Egyptian Pyramids: An Analysis of a Great Mystery
by Everett W. Fish
Publisher: E. W. Fish 1880
Number of pages: 186
No problem of the present age so fully deserves the title 'A GREAT MYSTERY' as that which is involved in the origin and interpretation of the Great Pyramid and its lesser companions. They all, doubtless, belong to one epoch and to one race of invaders, though probably far apart in significance and destiny.
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