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Author: David Macaulay; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); Films Media Group.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011], ©1990.
Series: David Macaulay Series.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How did ancient Egyptians build the Great Pyramid at Giza, joining two million blocks of heavy stone with amazing precision? Who were the leaders who built these enormous structures, and what did these tombs signify? Host David Macaulay explores the history, mythology, and religions of Egypt's people, combining live footage and animation. Take a rare look at the mummy of Ramses II and buried treasure in the sacred  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Internet videos
Videorecording
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), 1990
Named Person: David Macaulay; David Macaulay
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: David Macaulay; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); Films Media Group.
OCLC Number: 770219227
Notes: Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 21, 2011.
Performer(s): Hosted by David Macaulay.
Target Audience: 6 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 streaming video file (60 min.)) : sound, color, digital file.
Contents: Importance of the Nile (3:00) --
People of the Nile (2:45) --
Khufu's Tomb: Great Pyramid (3:15) --
Pyramid Site at Giza (4:22) --
Death and Afterlife in Egyptian Beliefs (3:24) --
Mummies (2:23) --
Tomb Plundering (6:31) --
Djoser's Step Pyramid (2:25) --
Meidum Pyramid (2:20) --
Egyptian Intrigue (4:20) --
Predictions of a Sage (2:51) --
Great Pyramid of Giza (1:11) --
Tools of the Pyramid Builders (3:50) --
Death and Embalming of Khufu (3:29) --
Tomb of King Tutankhamen (2:48) --
Language of the Ancients (2:12) --
Egyptian Culture Revealed (1:11) --
The Sphinx (2:07) --
Credits and Sponsors: David Macaulay: Pyramid (1:31).
Series Title: David Macaulay Series.
Other Titles: Films on Demand.
Responsibility: Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.).

Abstract:

How did ancient Egyptians build the Great Pyramid at Giza, joining two million blocks of heavy stone with amazing precision? Who were the leaders who built these enormous structures, and what did these tombs signify? Host David Macaulay explores the history, mythology, and religions of Egypt's people, combining live footage and animation. Take a rare look at the mummy of Ramses II and buried treasure in the sacred Valley of the Kings.

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