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The Pyramids and Temples of Gizeh

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  • Date Published: September 2013
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108065726

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  • A pioneering Egyptologist, Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie (1853–1942) excavated over fifty sites and trained a generation of archaeologists. In 1880 he began the first ever systematic survey of the Giza Plateau, with perhaps his most important work being on the Great Pyramid. Theories abounded as to how the Great Pyramid had been constructed, yet few were based on close examination of the structure itself. Petrie's findings, still used as a reference today, enabled him to disprove prominent theories, such as the belief of Charles Piazzi Smyth that the Great Pyramid was a product of divine revelation and therefore flawless. This first edition of 1883 was not reprinted, and subsequent editions summarised some of the material. Petrie wrote prolifically throughout his long career, and many of his other publications are also reissued in this series.

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    • Date Published: September 2013
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108065726
    • length: 288 pages
    • dimensions: 244 x 170 x 15 mm
    • weight: 0.46kg
    • contains: 16 b/w illus.
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction
    1. Objects and means
    2. Instruments
    3. Methods of measurement
    4. Excavations
    5. Co-ordinates
    6. Outside of Great Pyramid
    7. Inside of Great Pyramid
    8. Outside of Second Pyramid
    9. Inside of Second Pyramid
    10. Outside of Third Pyramid
    11. Inside of Third Pyramid
    12. Lesser pyramids of Gizeh
    13. Position and orientation of the pyramids
    14. The granite temple, etc.
    15. Tombs of Gizeh
    16. Notes on other pyramids
    17. Historical notes
    18. Architectural ideas of the pyramid builders
    19. Mechanical methods of the pyramid builders
    20. Values of the cubit and digit
    21. Theories compared with facts
    22. History of the Great Pyramid, and its design
    23. Appendices
    Index.

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