The Orion Mystery

The Orion Mystery

Unlocking the Secrets of the Pyramids

Book - 1995 | First American paperback edition
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Random House, Inc.
A revolutionary book that explains the most enigmatic and fascinating wonder of the ancient world: the Pyramids of Egypt.

In 1993, German robotics engineer Rudolf Gatenbrink discovered a sealed door within the Great Pyramid of Giza--a door left unopened for 4,500 years. With this discovery, Robert Bauval--who spent the decade prior to the discovery researching the pyramids--and Adrian Gilbert used astronomical data to reveal that more than just tombs, the pyramids were created to serve as a gateway to the stars; in the process, they uncovered what they believe to be the key to the plan that governed the construction of the great pyramids: the Orion Constellation.

"[An] absorbing and fascinating work of archaeological detection...clearly and rivetingly told...the book is highly and compulsively readable."--London Sunday Times.

Baker & Taylor
Drawing on more than a decade of research, this eye-opening account of one of the great mysteries of the ancient world links the construction of the pyramids and Egyptian religion to precise astronomical study. TV tie-in. 20,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press : Crown Publishing, [1995]
Edition: First American paperback edition
Copyright Date: ©1994
ISBN: 9780517599037
0517599031
0517884542 (pbk.)
9780517884546 (pbk.)
Branch Call Number: 932 BAU
Characteristics: 325 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm

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