Pyramid

Pyramid

DVD - 2006
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Explore the process of building an ancient Egyptian pyramid and visit various historic sites and rare artifacts, including the mummy of Ramses II.
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.?] : PBS Home Video, c2006
Description: 1 videodisc (57 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN: 9780793691166
0793691168
Branch Call Number: jDVD 932.01 Pyr

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COURIER3
Oct 22, 2017

Excellent documentary found on dashboard with animation to help tell the story. We may never know for sure how those large stones were moved so high. Fascinating. Excessive slave labor maybe have been used?????

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akirakato
Sep 04, 2015

This is a documentary produced for PBS (public broadcasting service), originally produced in 1988, based on the book by David Macaulay.
The film explores with David Macaulay the history, archaeology, mythology and religion of ancient Egypt when monarchs built pyramids with secret chambers to preserve their mummified bodies for eternity.
Using cinema-quality animation, Macaulay tells the story of the kings, their courts and the fascinating culture of the ancient Egypt.
It is the ancient "Egypt 101."

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