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Ancient Egypt

Author: Ruth Wood; Kate Harper; Eagle Rock Entertainment.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities, ©1999.
Series: Ancient civilizations (Princeton, N.J.)
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For almost 3,000 years, the pharaohs ruled a civilization that was arguably the grandest of the ancient world. This program sheds new light on this enigmatic empire, offering information on the construction of the pyramids; the god-kings, including the only female pharaoh, Hatshepsut; the Rosetta Stone; religions and cults; mummification and burial rites; and the treasures of Tutankhamen. Interviews with noted  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Wood; Kate Harper; Eagle Rock Entertainment.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 41262139
Credits: Produced and directed by Ruth Wood.
Performer(s): Narrator, Kate Harper.
Description: 1 videocassette (47 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Ancient civilizations (Princeton, N.J.)
Responsibility: Eagle Rock Entertainment ; produced and directed by Ruth Wood.

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For almost 3,000 years, the pharaohs ruled a civilization that was arguably the grandest of the ancient world. This program sheds new light on this enigmatic empire, offering information on the construction of the pyramids; the god-kings, including the only female pharaoh, Hatshepsut; the Rosetta Stone; religions and cults; mummification and burial rites; and the treasures of Tutankhamen. Interviews with noted Egyptologists, a professor from Cairo University, the chief inspector at the archaeological digs at Gaza, and the son of the guide who led Howard Carter to the tomb of Tutankhamen.

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