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Egyptian Pyramids(12 Photos)
Explore images of the Egyptian pyramids at Giza, Saqqarah, Dahshur and Maydum.
Egyptian Relief Sculpture and Painting
Egyptian Relief Sculpture and Painting(11 Photos)
Discover some of Egypt's most remarkable relief sculptures and paintings, displayed in the tombs of leaders such as King Tut or Queen Nefertiti
Deconstructing History: The Great Pyramid
Deconstructing History: The Great PyramidVideo Clip (1:31)
Video Clip (1:31)
Did you know that the Great Pyramid of Giza weighs 6.5 million tons? Get the facts on what makes this ancient wonder a true architectural marvel.
Coroner's Report: Cleopatra
Coroner's Report: CleopatraVideo Clip (2:34)
Video Clip (2:34)
Legend has it that Cleopatra took her own life by succumbing willingly to the bite of a cobra. If this story is true, was suicide by snake venom an easy way to go, or did the last Egyptian pharaoh die in excruciating pain?
Coroner's Report: King Tut
Coroner's Report: King TutVideo Clip (2:18)
Video Clip (2:18)
According to one theory, an accident caused the untimely death of teenage pharaoh King Tut. How might a broken leg have sent him to his tomb?
Journey to the Afterlife
Journey to the AfterlifeVideo Clip (2:13)
Video Clip (2:13)
Ancient Egyptians face challenges in their quest for eternal life, and turn to the Book of the Dead for answers.
2012: EgyptVideo Clip (3:05)
Video Clip (3:05)
What did Ancient Egyptians believe about the fate of the world and 2012?
Massive Stones Moved to Build Monuments
Massive Stones Moved to Build MonumentsVideo Clip (4:30)
Video Clip (4:30)
Ancient workers transported tons of stone for miles to build the great monuments of history.
The Great Sphinx
The Great SphinxVideo Clip (1:30)
Video Clip (1:30)
The Great Sphinx is an engineering marvel even by today's standards.
How to Make a Mummy
How to Make a MummyVideo Clip (2:10)
Video Clip (2:10)
A step by step process of how a body was prepared for mummification. The brain was removed along with all other major organs except the heart.
Ancient Egyptian Aspirin
Ancient Egyptian AspirinVideo Clip (1:07)
Video Clip (1:07)
Ancient Egyptians developed a form of aspirin 5,000 years before the advent of modern medicine.
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