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The Riddle of the pyramids

by Mendelssohn, K.

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Published by Thames and Hudson in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Egypt.
    • Subjects:
    • Pyramids -- Egypt,
    • Pyramids -- Design and construction,
    • Indians of Mexico -- Pyramids,
    • State, The -- History

    • Edition Notes

      StatementKurt Mendelssohn.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT63 .M43 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination224 p. :
      Number of Pages224
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2553985M
      ISBN 10050027388X
      LC Control Number85051745

        An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. The riddle of the pyramids by Mendelssohn, K. (Kurt), Publication date Topics Pyramids, Pyramids, Indians of Mexico, State, The Publisher New York, PraegerPages:   The riddle of the pyramids. by Kurt Mendelssohn, , Praeger edition, in EnglishCited by:

      Though Mendelssohn himself was not an Egyptologist, the book builds on advice from experts like Sir Robert Mond and Walter Emery. His principal thesis was that the pyramid at Meidum had collapsed during construction, a conclusion he arrived at utilizing his knowledge of physics and which was sparked in by images of the Aberfan disaster, where Mendelssohn saw similarities to the rubble. Geologist Dr. Robert Schoch and author John Anthony West made a case that the erosion marks on the Sphinx appears not to be made by wind or sand, but by water, such as falling rain. They used evidence of other structures in the Giza area to prove their point. If this were true, the construction of the Sphinx could then be dated back to at least BC, when the area still received substantial.

      The Riddle Of The Pyramids poem by Kirstyanne SharkeyDaly. As Re travels across the skiesand another Pharaoh is laid to resthis spirit will soar and fly. Page. The Riddle of the Pyramids avg rating — 31 ratings — published — 10 editions Want to Read saving /5(6).


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This story began, as often happens in scientific inquiry, with a chance observation. The author, noted scientist Kurt Mendelssohn, was fully aware of the great riddle of the pyramids--namely, why this immense effort had been made 5, years ago--he did not, at first, realize that his uneasiness about the ruined pyramid at Meidum would possibly lead to the riddle's answer/5.

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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. K /5(10). ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm: The Riddle of the pyramids book Prelude to the Pyramids --Pyramid age --Unsolved problems --Clue at Meidum --Confirmation at Dahshur --Solution --Mexican pyramids --Meaning of a pyramid --Appendix: Astronomy, prophecy and sibility.

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A Scientific discovery usually is not, as so many people imagine, a sudden flash of intuition by which the whole truth is revealed; rather it is a slow Cited by: Riddle of the Pyramids Mendelssohn, Kurt Hardcover Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc Feb 1 Edition: ISBN: Description: Used - Good Good condition.

Good dust jacket. Internal SKU: E09H Wonder Book is a top rated plus seller in business since and online since !/5(29). Buy The Riddle of the Pyramids First Edition by Mendelssohn, Kurt (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 8. Pyramids and other ancient buildings were built by them, and the Pyramids of Giza were not primarily tombs, but rather a mathematical riddle, its answer being a warning of this cycle.

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New York, Praeger [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: K Mendelssohn. Knowing more about the Pyramids in Egypt had been one of the favourite encounters of the archaeologists of all time. It was in the 19th century, to be exact when a British archaeologist, Richard Howard Vyse was known as one of the influential egyptologist dated this gigantic and well-engineered building to have been built in or around B.C.

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Atlantic Books. Mendelssohn, Kurt (). The Riddle of the Pyramids. Sphere Books Ltd: London. ISBN   The Sphinx «sfihngks» was a mythical creature with the body of a lion and the head of a human, falcon, or ram. The Sphinx is found in both ancient Egyptian and Greek Egyptian myth, the Sphinx was more of a symbol than an individual entity.

It was a guardian figure, the protector of the pyramids, and the scourge of the enemies of Re, the sun god. The riddle of the Russian Pyramids is an archeological-mystery-in- progress.

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Uncommonly good collectible and rare books from uncommonly good booksellers. COVID Update. J Biblio is open and shipping orders. The riddle of the pyramids — First published in Subjects Indians of Mexico, Pyramids, The State, Design and construction, Conception et construction, Pyramides.

The riddle of the pyramids. [K Mendelssohn] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book: All Authors / Contributors: K Mendelssohn. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number:   Has the riddle of how the ancient Egyptians built the pyramids finally been solved.

A multi-national team of experts say yes, after they unearthed an ancient ramp, which they say was used to haul giant blocks into place. : Riddle of the Pyramids () by Mendelssohn, Kurt and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(29).Close enough.

His book starts with a quite credible introduction to Early Dynastic and Old Kingdom history, but his main focus is on one particular pyramid - not the Great Pyramid, like just about everybody else, but the pyramid at Meidum.

This structure doesn’t look like a pyramid at all (at least, now it doesn’t) but like a large stone tower/5(2). Riddle of the pyramids mercifully free of the exclamation marks which litter El Mahdy's book, Tyldesley's book (Pyramids: The Real Story Behind .