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Building the Great Pyramid

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Genre  Documentary
Initial release  2002
First episode date  28 October 2002
Directed by  Jonathan Stamp
Director  Jonathan Stamp
Cast  Omar Sharif
Building the Great Pyramid httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediaen003BBC
Written by  Jonathan Stamp Steven Manuel
Starring  Hisham Abdullah Mohamed Awad
Voices of  Omar Sharif Christian Brückner
Narrated by  Michael Pennington Tom Hewitt Marc Bator
Voices  Omar Sharif, Christian Brückner
Nominations  Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Visual Effects - Miniseries, Movie Or A Special
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Pyramid aka Building the Great Pyramid is a 2002 BBC Television documentary film which tells the story of the building of the Great Pyramid at Giza through the commentary of the fictional builder, Nakht.



The film was produced by the BBC in co-production with the Discovery Channel and NDR.


  • International Emmy Awards 2004
  • Nominated: Outstanding Special Visual Effects for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special
  • DVD release

  • Released on Region 2 DVD as a bonus disc with Egypt.
  • Companion book

  • Jackson, Kevin; & Jonathan Stamp (10 October 2002). Pyramid. BBC Books (hardcover). ISBN 978-0-563-48803-3. 
  • Jackson, Kevin; & Jonathan Stamp (1 February 2003). Building the Great Pyramid. Firefly Books (paperbook). ISBN 978-1-55297-719-4. 
  • References

    Building the Great Pyramid Wikipedia

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