Egypt Underworld: Pathways to Eternity To the ancient Egyptians, life after death was a high-stakes underworld journey fraught with terrifying obstacles: fiery lakes of death, battles with bona fide monsters and ultimately eternal death or resurrection with the sun. It s a journey each Egyptian believed was real and for the pharaoh the stakes were even higher as the entire cosmos depended on the king s successful journey and resurrection. New excavations are revealing more than we ve ever known about what the Egyptians believed they would encounter on their afterlife journey. Now, world renowned archaeologist Dr. Zahi Hawass is excavating a mysterious tunnel at the very bottom of Seti s tomb far below the surface of the earth. Join National Geographic on a true Indiana Jones-style quest in which Dr. Hawass will put his own life in jeopardy for the sake of discovery. King Tut's Curse It is perhaps the most intriguing story to have ever emerged from ancient Egypt, the mystery behind the famed boy-king Tutankhamen. Why did he die so young? Was he murdered? And is there an explanation for the legendary curse said to follow those who found his tomb centuries later? Now, for the first time, an international team of scientists is using state-of-the-art CT-scan technology to unveil the truth of what really happened 3000 years ago and unravel the mystery of KING TUT S CURSE. Into the Great Pyramid Experience the thrill of discovery as archaeologists pull back the veil of mystery that has cloaked Egypt s mighty pyramids for 45 centuries! Travel deep into the Great Pyramid to witness a remote-controlled robot penetrate a mysterious shaft. Feel the anticipation and excitement as Egypt s oldest intact sarcophagus is unsealed on camera for the first time. Join researchers as they unearth fascinating new clues about the culture that built the pyramids and how they accomplished this epic engineering feat. You ll be amazed by what s uncovered as National Geographic presents INTO THE GREAT PYRAMID.
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