- Additional Details
- Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: History Channel
- DVD Release Date: November 17, 1997
Go deep inside forbidden passages and sacred chambers of the Great Pyramids in this illuminating look at the ancient Egyptians' funerary rites.
They are the most famous monuments on earth, massive reminders of a long-vanished culture and of the mystery and wonder of the life beyond.
With their incredible size, perfect construction and enduring riddles, the famous pyramids of Giza have enthralled humanity for thousands of years. Travel back in time to join the pharaohs on their final journey. Explore the mysteries of the pyramids' construction, and discover how every detail was designed to ensure that the sacred cargo within would be safely delivered to the afterlife. Relive the incredible ritual that surrounded the passing of a king, and join the soul of the pharaoh on his journey into the unknown.
From the shifting sands of history to the latest discoveries, this is an evocative look at the massive monuments built as the tombs of the gods.