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UCLA professor of Egyptian art and architecture Dr. Kara Cooney leaves the lecture hall for a trip around the world, using her expertise of Egyptian customs and practices as a baseline to study how other ancient societies were formed. Each episode begins in Egypt, where Cooney asks a question that takes her on a fact-finding journey over continents and cultures to study the Mayans of Central America, the Incas of Peru, the Singhalese of Sri Lanka and other civilizations.
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Language: English Release Date: 24 August 2009 Genres: Documentary, History Time Period: 2000s, 2010s

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Disposal of the Dead

An examination of burial rituals around the world shows their significance within each culture.

Fri, September 05 2014 6:00AM EDT
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Shape of the Gods

Dr. Kara Cooney examines pyramids built all across the globe and their significance to each culture.

Fri, September 05 2014 7:00AM EDT
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Sins of the City

Kara Cooney explains why the tendency to live in modern cities really has its own set of problems.

Fri, September 05 2014 8:00AM EDT
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