The History of Ancient Egypt

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The History of Ancient Egypt

1999

Ancient Egyptian civilization is so grand that our minds sometimes have difficulty adjusting to it. If you're awed by the Great Pyramid, amazed by the magnificent golden mask and other treasures of Tutankhamen, curious about...

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Bob Brier

In This Series

Introduction
Episode 1
Introduction
Prehistoric Egypt
Episode 2
Prehistoric Egypt
Ancient Egyptian Thought
Episode 3
Ancient Egyptian Thought
Napoleon and the Beginnings of Egyptology
Episode 4
Napoleon and the Beginnings of Egyptology
The Rosetta Stone, and Much More
Episode 5
The Rosetta Stone, and Much More
The First Nation in History
Episode 6
The First Nation in History
The Rise of the Old Kingdom
Episode 7
The Rise of the Old Kingdom
Sneferu, the Pyramid Builder
Episode 8
Sneferu, the Pyramid Builder
The Great Pyramid of Giza
Episode 9
The Great Pyramid of Giza
The End of the Old Kingdom
Episode 10
The End of the Old Kingdom
The First Intermediate Period
Episode 11
The First Intermediate Period
The Middle Kingdom - Dynasty XI
Episode 12
The Middle Kingdom - Dynasty XI
The Middle Kingdom - Dynasty XII
Episode 13
The Middle Kingdom - Dynasty XII
The Second Intermediate Period
Episode 14
The Second Intermediate Period
Joseph in Egypt
Episode 15
Joseph in Egypt
The Beginning of the New Kingdom - The Fabulous XVIIIth Dynasty
Episode 16
The Beginning of the New Kingdom - The Fabulous XVIIIth Dynasty
Queen Hatshepsut
Episode 17
Queen Hatshepsut
Obelisks
Episode 18
Obelisks
Tuthmosis III - King At Last
Episode 19
Tuthmosis III - King At Last
The Fabulous XVIIIth Dynasty Rolls On
Episode 20
The Fabulous XVIIIth Dynasty Rolls On
Akhenaten the Heretic Pharaoh
Episode 21
Akhenaten the Heretic Pharaoh
The Discovery of Tutankhamen's Tomb
Episode 22
The Discovery of Tutankhamen's Tomb
The Murder of Tutankhamen - A Theory
Episode 23
The Murder of Tutankhamen - A Theory
Medicine - The Necessary Art
Episode 24
Medicine - The Necessary Art
The End of Dynasty XVIII
Episode 25
The End of Dynasty XVIII
Mummification - How We Know What We Know
Episode 26
Mummification - How We Know What We Know
What Mummies Tell Us
Episode 27
What Mummies Tell Us
Making a Modern Mummy
Episode 28
Making a Modern Mummy
Dynasty XIX Begins
Episode 29
Dynasty XIX Begins
Ramses the Great - The Early Years
Episode 30
Ramses the Great - The Early Years
Ramses the Great - The Later Years
Episode 31
Ramses the Great - The Later Years
The Exodus - Did It Happen?
Episode 32
The Exodus - Did It Happen?
The Decline of Dynasty XIX
Episode 33
The Decline of Dynasty XIX
Dynasty XX - The Decline Continues
Episode 34
Dynasty XX - The Decline Continues
Ancient Egyptian Magic
Episode 35
Ancient Egyptian Magic
Dynasty XXI - Egypt Divided
Episode 36
Dynasty XXI - Egypt Divided
Dynasty XXII - Egypt United
Episode 37
Dynasty XXII - Egypt United
Dynasty XXV - The Nubians Have Their Day
Episode 38
Dynasty XXV - The Nubians Have Their Day
Dynasty XXVI - The Saite Period
Episode 39
Dynasty XXVI - The Saite Period
Dynasty XXVII - The Persians
Episode 40
Dynasty XXVII - The Persians
Dynasties XXVIII to XXXI - The Beginning of the End
Episode 41
Dynasties XXVIII to XXXI - The Beginning of the End
Alexander the Great
Episode 42
Alexander the Great
The First Ptolemies
Episode 43
The First Ptolemies
The Middle Ptolemies - The Decline
Episode 44
The Middle Ptolemies - The Decline
Animal Mummies
Episode 45
Animal Mummies
Cleopatra's Family
Episode 46
Cleopatra's Family
Cleopatra - The Last Ptolemy
Episode 47
Cleopatra - The Last Ptolemy
The Grand Finale
Episode 48
The Grand Finale