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Ancient Alexandria : searching for the pharaohs lighthouse and the Caesarean / Terranoa.

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorTerranoa.
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c2002.
Description1 streaming video file (50 min.) : sd., col., digital.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Subject(s)
Variant title Searching for the pharaohs lighthouse and the Caesarean
Series Uncovering Lost Worlds
Uncovering lost worlds. ^A1041191
Contents Grandeur of Ancient Alexandria (2:24) -- Modern vs. Ancient Alexandria (3:28) -- Ancient Alexandria (4:03) -- Ancient Inscription (4:27) -- Archeology and Technology (2:44) -- Undersea Archaeology (4:09) -- Archaeology and Computer Imagery (2:57) -- Urban Archaeology and Ancient Reservoirs (5:55) -- Exploration of Ancient Waterways (3:08) -- Search for the Caesareum (5:05) -- Archaeological Clues and Necropolis (5:16) -- Archaeology and Modern Development (4:47)
Abstract Hidden beneath the modern city of Alexandria is the ancient one. How was that Alexandria laid out? Where are its legendary signature structures located? And how is renowned archaeologist Jean-Yves Empereur to gather the information he needs when rapidly encroaching construction projects and a proposed breakwater in the harbor force him to do in months what rightly should be done over years? This program films Empereur and his team performing salvage archaeology as they scramble to find clues to the Pharos Lighthouse-one of the seven wonders of the ancient world-and the magnificent Caesareum.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 24, 2006.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 12 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginal produced: Terranoa, 2002 9780736592130
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Genre/formVideorecording.
Publisher number33256s Films Media Group
Publisher number33259 Films Media Group

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