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Sphinx Scrolls
Author: Stewart Ferris
ISBN: 1910939382
Pages: 384
Year: 2016-11-03
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An ancient Mayan prophecy... A dangerous Nazi descendant... A passionate archaeologist... And an aristocrat desperate for cash. Mayan legends tell of a location where the secret to surviving the end of the world may be found. One part of that legend is recorded on a stone tablet in the dusty attic of Lord 'Ratty' Ballashiels' crumbling manor. The other twin part disappeared from a Berlin museum when the Nazis took power. When Ratty seems about to sell his tablet to the adopted son of Josef Mengele, his friend, the archaeologist Ruby Towers, is appalled. Soon it is clear that more than archaeology is at stake. The quest to rescue historic Central American artefacts becomes a race to prevent an apocalyptic threatwhen Ruby discovers that the ancients have set in motion something that will threaten the world today.
The Sphinx Swindle
Author: Stewart Ferris
Publisher: Accent Press Ltd
ISBN: 1786152908
Pages: 38
Year: 2017-02-27
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The Sphinx Swindle is the prequel to The Sphinx Scrolls. Archaeologist Ruby Towers embarks on a televised search for the fabled Hall of Records within the Sphinx at Giza, unaware that her career is being manipulated from the shadows by a seedy television producer who has placed her at the heart of the greatest archaeological swindle of modern times. Meanwhile, her on-screen relationship with the documentary’s presenter, Matt Mountebank, alarms her eccentric friend Lord ‘Ratty’ Ballashiels, who is viewing the nightly broadcasts from his crumbling English manor. Ratty flies to Cairo, plotting to carry out a desperate plan in front of the television cameras. When he arrives, the shocking consequences of the swindle start to unravel. Ruby’s reputation is in tatters, and any hope of finding the real Hall of Records seems lost for a generation. Ratty has one last chance to make things right, but it will cost him everything...
The Hidden Chamber in the Great Sphinx
Author: Linda A. Cadose
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1468508075
Pages: 110
Year: 2012-01-01
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Egyptian archeologist, Dr. Khalid Saad discovers a hidden chamber in the right paw of the Great Spinx using Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR). He invites his life-long friend, American archeologist, Dr Cliff Post to join him on the expedition to open the hidden chamber. Cliff eagerly agrees. Before they can open the chamber, they must obtain a digging permit from the Supreme Council on Antiquities. To obtain the permit, Cliff and Khalid must contend with Dr. Hosnee Sadat who wants to open the chamber himself and to bar all westerners from the expedition. When the chamber is opened, they discover an ancient supercomputer composed of 13 crystal skulls. After the computer is discovered, Drs. Post and Saad are followed, spied on and kidnapped. The Hidden Chamber in the Great Sphinx has a great deal of factually based information on ancient Egypt which is rolled into a fun mystery/adventure. Learn the fate of Drs. Post, Saad and Sadat.
The Dali Diaries
Author: Stewart Ferris
Publisher: Accent Press Ltd
ISBN: 178615188X
Pages: 300
Year: 2017-07-27
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When an English Earl opens a forgotten room in his stately home – a room that has been locked since 1937 – he discovers a connection to his mother’s tragic disappearance and re-awakens a decades-old conspiracy against his family. Vengeful former servants have him in their sights, but it soon becomes clear that their agenda reaches far beyond the aristocrat and his forebears. As he unravels the connections between a lost Dali painting found in a Spanish cave, a time capsule buried at Flushing Meadows and his grandmother’s friendship with Hitler’s lover Unity Mitford, the Earl realises he has just hours to save millions from the horrifying true purpose of the conspirators.
Head-dress Badges of the British Army: Up to the end of the Great War
Author: Arthur L. Kipling, Hugh L. King
Pages: 496
Year: 1978
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Head-Dress Badges of the British Army
Author: Arthur L. Kipling, Hugh L. King
Publisher: Vintage
Pages: 242
Year: 1978
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Sphinx's Princess
Author: Esther M. Friesner
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0375856552
Pages: 370
Year: 2010-08
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Although she is a dutiful daughter, Nefertiti's dancing abilities, remarkable beauty, and intelligence garner attention near and far, so much so that her family is summoned to the Egyptian royal court, where Nefertiti becomes a pawn in the power play of her scheming aunt, Queen Tiye.
