The Lost pharaoh: the search for Akhenaten

Canada, 1980

Film
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The fascinating story of an ancient Pharaoh and the archaeological sleuthing which went into piecing together information about his life. An accidental discovery in 1975 by Canadian archaeologist Dr. Donald Redford and his team led to the uncovering of the foundation of one of Akhenaten’s temples. Commentary and narration by Donald Brittain.

Credits

director

Nicholas Kendall

co-producer

Nicholas Kendall

Tom Daly

production company

National Film Board of Canada

Language

English

Duration

00:59:43:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

33898

Subject categories

Advertising, Film, Journalism, Mass Media & TV → Temples - Egypt

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Canada

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

History → Archaeology

History → Egypt - Antiquities

History → Egypt - History

History → History

History → Temples - Egypt

Short films

Short films → Short films - Canada

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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