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Riddles of the Sphinx [electronic resource].

Glassman, Gary. (Screenwriter, Producer, Director). Sanders, Jay O., 1953- (Narrator). hoopla digital. (Added Author).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 60 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States]: PBS , 2010.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator, Jay O. Sanders.
Summary, etc.: For 45 centuries, the Great Sphinx has cast its enigmatic gaze over Egypt's Giza plateau. The biggest and oldest statue in a land of colossal ancient monuments, its scale is staggering. How was it built, and who or what does it represent? NOVA's expert team of archaeologists carries out experiments that reveal the techniques and incredible labor that was invested in the carving of this gigantic sculpture.
Target Audience Note: Rated G.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Great Sphinx (Egypt)
Stone carving > Egypt > History.
Egypt > Antiquities.
Egypt > Civilization > To 332 B.C.

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