The Great Pyramid: Observatory, Tomb, and Temple
Chatto & Windus, 1883 - 323 páginas
Delve into the mystery of the Great Pyramid with this analytical text by Richard Proctor. This book explores the purpose, design and significance of one of the world's most incredible architectural accomplishments.
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