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I have now published my new book, Joining The Dots, which offers a fresh look at the Atlantis mystery. I have addressed the critical questions of when, where and who, using Plato's own words, tempered with some critical thinking and a modicum of common sense.


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Nabta Playa

Nabta Playa is a megalithic site situated 100 km west of Abu Simbel. It is the only known megalithic circle in Egypt, although in this instance ‘megalithic’ may be a misnomer as the components could have been erected by one person. A number of astronomical alignments have been identified at the site(a) .

Although first rediscovered in 1974, it became known to a wider audience when astrophysicist Thomas G. Brophy published his book, The Origin Map[1510] in 2002. The importance of Nabta Playa was further highlighted in a 2010 book by Robert Bauval & Thomas G. Brophy, Black Genesis[1508]. In it, they argue that the dark-skinned creators of Nabta Playa were the ancestors of the Egyptian culture, who migrated eastward as the Sahara dried up. The book has been reviewed favourably by Bruce Jeffries-Fox(b) and very critically by Jason Colavito in four parts(c-f) . This was followed in 2012 by another book from Bauval & Brophy, Imhotep the African[1509], in which they explore further the development of ancient Egypt, particularly the part played by Imhotep.   Also see: The Sahara Desert

(a) http://www.ethanholman.com/history/egypt/archaeology/sites/nabtaplaya.html

(b) http://jeffries-fox.com/essays/egyptianorigins.html

(c) http://www.jasoncolavito.com/blog/reviewing-black-genesis-pt-1

(d) http://www.jasoncolavito.com/blog/reviewing-black-genesis-pt-2

(e) http://www.jasoncolavito.com/blog/reviewing-black-genesis-pt-3

(f) http://www.jasoncolavito.com/blog/reviewing-black-genesis-final-part