The Valley: Hunting Egypt's Lost Treasures

Sunday 13:05 CAT

Lost Treasures of Egypt

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  1. Sunday 22 September at 13:05 CAT

    Tomb Raiders

  2. Sunday 22 September at 13:55 CAT

    Warrior Pharaoh Queen

  3. Sunday 22 September at 14:45 CAT

    Cleopatra's Lost Tomb

Synopsis

An immersive, action-packed and discovery-led series following International teams of Egyptologists as they unearth the world's richest seam of ancient archaeology - Egypt's Valley of the Kings. For a full season of excavations and with unprecedented access to the teams on the front line of archaeology, we follow these modern day explorers as they battle searing heat and inhospitable terrain to make the discoveries of a lifetime. Using innovative technology and age-old intuition in their quest to uncover the secrets of these ancient sites, can the team's discoveries re-write ancient history?

Episodes

Season 1
  • Tutankhamun's Treasures

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    In this episode, archaeologists unlock the mysteries of Egypt's most famous pharaoh, Tutankhamun. We unearth a long lost box of treasures from inside Tutankhamun's tomb. New technology reveals why this boy kings resting place remained hidden from tomb robbers for thousands of years and we join the team who are tasked with transporting Tutankhamun's priceless treasures, on a one in a lifetime journey through the desert. Whilst a team of archaeologists make a new discovery of a lifetime when they open a 4000-year-old tomb.

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    Sunday 22 September at 17:15 CAT
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    Sunday 20 October at 15:40 CAT
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  • Warrior Pharaoh Queen

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    Archaeologists investigate one of the greatest female pharaohs in history - Hatshepsut. A team digging around her iconic temple find clues about her powerful reign. A rare discovery inside one of Hatshepsut's ancient quarries sparks an investigation which leads to the magnificent temple of Karnak.. And one archaeologist discovers dramatic evidence about the lives of women in ancient Egypt whilst excavating mummy parts from inside an ancient tomb.

    Next Showing
    Sunday 22 September at 13:55 CAT
    On National Geographic
    Next Showing
    Monday 23 September at 04:25 CAT
    On National Geographic
  • Tomb Raiders

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    Along the Western edge of the Valley of the Kings, lies one of the last tombs left to be excavated in modern times. This season, American Egyptologist Don Ryan is working against the clock to conduct a forensic examination of the contents of Tomb 49, hoping to find treasures left behind by ancient tomb robbers. His team makes a dramatic discovery - the 3,000-year-old ring of Ramses III, one of Egypt's greatest pharaohs - a find that changes the course of Don's investigations and lifts the lid on the astonishing story of ancient state-sanctioned tomb robbery on an industrial scale. Nearby in Deir el Bahari, Archaeologist Antonio Morales and his...

    Next Showing
    Sunday 22 September at 13:05 CAT
    On National Geographic
    Next Showing
    Monday 23 September at 03:35 CAT
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  • Curse of The Afterlife

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    Archaeologists find extraordinary new evidence about how the ancient Egyptians prepared for the afterlife. We investigate the most elaborate tomb in the valley of the kings, built for the great pharaoh Seti I, the tomb reveals the sacred text needed to secure life after death. A vast necropolis gives up its secrets as a team discovers a sealed tomb untouched for 4,000 years. Whilst analysis of a gruesome cache of mummified remains reveals the disturbing lengths grave robbers went to in search of treasures and gold.

    Next Showing
    Sunday 22 September at 15:35 CAT
    On National Geographic
  • Hunt For The Pyramid Tomb

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    Why did the great pharaohs of Egypt abandon the pyramids of Giza and choose a secret cemetery in the Valley of the kings as their burial ground? In the shadow of the pyramids, an extraordinary discovery in a rare 4,5000 tomb. We descend 100 meters underground to investigate the first tomb ever built in the valley, whilst a team from the University of Basel are on the hunt for clues to identify human remains found in looted tombs.

    Next Showing
    Sunday 22 September at 16:25 CAT
    On National Geographic
  • Cleopatra's Lost Tomb

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    We follow archaeologists hunting for Queen Cleopatra's lost tomb. A team of underwater archaeologists dive the Mediterranean to explore the sunken ruins of ancient Alexandria. Another team take a batch of 4000-year old mummies to the hospital to scan for hidden treasure. And a lawyer-turned-archaeologist discovers a secret tunnel network at a forgotten temple that could lead her to the jackpot - the tomb of the last Pharaoh of Egypt.

    Next Showing
    Sunday 22 September at 14:45 CAT
    On National Geographic