Willem Witteveen (1957) studied nautical sciences and engineering, then spent 15 years as a navigational officer on merchant vessels, followed by 25 years as a maritime pilot in the port of Rotterdam. His background in navigational sciences, together with his worldwide travels to many different countries, inspired a lifelong interest in ancient civilisations, ancient documents and ancient writers. Finally back on shore, he is now a full-time researcher and is currently focused on
Ancient Egypt and its corresponding connections to human history. Articles by Witteveen have been published in several magazines and on various websites and his book, concerning the function of the Great Pyramid of Giza, was first published in Dutch in October 2012. He lives in the Netherlands with his wife and two children.
Being very interested in Ancient Egypt since long, he felt very mistrustful about the explanations told by the local guides, archaeologists and Egyptologists. They made no sense to him. He always was convinced that there had to be a connection between our Earth and the nearby Solar System through the Great Pyramid of Giza, encoded through the five elements: Earth, Water, Air, Fire and Aether.
He spent the last fifteen years doing research into the true function of the Great Pyramid of Giza in relation to the five elements and this resulted in a book about this subject. The author visited Egypt several times to see if there could be another truth but these formed by dogmas of certain scientists. He found a lot of similarities with the art of navigation and astronomy and this helped him to form his own conclusions.
Since the publication of the Dutch book (October 2012) he keeps searching for more evidence to construct theories and useful connections with other civilisations. So far, his theories have only been confirmed. He also publishes articles about ancient Egyptian connections in Frontier Magazine (frontierworld.nl) as a supplement to his theories as described in the book.
The book is now completely rewritten in English and contains lots of additional information and more than 200 images. It will be available end of March 2016,
De Grote Piramide van Gizeh als monument van de schepping (Dutch 2012)
The Great Pyramid of Giza – a modern view on ancient knowledge (English 2016)
"The legendary Egyptian Hall of Records is hidden in plain sight! Willem Witteveen uses not only 21st century science, but also overlooked reports from past explorations, in this meticulously researched account. He has cracked-the-code of our past to show us our future. The Pyramids of Giza can now be understood in their rightful place as the center of our world." Marcus Allen – Nexus Magazine