Egypt

Cleopatra’s Lost Tomb

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Join Kathleen Martinez, criminal lawyer turned maverick archaeologist, as she searches for Cleopatra’s lost tomb. Very little evidence remains of Egypt’s last queen, but a radical new theory has led Kathleen to look where no one else has dared — and her hunch is paying off as she stuns the archaeological establishment with her discoveries […]

Cleopatra’s Lost Tomb

Dig deeper into Taposiris Magna

Amateur archaeologist Kathleen Martinez revisits Taposiris Magna in search for Cleopatra’s tomb.The site gets its name from the presence of what is thought to be a temple dedicated to Osiris, the god of the dead, highlighted below.

Cleopatra’s Lost Tomb

The foundation deposits discovered at Taposiris Magna

Kathleen Martinez discovered the foundation deposits at the temple of TapOsiris Magna, which indicates the first direct link between the temple site and Cleopatra’s family line.

Cleopatra’s Lost Tomb

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Join Kathleen Martinez, criminal lawyer turned maverick archaeologist, as she searches for Cleopatra’s lost tomb. Very little evidence remains of Egypt’s last queen, but a radical new theory has led Kathleen to look where no one else has dared — and her hunch is paying off as she stuns the archaeological establishment with her discoveries of incredible artifacts, a network of mysterious tunnels, and even a vast city of the dead dated to the time of the Queen and her Ptolemaic dynasty. Now Kathleen has made her biggest breakthrough so far: a 35-meter deep underground shaft that, according to the experts, has all the hallmarks of a royal burial shaft. Could Kathleen be closing in on Cleopatra’s final resting place?

Ultimate Tut

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More than 90 years ago, in 1922, in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings, archaeologist and Egyptologist Howard Carter made the greatest archaeological find in history: the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb and its golden treasures worth nearly a billion dollar. Carter’s find made Tutankhamun the most famous pharaoh in ancient Egyptian history. But the real story of King Tut has become shrouded in myth, with many mysteries around his tomb unsolved to this day.

Ultimate Tut

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The documentary answers the persisting questions surrounding Tutankhamun: who was he; how did he die; why was his tomb found intact; and what makes his mummy unique?

The Silver Pharaoh

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The royal tomb of Pharaoh Psusennes I is one of the most spectacular of all the ancient Egyptian treasures – even more remarkable than that of Tutankhamun. So why hasn’t the world heard about it? What mysteries does it contain? And what does it reveal about ancient Egypt? The tomb was discovered filled with lavish […]

The Silver Pharaoh

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See archival images, stills from reenactments, and images of individuals featured in The Silver Pharaoh