• Premiered: Oct 2005
  • Episodes: 6
  • Followers: 3
  • Ended
  • BBC One
  • Sunday at 21
  • Documentary Drama History


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Season 1
The Search for Tutankhamun
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Air date
Oct 30, 2005
Carter's fledgling career in Egyptology suffers a blow when a tomb he opens to huge fanfare is found to be empty. Undeterred from his ambitions, Carter parts company from his partner, .. show full overview
The Curse of Tutankhamun
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Air date
Nov 06, 2005
The story of the tomb of Tutankhamun captivates the world's media and propels Carnarvon and Carter to instant celebrity status around the globe. The ultimate prize that Howard Carter .. show full overview
The Pharoah and the Showman
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Air date
Nov 13, 2005
Belzoni fails to please Pasha Ali of Egypt and his new career in 'water mechanics' fails. He is penniless and stranded in Cairo without work. Just 16 years after the invasion by .. show full overview
The Temple of the Sands
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Nov 20, 2005
The Great Belzoni, actor, strongman, and engineer, has now turned all his attentions to becoming a famous adventurer. In episode four of Egypt, Belzoni makes some of his greatest .. show full overview
The Mystery of the Rosetta Stone
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Air date
Nov 27, 2005
This is the story of Jean-François Champollion, the brilliant linguist, genius and one of the first true Egyptologists. The programme begins in Egypt in 1798, when the country had .. show full overview
1x6 Show finale
The Secrets of the Hieroglyphs
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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 the Church and a challenge to his own .. show full overview

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