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* Chronicle: The Catacombs of Sakkara


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Sakkara was the burial place of kings and nobles at the dawn of Egyptian history. Two thousand years later it became a place of pilgrimage for devotees of various fantastic cults involving the mummification of countless sacred birds, baboons, and cattle.
Chronicle tells the story of Professor Walter Emery 's search there for Imhotep, the architect of the First Pyramid, who was later deified as God of Medicine. The excavations reached a climax last February with the finding cf the Catacombs of Isis, a vast underground burial place of the mothers of the sacred bulls.
Directed by PAUL JORDAN
(The man-god of Sakkara: page 6)


Unknown: Walter Emery
Directed By: Paul Jordan
Produced By: Paul Johnstone

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* Chronicle: The Catacombs of Sakkara

BBC Two England, 11 April 1970 20.25

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