Uncover the mysteries of one the world s greatest dynasties. Join Discovery as we go in search of Ancient Egypt and uncover the truth behind some of the world s oldest and most famous mysteries. This fascinating 14-disc collection provides a unique insight into the wonders of one of the world s greatest dynasties. From the spectacular pyramids to the tombs that lie within them, the legendary boy-king Tutankhamun to the Egyptian Queen Cleopatra, travel back thousands of years and discover a culture that still influences the way we live more than four thousand years later. Learn the stories behind some of the most famous names in Ancient history: Queen Nefertiti, whose life still remains a mystery after 3,000 years; King Ramses II who ruled for 64 years and built on a scale unequalled by any ruler in history; Cleopatra and Hatshepsut, icons of beguiling beauty and supreme power, their command rivalling that of the mightiest male rulers of all time. Find out why the pyramids were first built, discover their original purpose and learn about the geniuses who designed them. Hear the story of Imhotep the Egyptian Royal Architect and engineer of the world s first pyramid who was worshipped as a God and step inside the pyramids that acted as tombs of kings, while others were places of unspeakable horror.
These discs are (PAL) format, and will work on all modern Australian & European DVD players.