In Ancient Egypt, 4700 years ago, revolution is brewing, and the most ambitious building project on the planet sets off a chain of transformative events.
The discovery of a mass grave near Luxor with the bones of nearly 60 people sends archaeologists on a quest into ancient Egypt to who the remains belong to, why they were buried the way they were and what could have led to this mass burial.
The Great Pyramid of Giza is the world's most famous tomb, built by Khufu - a Pharaoh with a reputation for cruelty. Was Khufu really a megalomaniac ready to sacrifice his people in his pursuit of the perfect path to the afterlife?
With the help of recently unearthed diaries, explore how the notorious Pharaoh Khufu completed his great pyramid - and what happened when he died.
Looking at who will succeed Pharaoh Khufu. Some Egyptologists think the succession after his death holds the key to a great mystery: the riddle of the Sphinx.
A series of legendary pharaohs have built iconic monuments and after what has been a transformative period, the age of the pyramid builders ends.
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