Ancient Egyptian beliefs and how they affected the construction of the pyramids

Ancient Egyptian beliefs in the Sun God and the construction of the Great Pyramid.

Building the pyramids (pt 1/5)

An Ancient Egyptian had to leave his family as a boy, to build pyramids in the desert..

Building the pyramids (pt 2/5)

The building of the pyramids from the viewpoint of a slave worker.

Building the pyramids (pt 3/5)

A worker describes the techniques used to move the enormous stone blocks into place.

Building the pyramids (pt 4/5)

An Egyptologist presents information on the quarrying of stone for the pyramids.

Building the pyramids (pt 5/5)

A description of how the Great Pyramid of Khufu was built.

Building the pyramids accurately (pt 1/2)

How did the ancient Egyptians measure the plot for the pyramid so accurately?

Building the pyramids accurately (pt 2/2)

How did the ancient Egyptians build the pyramids so accurately?

King Tutankhamun

A wall painting of Tutankhamun comes to life and talks about his time as a ruler.

Why was a scarab beetle buried with a mummy? (pt 3/5)

Tutankhamun's tomb provides evidence about how pharaohs lived and died in ancient Egypt.