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The mystery of the pyramids is solved before our eyes as Macaulay's minutely detailed free-hand sketches and cross-section diagrams follow the raising of layer after layer of stone blocks. Beginning with the first plans drawn for the pyramid—which will be only ten feet shorter and not unlike Khufu's at Giza—we see how a priest determines true north at the building site, how water-filled trenches ... Read full review

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This book gives such good information. It depends on what kind of information you are looking for though. If you want to find information about the structure of a pyramid then this book is a must! Or maybe if you want to know what parts of a pyramid are called this book is good for that, but it doesn't say information about all the pyramids in egypt but it says a good amout to write a 3-5 page essay about egypt and pyramids. The art work in this book too is fantastic. David Macaulay is an EXCELLENT artist I must say. 

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