By David Gibbins
Perfect for enthusiasts of Clive Cussler and Dan Brown, Pharaoh is a pulse-pounding new event starring intrepid marine archaeologist Jack Howard, at the path of a shattering revelation approximately an historical mystery buried deep lower than the Egyptian pyramids.
1351 BC: Akhenaten the Sun-Pharaoh principles ultimate in Egypt . . . till the day he casts off his crown and mysteriously disappears into the wilderness, his legacy probably swallowed up by way of the distant sands underneath the nice Pyramids of Giza.
AD 1884: A British soldier serving within the Sudan stumbles upon an enormous discovery--a submerged temple containing proof of a terrifying faith whose god was once fed by way of human sacrifice. The soldier is on a challenge to arrive basic Gordon prior to Khartoum falls. yet he hides a mystery of his own.
Present day: Jack Howard and his staff are excavating some of the most remarkable underwater websites they've got ever encountered, yet darkish forces are looking at to work out what they're going to locate. Diving into the Nile, they input a global 3 thousand years again in heritage, inhabited via a those that have sworn to protect the best mystery of all time.
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For example, Stout (2002) argues that the skill required to make handaxes, and especially the more symmetrical, smaller, and thinner examples from late in the Acheulean, necessitates a high degree of social learning, language ability, and cognitive sophistication. Likewise, Kohn and Mithen (1999) argue that the redundant design and symmetry of handaxes reflect a strong imposition of social tradition and aesthetic norms, and that the ability of male handaxe makers to adhere to these was an important mechanism is sexual selection.