Tutankhamun was one of the most famous characters in all of the ancient world - his fabulous treasures are now known the world over. This programme follows an international team of Egyptologists as they investigate his...展开burial. Their painstaking detective work reveals his burial was a rush job. Reuse and recycling was the order of the day as powerful people competed to claim the young Pharaoh’s vacant throne.
The death of Tutankhamun brought the curtain down on his glittering reign.
But as his body was mummified and his tomb prepared, it also started a frantic spell of deadly intrigue and political double-dealing in ancient Egypt.
Featuring expert analysis, CGI recreations and carefully researched re-enactments, this documentary charts the story of the traditional 70-day mummification period allowed between the pharaoh‚ his demise and his funeral.
With Tutankhamun's widow, his chamberlain and his commander-in-chief battling it out to secure the vacant throne, who would win the race for the kingdom?