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    DescriptionThe mysteries of ancient Egypt have proved an endless source of fascination to the world. Here, for the first time, international bestselling author Robert Temple seeks to reveal the real history of this ancient civilisation's puzzling origins and in so doing calls into question accepted truths about the early history of Egypt. With unprecedented access to lost portions of the Valley Temple which have long been closed to archaeologists, Temple presents a sensational, reconstructed story of this fascinating society. By exploring the many paths to the truth in the story of ancient Egypt, Egyptian Dawn establishes: That the Great Pyramid could not have been built by King Cheops. The exact locations of seven intact royal tombs of the Old Kingdom period which currently await opening at Giza, and the true purpose and plan of the Giza Plateau and its three main pyramids. The existence of the world's largest megalithic ring and astronomical observatory in North Africa and its possible connection with the pyramids. That the Valley Temple of Giza is riddled with previously unreported passages and chambers, which Robert Temple presents here for the first time. The true date of the mysterious 'Tomb of Osiris', which lies 114 feet beneath the Giza Plateau. By re-dating key monuments using a revolutionary new technique, together with stunning never-before-seen images which have been meticulously photographed and documented, Temple provides solid evidence to support his findings whilst exposing the antiquities forgers who faked much of the data for Old Kingdom chronology. Egyptian Dawn is unlike any other book before it, and is supported by many supplementary photos on its website www.egyptiandawn.info.


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    Title
    Egyptian Dawn
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Robert Temple
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 528
    Width: 162 mm
    Height: 240 mm
    Thickness: 47 mm
    Weight: 884 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780712684149
    ISBN 10: 071268414X
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.5
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HDDG
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    DC22: 932
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002030
    Thema V1.0: NK, NHC, NHG
    Illustrations note
    65
    Publisher
    Cornerstone
    Imprint name
    CENTURY
    Publication date
    04 October 2010
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Professor Robert Temple is the author of a number of incisive and provocative books, including the international bestseller, The Sirius Mystery. His books have been translated into a total of 44 languages. Temple is Visiting Professor of the History and Philosophy of Science at Tsinghua University in Beijing. For many years he was a science writer for the Sunday Times, the Guardian, and a science reporter for Time Life, as well as a frequent reviewer for Nature and profile writer for New Scientist. He has produced, written and presented a documentary for Channel Four and National Geographic channels on his archaeological discoveries in Greece and Italy, and is a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society in Britain. www.robert-temple.com.