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By Robert M. Schoch

The Egyptologist acclaimed for re-dating the good Sphinx at Giza sets his attractions on one of many precise mysteries of antiquity: the good Pyramid of Giza.

What is the nice Pyramid of Giza? Ask that simple query of a conventional Egyptologist, and also you get the elemental, conventional solution: a posh tombstone for a self-important pharaoh of the outdated state. This, Egyptologists argue, is the only real discovering in keeping with the knowledge, and the single deduction supported by means of science.

By implication, someone who dissents from this perspective is unscientific and woolly-minded-a believer in magic and ghosts. certainly, a number of the unconventional rules concerning the nice Pyramid do have a spectacularly impressive ring to them. but from underneath the most obvious phrases of this controversy, a deeper, extra major query arises: how is it that the good Pyramid routines any such gripping carry at the human psyche- including cryptic grace to the again of the one-dollar invoice and framing myriad claims of recent Age "pyramid power"?

In Pyramid Quest, Robert M. Schoch and Robert Aquinas McNally use the rigorous highbrow research of clinical inquiry to enquire what we all know concerning the nice Pyramid, and advance a beautiful speculation: This old monument is the most powerful evidence but that civilization all started millions of years in advance of is usually proposal, extending a long way again right into a little-known time. In tracing that tale, we come to appreciate not just the nice Pyramid but additionally our personal origins as civilized beings.


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