Clip description Keywords
Following Alexander to Siwa
Following Alexander to Siwa

Duration: 04:00

Richard Miles retraces the steps of Alexander the Great from the Egyptian city of Memphis to the oasis at Siwa.

 
Pyramid: the last secret
Pyramid: the last secret

Duration: 02:49

Bob Brier reports on how study of the Great Pyramid at Giza has revealed new theories about its construction.

 
Statue of Ramesses II (audio)
Statue of Ramesses II (audio)

Duration: 13:00

The living world behind the statue of Ramesses II of Egypt.

 
The ‘must-have’ Maths text for c1550BC. (audio)
The ‘must-have’ Maths text for c1550BC. (audio)

Duration: 13:42

Exploring the mathematical world of Ancient Egypt via the Rhind Mathematical Papyrus held in the British Museum.

 
The Rosetta Stone, 196BC. (audio)
The Rosetta Stone, 196BC. (audio)

Duration: 13:56

Discover the importance of the stone that has helped unlock the languages of the past.

 
The spread of writing and the first law courts in ancient Egypt
The spread of writing and the first law courts in ancient Egypt

Duration: 03:42

Andrew Marr outlines the spread of writing and the first law courts in ancient Egypt.

 

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