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A multinational expedition discovers a lost city beneath a pyramid, where they must stop the reawakened gods of ancient Egypt from initiating the apocalypse.

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Sarah Masterton / Princess Amanphur
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Adam Prime
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Sahid
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Jemila
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A young American archaeological apprentice (Charvet) is drawn into a perilous expedition deep beneath the timeless sands of Egypt. Escaping death traps and ancient monsters, the expedition discovers a secret older than history, and a danger beyond imagination. The "sleepers" have awoken. The gods have arisen. And, the countdown to the end of the world has begun... Written by Anonymous

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An ancient pyramid. A present threat. A mystery unchained after 5,000 years.


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Nothing Special
31 July 2014 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A multinational expedition discovers a lost city beneath a pyramid, where they must stop the reawakened gods of ancient Egypt from initiating the apocalypse.

Despite a good cast, decent writers and all that, this is nothing special. I am not sure if it was a made-for-SyFy film, but that is exactly how it comes across. There is an interesting idea (however misguided) about Osiris actually being the Osiri people... I like that, even if it ignores how Egyptian is translated into English...

But overall, this is rather blah and not really worth a viewing, or at least not a second viewing. Could have spent my time better.


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