12 Sep Secrets of The Great Pyramid. By Peter Tompkins. Illustrated. pp. New York: Harper & Row. $ But this vast structure, the only survivor. Secrets of the Great Pyramid has ratings and 7 reviews. Peter Tompkins, Probes the mystery of the construction and significance of the Great Pyramid of. As with most of the great temples of antiquity, whoever built the Great Pyramid designed it on the basis of hermetic geometry known to a restricted circle of.
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The appendix ,of nearly pages, is by Livio Catullo Stecchini, a professor specialising in the history of measurement and quantitative science, skills he brings to this study of ancient measures realating to the Great Pyramid.
All in all a good read. Book Corner Peteg Bay Published: Time Traveler Books Published: First Edition; First Printing.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Based on what they are showing on the Discovery Channel, this book is standing thee pretty well. I got excited just thinking about reading it; each chapter brings a new level of fascination Leon’s Book Store Published: Dust jacket dusty and chipped at crown. Ships from the UK.
The dust jacket has some edge rubbing and some tears repaired on the reverse with non-acidic tape. Harper and Row, Lists with This Book. Karen Schaffer rated it liked it Jun 13, No marks to text. Aug 09, Jack rated it it was amazing Shelves: May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. The author’s presentation of the parade of physical and intellectual adventurers associated with the Great Pyramid, his superb craftsmanship, excellent narrative sense, and penetrating interpretation make this not only a totally admirable work but one grsat the Great Pyramid itself–will endure a long time to come.
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Probes the mystery of the construction and significance of the Tompkis Pyramid of Cheops, suggesting that it enshrines the scientific data of an advanced Egyptian civilization.
He is the father of author Ptolemy Tompkins. International orders may require additional postage. DJ is chipped, edge and spine worn with several tears.
Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket. On the one hand, it is a well-told account of the history of the Great Pyramid and of its interpretations and interpreters.
This definitive work deals with the adventures and discoveries of the explorers and scientists who, for two thousand years, have probed the mysteries of Pharaoh Tompiins Great Pyramid. Open Preview See a Problem? They knew the length of the yea to several decimals, the specific density of sexrets planet, the 26, year precession of the equinoxes, and the speed of light.
BBS Publishing Corporation, Head and heel of spine, corners of boards, and page corners bumped; previous owner address label on front free endpaper, small scuff at bottom of rear pastedown. Lynette Staswick rated it it was amazing Jun 20, Hardcoverpages. The book is clean and bright throughout and tightly bound.
Peter Tompkins – SECRETS OF THE GREAT PYRAMID
In a strong suspenseful narrative, Tompkins recreates the adventures and explorations of the archeologists, treasure hunters, soldiers, scientists, and eccentrics who endeavoured to solve the secrets of the Pyramid, scaling it and measuring it over the centuries. Dust jacket is protected with a mylar cover. I enjoyed it, because it is so out Remember “Pyramid power?