By David Gibbins
Perfect for enthusiasts of Clive Cussler and Dan Brown, Pyramid is an exhilarating new experience starring fearless marine archaeologist Jack Howard, in a heart-stopping quest to discover an historic Egyptian secret—and take advantage of awesome discovery of our time.
every person KNEW the tale OF historic EGYPT.
until eventually NOW.
For hundreds of thousands of years, Egypt was once a wealthy, inventive civilization. Then it grew to become a fertile looking floor for archaeologists and explorers. Now the streets of Cairo teem with violence as a political awakening shakes the zone. within the face of overwhelming probability, Jack Howard and his staff of marine archaeologists have collected items of a beautiful puzzle. yet placing it jointly might cost them their lives.
Howard has hooked up a secret hidden inside of a good pyramid to a fossilized discovery within the pink Sea and a 110-year-old handwritten document of a guy who claims to have escaped a labyrinth underneath Cairo. For that his workforce is stalked by means of a brutal extremist association that would break any treasure they find.
As humans struggle and die for his or her rights aboveground, Jack fights for a discovery that may shed an extraordinary new mild at the maximum tale ever instructed: Moses’s exodus from Egypt and the genuine beginnings of a brand new bankruptcy in human history.
compliment for the novels of David Gibbins
“What do you get if you happen to pass Indiana Jones with Dan Brown? resolution: David Gibbins.”—Daily Mirror (U.K.), on Atlantis
“An fascinating mixture of truth and fiction, with colors of Clive Cussler and Indiana Jones.”—York Evening Press, on Crusader Gold
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Jacob, do we see your plan back? ” Lanowski tapped a key, and the picture reworked to the Aten image from the plaques with the pyramids in the back of, transposed at the genuine topography of the plateau. “It matches exactly,” Jack acknowledged. “The valuable sunlight image falls precisely at the plateau in entrance of the Pyramid of Menkaure, where from which the rays emanate. That’s acquired to be it. ” He glanced at Costas. “That has to be what we observed down within the tunnel below the pyramid. ” Costas nodded. “Lit up through sun coming via these air shafts within the pyramid, mirrored off polished basalt mirrors that magnified it someplace deep underneath the plateau. ” “Okay,” Jack acknowledged. “Now for the egress element of that tunnel at the Nile. ” Lanowski reeled off a twelve-figure set of coordinates. “That pinpoints it to inside of twenty meters. I easily superimposed identical to the plaque on a contemporary map, preserving the precise alignments of the pyramids. ” Costas peered on the map dubiously. “You quite imagine it may be that actual? ” Hiebermeyer and Lanowski either grew to become and stared at him. Jack placed a hand on his shoulder, grinning. “You are looking to watch what you assert. We’re outnumbered by means of Egyptologists the following. ” “I think,” acknowledged Lanowski slowly, eyeing Costas, “given that the traditional Egyptians have been capable of align a pyramid with geometrical precision, in the event that they particularly meant this to be a map, then we will belief them. ” Costas raised his arms. “I was once in simple terms asking. Mea culpa. ” Lanowski tapped a key, and a satellite tv for pc picture of reduce Egypt got here into view. The Nile Delta and Cairo have been essentially obvious above the belt of eco-friendly that marked the process the river in the course of the wilderness. He tapped many times, coming nearer and toward some degree at the Nile to the south of Cairo. “Google Maps remains to be down for Egypt, yet I saved open the hyperlink to Landsat that my good friend at Langley despatched me while i used to be learning the pink Sea chariots website. have a look at this. My coordinates pop out virtually precisely in this ruined constitution part fallen into the Nile. Aysha? ” “My study exhibits that it’s early 19th century, inspiration to were outfitted through Napoleon’s forces after they took Egypt,” she stated. “It may were a smash by the point Corporal Jones and Chaillé-Long and the French diver undertook their foray in 1892. There’s not anything else love it on that extend of the west financial institution of the Nile. There’s doubtless that this can be the fortress they observed and that Howard Carter pointed out in his diary access. the doorway to Akhenaten’s tunnel may still lie someplace very with reference to that spot. ” “Bingo,” Lanowski acknowledged quietly. Jack’s pleasure used to be mounting. “Good paintings, Jacob. Now let’s do a little geomorphology in this. we have to be puzzling over the water point. ” “I’m already there,” Lanowski responded, his eyes glowing. “Obviously, there’s the problem of alterations through the Nile over 3 thousand years. yet this is often a kind of areas the place the placement of the financial institution has been virtually static, as we will infer from the invention of the tunnel front it seems that under the trendy financial institution of the river.