Private Lives of the Pharaohs
3000 years of Egyptian mysteries, including the power of the Pharaohs, intrigue, love and madness come into new view through science breakthroughs.
S01:E01 - The Lost City of the Pyramids
The pyramids of Giza were, up until the 20th century, the largest structures in the world. For over 4000 years, they have aroused all kinds of speculation in all who have seen them. How were they built? And who built them?
S01:E02 - Sex, Death & the Lotus
In the tombs that ancient Egyptians prepared for their deaths, they left a record of how they lived more than 3000 years ago, today. But the full meaning of many of the images remains a mystery. In almost every Egyptian tome one image stands out; the blue lotus.
S01:E03 - The Fall of the House of Tutankhamen
For nearly 3000 years, ancient Egypt was the greatest civilization on Earth. And in their ancient tombs and artifacts, they left a detailed record of their lives, but many mysteries remain. Due to advances in technologies and techniques, we are now able to learn more about one of the greatest Egyptian leaders, Tutankhamen.