The Great Pyramid: Ancient Egypt Revisited (Hardback)
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Short Description for The Great Pyramid Offers a completely new explanation of how the Great Pyramid was designed and built.
- Published: 01 April 2007
- Format: Hardback 586 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780521871662 ISBN 10: 0521871662
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The Great Pyramid's eerily precise architecture has for centuries both astounded and puzzled archaeologists and has given rise to numerous modern fantasies concerning the so-called 'Mystery of the Pyramids'. Sweeping away centuries of myth and confusion, John Romer describes for the first time exactly how the Great Pyramid was designed and built. He argues that the pyramid makers worked from a single plan whose existence has long been doubted and even denied by scholars. Moreover, the Great Pyramid's unique architecture is integral to the way it was built, and for its builders the tasks of construction and design were not separate as they are now. By placing this awesome monument in its genuine contemporary context, this book underlines the extraordinary talents and the originality of the ancient Egyptians at the time of King Khufu.