Title:Secrets Of The Dead: The Private Lives Of The Pharaohs: The Lost City Of The Pyramids
Date:20th November 2000
Description:SEE RECORD 100058 FOR SHOTLIST
The civilisation of Ancient Egypt was the greatest the world has ever seen,continuing for 3000 years with one religion,one language and one evolving history.
Egypt created the world's first empire,yet much of what we know about ancient Egyptian culture is pieced together from astonishingly little hard information,and many intriguing mysteries remain. New scientific techniques are not enabling historians to uncover many of these hidden secrets. Behind them lie tales of power and intrigue,love and madness,passion and murder...
In the second programme of the series,The Lost City of the Pyramids,scientists and archeologists try to answer the question of Who built the pyramids and why?