My Playlists

My Playlists

ZDF Enterprises ZDF Enterprises Logo

Ancient EngineeringSecrets Of The Pyramids (Episode 3)

Over 4600 years old, The Great Pyramid of Giza, is the oldest and surviving original Seven Wonders of the World and is still largely intact. Built over a period of 20 years, and standing at a colossal 479 feet, the Great Pyramid was the tallest man made structure for over 3000 years. With over 2 million stone blocks, this monumental feat of Ancient Engineering is seen today in some of the world’s most phenomenal structures that exist in modern society, and a tribute to the engineers of ancient Egypt.

The Great Pyramid isn’t only about scale. With building principles that still apply today it’s also a masterpiece of mathematics and precision engineering. Aligned to face true north with pinpoint accuracy, it is a triumph against impossible odds. The Great Pyramid is the result of human ingenuity and ancient engineering masterpiece.

Infos

Remark
  • New
Format
1 × 50′
Or
And
Available
Remark
Specials
Produced by
Off the Fence for CuriosityStream in association with PLANETE+ and ZDFinfo
Cast
Year of Production
Original language
Broadcaster
Writer
Director
As seen on
Extras
Available languages