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Egyptian Pyramids (History Channel) (A&E DVD Archives)
Egyptian Pyramids
History Channel
Director: A&E TV Network
Genres: Special Interests, Television, Educational, Documentary
NR     2005     0hr 50min

In Hollywood, they are the home to killer mummies and booby traps. Now, separate fact from fantasy with THE HISTORY CHANNEL in this exciting tour of the Egyptian Pyramids, which traces the rise of one of the ultimate accom...  more »

     
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Director: A&E TV Network
Genres: Special Interests, Television, Educational, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Art & Artists, Television, Educational, History, Science & Technology
Studio: A&E Home Video
Format: DVD - Color - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 04/26/2005
Release Year: 2005
Run Time: 0hr 50min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 2
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Very interesting and well-done
John M. Cys | Ft. Worth, TX USA | 04/22/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"The program gives an excellent introduction to the evolution of Egyptian pyramids from the mud-brick mounds called mastaba to the the Great Pyramid of Khufu on the Giza Plateau. A good summary along wirh beautiful vidography and good graphics are given for each basic type. Included is an interesting discussion of the origin of the pyramid shape. Alternate ideas on how the pyramids were built are given; however, those of Martin Isler are emphasized. There is also a segment on the Great Sphinx. Foremost among the on-camera experts is the well-known and respected Egyptologist Zahi Hawass."
Only good
Eugene Tenenbaum | Bronx, NY USA | 12/17/2007
(3 out of 5 stars)

"This only good documentary lacks advanced 3D drawings, animations, and detailed schematics, and it relies too much on a direct talk to camera. There are only a few comparisons presenting pyramids simultaneously. The graphics is old-fashioned, and the style of whole production seems to be a bit dated."