Time Scanners: Egyptian Pyramids
Follow world famous structural engineer Steve Burrows, as he and the Time Scanners team travel to Egypt to scan the pyramids, the tombs of the mighty pharaohs. Standing proud amongst the shifting desert sands 4,500 years after they were built, the pyramids are emblematic of the engineering genius of the ancient Egyptians, and a lasting testament to the pharaohs' efforts to reach the sky. In less than 100 years after building the first pyramid, the ancient engineers honed their skills to arrive at the pinnacle of pyramid building - the Great Pyramid at Giza.
To find out how these buildings evolved from simple mud-brick structures to some of the most impressive buildings in the world, Steve and the team use groundbreaking laser technology to scan the structures and reveal secrets hitherto unknown. Join them in exploring these engineering marvels in a way they've never been seen before, and see the results that surprise even the experts.
Producer: Lara Acaster
Production Year: 2014
Copyright Year: 2014
Director: Tom Stubberfield
Host: Dallas Campbell
Subtitle Language: English (SDH)
Audio Format: Stereo
Aspect Ratio: 16x9 Widescreen