Engineering an Empire - Egypt - Part 1/10

Imagine building a 49 foot dam with no cranes, trucks, or earth-movers. Narrated by Peter Weller, part one of a 10-part History Channel series on the feats of early Egyptian engineers, looks at the first dam in recorded world history. Designed to protect Memphis, united EgyptÕs new capital, this hand-built structure protected Pharaoh MenesÕs city from the devastating floods of 3000 B.C.

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