Egypt’s Lost Queens
Egypt's Lost Queens
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Egypt’s Lost Queens

Egypt's Lost Queens: Professor Joann Fletcher explores what it was like to be a woman of power in ancient Egypt. Through a wealth of spectacular buildings, personal artefacts and amazing tombs, Joann brings to life four of ancient Egypt's most powerful female rulers…

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The Man who Discovered Egypt
The Man who Discovered Egypt
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The Man who Discovered Egypt

The Man who Discovered Egypt: Documentary about English Egyptologist Flinders Petrie, the pioneer of systematic methodology in archaeology.     Ancient Egypt was vandalised by tomb raiders and treasure hunters until this Victorian adventurer took them on. Most people have never heard of…

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Immortal Egypt episode 4 – Invasion
Immortal Egypt episode 4 - Invasion
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Immortal Egypt episode 4 – Invasion

Immortal Egypt episode 4 - Invasion: In the final episode, Joann discovers how Egypt's enemies exploited a country weakened by internal strife, ultimately leading to its destruction.     Joann leaves Egypt and journeys south to Sudan where she finds the remarkable story…

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Immortal Egypt episode 3 – Zenith
Immortal Egypt episode 3 - Zenith
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Immortal Egypt episode 3 – Zenith

Immortal Egypt episode 3 - Zenith: In the third episode, Joann explores the magnificent Colossi of Memnon, built under Egypt's greatest pharaoh - Amenhotep III.     Joann explores the dizzying heights of Egypt's civilisation and the lives of the workers and artisans…

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Immortal Egypt episode 2 – Chaos
Immortal Egypt episode 2 - Chaos
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Immortal Egypt episode 2 – Chaos

Immortal Egypt episode 2 - Chaos: In the second episode, Joann explores how the Pyramid Age ended in catastrophe. In one of Saqqara's last pyramid complexes, Joann uncovers evidence of famine as the young Egyptian state suffered a worsening climate and political upheaval.…

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