Secrets Of Tutankhamun's Treasures

January 2018

Season 1 Episode 3

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This episode, the focus turns to two tiny babies that were buried with Egypt’s boy king 3000 years ago, and could hold the key to finally unravelling the twisted web of his family. With a revolutionary DNA study, disease testing and forensic bone analysis uncovers the inbred world of Tutankhamun’s late, great 18th Dynasty. Claims that the boy king was plagued with hereditary diseases unravel; and new light is shed on the controversial debate over the race of the Egyptians. Archaeologists identi...

Season 1 Episode 2

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Season 1 Episode 2 of Secrets Of Tutankhamun's Treasures was broadcast by SBS ONE on Sunday 21 January 2018 at 9:30.

Season 1 Episode 1

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There’s more to Tutankhamun's iconic treasures than meets the eye. New evidence suggests the tomb’s stunning contents were meant for someone else. But who is more deserving of such opulence than Egypt’s most famous king? Tutankhamun's legendary death mask is arguably the greatest treasure in history, found on the head of the king's mummified remains. Yet the mask betrays more than the king's wealth. Discrepancies between the mask and the head piece have led Egyptologist Nicholas Reeves at the U...