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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.

  1. Larry Klein

    Director

  2. Mark Olshaker

    Writer

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  1. David Macaulay

    Host

  2. Derek Jacobi

    Derek Jacobi

    Hordedef (voice)

  3. Brian Blessed

    Brian Blessed

    Ankhaf (voice)

  4. John Hurt

    John Hurt

    Khufu / Second French Explorer (voice)

  5. Siân Phillips

    Siân Phillips

    Mersyankh (voice)

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David Macaulay: Pyramid

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  • January 4, 1989
    TV

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Original Language English

Runtime 0h 57m

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