Fingerprints of the Gods - Graham Hancock

Fingerprints of the Gods

By Graham Hancock

  • Release Date: 1995-05-16
  • Genre: Astronomy
Score: 4.5
From 170 Ratings


Could the story of mankind be far older than we have previously believed? Using tools as varied as archaeo-astronomy, geology, and computer analysis of ancient myths, Graham Hancock presents a compelling case to suggest that it is.

Graham Hancock is featured in Ancient Apocalypse, a Netflix original docuseries.

“A fancy piece of historical sleuthing . . . intriguing and entertaining and sturdy enough to give a long pause for thought.”—Kirkus Reviews

In Fingerprints of the Gods, Hancock embarks on a worldwide quest to put together all the pieces of the vast and fascinating jigsaw of mankind’s hidden past. In ancient monuments as far apart as Egypt’s Great Sphinx, the strange Andean ruins of Tihuanaco, and Mexico’s awe-inspiring Temples of the Sun and Moon, he reveals not only the clear fingerprints of an as-yet-unidentified civilization of remote antiquity, but also startling evidence of its vast sophistication, technological advancement, and evolved scientific knowledge.
A record-breaking number one bestseller in Britain, Fingerprints of the Gods contains the makings of an intellectual revolution, a dramatic and irreversible change in the way that we understand our past—and so our future.
And Fingerprints of God tells us something more. As we recover the truth about prehistory, and discover the real meaning of ancient myths and monuments, it becomes apparent that a warning has been handed down to us, a warning of terrible cataclysm that afflicts the Earth in great cycles at irregular intervals of time—a cataclysm that may be about to recur.
“Readers will hugely enjoy their quest in these pages of inspired storytelling.”—The Times (UK)


  • Outstanding!!!

    By pxlmvr153
    I got this book not long after its release because I had similar questions about why so many civilizations around the world would have decided to build enigmatic and very difficult to engineer, pyramids. This book is an ancient mysteries bible that gets the mind going in so many interesting directions concerning the REAL history of the world! Brilliant!
  • One of the most important books of our time 💫

    By Britneyshea
    What a magical read. I feel as if I just traveled the world and gained insight into a different reality. The further you go into the past the clearer things seem to become. Truly eye opening. Thank you for this gift.
  • Thought Provoking and very informative

    By danmatras
    I really enjoyed this book very much the only reason I did not make it five stars was some of the areas were a little too scientific and difficult for me to understand. I really enjoyed the book anyway.
  • Outdated language

    By Nate82494
    Refers to Black people as negroes and uses the term “negro stock” repeatedly. Certainly reprehensible, otherwise interesting content.
  • Thank you Graham

    By TheAppGeekLA
    This book should be in schools and should substitute the history books that are used in our still used very old system. My view of history has been changed for ever and I’ll just go on and read the next book in line from Graham. Research will set us free
  • Mind Blowing

    By Beby73
    One of the Best books I’ve ever read. Absolutely loved it..,
  • One of my most favorite reads ever!

    By ckflipped
    Great book.
  • Must read in your lifetime

    By Bballa35
    Fantastic book by Mr. Graham Hamcock...a must read.. Excited for the upcoming sequel. In the meantime I'll be reading his fiction based novel 'war gods'
  • Searching for Answers

    By Mizener
    In short, Hancock has done his research and this book reflects that. His seemingly endless and fantastically intriguing references led to a compelling argument that blew my mind every 10 pages. I definitely recommend this book and plan on reading it through again in the near future.
  • Must-read!

    By Arbrim82
    One of the books that started it all, in terms of questioning the established version of history and the origins of human civilization. Very well supported researched, with very intriguing questions being raised, though never in a very outlandish way. Amazing!