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5,000 Years of Glory: The Great Pyramids. ©Gadeon Programmes - Discovery 1986
5,000 Years of Glory: The Great Pyramids

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The capital of the Old Kingdom of Egypt has some extraordinary funerary monuments, including rock tombs, ornate mastabas, temples and pyramids. In ancient times, the site was considered one of the Seven Wonders of the World.


on this subject: WHC documentation about this site

Place/region Memphis, Egypt, North Africa
Series: NHK World Heritage 100
Type: Documentary
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Production: NHK, producer. UNESCO WHC, sponsor ; UNESCO TV, sponsor.
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Rights/Droits: NHK; UNESCO TV

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