By one of the world's leading Egyptologists, The Pyramids sets our knowledge of these unique, haunting and perennially fascinating edifices into the context of ancient Egyptian culture and politics.
Author: Miroslav Verner
Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd
PYRAMIDS. WERE. BUILT,. THEIR. RISE. AND. FALL. MY. FIRST SIGHT OF THE
Great Pyramid of Khufu on the Giza plateau through the trees has always stayed
in my memory. The sheer scale of the monument eclipses all imagination or ...
Author: Peter James
Publisher: University of Wales Press
107 Dahshur , Great Pyramid . . . 144 138 Divisions of lists in the tombs . . . 108
Dahshur , South Pyramid . . . . . . 144 | 139 Decimal division of cubit . . . 109
Dahshur , , door . . . . . . 145 140 Values of the digit 110 Mastaba - Pyramids ,
Author: William Matthew Flinders Petrie
Antiquity of this City - Its Great Extent - The Pyramids - Cheops - - Its Cham bers -
Around the Pyramids - Purpose of their Construction - Astronomi cal Observation
- - Tombs - Migration of Souls - The Sphynx . · We visited the site of the no less ...
Author: Aaron Ward
Category: Middle East
A collection of ancient Egyptian biographies divided into five periods from the Old Kingdom, about 2686 B.C., to the declining New Kingdom, about 245 B.C., this book profiles some 30 Egyptian leaders, devovoting a three- to seven-page ...
Author: Rosalie F. Baker
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
PYR Pyr , the Phænician deity , iv . 188 Pyramids , builders of the , according to
Diodorus Siculus , i . 145 , [ 157 ] . Different tradition recorded by him as to the
builders of the three great pyramids , 116 , [ 158 ] . Pliny's remarks on the
Author: Christian Karl Josias Freiherr von Bunsen
Category: Chronology, Historical
PYRAMID MOVING FIGURES — one box . 1 . Village with Figures on the Sands ,
south of Pyramid Hill . 2 . The Cultivated Land of Egypt from the Sand - plain . 3 .
The principal Pyramid Village , and the Eastern or Mokattam Hills in the ...
Author: Charles Piazzi Smyth
... philosophers ' metrological scheme , 37 , 35 savants on the passages of the
Great Pyramid , 305 Further contirmations ... dynasties , table of , 412
hieroglyphics verfils Greek scholarship , 408 Egypto - Arabians held the
Pyramids in esteem ...
Author: Charles Piazzi Smyth
Into the space Lino fit a pyramid tetrahedrons , will require 1909 ( 2 , 000 , 001 ) ,
or 666 , 667 , 000 pyramids — i . e . , 1 , 000 more pyramids than tetrahedrons .
Puzzle XXVI . To build up siz octahedrons and eight tetrahedrons having equal ...
DESCRIPTION OF THE PYRAMIDS. 97 unless, as some suppose, the ruined
pyramid of Abou-Ruweysh, the northernmost of the whole, be the pyramid of
Wenephes, of the First Dynasty. The next is the “Great Pyramid” of Ghizeh, which
Author: Philip Smith
Category: History, Ancient