Synopsis by Cecilia Cygnar
Part of the In Search Of series, this documentary examines the history of and the speculation about the pyramids of Egypt. Narrated by series host Leonard Nimoy, this video looks at both the past and the present conditions of these wonders of the world. Viewers will find out how and why the pyramids were constructed, visit the modern day city of Cairo, and view the inside of the Giza and Cheops pyramids. The history of the Egyptians is also presented, including a detailed examination of their past and present culture, their religious beliefs, and their unusual burial practices. Egyptian scholars and scientists who have studied the mysteries of the pyramids discuss how their research benefits from the advances in modern technology and computer science.