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  • LOST TREASURES OF EGYPT

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Series three of this immersive, action and discovery led Egyptian series, we follow the adventures of archaeology teams working to unearth the world's richestseam of ancient treasure.

EPISODE GUIDE

  • Lost Treasures of Egypt: Episode 1
    Archaeologists investigate the mystery of Tutankhamun’s small and poorly decorated tomb. Tutankhamun’s reign was shaped by the life of his father, a pharaoh who led the greatest revolution in Egyptian religious history. Was this revolution, and the political intrigue that followed, the cause of Tutankhamun’s banishment to a tomb unfit for a Pharaoh?
  • Lost Treasures of Egypt: Episode 2
    Archaeologists hunt for clues to the mysterious kings of Egypt’s Pyramid Age. They search the tunnels of the Great Pyramid; unearth a new tomb among the pyramids of three later kings; find evidence of a Pharaoh’s temple, lost for more than four thousand years; and shed new light on the legacy of the most powerful rulers in the history of Ancient Egypt.
  • Lost Treasures of Egypt: Episode 3
    Archaeologists investigate Egypt’s most powerful king, Ramses the Great. In front of the world’s oldest pyramid at Saqqara they unearth a labyrinth of tombs and treasures belonging to one of Ramses Generals. In a necropolis where Ramses Nobles are buried they enter a new tomb. And they investigate his most impressive temples to find out how Ramses became the most celebrated pharaoh of all time.
  • Lost Treasures of Egypt: Episode 4
    Archaeologists hunt for clues to explain one of Ancient Egypt’s great mysteries – the rise of mummification. They investigate what could be one of the oldest mummies ever found, and break into an intact tomb to learn how mummification endured beyond the end of Egyptian civilization. Meanwhile, an unexpected tomb packed with bodies reveals how ordinary Egyptians tried to reach the afterlife.
  • Lost Treasures of Egypt: Episode 5
    Archaeologists hunt for clues to how the queens of ancient Egypt ruled in a society dominated by men. They enter an unexplored pyramid in search of the burial chamber of a mysterious queen who lived 4500 years ago. They investigate how one of the few women to ever rule as a Pharaoh rose to power, and uncover the surprising role queen Nefertari played in the reign of Ramses the Great.
  • Lost Treasures of Egypt: Episode 6
    Archaeologists reveal how robbers looted the pyramids and tombs of ancient Egypt, and the clues they left behind. In a necropolis for the elite, they investigate a lavish sunken tomb, raided and reused for centuries. They explore one of the ancient world’s most audacious robberies, a daring heist on a giant and heavily protected mastaba tomb. And at Egypt’s oldest pyramid, they reveal how builders constructed elaborate defences to protect the treasures within.
  • Lost Treasures of Egypt: Episode 7
    Archaeologists are on the trail of Tutankhamun. To piece together his story they search his tomb for secrets missed by the first explorers. Near the site of his quarry, they find evidence of a temple he restored to worship the crocodile god, Sobek. And beneath a mysterious fortress in the Eastern Desert, they unearth clues to how he amassed enough gold to fill his tomb with unimaginable treasures.
  • Lost Treasures of Egypt: Episode 8
    Archaeologists reveal how robbers looted the pyramids and tombs of ancient Egypt, and the clues they left behind. In a necropolis for the elite, they investigate a lavish sunken tomb, raided and reused for centuries. They explore one of the ancient world’s most audacious robberies, a daring heist on a giant and heavily protected mastaba tomb. And at Egypt’s oldest pyramid, they reveal how builders constructed elaborate defences to protect the treasures within.
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