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Ancient Egypt unearthed

Author: Jeff MorganJohn GwynW V DaviesRenée F FriedmanPhilip MadocAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Discovery Communications Inc. ; Charsworth, CA : Image Entertainment, ©2009.
Series: Discovery classics collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Widescreen edView all editions and formats
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Take a journey down the mighty Nile, back through time, and uncover ancient Egypt's long-lost mysteries.

Egypt uncovered: Shot on location at many sites off-limits to the public, and featuring many noted Egyptologists, this series offers a comprehensive look at new archaeological discoveries about ancient Egypt.

Egypt's ten greatest discoveries: Dr. Zahi Hawass, the guardian of Egyptian antiquities, and a team of leading archaeologists identify the ten most important discoveries in Egypt, from major battles to mega-constructions.

Secrets of Egypt's lost queen: Top archaeologists use cutting-edge forensic techniques to unravel the mystery of Queen Hatshepsut's life and death, and unearth her fascinating story that has remained buried for 3,000 years.

Why ancient Egypt fell: the mighty civilization of Egypt stood for thousands of years until it underwent a swift decline and fall. How could such a wealthy, powerful and rich culture collapse so entirely?

Women pharaohs: New discoveries by Egyptologists have found that women pharaohs wielded secret powers in ancient Egypt. These women pharaohs may have been the key to why Egypt was a great civilization before those of Greece and Rome.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Television adaptations
History
Named Person: Hatshepsut, Queen of Egypt.; Hatshepsut, Queen of Egypt.
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Morgan; John Gwyn; W V Davies; Renée F Friedman; Philip Madoc; Ben Mole; Kate Haddock; Brando Quilici; Rob Goldberg; Gabriella Polletta; Gary Glassman; Kyra Sedgwick; Nelson Walker; Discovery Channel (Firm); S4C (Firm); Cinquième (Firm); Providence Pictures, Inc.; Atlantic Productions.; Brando Quilici Productions.; IWC Media.; Discovery Communications, Inc.
OCLC Number: 264802015
Notes: Title from disc label.
"Egypt uncovered" based on the book Egypt by Vivian Davies and Renee Friedman.
Presented in 1.78:1 and 1.66:1 widescreen (enhanced for 16:9 TVs) and 1.33:1 aspect ratios.
Performer(s): No credits provided.
Target Audience: Rating: Not rated.
Description: 2 videodiscs (525 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; Dolby Digital, stereo.
Contents: Disc 1. Egypt uncovered / a John Gwyn production for S4C in association with Discovery Channel and La Cinquieme ; narrator, Philip Madoc ; producer, John Gwyn ; writers, Vivian Davies, Renée Friedman ; director, Jeff Morgan (1998 ; 250 min.) --
Disc 2. Egypt's ten greatest discoveries / writer/director, Ben Mole ; producer, Kate Haddock ; narrator, Demetri Goritsas ; produced by Atlantic Productions for Science Channel (2007 ; 88 min.) --
Secrets of Egypt's lost queen / narrator, Harry Prichett ; director, Brando Quilici ; writer/co-producer, Rob Goldberg ; produced by Brando Quilici Productions for Discovery Channel (2007 ; 100 min.) --
Why ancient Egypt fell / narrator, Corey Johnson ; produced and directed by Gabriella Polletta ; produced by IWC Media for Discovery Channel (2008 ; 43 min.) --
Women pharaohs / narrator, Kyra Sedgwick ; produced, directed, edited by Gary Glassman ; writer, Nelson Walker III ; produced by Providence Pictures Inc. for Discovery Channel (2001 ; 51 min.).
Series Title: Discovery classics collection.
Other Titles: Egypt uncovered (Television program)
Egypt's ten greatest discoveries.
Secrets of Egypt's lost queen.
Why ancient Egypt fell.
Women pharaohs.

Abstract:

Take a journey down the mighty Nile, back through time, and uncover ancient Egypt's long-lost mysteries.

Egypt uncovered: Shot on location at many sites off-limits to the public, and featuring many noted Egyptologists, this series offers a comprehensive look at new archaeological discoveries about ancient Egypt.

Egypt's ten greatest discoveries: Dr. Zahi Hawass, the guardian of Egyptian antiquities, and a team of leading archaeologists identify the ten most important discoveries in Egypt, from major battles to mega-constructions.

Secrets of Egypt's lost queen: Top archaeologists use cutting-edge forensic techniques to unravel the mystery of Queen Hatshepsut's life and death, and unearth her fascinating story that has remained buried for 3,000 years.

Why ancient Egypt fell: the mighty civilization of Egypt stood for thousands of years until it underwent a swift decline and fall. How could such a wealthy, powerful and rich culture collapse so entirely?

Women pharaohs: New discoveries by Egyptologists have found that women pharaohs wielded secret powers in ancient Egypt. These women pharaohs may have been the key to why Egypt was a great civilization before those of Greece and Rome.

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