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Decoding the Great Pyramid

Author: Tom FowlieMelanie GerryMichael DouglasEric MeyersBlink Films,All authors
Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS Distribution, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How did the Egyptians engineer the Great Pyramid of Giza so precisely, and who were the thousands of laborers who raised the stones? New archaeological evidence, including a logbook of a labor team leader, provides new insights into these age-old questions. Nova delves into these construction secrets to trace how mobilizing labor and resources on such a massive scale transformed ancient Egypt.
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Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Chronologies
Documentary television programs
History
Nonfiction television programs
Television serials
Chronology
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Tom Fowlie; Melanie Gerry; Michael Douglas; Eric Meyers; Blink Films,; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.),; PBS Distribution (Firm),
ISBN: 9781531709143 1531709141
OCLC Number: 1089745610
Language Note: English audio.
Notes: Title from disc surface.
Widescreen.
Credits: Directed by Tom Fowlie ; written by Michael Douglas ; produced by Michael Douglas, Melanie Gerry.
Performer(s): Narrated by Eric Meyers.
Event notes: Originally broadcast by PBS Feb. 6, 2019.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC; region 1, widescreen presentation, stereo.
Other Titles: Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: a Nova production by Blink Films for WGBH/Boston ; directed by Tom Fowlie ; written by Michael Douglas ; produced by Michael Douglas, Melanie Gerry.

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How did the Egyptians engineer the Great Pyramid of Giza so precisely, and who were the thousands of laborers who raised the stones? New archaeological evidence, including a logbook of a labor team leader, provides new insights into these age-old questions. Nova delves into these construction secrets to trace how mobilizing labor and resources on such a massive scale transformed ancient Egypt.

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