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The message of the Sphinx : a quest for the hidden legacy of mankind

Author: Graham Hancock; Robert Bauval
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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An historical and scientific study of the Great Sphinx of Egypt, using computer simulations of ancient skies and examining archaic rebirth texts, myths, and scriptures, to uncover what the authors call an "astronomical language," that reveal who and what the Sphinx really is.
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Hancock; Robert Bauval
ISBN: 0517705036 9780517705032 0614968178 9780614968170
OCLC Number: 34887732
Description: 362 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. I. Enigmas: Horizon dweller ; The riddle of the Sphinx ; Mystery piled upon mystery ; Stars and time --
pt. II. Seekers: The case of the psychic, the scholar and the Sphinx ; The case of the iron plate, the freemasons, the relics and the shafts ; The case of the robot, the Germans and the door --
pt. III. Duality: The clues of duality ; The Sphinx and its horizons ; The quest of the Horus-King --
pt. IV. Map: The unseen academy ; Sages and 'followers' ; Following the stars ; Space-time co-ordinates ; When the sky joined the earth ; Message in a bottle? ; The place of the 'first time' --
Conclusion: Appendix 1: The scales of the world ; Appendix 2: Precession, proper motion and obliquity ; Appendix 3: Correspondence with Mart Lehner ; Appendix 4: Harnessing time with the stars ; Appendix 5: Carbon-dating the great pyramid.
Responsibility: Graham Hancock, Robert Bauval.
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An historical and scientific study of the Great Sphinx of Egypt, using computer simulations of ancient skies and examining archaic rebirth texts, myths, and scriptures, to uncover what the authors call an "astronomical language," that reveal who and what the Sphinx really is.

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