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Pyramid

Author: David MacaulayLarry KleinMark OlshakerPBS Video.Unicorn Projects, Inc.All authors
Publisher: Alexandria, Va. : PBS Video, 1988.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Partial animation : Juvenile audience   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Combines location sequences and animation to follow the intricate step-by-step building of the Great Pyramid of Giza. Discusses what life was like in ancient Egypt, shows the mummy of Ramses II, the buried treasure and the many decorated tombs in the Valley of the Kings.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Partial animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Macaulay; Larry Klein; Mark Olshaker; PBS Video.; Unicorn Projects, Inc.; Toby Levine Communications.
OCLC Number: 20250731
Notes: Major funding was provided by The National Endowment for the Humanities with additional funding from The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Public Television Stations, The American Architectural Foundation of the American Institute of Architects and The National Concrete Masonry Association.
The original broadcast version of Pyramid was presented on public television by WHYY (Philadelphia).
Credits: Executive producer, Ray Hubbard ; Producer/director, Larry Klein ; Producer/writer, Mark Olshaker ; Associate producer/Research director, Mona Kanin.
Performer(s): David Macaulay.
Description: 4 videocassettes (VHS) (115 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. + 3 teacher's guides + 1 Topics of the times + 10 student activity sheets + 3 Resources sheets + 1 plan
Contents: Module I. What was ancient Egypt like? --
Module II. Why were the Pyramids built? --
Module III. What was ancient Egypt like? --
[IV] Video resource tape.
Responsibility: created by Unicorn Projects, Inc. and Toby Levine Communications for PBS Video.

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Combines location sequences and animation to follow the intricate step-by-step building of the Great Pyramid of Giza. Discusses what life was like in ancient Egypt, shows the mummy of Ramses II, the buried treasure and the many decorated tombs in the Valley of the Kings.

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