A complete handbook about the pyramids of Ancient Egypt during the Pyramid Age. It contains: the locations and dimensions of interiors and exteriors of the pyramids; the history and builders of the pyramids; theories of construction; theories on their purpose and function; the sacred geometry that was incorporated into the design of the pyramids; and much, much more.
This Edition of the book consists of fully illustrated five Parts with a total of 11 Chapters.
Part I: Overview consists of two chapters 1 and 2, as follows:
Chapter 1: The Background provides a short opening statement about the common "theories" and the counterpoints based on actual facts.
Chapter 2: The Genuine Masonry Pyramids provides a list of the Egyptian pyramids that were built during the Fourth dynasty about 4500 years ago.
Part II: Pyramids versus Tombs consists of one chapter 3, as follows:
Chapter 3: The Fictional Tombs covers the details of a typical Ancient Egyptian tomb and how totally different from the interiors of the Egyptian masonry pyramids of the Fourth Dynasty.
Part III: Pyramids -- Functions & Forms consists of two chapters 4 and 5, as follows:
Chapter 4: The Pyramid Complex shows how the Egyptian pyramid was a component of a complex that was connected to other temples; and the differences in functions and forms between a pyramid and a temple; as well as the energetic proportioning of such structures.
Chapter 5: Pyramid Power covers the form variations of the Egyptian masonry pyramids; and how such forms attract, maintain and channel cosmic energies.
Part IV: Pyramid Construction Techniques consists of two chapters 6 and 7, as follows:
Chapter 6: The Flawed "Common Theory" covers the details of the Common 'Theory"; the unidentified "source" of quarried blocks; the impossibilities of cutting and shaping the pyramid blocks; the impossible logistics of fabricated ramps' theory; the convenietly ignored three immense Pyramids of Snefru; and a summation refuting the western-made "Common Theory"
Chapter 7: The Material Facts covers Herodotus accounts of pyramid construction; Egyptian molding techniques ; the differences between synthetic and natural blocks; the various types of synthetic concrete blocks; the unique qualities of the pyramids'casing stones; additional evidential facts of synthetic pyramid blocks; as well as bringing to light the even more outstanding details of the earlier incredible masonry works of Saqqara
Part V: The Three Pyramids of Giza consists of four chapters 8 through 11, as follows:
Chapter 8: The Giza Plateau provides an overall diagram of the main points of interest in the Giza Plateau
Chapter 9: Khufu’s Great Pyramid covers its detailed exteriors and interiors.
Chapter 10: Khafra’s Pyramid covers its detailed exteriors and interiors.
Chapter 11: Menkaura's Pyramid covers its detailed exteriors and interiors.
Moustafa Gadalla is an Egyptian-American independent Egyptologist, who was born in Cairo, Egypt in 1944. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from Cairo University.
Gadalla is the author of twenty two published internationally acclaimed books about the various aspects of the Ancient Egyptian history and civilization and its influences worldwide.
He is the Founder and Chairman of the Tehuti Research Foundation (www.egypt-tehuti.org)—an international, U.S.-based, non-profit organization, dedicated to Ancient Egyptian studies. He is also the Founder and Head of the on-line Egyptian Mystical University (www.EgyptianMysticalUniversity.org).
From his early childhood, Gadalla pursued his Ancient Egyptian roots with passion, through continuous study and research. Since 1990, he has dedicated and concentrated all his time to researching and writing.