Synopsis by Elizabeth Smith
The Great Pyramid at Giza continues to be viewed as an architectural miracle to many individuals. Historians and others still wonder how any group of people, let alone these Egyptians who lived so long ago, could ever have put together two million blocks of heavy stone with such incredible precision. The film also provides information abou the mummy of Ramses II and the treasures buried in the sacred Valley of the Kings. Host David Macaulay provides the viewer with helpful insights into the ancient Egyptians, their religious beliefs and their culture while presenting these various historical wonders.