By Edward F. Malkowski
• helps prior speculations according to fantasy and esoteric assets with clinical facts from the fields of genetics, engineering, and geology
• presents additional evidence of the relationship among the Mayans and historic Egyptians
• hyperlinks the secret of Cro-Magnon guy to the increase and fall of this old civilization
In the past due 19th century, French explorer Augustus Le Plongeon, after years of analysis in Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula, concluded that the Mayan and Egyptian civilizations have been related--as remnants of a as soon as better and hugely subtle tradition. The discoveries of contemporary researchers over the past 20 years now aid this as soon as derided hypothesis with facts revealing that the Sphinx is hundreds of thousands of years older than Egyptologists have claimed, that the pyramids weren't tombs yet geomechanical energy vegetation, and that the megaliths of the Nabta Playa exhibit advanced astronomical megastar maps that existed 4,000 years ahead of traditional historians deemed such wisdom possible.
Much of the earlier aid for prehistoric civilization has depended on esoteric traditions and mythic narrative. utilizing not easy clinical proof from the fields of archaeology, genetics, engineering, and geology, in addition to sacred and spiritual texts, Malkowski indicates that those mythic narratives are in response to genuine occasions and hugely refined civilization did as soon as exist sooner than these of Egypt and Sumer. Tying its cataclysmic fall to the mysterious disappearance of Cro-Magnon tradition, Before the Pharaohs bargains a compelling new view of humanity’s past.
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Before the Pharaohs: Egypt's Mysterious Prehistory by Edward F. Malkowski