About the film
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David Macaulay : Pyramid
Release Date: January 04, 1989
|Production Companies||:||Unicorn Projects, Public Broadcasting Service|
|Producers||:||Mark Olshaker, Larry Klein, Ray Hubbard|
|Writers||:||Mark Olshaker, David Macaulay|
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.