Series (4 Episodes available)
BLEU KOBALT, FRANCE 5
TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD
200 years ago, Champollion "cracked" the hieroglyph code. Follow a scientific investigation to discover this mysterious writing and embark on a new expedition to the largest tomb in Egypt.
From the heart of the excavation site of Theban Tomb TT33 near Luxor, the largest in Egypt and a palace of hieroglyphs, we shall discover the secrets of this mysterious writing. We'll have exclusive access to follow the IFAO (French Institute of Oriental Archeology in Cairo) on their scientific mission to uncover the priests, scribes, painters, engravers and tomb builders who bequeathed the history of Ancient Egypt to us along the walls of burial chambers and on papyrus. Who where this class apart in the population at the service of Pharaohs who so intrigue today's archeologists? What do the inscriptions reveal about the daily life of Egyptians? A plunge into the great adventure of the hieroglyphs.
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EVE RAMBOZ, VFX SUPERVISOR