Egypt: The Quest for Eternity
- 1982 ----- color ----- 58 min ----- 16mm
For 30 centuries the Pharohs ruled Egypt and now their monuments are being eroded by irrigation, agriculture, industrialization, changing weather conditions, the Aswan High Dam and tourists. Visits ancient sites in Egypt to show how archaeologists and Egyptologists are recording, restoring and preserving examples of the ancient world of the Pharohs--Walter Fairservice, Vassar College and the American Museum of Natural History, at Nekhen; Dorothy Eddy, née Omseti, at the temple of Seti at Abydos; Dr. Lanny Bell, University of Chicago, at the temple to Amon-Re at Luxor; Dr. Kent Weeks, University of California, at the Theban necropolis; the temple of Isis; and Abul Simbel.
- Topics: (Archaeology, Art: History, Middle Eastern Studies, Religions)