built by aliens, archaeologists understand that the Giza pyramids were built by the pharaohs of the Fourth Dynasty around 2450 BCE. So why is there such a disconnect between scholarly opinion and the popular view of Egypt? In The Legends of the Pyramids, Jason Colavito takes us back to Late Antique Egypt, where the replacement of polytheism with Christianity gave rise to local efforts to rewrite the stories of Egyptian history in the image of the Bible. When the Arab conquest absorbed Egypt into the Islamic community, these stories then passed into Islamic historiography and reentered the West. Colavito's The Legends of the Pyramids lays open pop culture's view of Egypt in movies, TV shows, popular books, and New Age beliefs, detailing how the hidden history of Egypt has grown alongside the official history of archaeology and Egyptology.

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  • Publisher : Burak CANPOLAT
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Antiques & Collectibles
  • Members : 739
  • Pdf File: why-were-the-pyramids-built.pdf

Book Short Summary:

When we read about these facts, we reach this conclusion: “There is no way that the pyramids were constructed by people, it must have been the work of extraterrestrial beings…”

EgyptQuest - The Lost Treasure of The Pyramids

By Herbie Brennan
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Andrews UK Limited
  • Book Code : 1849893756
  • Total of Pages : 267
  • Category : Games
  • Members : 831
  • Pdf File: egyptquest-the-lost-treasure-of-the-pyramids.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Visit Ancient Egypt for the adventure of a lifetime in this fantastic and at times hilarious thriller from the international superselling gamebook author of the GrailQuest series, Herbie Brennan. In this interactive eBook, you get to choose your own path through the adventure, exploring the pyramids and making your own destiny. Dare you brave the mysteries of ancient Egypt?

Pyramids All Around the World | Pyramids Kids Book | Children's Ancient History

By Baby Professor
  • File : Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Kindle
  • Publisher : Speedy Publishing LLC
  • Book Code : 1541924789
  • Total of Pages : 64
  • Category : Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Members : 813
  • Pdf File: pyramids-all-around-the-world.pdf

Book Short Summary:

Did you know that there are pyramids outside of Egypt? Discover where they are located and what their historical backgrounds are. Use this ancient history book to learn about the people of the past and why they built pyramids. This will be an interesting book to read, with pictures involved! Grab a copy today!

A Short Walk Around the Pyramids & Through the World of Art

By Philip M. Isaacson
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  • Publisher : Ember
  • Book Code : 1101933224
  • Total of Pages : 128
  • Category : Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Members : 635
  • Pdf File: a-short-walk-around-the-pyramids-through-the-world-of-art.pdf

Book Short Summary:

For art lovers and novices, the perfect introduction to the world of art in all its varied forms. What do you consider a work of art? Is it a painting, a photograph, a sculpture? Or can it be so much more? Philip Isaacson, the author of Round Buildings, Square Buildings & Buildings That Wiggle Like a Fish, explores the world of art and history and creates the perfect introduction for young readers to learn about the complex subject. With clear prose, Isaacson discusses abstract versus realism, the links between tribal art and modern sculpture, the use of color, and why some everyday objects and even cities can be considered art. A Common Core Appendix B Text Exemplar Selection, Philip M. Isaacson’s guide will inform as well as inspire. Includes full color photographs.