Next Episode of Egypt's Greatest Mysteries is
Focusing on the most important discoveries from the world of the ancient Egyptians, "Egypt's Greatest Mysteries" journeys back in time to explore the unveiling of the tomb of Tutankhamun, the reign of Ramesses II and Champollion's deciphering of the hieroglyphs.
This is the story of how Giovanni Belzoni, an anglicised Italian circus performer, ended up in Egypt in 1814, at a time when it was just starting to open up to Europeans, and became its greatest explorer.
The story of how Belzoni made some of his greatest discoveries, including the tomb of Seti I and the hidden entrance to the mysterious sand-covered temple of Ramesses at Abu Simbel.
The story of the race to decipher ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs.
How Champollion began to uncover the strange world described by the ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs. His odyssey took him to Turin, then Egypt and finally to his death.
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