Nova: Secrets of Lost Empires: Pyramid/Obelisk/Colosseum/Stonehenge/Inca

Nova: Secrets of Lost Empires: Pyramid/Obelisk/Colosseum/Stonehenge/Inca

     
 

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Product Details

Release Date:
02/28/2006
UPC:
0783421406995
Rating:
NR
Source:
Wgbh / Pbs
Region Code:
1
Time:
4:40:00
Sales rank:
80,090

Special Features

Closed Caption; Printable materials for educators; Access to the Nova web site; Scene selection; Closed captions

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Secrets of Lost Empires: Colosseum/Stonehenge
1. The Theater of Death's Greatest Mystery [12:38]
2. Masts and Booms [20:58]
3. The Rope Canopy [16:08]
4. Who's Right? [4:23]
1. Stones at a Sacred Site [18:43]
2. Raising the Sarsen [10:39]
3. 20 Degrees to Vertical [14:57]
4. Raising the Lintel [9:49]
Disc #2 -- Secrets of Lost Empires: Inca
1. The Incas and the Power of Human Labor [18:04]
2. Inca Masonry [17:48]
3. Ropes of Grass [9:32]
4. The Suspension Bridge [8:43]
Disc #3 -- Secrets of Lost Empires: Pyramid/Obelisk
1. Theories and the Task Ahead [13:35]
2. The Quarries [12:23]
3. Lifting the Blocks [9:02]
4. Controlling the Shape [9:48]
5. The Pyramid's Top [9:27]
1. The Obelisk [9:53]
2. No Metal Tools [5:30]
3. Floating Down the Nile [9:28]
4. The Turning Groove and Other Theories [12:25]
5. Raising the 40-Ton and Limits of Time [16:50]

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