Egypt's Greatest Mysteries

Egypt's Greatest Mysteries

  • 2017
  • 1 Season
Egypt's Greatest Mysteries
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The Secrets of the Hieroglyphs
6. The Secrets of the Hieroglyphs
March 9, 2017
The story of how Champollion began to uncover the strange world described by the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs.His odyssey took him to Turin, then Egypt and finally to his death
The Mystery of the Rosetta Stone
5. The Mystery of the Rosetta Stone
March 2, 2017
The story of the race to decipher ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs.
The Temple of the Sands
4. The Temple of the Sands
February 23, 2017
The story of how Belzoni made some of his greatest discoveries, including the tomb of Seti I and the hidden entrance to the mysterious sand-covered temple of Ramesses at Abu Simbel.
The Pharaoh and the Showman
3. The Pharaoh and the Showman
February 16, 2017
This is the story of how Giovanni Belzoni, an anglicised Italian circus performer, ended up in Egypt in 1814, at a time when it was just starting to open up to Europeans, and became its greatest explorer.
The Curse of Tutankhamun
2. The Curse of Tutankhamun
February 9, 2017
The story of the tomb. The prize that Howard Carter had sought all his life was to yield more than anyone could imagine. Thousands of pieces, crowned by the famous solid-gold coffin and solid-gold death mask.
The Search for Tutankhamun
1. The Search for Tutankhamun
February 2, 2017
How British archaeologist Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Egyptian king, Tutankhamun.
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  • Premiere Date
    February 2, 2017