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Building the Great Pyramid

Author: Jonathan StampMichael PenningtonOmar SharifMartin SwanJonathan CooperAll authors
Publisher: [London] : BBC Video ; Burbank, Calif. : Distributed in the US and Canada by Warner Home Video, 2003, 2002.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By combining up-to-date research, the latest archeological discoveries, and extensive location scouting this video reconstructs the Great Pyramid with state-of-the-art CGI. It shows us how and why the most extraordinary of all human monuments was built. And it does this by following a young Egyptian man, Nahkt, who is conscripted from his village to work on the great pyramid and works his way up the ranks to a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Stamp; Michael Pennington; Omar Sharif; Martin Swan; Jonathan Cooper; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Discovery Channel (Firm); BBC Video (Firm); Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790774259 9780790774251
OCLC Number: 51874927
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Credits: Music, Martin Swan and Jonathan Cooper.
Performer(s): Narrated by Michael Pennington ; voice of Nakht, Omar Sharif, Abdul Mahmoud, Hisham Abdullah, Mohamed Awad.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, stereo.
Responsibility: a BBC, Discovery Channel co-production ; written, produced and directed by Jonathan Stamp.

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By combining up-to-date research, the latest archeological discoveries, and extensive location scouting this video reconstructs the Great Pyramid with state-of-the-art CGI. It shows us how and why the most extraordinary of all human monuments was built. And it does this by following a young Egyptian man, Nahkt, who is conscripted from his village to work on the great pyramid and works his way up the ranks to a senior overseer.

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