Queen M'oo and the Egyptian Sphinx
Author: Augustus Le Plongeon
Pages: 277
Year: 1896
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From Atlantis to the Sphinx
Author: Colin Wilson
Publisher: Weiser Books
ISBN: 1578633060
Pages: 320
Year: 2004-07-01
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In this compelling book, Colin Wilson argues that thousands of years before ancient Egypt and Greece held sway, there was a great civilization whose ships traveled the world from China to Antarctica. Their advanced knowledge of science, mathematics, and astronomy was passed on to descendants who escaped to Egypt and South America. From Atlantis to the Sphinx bases this assertion on a true fact: that archaeologists and geologists are at odds over the age of the Sphinx. Archaeologists claim that the Sphinx dates to classical dynastic Egypt, around 2,400 b.c. But some geologists claim that it could have been built as early as 7,000 to 10,500 b.c. The geologists' claim is based on the curious fact that the erosion of the Sphinx is more characteristic of water erosion than that of wind and sand. Starting from the assumption that there was an advanced civilization in existence much earlier than previously thought, Wilson goes on to claim that it could very well be Atlantis--not a literal island that sank, but more of a great civilization that either declined naturally or experienced a great catastrophe, passing on only a fraction of its knowledge to other peoples. From Atlantis to the Sphinx delves into what might have been a completely different knowledge system from that of modern man--one as alien to us as that of the Martians. The book sets out to reconstruct that ancient knowledge in a fascinating exploration of the remote depths of history, a ground-breaking attempt to understand how these long-forgotten peoples thought, felt, and communicated with the universe.
Turandot, the Chinese sphinx, a dramatic oddity [in verse] freely tr. from Schiller
Author: Mary Sabilla Novello
Year: 1872
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Legacy of the Sphinx
Author: Michael Goulding
Publisher: Michael Goulding
ISBN: 1905609213
Pages: 379
Year: 2008
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Following the translation of two Dead Sea Scrolls kept hidden from the world by the Vatican, Connor Tremayne, a highly unconventional Jesuit priest and Mary O'Brien, a Carmelite novice with a hidden past, are dispatched to England to investigate the possible whereabouts of a 3000 year-old artefact.

The Sphinx Mystery
Author: Robert Temple
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1594778841
Pages: 576
Year: 2009-01-20
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A book that verifies the existence of secret underground chambers beneath the Sphinx and demonstrates its origins as the Egyptian god of the dead, Anubis • Includes an anthology of eyewitness accounts from early travelers who explored the secret chambers before they were sealed in 1926 • Reveals that the Sphinx was originally carved as a monumental crouching Anubis, the Egyptian jackal god of the necropolis Shrouded in mystery for centuries, the Sphinx of Giza has frustrated many who have attempted to discover its original purpose. Accounts exist of the Sphinx as an oracle, as a king’s burial chamber, and as a temple for initiation into the Hermetic Mysteries. Egyptologists have argued for decades about whether there are secret chambers underneath the Sphinx, why the head-to-body ratio is out of proportion, and whose face adorns it. In The Sphinx Mystery, Robert Temple addresses the many mysteries of the Sphinx. He presents eyewitness accounts, published over a period of 281 years, of people who saw the secret chambers and even went inside them before they were sealed in 1926--accounts that had been forgotten until the author rediscovered them. He also describes his own exploration of a tunnel at the rear of the Sphinx, perhaps used for obtaining sacred divinatory dreams. Robert Temple reveals that the Sphinx was originally a monumental Anubis, the Egyptian jackal god, and that its face is that of a Middle Kingdom Pharaoh, Amenemhet II, which was a later re-carving. In addition, he provides photographic evidence of ancient sluice gate traces to demonstrate that, during the Old Kingdom, the Sphinx as Anubis sat surrounded by a moat filled with water--called Jackal Lake in the ancient Pyramid Texts--where religious ceremonies were held. He also provides evidence that the exact size and position of the Sphinx were geometrically determined in relation to the pyramids of Cheops and Chephren and that it was part of a pharaonic resurrection cult.
The 4th Secret
Author: R.D. Shah
Publisher: Canelo
ISBN: 1911591681
Pages: 330
Year: 2017-07-10
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The Magi return... When a brutal attack leaves a priest close to death and screaming of dark prophecies, Professor Alex Harker once again finds himself pulled into the shadowy world of the Magi. On dubious pretenses, Harker must join a desperate search for the missing child he has sworn to protect. But as he edges closer to the truth, he realises the child’s importance pales in significance to the cataclysmic events unfolding around him. When reality and prophecy start to merge, and nations begin to crumble, Harker knows the future of the planet is in his hands. Its salvation lies in the discovery of one thing: The 4th Secret. A heart-stopping rollercoaster that won’t let go, R.D. Shah’s brilliant thriller is perfect for fans of Dan Brown, Scott Mariani and Chris Kuzneski.