The New Pyramid Age: Worldwide Discoveries of New Pyramids Challenge Our Thinking (Paperback)
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Short Description for The New Pyramid Age Pyramids are being found almost everywhere: in 1994 in China; then in Caral, in Peru, Southern America; then in Northern Italy and in 2005 in Bosnia. This title explores the landscape of pyramids found worldwide. It describes the changed nature of the pyramid debate.
- Published: 16 August 2007
- Format: Paperback 272 pages
- ISBN 13: 9781846940460 ISBN 10: 184694046X
- Sales rank: 305,973
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Pyramids are now being found almost everywhere: in 1994 in China; then in Caral, in Peru, Southern America; then in Northern Italy and in 2005 in Bosnia. Despite their prevalence, massive pyramids remain as mysterious and controversial as ever. Though Egyptologists continue to argue that the Egyptian pyramids are tombs, no bodies have ever been discovered in them. None of the other pyramids are tombs either. Apart from the Mayan pyramids, which are much more recent, all pyramids are similar in shape, size and age. Does this mean that each culture developed this rather unique shape on its own, or does it mean that there was a truly global movement - somewhere around 3000 BC? This is the first book to explore the new landscape of pyramids found worldwide. It describes the changed nature of the pyramid debate and offers science a challenge, but equally tries to answer some of the key questions raised during the last decade of pyramid discovery. It is a series of discoveries that has changed the archaeological world and extended all our horizons.