Great Digs of Mysterious Egypt
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Item #:
N-46515
Category:
History & Geography
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Packaging:
Retail Box
Platform:
Windows
Condition:
New
Brand:
DreamCatcher Interactive
Age Rating:
9 and Up
CDs In Box:
2
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$29.99
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An interactive and educational treasure

Product Information

This program explains everything Egyptian!  You will discover the many faces and eternal beauty of mysterious Egypt from its beginnings as an ancient cradle of civilization, to the rise of its mighty dynasties, to its modern day status as a political and cultural center of the Middle East.

You guide the tour, set the pace and determine the depth of detail you want ot explore as you uncover hidden treasures, archeological discoveries and relive the glorious epoch of 6000 years of Egyptian civilization.  this interactive, multimedia format is jam-packed with gorgeous photographs, stunning videos and unique 3D virtual tours accompanied by expert audio commentaries. 

As you explore the ancient land of the pharaohs you will discover the Pyramids of Giza, the Great Sphinx and the Valley of the Kings.  You will see how the discovery of the Rosetta Stone helped unlock the secret of hieroglyphs.  You can also put yourself in the virtual footsteps of the archeologists who unearthed Tutankhamen's Tomb in 1922, sparking a worldwide Egyptology sensation.


Product Highlights


Journey Down the Nile - Disk One
Identify the landmarks, explore the complexity and meaning of the pyramids and relive the dramatic moment when the first modern man discovered the ancient ruins buried deep in nine feet of sand for thousands of years.

The Age of Pharaohs - Disk Two
Uncover the great mysteries of Egypt's pharaohs from the "cult of fear" of disrupting ancient funeral sites, like the legendary "Curse of Tutankhamen" to the still mysteries meaning of the human head and lion body of the Sphinx.  Learn about the pharaohs' roles and deities who were intermediaries between this world and the divine one.  Learn about the everyday life of average ancient Egyptians - how they dressed, worked and worshipped.  And gaze with wonder as you ponder how the pyramids were built.


Product Features

  • Complete study of Egyptology including:
    • Architecture
    • Daily Life
    • Science
    • Technology
  • 6000 years of history divided into 18 time periods
  • 3D Menus 75 Videos
  • 1000 Full Screen Images
  • 70 Slide Shows
  • Glossary Index with search function
  • Learn about the great Pharaohs Ramesses II, Tutankhamen, Nefertiti, Cleopatra and many more
  • and much more!






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Windows Requirements

  • Windows 95, 98, Me, XP, Vista
  • Pentium 800 MHz processor
  • 512 MB of RAM
  • 100 MB free Hard Disk space
  • 2 MB 16-bit PCI/AGP Graphics Card
  • DirectX 9
  • DirectX 9 compatible Sound Card
  • 256 color monitor supporting high color (16-bit) at 640 x 480 resolution
  • 4X CD-ROM Drive
  • Mouse
  • Keyboard

 

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