Unravelling Mysteries Ebook

Unravelling the Mysteries of Ancient Places Ebook

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To mark the occasion of our one year anniversary, Ancient Origins wanted to give something back to our readers for making it such an enjoyable website and community to be part of. The ebook is a compilation of exclusive articles written for Ancient Origins which explore the most enigmatic and fascinating sites on the planet. Contributors include guest authors Brien Foerster, Maria Wheatley, Steve and Evan Strong, Stephen Mehler, Dr Rita Louise, Gregory Sams, Hugh Newman and Lucy Wyatt; two writers: Margaret Moose and Dr Derek Cunningham; and one of Ancient Origins' own writers: April Holloway. Thanks to one of our readers, Marcio Godinho, who voluntarily gave his time and effort to make this book available to a wider audience, the ebook is also available for download in Portuguese. If you are a subscriber, and logged in, you should see a link below to download the ebook. If not please log in or register first and you will see the link below! The ebook is available in multiple formats and is optimized to be used with any e-book reader.

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As well as the ebook please enjoy our exclusive HD videos, from some of our guest authors, which also explore some of the most fascinating ancient palces on the planet.

The Ancient Funerary Towers Of Sillustani, Peru - Brien Foerster

Brien Foerster, author and researcher, explores the ancient funerary towers of Sillustani, Peru, called chullpa. In this talk, Brien Foerster, questions the conventional interpretation that the chullpas were used primarily as tombs and that the finer chullpa were built by the Inca. Instead, he offers a new hypothesis which links the chullpa to an ancient culture that preceded the Inca and who built the chullpa for a much different purpose.

The Lunar Alignments of Stonehenge - Maria Wheatley

Maria Wheatley, author and researcher, sheds light on the fascinating site of Stonehenge, located in Wiltshire, England. She reveals information about this world-famous ancient place that many would have never heard of before, for example, the fact that Stonehenge was not just oriented to the Sun, but also to the Moon. She also reveals in explicit detail exactly what Stonehenge would have looked like - and it is much different to what you may imagine. In this talk, Maria Wheatley also reveals much about the Stonehenge landscape and environs and explains that there is a lot more to this ancient place than just the Standing Circle of megalithic stones that everyone knows about.

The Serapeum of Saqqara - Stephen Mehler

Stephen Mehler, researcher and author, explores the fascinating site of the Serapeum of Saqqara, a huge subterranean complex located north west of the Pyramid of Djoser, a necropolis near Memphis. Many believe that bulls associated with the Apis Bull cult were buried in the stone boxes found in the chambers within the Serapeum. But in this talk, Stephen Mehler reveals another more plausible explanation regarding exactly what these stone boxes were used for.

The Devil's Den of Wiltshire - Gary Evans

Gary Evans, researcher of ancient mysteries, PR agent, and tour organiser, explores the enigmatic site in Wiltshire, England, known as the Devil's Den. While many know the Devil's Den as a stone formation in the Wiltshire landscape, Gary reveals some curious sound properties inside the stone monument that few know about it. In this talk, Gary Evans, sheds light on the folklore and mythology that gave this mysterious site its' name.

The Ancient Culture of Australia - Dr Rita Louise

Dr Rita Louise, bestselling author, naturopathic physician, and host of Just Energy Radio, explores ancient human origins through a discussion about the indigenous inhabitants of Australia and their culture. In this talk, Dr Rita proposes that in seeking to unravel the mysteries of our ancient origins, we should turn to the Aborigines of Australia, the oldest continuous living culture on the planet.

Thanks to our contributors

From our humble beginnings in February last year, Ancient Origins has grown and expanded to over one million visits every month thanks to the enthusiasm of our readers and the contribution of a great team of over a dozen writers and more than twenty guest authors, including: William Bramley, Dr Rita Louise, David Hatcher Childress, Brien Foerster, Graham Hancock, Sam Osmanagich, Patricia Awyan, Gary Evans, Scott Alan Roberts, Micah Hanks, Gregory Sams, Anthony Murphy, Michael Ledo, Gary David, Alex Teplish, Maria Wheatley, Robert Bauval, James Swagger, Steven and Evan Strong, Stephen Mehler, and Theodore Holden. 

Special thanks go to William Bramley, Dr Rita Louise, Brien Foerster, Sam Osmanagich, and Gary Evans, who supported us with articles and interviews at our very beginnings when we had a virtually empty website and only a handful of Facebook followers, and to Susan Ferguson and Margaret Moose who have volunteered their time to provide many articles simply due to their love and passion for the subject.

The Ancient Origins Team


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