Lost Treasures of Egypt (Compilations)

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Lost Treasures of Egypt (Compilations)

Synopsis

Egypt is home to the richest source of archaeological treasures on the planet. In this series, our cameras follow teams across Egypt on the front line of archaeology, through a full season of excavations. Crawling beneath pyramids, uncovering long lost tombs and unearthing 3000 year-old mummies, the world's top archaeologists race to unlock the secrets of this ancient civilization.

Episodes

Season 2
  • Secrets of Tutankhamun

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    In this episode, archaeologists unlock the mysteries of Egypt's most famous pharaoh, Tutankhamun. Technology reveals the methods of the master craftsmen who created Tutankhamun's treasures, and we take a peek under the bandages of a 3000 year old child-mummy, revealing surprising evidence. Meanwhile, a team on the search for Tutankhamun's lost quarry makes an unexpected find..

  • Mysteries of The Sphinx

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    Delving into one of the most enduring mysteries of ancient Egypt, this episode follows archaeologists on a mission to unravel the riddles of the Great Sphinx. Our field teams make incredible discoveries of abandoned Sphinx statues and rare mummified animals, while experts search for clues to explain the role of animal gods in ancient Egypt, including the lion-bodied Sphinx of Giza.

  • Search For Cleopatra

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    In this episode, archaeologists follow a trail of clues towards the tomb of Egypt's last pharaoh, Cleopatra. Experimental technology makes a breakthrough beneath an ancient temple, and in a bustling city centre, another team uncovers evidence of the Royal buildings of the Queen's ancient capital. Meanwhile, an unexpected mummy-find sheds new light on Cleopatra's predecessors.

  • Search For Cleopatra

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    In this episode, archaeologists follow a trail of clues towards the tomb of Egypt's last pharaoh, Cleopatra. Experimental technology makes a breakthrough beneath an ancient temple, and in a bustling city centre, another team uncovers evidence of the Royal buildings of the Queen's ancient capital. Meanwhile, an unexpected mummy-find sheds new light on Cleopatra's predecessors.

  • Ramses The Great: Empire Builder

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    In this episode, archaeologists follow clues to try and unlock the secrets of Ramses success. Cutting edge technology is used to save one of Egypts greatest treasures, while in an ancient city, one team uncovers a hidden palace used as Ramses private sanctuary. Meanwhile, a shaft excavation uncovers a potentially huge discovery.

  • Secrets of The Pyramids

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    Archaeologists explore Egypt's oldest necropolis to investigate the origins of the pyramids. Rare access to the first pyramid ever built exposes the secrets of the pyramid builders, experts unearth skeletons near to the first pyramid, teams explore a lost tomb in search of the mastermind behind the pyramid era, and researchers track down ancient texts to crack the codes of the Egyptian underworld.

  • Death of The Pyramids

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    Archaeologists hunt for clues to explain the abandoning of the pyramids. They unearth tactics used to protect mummies and find a 4,000-year-old tomb.

  • Curse of The Mummy

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    Archaeologists search Egypts ancient burial grounds to solve the mysteries of the most intriguing artifacts of all: mummies.