Egyptian Journeys with Dan Cruickshank

September 2016
30:00

September 13, 2016

Expired 3.0 4 x
On a lonely island in the River Nile, Dan visits the last known hieroglyphic inscription in Egypt and discovers the surprising truth about those responsible for the final, brutal collapse of this great civilisation, a culture that had lasted more than 3,000 years.
30:00

September 13, 2016

Expired 3.0 4 x
Dan delves into the dark side of the court of Ramesses III, tracing the conspiracy that spread through his harem and may have led to his mysterious death.
30:00

September 6, 2016

Expired 3.0 4 x
Dan Cruickshank discovers the ingenious techniques that the ancient Egyptians used to make their pyramids, temples and mummies last forever, driven by their obsession with magic and the afterlife.
30:00

September 6, 2016

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Dan Cruickshank travels the Nile, from magnificent Karnak to the desolate ruins of El Amarna, in search of the truth about Akhenaten, the most radical and mysterious Pharaoh ever to rule Egypt, and his beautiful wife Nefertiti.
August 2016
30:00

August 31, 2016

Expired 3.0 4 x
Dan traces the unexpected twists and mysteries in the life of Howard Carter, the great British archaeologist who discovered the tomb of Tutankhamun, and reveals the hidden legacy of Carter's work. Carter rose from humble origins to become the most famous archaeologist in the world, but despite his spectacular success in discovering Tutankhamun's tomb in 1922, Carter was never honoured in this country, and received no official recognition from the British.
28:00

August 30, 2016

Expired 3.0 4 x
Dan visits the magnificent underground tombs in the Valley of the Kings, in search of clues about the unsung heroes of this ancient world - the mysterious community of craftsmen who spent their lives building lavish burial chambers for the pharaohs.
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