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Secrets of the Great Pyramid

Author: Peter Tompkins; Livio Catullo Stecchini
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, ©1971.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This beautifully illustrated book presents the thousand-year drama which has centered on the mysteries of the Great Pyramid of Cheops.
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Genre/Form: Trivia and miscellanea
Miscellanea
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tompkins, Peter.
Secrets of the Great Pyramid.
New York, Harper & Row [1971]
(OCoLC)602774169
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Tompkins; Livio Catullo Stecchini
ISBN: 0060143274 9780060143275
OCLC Number: 153069
Description: xv, 416 pages : illustrations, plans, portraits ; 27 cm
Contents: Ancient Background --
Medieval Exploration --
Renaissance and revival of interest --
The age of enlightenment --
Exploring with Chisel and gunpowder --
First scientific theories --
First confirmation of scientific theories --
First refutation of scientific theories --
Scientific theory developed --
A Theodolite of surveyors --
Almanac of the ages --
Astronomical observatory --
Astronomoical temples of Egypt --
Geodetic and geographic landmark --
The golden section --
Scientific survey gives geographical proof --
Decline of ancient knowledge --
Who built the pyramid passages plugged? When? And how? --
Temples of secret initiation --
More secret passages and chambers --
Astrological observatory.
Responsibility: Peter Tompkins ; with an appendix by Livio Catullo Stecchini.

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This beautifully illustrated book presents the thousand-year drama which has centered on the mysteries of the Great Pyramid of Cheops.

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