Ancient mysteries

Where was Camelot?
Who sculpted the terrifying effigies of Easter Island?
Has Atlantis been located?
What was the purpose of the Great Pyramid?
Is the ark on Ararat?
What was Stonehenge used for?
Was God an astronaut?
What is the real evidence of extraterrestrial visitation to the earth?

Ageless riddles...mysterious questions... unexpected answers!

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By Daniel (Shelby, NC) · ★★★☆☆ · November 14, 2011
This is one of those books I've had on my shelf for years but had just never around to reading. This delay only made Ancient Mysteries, published in 1977, even more outdated than it already was. We now know much more about many of the subjects Rupert Furneaux discusses in these pages, and Furneau... ...more
By Sharon (Rolesville, NC) · ★★★★★ · May 31, 2014
Although it's an old book, the information is fascinating and unbiased. The author provides theories as well as local lore with each mystery, then tries to make some sense of them with facts and findings by expert researchers. The reader is left to form his/her own opinion as to what happened. Ch... ...more
By Mary Abigail (Angeles City, 2010, Philippines) · ★★★★☆ · August 14, 2014
first book I read in high school. i was thirteen i think.

I won't recommend it as a first book.
it took me a while to finish it.

becasue there are way too many technical words i didn't undertand half of the time i was reading it.

it's entertaining if you're into history and it's whole n... ...more
By Scotchneat (Waterloo, ON, Canada) · ★★★☆☆ · July 01, 2010
Besides having an awesome name, Furneaux gives some fairly straight forward accounts of things mysterious from our past. Bottom line is that we don't know what we've forgotten how we did.

Not a nutter, as much as I love the nutters. ...more