Egypt beyond the pyramids
DeVries, David.

Egypt beyond the pyramids

DeVries, David.


Publication Information
New York : Distributed by New Video, c2001.

Physical Description
2 videodiscs (DVD) (100 min. each) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

General Note
Includes the behind the scenes featurette: The making of Egypt : beyond the pyramids (23 min.).

[v. 1] Mansions of the spirit ; Great pharaoh and his lost children -- [v. 2] The daily life of the Egyptians ; Death and the journey to immortality.

Mansions of the spirits visits some of the most important surviving Egyptian sanctuaries, including the Great Temple of Karnak and the Deir El Bahari of Queen Hatshepsut. It also features footage of the ongoing efforts to restore and preserve these monuments. The Great pharaoh and his lost children examines the largest tomb in the Valley of the Kings. Kent Weeks, whose team has been excavating the site for five years, explains the importance of the discovery. Daily life of the Egyptians details the many discoveries made in the port city of Mendes and in the village of Deir El Medina. These discoveries provide a glimpse into the lives of the workers who toiled in the Valley of the Kings. Death and the journey to immortality examines the latest findings about Egyptian funerary and burial practices. Sacred hieroglyphs provide a map for the soul's journey through the afterlife, while doctors offer a detailed look at how priests prepared the body for its final journey.

Personal Subject
Ramses II, King of Egypt.

Subject Term
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Egypt.
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Egypt.
Films for the hearing impaired.

Geographic Term
Egypt -- History -- To 332 B.C.
Egypt -- Civilization -- To 332 B.C.
Egypt -- Antiquities.
Egypt -- Social life and customs -- To 332 B.C.

Added Author
DeVries, David.
Woodward, Peter.
Weeks, Kent R.

Added Corporate Author
Greystone Communications.
History Channel (Television network)

Added Title
Mansions of the spirit.
Mansions of the spirits.
Great pharaoh and his lost children.
Daily life of the Egyptians.
Daily life of ancient Egyptians.
Death and the journey to immortality.

LibraryMaterial TypeItem BarcodeCall NumberShelf LocationStatus
University LibraryDVDBILKUTUPDV01110DT83 .E49 2001 V.1 (SET)Multimedia RoomMultimedia Room
University LibraryDVDBILKUTUPDV01111DT83 .E49 2001 V.2Multimedia RoomMultimedia Room