Pyramids - The Inside Story
Pyramids - The Inside Story. This site was created to accompany an episode of the PBS Nova
from 1997. The description from the site reads, "Have you ever dreamed of exploring the pyramids of Egypt? If so, enter here, wander through the chambers and passageways of the Great Pyramid, and learn about the pharaohs for whom these monumental tombs were built. You can also follow the 1997 field season of a team of archaeologists as they excavated the bakery that fed the pyramid builders."
There are several tours in QuickTime VR of various sites including the Sphinx. It also explains how the pyramids were constructed and by whom. There is also a brief article on hieroglyphs.
There is also coverage of a 1997 excavation of the bakery that fed the pyramid builders. It took a lot of people (30K+) to build pyramids. Feeding and sheltering them must have been a colossal undertaking comparable to marching a huge army half way across the world.
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