A.S.H. Smyth

Proof at last that the Great Pyramid wasn’t built by aliens

Recently discovered papyri painstakingly record the staggering logistics involved in creating the vast complex at Giza

A human disturbance on a geological scale: for the Great Pyramid, more than six hectares of rock were hand-sculpted to form a foundation to legendary degrees of accuracy with regard to both the Earth and heavens [Alamy]

Because I once made the mistake of dabbling in Egyptology, some ‘friend’ will schwack me every other week with a meme, cartoon or article about people who still believe the pyramids were built by aliens. I have longed for a handy single volume to present to these loons, full of unarguable evidence putting this business past dispute – and Pierre Tallet and Mark Lehner have provided it.

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