Egypt Unwrapped

Eight icons of Egypt rediscovered: using the latest archaeology and science, and new research, a team of experts unravels Egypt’s greatest mysteries for a major new eight-part documentary series.


A major eight-part series following experts using the latest research and modern techniques to unravel Egypt’s greatest mysteries. With special access to sites across the country, the series travels from the pyramids and Sphinx in Giza and Saqqara down to the Valley of the Kings near Luxor and the great rock temples of Abu Simbel in southern Egypt. The series investigates the origins of Egyptian civilisation and the real history behind the legend of the Scorpion King, uses CT scans and facial reconstruction to try to identify the Screaming Man mummy, and reveals new insights into Egypt’s great figures including Ramses II, Alexander The Great and Cleopatra.

Episode titles: Alexander the Great's Lost Tomb, The Pyramid Code, The Real Cleopatra, The Real Ramses, The Scorpion King, Mystery of the Screaming Man, Secrets of the Sphinx, and Secrets of the Valley of the Kings.


8 x 50 mins


Ancient Worlds, Science, Series


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