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Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

It is possible that only one percent of the wonders of Ancient Egypt have been discovered, but now, thanks to a pioneering approach to archaeology, that is about to change.

Dr Sarah Parcak uses satellites to probe beneath the sands, where she has found cities, temples and pyramids. Now, with Dallas Campbell and Liz Bonnin, she heads to Egypt to discover if these magnificent buildings are really there.

Last on

Wed 7 Aug 2013 22:30 BBC Four

  • Meet the team

    Meet the team

    Ramy Romany (Egyptian Expert), Dallas Campbell (Presenter), Liz Bonnin (Presenter) and Dr Sarah Parcak (Satellite Archaeologist).

  • A 'Streetmap' of Tanis

    A 'Streetmap' of Tanis

    Dr Sarah Parcak has already identified several sites using high resolution satellite imagery that she thinks are of huge significance. See here a streetmap of the ancient city of Tanis.

  • Egyptian pyramids found by infra-red satellite images?

    Egyptian pyramids found by infra-red satellite images?

    Excavations have already confirmed some of the initial findings of a satellite survey of Egypt.

    Read the BBC News story

Credits

Presenter
Sarah Parcak
Presenter
Liz Bonnin
Presenter
Dallas Campbell
Producer
Harvey Lilley
Director
Harvey Lilley
Executive Producer
Phil Dolling

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