By David Gibbins
Perfect for enthusiasts of Clive Cussler and Dan Brown, Pyramid is an exhilarating new experience starring fearless marine archaeologist Jack Howard, in a heart-stopping quest to discover an historic Egyptian secret—and take advantage of remarkable discovery of our time.
everybody KNEW the tale OF historical EGYPT.
For hundreds of thousands of years, Egypt was once a wealthy, creative civilization. Then it turned a fertile looking flooring for archaeologists and explorers. Now the streets of Cairo teem with violence as a political awakening shakes the sector. within the face of overwhelming risk, Jack Howard and his group of marine archaeologists have collected items of a gorgeous puzzle. yet placing it jointly may cost a little them their lives.
Howard has attached a secret hidden inside of an exceptional pyramid to a fossilized discovery within the crimson Sea and a 110-year-old handwritten file of a guy who claims to have escaped a labyrinth underneath Cairo. For that his crew is stalked by means of a brutal extremist association that may ruin any treasure they find.
As humans struggle and die for his or her rights aboveground, Jack fights for a discovery that might shed an magnificent new mild at the maximum tale ever informed: Moses’s exodus from Egypt and the genuine beginnings of a brand new bankruptcy in human history.
compliment for the novels of David Gibbins
“What do you get should you go Indiana Jones with Dan Brown? solution: David Gibbins.”—Daily Mirror (U.K.), on Atlantis
“An interesting mixture of truth and fiction, with colors of Clive Cussler and Indiana Jones.”—York Evening Press, on Crusader Gold
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That meshes with my very own revelation simply now within the synagogue while i spotted that I knew stone excavated in 1890 from the synagogue precinct contained the hieroglyphic cartouche of none except Akhenaten. It starts to slot with a much wider photograph, that the location of medieval Fustat was hooked up with the traditional complicated of Heliopolis, the place northeastern Cairo now stands. Heliopolis used to be the heart for the worship of the solar god Ra, and a logical position for Akhenaten to construct a superb temple to the Aten. Maurice advised me that blocks from that temple were pointed out within the medieval partitions of Cairo. That used to be my first idea whilst Aysha advised me concerning the British officials getting to know the stone with the cartouche right here in 1890. however the account in that officer’s diary makes it sound as though it got here from an in situ historical constitution, no longer a medieval one, so it suits with what Halevi indicates a couple of separate Pharaonic spiritual complicated the following, one aligned to the pyramids instead of to the previous cult heart at Heliopolis. Is there extra, Maria? ” “A few sentences, ahead of the tear. ” She carried on interpreting: Now ben Netanel tells me this. His great-grandfather as a boy secretly Al-Hakim out into the barren region that ultimate evening, a dare one of the boys of Fustat to determine the place the caliph used to be quite going. He watched from at the back of a dune as Al-Hakim hobbled his donkey with a knife, stripped off his outfits and slashed them with the bloody blade, after which stood there bare, elevating his palms to the sky. His homicide used to be a ruse. He sought after the area to imagine that he had died. He had certainly passed through a transmogrification, no longer from caliph to god, yet from caliph to guy. He didn't die, yet he disappeared down a gap within the flooring into the underworld, by no means to be visible back. this can be no myth; this is often fact. Jack waited in silence for a second, coursing with pleasure. “The underworld. cross on,” he recommended. Maria sat again. “That’s it. ” Jack closed his eyes. That’s it? “Are you certain? ” Maria glanced at Aysha. “Well, there may be extra. the previous day night after I bought organize the following, Aysha and that i climbed into the chamber and controlled to work out during the gap with our torches. We have been capable of prize loose this fragment, yet we observed one other sheet compacted opposed to the stone past it that may be the torn reduce half the web page. We don’t have any extraction instruments that wouldn’t harm it, and might most likely tear it into shreds. every little thing should be performed right here the old school manner, with naked palms. And Aysha and that i are, good, either a bit brief on size. ” Jack stared at her. “You’re telling me you were given me all of the manner the following simply because I’ve acquired lengthy hands? ” “The longest in Cairo. most likely the longest in Egypt. And arms used to feeling round within the murk. Diving down holes is your distinctiveness, isn’t it? ” Jack shook his head. “What you would like is Little Joey. Costas’ miniature robotic. His blood brother. That’s the true cause he’s pining to come again to his engineering lab on Seaquest, now not the issues of elevating the sarcophagus of Menkaure.