What The Ancients Knew: Pyramid Work Force
Jack Turner, host of the Science Channel's "What The Ancients Knew, gets an explanation on the builders of the pyramids.
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What the Ancients Knew: Geometry in Egypt
Host Jack Turner learns how geometry helped the Egyptians create architecture like pyramids and tombs. Learn more in this clip from The Science Channel's "What the Ancients Knew."
What the Ancients Knew: Egyptian Undertaker's Art
Egyptians created mummies to preserve the body so the spirit could go on to the after life. Mummies tell us a lot about ancient Egyptian's life, death and medicine. Learn more about mummies on The Science Channel's "What the Ancients Knew."
What the Ancients Knew: Six Step Tomb
The six step tomb was the first pyramid built in ancient Egypt and was the basis for pyramids that came after it. Learn more in The Science Channel's series "What the Ancients Knew."
Sculpture in Egypt
From the Archives of Discovery: Take a look at these traditional Egyptian sculptures. Learn more about Egypt in this video.
Daily Life in Egypt
From the Archives of Discovery: Watch footage of day-to-day life in Egypt, along the coast of the Nile. Learn more about Egypt in this video.
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Bone Detectives: Mystery of Amun
To unravel the mystery of a young pharaoh, Scotty must first learn about one of the most important creatures of the ancient world. Learn more about mummies in this clip from Discovery's "Bone Detectives" series.
Bone Detectives: Pharaoh's Servant
A mummy is discovered beneath the desert of Saqqara. Who was this man and how is he related to the pharaoh? Find out in this clip from Discovery's "Bone Detectives."
Reconstructing Ramses: Ramses Science
Check out this clip from Discovery's "Ramses: Wrath of God and Man" program to learn more about the story of Ramses and its basis in historical facts.
Egypt's Lost Queen: Her Narrative Told
On the Discovery Channel show, "Secrets of Egypt's Lost Queen," mummy specialist Dr. Kara Cooney explains how new scientific findings help piece together Hatshepsut's life and are changing what historians once believed about the queen.
World's Oldest Rope Discovered
The world's oldest rope was recently discovered in Egypt. Coiled and left in a cave for over 4,000 years, the rope will provide scientists with clues about ancient Egyptian life and trade. Watch this video to learn more.