Production info

UK, 2005  TV  

Stuart Graham, Lynsey Baxter, Matthew Kelly
Directed by Ferdinand Fairfax

6-hour dramatized BBC series about the exploration of ancient Egypt, seen through the eyes of three of the finest Egyptologists, adventurers and scholars: Howard Carter, the man who finally uncovered the resting place of Tutankhamun; Giovanni Belzoni as he battles with his French counterpart to be the first to discover lost tombs and fantastic treasures; Jean-François Champollion as he struggles to be the first to decipher ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics…

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