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    DescriptionIn this riveting account of historical and archaeological investigation, the authors present hard evidence that the Sphinx, the Pyramids, and the other monuments at Giza are of far more ancient origin than previously believed. Complete with evidence of a conspiracy between the Egyptology establishment and various confidential organizations to keep the secrets of the Pyramids from the world, The Message of the Sphinx is also a modern-day detective story. of photos.


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    Title
    The Message of the Sphinx
    Subtitle
    A Quest for the Hidden Legacy of Mankind
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Graham Hancock, By (author) Robert Bauval
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 384
    Width: 165 mm
    Height: 241 mm
    Thickness: 21 mm
    Weight: 454 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780517888520
    ISBN 10: 0517888521
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T10.0
    BIC E4L: REL
    DC21: 932
    BIC subject category V2: VXA
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T General Subject: 750
    Ingram Subject Code: AH
    Libri: I-AH
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25530
    BISAC V2.8: SOC003000
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN
    DC22: 932
    Ingram Theme: CULT/NAFRIC
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 07
    B&T Approval Code: A33740000
    LC subject heading:
    Abridged Dewey: 932
    BISAC V2.8: HIS002000, HIS002030
    B&T Approval Code: A17602000
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    LC classification: DT62.S7H36
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    LC classification: BF1999 .H344 1996A
    Thema V1.0: VXA
    Edition
    1
    Edition statement
    Paperback.
    Illustrations note
    ONE 16-PAGE B&W PHOTO INSERT
    Publisher
    Random House USA Inc
    Imprint name
    Crown Publications
    Publication date
    01 July 1997
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Graham Hancock was formerly East Africa Correspondent for The Economist and covered the Ogaden war between Somalia and Ethiopia for the London Sunday Times. His books include African Ark: Peoples of the Horn, the widely acclaimed Lords of Poverty, which earned the 1990 H.L. Mencken Award (honorable mention) for an outstanding book of journalism, The Sign and the Seal (Crown, 1992), the international bestseller that documented his real-life quest for the lost Ark of the Covenant, and the recent number-one bestseller, Fingerprints of the Gods (Crown 1995). Hancock has recently appeared on the NBC special `The Mysterious Origins of Man` and on the CBS special `Mysteries of the Millennium.` He has also appeared on television with Michael Palin in his `Pole to Pole` series, the BBC and CNN, as well as the National Geographic's `Explorer` series in stories related to The Sign and the Seal. Robert Bauval is a construction engineer with a long-standing interest in the astronomy of the pyramids, having lived in Egypt and elsewhere in the Middle East for much of his life. He has appeared on national television several times including ABC-TV's `Prime Time Live` and NBC-TV's `The Mysterious Origins of Man.` His first book The Orion Mystery was a number-one bestseller in the United Kingdom. `From the Hardcover edition.`
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    In this riveting account of historical and archaeological investigation, the authors present hard evidence that the Sphinx, the Pyramids, and the other monuments at Giza are of far more ancient origin than previously believed. Complete with evidence of a conspiracy between the Egyptology establishment and various confidential organizations to keep the secrets of the Pyramids from the world, The Message of the Sphinx is also a modern-day detective story. of photos.