Egypt Documentaries

The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World

1990 Unrated

The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, a feature-length documentary narrated by movie star Pierce Brosnan (James Bond) exploring how the seven wonders of the ancient world were built and why.

Egypt's Great Pyramid: The New Evidence

2017 Unrated

Egypt's Great Pyramid: The New Evidence: The Great Pyramid of Giza is one of the seven wonders of the ancient world and for more than 4000 years it was the tallest man-made structure in the world.   It is considered to be one of humankind's best achievements ever. Despite this, ve[...]

70 Million Animal Mummies: Egypt's Dark Secret

2015 Unrated

  The Ancient Egyptians believed that the mummification process was a way of passage into the after-life, it turns out that they not only mummified humans but animals too.   70 Million Animal Mummies have been discovered in Egypt since the 19th century. Now researchers from Manche[...]

Crushing Dissent in Egypt

2018 Unrated

  The Crushing Dissent in Egypt documentary takes a look at the fierce 2018 presidential race in Egypt, hosted by Irish journalist and news presenter Orla Guerin.   According to reports, challengers to the current Egyptian president Abdel Fattah al-Sisi are being harassed, having[...]

Damming the Nile

2018
1

Damming the Nile is a 2018 BBC socio-political documentary by British journalist Alastair Leithead.   The film reports on who is controlling the water-supply from the worlds longest river, a source that is vital for sustaining people in Sudan, Egypt and Ethiopia.

Expedition Unknown: Season 4

2018
1

Expedition Unknown Series 4 follows the explorer Josh Gates as he sets out on a mission to find answers to some of the worlds most famous mysteries and legends. Josh has been the host for a number of documentaries but Expedition Unknown is what he is most renowned for.   Episode 1 - Vikin[...]

Magical Egypt (preview)

2001 Unrated

Magical Egypt is full of amazing ancient wonders, and when we think they have all been found something new is discovered.   This 2001 documentary narrated by Derek Partridge explains a part of Egyptian history that is not widely known to the public. Much of the magic and wisdom the elders[...]

Engineering an Empire

2006
2

  Engineering an Empire is a series of 14 documentaries that go over the world's history and it's many accomplishments in the realms of engineering.    The documentaries which are narrated by American actor Peter Weller (Robocop) cover many of the major brea[...]

The Pyramid Code

2009
1

The 2010 5-part documentary series The Pyramid Code centres around work by Dr Carmen Boulter who went to 50 countries in the search for ancient technology that according to her can be found embedded in ancient monuments, especially in Egypt on the Giza Plato.   It has[...]

Sex in the Ancient World: Egyptian Erotica

2009
1

It is widely believed the first sex manual was the Indian “Kama Sutra” composed between 400 BCE and 200 CE however, research has uncovered the "Turin Papyrus”, a manual which precedes this by more than 2000 years making it the oldest set of instructions on erotica ev[...]

The Silver Pharaoh

2010
2

Out of all the historic monuments in Egypt the royal tomb of Psusennes “the silver Pharaoh” is one of the most spectacular, yes, even more, so that that of the famous King Tut. If this is the case then why hasn’t it receive much worldwide attention? “The Silver Pharaoh"[...]

Tutankhamun: The Truth Uncovered

2014
4

  Tutankhamun: The Truth Uncovered. In this documentary, Dallas Campbell heads over to Egypt to uncover the truth about the most famous pharaoh of them all, The boy god Tutankhamun. He’s the most famous “mummy” of all because his tomb which was discovered back in 1922[...]

The Story of God with Morgan Freeman 1: Beyond Death

2016
3

Season 1 episode 1 of the documentary series The Story of God with Morgan Freeman. Is there life after death? This is a question that seems to be encoded in the human psyche, the idea that that you will move out of your current physical existence into another one. Firstly Morgan meets a man who ship[...]

The Mystery of the Sphinx

1993
3

The Mystery of the Sphinx, a 1993 documentary narrated by Charlton Heston (Planet of the Apes 1968).   Is the Great Sphinx of Giza really as old as Egyptologists say it is? Traditionally it is thought that it is no more than 4000 years old however there are a growing n[...]

The Revelation Of The Pyramids

2010
5

The Revelation Of The Pyramids: The Pyramids of Giza are a true wonder of the ancient world and indeed the only one to still be standing. If you take into account what it took to create such incredible monuments in such a short period of time then it almost seems unbelievable. This documentary explo[...]

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