National Geographic: Tales From The Tomb
continue their excellent timing to coincide with the the brilliant Tutankhamun
and the Golden Age of Pharaohs exhibition at the Melbourne Museum by
releasingtheir latest National
Geographic DVD entitled Tales from the Tomb which takes viewers on a
rollercoaster journey from ancient Egypt to modernity.
expert interviews, recreations and computer generated images, Tales From
The Tomb explains the myth and magic behind the detailed burial process
of the ancient Egyptians and how they buried their riches with them in
order to bless them in the afterlife.
The documentary also touches upon
a variety of key individuals from ancient Egypt such as the powerful
Ramses III, one of Egypt's most acclaimed and pharaohs warriors who died
mysteriously. Was it natural causes or foul play, the answer will take
our investigator into treachery, sex and poison.
also learn about Tuthmosis III, another great warrior of ancient Egypt
as our group of experts explore his clever military tactics and even
recreate his battles and weapons to investigate how he may of won so
many battles. Add in tomb raiders and a mysterious mummy from the past and
the Tomb is a collection of very insightful snippets from the
history of ancient Egypt.
Presented beautifully in widescreen, Tales from the Tomb boasts some
impressive video and audio quality with only some minor artifacting. All in
all, this is a must have documentary if you are a budding Egyptologist
or someone who is fascinated by history!