In the eyes of the PharaohsBack to the list
Directors: Jacques Plaisant & Agnes Molia
Producer: Tournez S’il Vous Plait
Coproducers: France Télévisions
Language: French & English
Country of Production: France
For archaeologists, the word “eden” is what best describes Egypt. The Egyptian sands are an ongoing source of new scientific discoveries such as the seventh wonder of the world, the mythical Lighthouse of Alexandria, destroyed by an earthquake in the fourteenth century. Today, visualizing this unique work of art is a difficult challenge.
In Thebes, a team of archaeologists sheds light on the famous Ramesses II, the greatest of pharaohs, and his Ramesseum, also called the "palace of a million years".
We will discover the world’s first ever library! Comprising 22 rooms spread underground over three levels, the tomb of lector priest Pediamenopet is an incredible place. The walls are entirely covered with ancient funerary hieroglyphic inscriptions.