Dramatization of the great discoveries of ancient Egypt, from the exploration of tombs in the early 1800s, to the unraveling of the Rosetta Stone to translate the ancient language on the tombs, to the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb.
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 Narrator (3 episodes, 2005)
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 Howard Carter (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Lord Carnarvon (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Lady Carnarvon (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Evelyn Carnarvon (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Leonard (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Pierre Lacau (2 episodes, 2005)
Ali Halifa ...
 Carter's Reiss (2 episodes, 2005)
Arkin Chandaril ...
 Tutankhamun / ... (2 episodes, 2005)
Neji Nejah ...
 Ay (2 episodes, 2005)
Nicola Liberos ...
 Ankhesamun / ... (2 episodes, 2005)
Lynsey Baxter ...
 Sarah Belzoni (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Champollion / ... (2 episodes, 2005)
Fuman Dar ...
 Ramesses II (2 episodes, 2005)
Tania Emery ...
 Rosine Blanc / ... (2 episodes, 2005)
Nevan Finegan ...
 James Curtin (2 episodes, 2005)
Yousseff Hagag Hagag ...
 Hamer The Reiss / ... (2 episodes, 2005)
Hamdy Heykal ...
 Henchman (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Giovanni Belzoni (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Bernard Drovetti (2 episodes, 2005)
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 Henry Salt (2 episodes, 2005)
Mahmoud Sabit ...
 Alan Gardiner / ... (2 episodes, 2005)
Badi Uzzaman ...
 Caimakan (2 episodes, 2005)
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Dramatization of the great discoveries of ancient Egypt, from the exploration of tombs in the early 1800s, to the unraveling of the Rosetta Stone to translate the ancient language on the tombs, to the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb.

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30 October 2005 (UK)  »

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Aigyptos: Oi megaloi exerevnites anakalyptoun ton hameno kosmo  »

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£5,000,000 (estimated)
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Egypt was enjoyable viewing.
9 January 2006 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I am extremely delighted to be writing this commentary on a well researched and well presented drama on Egypt.

I am also happy to have had the opportunity to participate in the making of the documentary if on a small scale. I enjoyed meeting Ferdinand Fairfax, a colourful man, all the exceptional crew and diligent staff on the filming which I am happy to have been selected for in the summer of 2005.

Thank you to everyone. Please do contact me if there are any other projects. I enjoyed this very much. Regards to everyone who participated.

Taymour


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