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From Atlantis to the Sphinx: Recovering the Lost Wisdom of the Ancient World

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Title:From Atlantis to the Sphinx: Recovering the Lost Wisdom of the Ancient World
Price:GBP£12.50 (about USD$15.60)
Category:Archaeology
ISBN:9781852275266
Book ID:B009-3860
Quantity:1
Publisher:Virgin Books, London, 1996
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:As New
Dust Jacket:As New
Virgin Books, 1996, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: As New, Dust Jacket Condition: As New, First Edition

In this work, Colin Wilson goes beyond the conviction that a pre-Ice-Age civilization existed before being wiped out by some great catastrophe. He suggests that a highly advanced knowledge system, developed by this society was passed on to ancient man by survivors. It is this knowledge system, argues Wilson; that enabled the ancient Egyptians to move heavy blocks of stone; drill a granite coffin with an accuracy that still baffles modern engineers; and hollow out stone vases whose long necks will not admit a child's finger. Wilson attempts to reconstruct the knowledge system, and try to understand how these "old ones" thought, felt and communicated with the universe. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 294 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust Jacket is in as new condition, apart from normal shop shelf wear - contains no tears or chips or other damage. Dust Jacket un-clipped. Gilt titles spine. red cloth; illustrated by b/w. photo's.. Includes notes, bibliography & index. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Archaeology; Pre-History; Ancient Knowledge; History. ISBN: 185227526X. ISBN/EAN: 9781852275266. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3860.
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