Ancient Megastructures


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Original run: 26.03.2011 — 07.05.2011
Country of origin: US
Genre: History, Housing/Building
Network: National Geographic Channel
Watched by: 82 of 834 307
Total running time: 7 hours 3 minutes
Episode duration: 47 min.
Episodes count: 9
IMDB rating: 7.4 of 10 127


The incredible engineering stories behind three iconic ancient buildings: the Colosseum, the Great Pyramid of Giza and Chartres Cathedral. We tell the history of the people who built them: where they came from, how they lived, and how they managed to erect some of the greatest structures ever built by man. Using ground-breaking computer graphics and dramatic construction, this series shows in intimate detail how these buildings were conceived and constructed in an age before modern technology.

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