Act : Egyptian Pyramids

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A choreographed construction where several performers balance on each other. Performers could execute this act both on the ground or on horseback. At times it was conflated with other acts like Flying Mercury. John Durang gives one instance of these combined acts: Ricketts riding on a horse supported Durang on his shoulders as Durang supported a young apprentice that posed like Mercury.

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