What secrets does the Giza Plateau really hold? Are the pyramids simpleburial chambers, astronomical devices, or even power plants? Who built themand the enigmatic Sphinx, and when? Does a Hall of Records await discoveryat Giza, and if so what does it contain? These questions have animated boththe public and a long line of dedicated researchers for years. Ian Lawtonwill attempt to answer these questions and many more. Lawton is a formermanagement information systems consultant. He has been researching ancientcivilizations for more than a decade, and since 1997 has been a full-timewriter-researcher.