NOVA: Building Pharaoh's Chariot
Catalogue Number: 041648
Producer: PBS Video
Subject: Archaeology, History, Science, Tech/Voc, World History
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin: U.S.
Copyright Year: 2013
Running Time: 60
Closed Captions: Yes
In Building Pharaoh's Chariot, a team of archaeologists, engineers, woodworkers, and horse trainers join forces to build and test two highly accurate replicas of Egyptian royal chariots. They discover advanced features, including spoked wheels, springs, shock absorbers, anti-roll bars, and even a convex shaped rear mirror, leading one of them to compare the level of design to the engineering standards of 1930s - era Buicks!
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