Season 24, Episode 17 Treasures of a Sunken City
First Aired: November 18, 1997
"Treasures of the Sunken City" joins a group of archaeologists as they dive off the coast of Egypt in search of the remains of the Lighthouse of Alexandria, the world's first skyscraper and one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. Included: the history of the structure; footage of divers exploring the extensive underwater ruins. Narrator: Hal Linden.
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- Premiered: March 3, 1974
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- Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)