Discover the secrets, the myths and the truths, behind one of the greatest civilizations in history - a world nearly lost beneath the sand.
The Secrets of the Hieroglyphs
(Extract from Egypt - Rediscovering a Lost World, BBC, 9 minutes)
Jean-Francois Champollion, explorer and scholar, unravels the secrets of the hieroglyphs, unlocking the world of the Ancient Egyptians, while fighting a fierce battle with the Church about the Age of the existence, in this extract from a BBC series choronical, exploring legends in archaeology.
The Mystery of the Rosetta Stone
In 1798, Napoleon brought his armies to Egypt and made the greatest accidental discovery the world would ever know and bring the lost words of ancient Egypt back into the mainstream of communication with the discovery of the Rosetta Stone. Ancient language thought long forgotten, could not be deciphered by modern man.More Ancient Egypt Videos on YouTube:
Rameses: Wrath of God or Man? - Special Presentation 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 (each part about 8 minutes)
Rameses was the greatest of all the ancient Egyptian pharaohs, and his life is remembered in history as both mighty and shrouded in mystery. During his 66-year reign, he conquered a larger empire than any other ruler, and built many monuments to his exploits. He also sired over 100 children, one of whom might have been the Biblical Moses.
Live From Egypt - "Into The Great Pyramid" intro 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 (each part about 8 minutes)
The National Geographic team takes you inside the Great Pyramids of Egypt. Join researchers as they uncover new insights into the structures that have been shrouded in mystery for 45 centuries. Witness the unsealing of an ancient sarcophagus, a remote-controlled robot penetration into the depths of the pyramid shafts, and much more.
Stone, the Medium of Immortality in Ancient Egypt (3 minutes)
The Temple of Philae - Ancient Gods Still Revered (3 minutes)
Tomb Raiding / Recovering Rameses I 1 2 3 4 5