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Season 1

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Episodes

  • S01E01 The Search for Tutankhamun

    • February 2, 2017
    • 60 minutes
    How British archaeologist Howard Carter discovered the tomb of Egyptian king, Tutankhamun.
  • S01E02 The Curse of Tutankhamun

    • February 9, 2017
    • 60 minutes
    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.
  • S01E03 The Pharaoh and the Showman

    • February 16, 2017
    • 60 minutes
    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.
  • S01E04 The Temple of the Sands

    • February 23, 2017
    • 60 minutes
    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.
  • S01E05 The Mystery of the Rosetta Stone

    • March 2, 2017
    • 60 minutes
    The story of the race to decipher ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs.
  • S01E06 The Secrets of the Hieroglyphs

    • March 9, 2017
    • 60 minutes
    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

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