Egypt: Quest for Eternity (1987)

National Geographic

A Coffinette, for the Viscera of Tutankhamen.
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Explore the great temples of Luxor and Karnak. Cross the Nile to the land of the dead, and enter the elaborately decorated tombs where the kings and queens are buried. Join Egyptologists as they unravel and interpret the riddles of Egypt's intriguing past.

The camera follows several Egyptologists as they walk through the temples as Luxor and Karnak, exploring several different royal burial chambers and tombs. Through these investigations and commentary from the experts, an interesting history of the people and culture of ancient Egypt is shown.

A look at the architecture of one of history's greatest civilizations: the Ancient Egyptians. For centuries, some of the most magnificent monuments in Ancient Egypt were built by Egyptian pharaohs and the people of the Nile. Large measures are taken to preserve these structures in order to keep the past alive. The great temples of Luxor and Karnak are examples of these preserved monuments. Take a trip across the Nile to the Land of the Dead where the lavish tombs of the kings & queens of Egypt are buried. Lastly, Egyptologists ponder many questions here in their attempts to decipher Egypt's fascinating past


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