Lost Knowledge of the Ancients by Kriesberg is a fine work on the remaining remnants of ancient structures, works of art, and wonders of the world. Kriesberg is at the forefront of unique historical research, the origins of humankind, cutting edge science, and interesting topics ranging from early philosophy to the ancient use of electromagnetism. The text is very informative and full color pictures are seen throughout.
Kriesberg explains how the pyramid bases are aligned to the stars for purposes of making measurements pertinent to astronomy. In addition, the book has
pictures which depict this phenomena diagrammatically.
There are very valuable writings carved onto the walls and caves in Egypt and in other places. Samples of these writings are contained in the book. The Pyramid at Giza is considered the clock of the ages. Kriesberg establishes how this clock could operate to provide valuable scientific information even today.
The Chauvet cave in France has animal paintings dating back to Paleolithic times. The Mayan Pyramid Kukulkan at Chichin Itza has shapes like a sawtooth waveform. The book depicts scenes from the Chauvet cave and the
the Mayan Pyramid Kukulkan.
Lastly, the Cave at Lascaux, France has very valuable frescoes dating back to 15,000 BCE. Kriesberg provides samples of these frescoes. The author depicts a very interesting Maltese temple with multiple chambers which are designed to allow signals to be amplified in oval spaces throughout the structure.
Lost Knowledge of the Ancients is an excellent book which documents ancient history and classic world wonders with pictures throughout the presentation. The author’s book will be appreciated by a wide variety of academicians including historians, journalists and students everywhere.