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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Series cast summary:
Andrew Sachs ...  Narrator 3 episodes, 2005
Stuart Graham ...  Howard Carter 2 episodes, 2005
Julian Wadham ...  Lord Carnarvon 2 episodes, 2005
Caroline Langrishe ...  Lady Carnarvon 2 episodes, 2005
Alexandra Weaver ...  Evelyn Carnarvon 2 episodes, 2005
Laurence Fox ...  Leonard 2 episodes, 2005
Valentine Pelka ...  Pierre Lacau 2 episodes, 2005
Ali Halifa Ali Halifa ...  Carter's Reiss 2 episodes, 2005
Arkin Chandaril Arkin Chandaril ...  Tutankhamun / ... 2 episodes, 2005
Neji Nejah Neji Nejah ...  Ay 2 episodes, 2005
Nicola Liberos Nicola Liberos ...  Ankhesamun / ... 2 episodes, 2005
Lynsey Baxter ...  Sarah Belzoni 2 episodes, 2005
Elliot Cowan ...  Champollion / ... 2 episodes, 2005
Fuman Dar Fuman Dar ...  Ramesses II 2 episodes, 2005
Tania Emery Tania Emery ...  Rosine Blanc / ... 2 episodes, 2005
Nevan Finegan Nevan Finegan ...  James Curtin 2 episodes, 2005
Yousseff Hagag Hagag Yousseff Hagag Hagag ...  Hamer The Reiss / ... 2 episodes, 2005
Hamdy Heykal Hamdy Heykal ...  Henchman 2 episodes, 2005
Matthew Kelly ...  Giovanni Belzoni 2 episodes, 2005
Joseph Long ...  Bernard Drovetti 2 episodes, 2005
Robert Portal ...  Henry Salt 2 episodes, 2005
Mahmoud Sabit Mahmoud Sabit ...  Alan Gardiner / ... 2 episodes, 2005
Badi Uzzaman 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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Drama | History

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 October 2005 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Aigyptos: Oi megaloi exerevnites anakalyptoun ton hameno kosmo See more »

Filming Locations:

Aswan, Egypt See more »

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£5,000,000 (estimated)
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(6 episodes)

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16:9 HD
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Egypt was enjoyable viewing.
9 January 2006 | by taymour53See 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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