Egypt's Treasure Guardians

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Egypt is home to many of the most famous archaeological treasures on Earth. But, over the last five years, Egypt has suffered a tumultuous revolution, and tourist numbers have plummeted. This show follows a select cast of individuals determined to bring Egypt back from the brink, aiming to discover more of Egypt's history, to keep its heritage safe, and to get tourists to visit the country again.

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About the Show

Egypt is home to many famous archaeological treasures on Earth, but the country’s history does more than just inspire awe: it has given rise to an entire industry. Thousands of archaeologists descend on Egypt every year to search for new discoveries; tens of thousands of Egyptians are enlisted to uncover, preserve, and protect the land’s ancient artifacts and monuments; and millions of visitors journey from all over the world to visit the country’s iconic pyramids, tombs, and temples.

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