Author, lecturer, and guide, John Anthony
West delivered a seismic shock to archaeology in the early 1990's when
he and Boston University geologist Robert Schoch revealed that the
Great Sphinx of Giza, Egypt, showed evidence of rainfall erosion. Such
erosion could only mean that
the Sphinx was carved during or before the rains that marked the
transition of northern Africa from the last Ice Age to the present
interglacial epoch, a transition that occurred in the millennia from
10,000 to 5000 BC.
civilisation was not a development, it was a legacy"
John Anthony West
John Anthony West is a writer, scholar and Pythagorean, born
in New York City. He is the author of The Traveler's Key to
Ancient Egypt, and consulting editor for the Traveler's Key
series. His previous book, Serpent in the Sky: The High
Wisdom of Ancient Egypt is an exhaustive study of the revolutionary
Egyptological work of the French mathematician and Orientalist, the
late R.A. Schwaller de Lubicz.
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