Valley of the Queens: The New Secrets - Special
The Valley of the Queens, Egypt. A long-forgotten necropolis filled with more than 90 burials. Today, archaeologists decode ancient inscriptions hidden deep in underground tombs, to discover the lost stories of the most powerful women in Ancient Egypt’s Golden Age.
How much power did famous Queens Nefertari, Nefertiti, Tiye and Hatshepsut really wield? How were their spectacular tombs built? And why do so many lie in ruins?
We follow investigators venturing inside subterranean tunnels to search for clues. Using cutting-edge CGI, we rebuild the Valley to reveal its ancient splendour… and uncover the surprising power of the Queens of Egypt.