Type
Scripted
Premiered
Nov. 2005
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
UK
Network
BBC One TV Network
Genre

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Egypt (UK)

This BBC series is possibly the best introduction to Egyptology you can get. Telling the tales of three leading figures over six episodes: the adventures and discoveries of Howard Carter, Giovanni Battista Belzoni, and Jean François Champollion are brought into stunning life.

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01x06 The Secrets of the Hieroglyphs Aired: Dec. 04, 2005

In the final episode of Egypt, Jean-François Champollion has unlocked the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs but, in doing so, faces opposition from …

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Canceled/Ended
The show had 1 season and 6 episodes air in 2005.

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  • SPOILER: Though several of the foremost excavators over the past century had declared there was nothing left to find in the Valley of the Kings, Howard Carter and his sponsor, Lord Carnarvon,…
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    SPOILER: Though several of the foremost excavators over the past century had declared there was nothing left to find in the Valley of the Kings, Howard Carter and his sponsor, Lord Carnarvon, spent a number of years and a lot of money searching for a tomb they weren't sure existed. In November 1922, they found it. Carter had discovered not just an unknown ancient Egyptian tomb, but one that had lain nearly undisturbed for over 3,000 years.
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