Category Archives: Book Excerpts

Excerpt 1

Excerpt 1 ...If you follow this central theme across the various myths, you will recognize it in the Osiris-Isis-Horus story, for example, and the journey of Ra from sunrise to sunset, through the underworld at night, the duat, and back again to the world visible to the Egyptians. You will recognize it in the life-giving…
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Excerpt 2

Excerpt 2 ...Petrie recognized the Great Pyramid's seqed to be 14 to 11 (=7 to 5 ½) and determined that its height from bottom center to its top was 280 cubits and the distance from its center to its perimeter at the half-circuit point was 220 cubits. The length of its incline from ground-level center-side/half-circuit…
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Excerpt 3

Excerpt 3 ...This ability to predict celestial events was the likely inspiration to depict astronomers as magicians, a caricature of the fact that they were really the scientists of their times and had nothing to do with supernatural abilities. Even during the era when the Westcar Papyrus was written, astronomers had already acquired this abstracted…
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Excerpt 4

Excerpt 4 ...We have learned much about the technology involved to build the pyramids of Egypt, but we still marvel the mystery of their design, precision, and above all their meaning. What was the Great Pyramid's message embedded in the dimensions and angles of this first of three mind-boggling and puzzling structures built at Giza?…
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