Take a spectacular journey to walk among the ancient ruins of one of history's great civilizations. Through the centuries, the ancient Egyptians created and constructed the most glorious monuments the world has ever seen. 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 sheer scope and size of Egyptian antiquities are breathtaking enough; their beauty is often just as startling. The National Geographic
video classic Egypt: Quest for Eternity
guides viewers through the greatest and most striking of the long-standing treasures, including favorites like the Sphinx and the Great Pyramids of Giza as well as lesser-known sites and artifacts. The temples of Luxor and Karnak appear as majestic today as they did thousands of years ago, and the Nile valley, though somewhat tamed, still provokes a sense of awe. Though produced in the early 1980s, the information is still on target. It's hard not to be dazzled by the achievements of the Egyptians, and National Geographic
's sharp videography and careful research showcase these stars of the ancient world. --Rob Lightner
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