In Quest of Lost Worlds

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Adventures Unlimited Press, 2002 - History - 100 pages
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The reprint of Count Byron de Prorok's classic archaeology/adventure book first published in 1936 by E P Dutton and Co. in New York. In this exciting and well illustrated book, de Prorok takes us into the deep Sahara of forbidden Algeria to the Queen of the Tuaregs and many prehistoric ruins. Then he on to the Siwa Oasis in Egypt and then to Ethiopia. De Prorok continues on to Mexico and the remote jungles of Chiapas to discover a lost Mayan tribe and a lost city and a search for King Solomon's mines in Ethiopia Great reading, history and adventure! Includes: Tin Hinan, Legendary Queen of the Tuaregs; The mysterious A'Haggar Range of southern Algeria, Jupiter, Ammon and Tripolitania; The 'Talking Dune'; The Land of the Garamantes; Mexico and the Poison Trail; Seeking Atlantis Shadowed by the 'Little People' Ancient Pyramids of the Usamasinta and Piedras Negras in Guatemala; In Search of King Solomon's Mines and the Land of Ophir; Ancient Emerald Mines of Ethiopia. Also includes 24 pages of special illustrations of the famous Search For the Tassili Frescoes by Henri Lhote (1959). A visual treat Of a remote area of the world that is even today forbidden to outsider
 

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Contents

CHAPTER
3
Inifel and the Love Mountain
16
CHAPTER HI
29
SCENE OF THE BATTLE OF TIT
32
News of Tin Hinan We find her Tomb Treasure We have
43
SIWA NIGHT SCENE
64
SIWA PREPARATIONS FOR THE FEAST
68
CHAPTER II
71
CHAPTER II
134
CHAPTER HI
147
CHAPTER IV
160
LAKE PELJA
166
CHAPTER V
174
MAYAN TEMPLE AND PYRAMID
180
CHAPTER I
191
CHAPTER II
201

THE EXPEDITION REACHES THE FRONTIER
80
CHAPTER III
83
MONUMENTS OF GHIRZA
86
OHIRZA
94
CHAPTER IV
96
ENCAMPMENT
98
THE SLAVE MARKET
105
CHAPTER V
110
MEXICO AND THE POISON TRAIL
120
THE MEXICAN EGYPT PYRAMID OF CHICKEN ITZA
122
DUL THE BHJ CULT
212
CHAPTER IU
213
CHAPTER IV
226
DISCOVERIES ON THE WERKA WARKA
232
CHAPTER V
239
354
254
CHAPTER Vn
267
INDEX
279
MAPS
310
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