Archaeologist Howard Carter and his team make a small yet significant discovery in their search for the tomb of Tutankhamun.
The First Clue on the Way to the Discovery of the Tomb of Tutankhamun
An all-star team of sorts is created to extract and itemize all items to be found in the tomb of Tutankhamun, with specific care to be given to papyri.
Planning the Excavation of Tutankhamun's Tomb
Italian explorer Giovanni Belzoni hones in on Ramesses II's Mansion of Millions of Years during his exploration of ancient Egyptian structures.
Rameses II and His Mansion of Millions of Years
It's a race through Egypt as Belzoni attempts to salvage ancient artifacts before fellow Italian Drovetti gets his hands on them.
Belzoni Versus Drovetti at Luxor
French scholar Jean-François Champollion attempts to decipher the ancient Egyptian mystery of hieroglyphs by taking a linguistic rather than symbolic approach to the riddle.
Breaking the Code of Hieroglyphs
In 19th century Egypt Champollion discovers that nature and daily life influenced and inspired ancient hieroglyphs.
Nature Reveals Inspiration for Glyphs