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Blowing Up History

  • 2018
  • Season 2
  • 12 episodes
  • Documentary

Summary

BLOWING UP HISTORY combines scientific investigations with explosive CGI animation to reveal the hidden secrets of iconic buildings and monuments. Looking at both ancient and modern structures, the series explores how they were built, what they meant to society, how they were used, how they were lost and rediscovered, how they were restored and how they work.

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Episode 2: Secret History of the Sphinx

Summary

Forensic evidence sheds new light on the history of the great Sphinx of Giza, revealing which pharaoh commissioned its construction, and why it was never finished.

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