The Secret Of The Great Pyramid: How One Man'S Obsession Led To The Solution Of Ancient Egypt'S Greatest Mystery

The Secret Of The Great Pyramid: How One Man'S Obsession Led To The Solution Of Ancient Egypt'S Greatest Mystery

  • Publish Date: 2008-10-14
  • Binding: Hardcover
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The Secret of the Great Pyramid is a thrilling intellectual adventure story about the most exciting discovery in Egyptology in decades. Bob Brier, along with French architect Jean-Pierre Houdin, tells the remarkable true story of Houdins obsession with Egypts Great Pyramid, one of the Seven Wonders of the World: how, in an ancient agrarian society not long removed from the Stone Age, such a remarkable structure could have been envisioned and constructed. At oncethe storyof Houdins determined search for answers to the puzzle that have eluded scientist and Egyptologists for centuries anda fascinating history of the planning and building of the magnificent edifice, The Secret of the Great Pyramid is an extraordinary work that puts the mystery to rest, once and for all.

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