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    DescriptionUnlocking the secrets of the pyramids. For thousands of years the pyramids have stood, imposing and enigmatic, refusing to give up their secrets. In this thrilling book of scientific and historical detective work, the authors try to answer some of history's oldest questions...Why did the Egyptians really build pyramids? What lies inside the Great Pyramid's hidden chamber and what awesome secret, unseeen for 4500 years, could be concealed there? Bauval and Gilbert have spent over ten years investigating the mysteries of the pyramids. Their conclusions have aplit the academic establishment.


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    Title
    The Orion Mystery
    Subtitle
    Unlocking the Secrets of the Pyramids
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Bauval Robert, By (author) Adrian D. Gilbert, Illustrated by Robin Cook
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 368
    Width: 108 mm
    Height: 176 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 159 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780099429272
    ISBN 10: 0099429276
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25520
    BIC E4L: PAR
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.7
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1HBE
    BIC subject category V2: HDD, JFH
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000
    BIC subject category V2: 1HBE
    Thema V1.0: NKD, JBG
    Thema geographical qualifier V1.0: 1HBE
    Illustrations note
    b&w illustrations, b&w halftones
    Publisher
    Cornerstone
    Imprint name
    ARROW BOOKS LTD
    Publication date
    31 July 2001
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Adrian Gilbert is the author and independent publishing consultant. In 1991 he set up Solos Press, a small publishers specialising in Christian Mysticism, Gnosticism and the Hermetic tradition of Egypt. He has been researching Ancient Egypt for over twenty years and regards th discoveries contained in The Orion Mystery as crucial to our understanding of the pyramid age. Robert Bauval was born in Egypt in 1948. A construction engineer, his interest in Egyptology is long standing, having lived in Egypt and elsewhere in the Middle East for much of his life. In the 1980s he developed a line of study linking the pyramids and the so-called Pyramid Texts with astronomy. He has published several papers on this subject and his findings have been presented at the British Museum. His is the co-author of three international bestsellers: The Orion Mystery and Keeper of Genesis and more recently The Secret Chamber.
    Review quote
    "Absorbing and fascinating... how they reach their conclusions is clearly and rivetingly told... highly an compulsively readable" Sunday Times "A discovery about the pyramids that could change our whole view of human history" Evening Standard "Persuasive and scholarly" Observer