Valley Of The Mummies

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Valley Of The Mummies

Synopsis

In the shadow of the world's oldest pyramids, a team of archaeologists led by Dr Ramadan Hussein have made the discovery of a lifetime - a fully intact burial complex buried deep beneath the sand. Packed with treasures and world firsts, the site has the potential to re-write the book on mummification, unlocking secrets forgotten since the age of the pharaohs. Now the team have to open every sarcophagus, investigate every mystery and decode every clue in this never before seen discovery - the first Egyptian funeral parlour ever found.

Episodes

Season 1
  • Hidden Chamber

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    100 feet beneath the ground in the newly discovered tomb complex, the team take a risk to search for a hidden burial chamber

  • The Business of Death

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    Excavations have unearthed clues to the ancient Egyptians' elaborate burial practices, but nothing like this funeral home has ever been found before.

  • The Lone Coffin

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    Making their way inside a hidden burial chamber within the underground tomb complex at Saqqara, Dr Ramadan Hussein and his team make one of the biggest discoveries of their dig so far.

  • Mystery of the Silver Mask

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    Archaeologists in Egypt's necropolis of Saqqara unearth the first silver burial mask found in almost a century and clues to a little-known goddess.

  • The Broken Seal

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    As they explore the newly discovered tomb complex at Saqqara, Dr Ramadan Hussein and his team attempt to solve the mystery of what lies inside a 12-tonne sarcophagus with a broken seal.

  • Servants of The Serpent Goddess

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    In the deepest level of the tomb complex, Dr Ramadan Hussein makes an amazing discovery - two priests buried side by side. When things don't add up, he uses technology to reveal their true identities.