The Alan Parsons Project released their third album, Pyramid, June 1978. The band based the theme of this album on the pyramids of Giza in Egypt. It was nominated for the 1978 Grammy for the Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical but it went to Steely Dan's Aja. It only reached as high as #26 on Billboard's 200.
I found this unofficial video of "In the Lap of the Gods" (Instrumental) with a compilation of pictures from Egypt.