Friday, January 22, 2010

The Riddle of the Sphinx

 This is the story of Mark Lehner who was exposed to the writings of  the clairvoyant Edgar Cayce while he was a teenager, and later became a famous archaeologist working on the riddle of the Sphinx.  Here is his story, and that of the Spynx as reported in Smithsonian Magazine.

"...Lehner helped confirm what others had speculated—that some parts of the Giza complex, the Sphinx included, make up a vast sacred machine designed to harness the power of the sun to sustain the earthly and divine order. And while he long ago gave up on the fabled library of Atlantis, it’s curious, in light of his early wanderings, that he finally did discover a Lost City.

The Sphinx was not assembled piece by piece but was carved from a single mass of limestone exposed when workers dug a horseshoe-shaped quarry in the Giza plateau. Approximately 66 feet tall and 240 feet long, it is one of the largest and oldest monolithic statues in the world."...(Cont.)...