There exists a secret, hidden for thousands of years, that will forever change our understanding of the meaning and pupose of the most fascinating wonder of the Ancient World: the Pyramids of Egypt. What purpose did these massive structures, one of the largest construction projects ever undertaken, serve? Why were they scaattered across the desert in a seemingly random pattern? The mystery deepened when, in 1993, a secret door within the Great Pyramid was discovered--a door unopened for 5,500 years.
Robert Bauval and Adrian Gilbert have uncovered the key to the plan that governed the construction of the pyramids. A dramatic combination of history and meticulous detective work,The Orion Mystery provides a stunning conclusion to one of the world's greatest mysteries.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
"Absorbing and fascinating... how they reach their conclusions is clearly and rivetingly told... highly an compulsively readable" * Sunday Times * "A discovery about the pyramids that could change our whole view of human history" * Evening Standard * "Persuasive and scholarly" * Observer *