Modern Marvels: The Great Pyramids of Giza and Other Pyramids

Overview

Scholars discuss the many mysteries that still surround the building of the ancient pyramids of Egypt. This program describes many of the painstaking steps that the ancient Egyptians might have taken to help them build these architectural wonders. Try to answer the questions surrounding the fact that similar pyramids have been discovered thousands of miles away in both Central America and Asia. Explore with the narrator the many different reasons why these ancient people felt that pyramids might in some way ...
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Overview

Scholars discuss the many mysteries that still surround the building of the ancient pyramids of Egypt. This program describes many of the painstaking steps that the ancient Egyptians might have taken to help them build these architectural wonders. Try to answer the questions surrounding the fact that similar pyramids have been discovered thousands of miles away in both Central America and Asia. Explore with the narrator the many different reasons why these ancient people felt that pyramids might in some way enhance a person's life after physical death. Viewers will find it highly educational to view these pyramids that continue to draw tourists from all over the world.
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Special Features

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/26/2005
  • UPC: 733961718430
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  • Source: A&E Home Video
  • Time: 50:00
  • Format: DVD

Scene Index

Side #1 --
1. Magnificent Structure [:01]
2. How and Why [4:19]
3. Different Styles [6:09]
4. Construction [6:21]
5. The Blocks [9:16]
6. The Mighty Sphinx [8:35]
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