Treasures Of Ancient Egypt

January 2017
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S1 Ep3 - New Dawn

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New Dawn - In the final episode of the series, Alastair Sooke completes his search for thirty treasures that tell the epic story of Egyptian art. He starts at the Great Temple of Abu Simbel, where colossal statues of Rameses II proclaim the Pharaoh's power. But he finds that there is more to Egyptian art than size as he encounters the art of the Egyptian workers. Some of it is free and rebellious and has influenced spired modern graffiti artists. Sooke also discovers that as Egypt declined, its...
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S1 Ep2 - Golden Age

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Golden Age - In this epic, visually stunning adventure through Ancient Egypt, journalist and art critic Alastair Sooke follows on from his hit series Treasures of Ancient Rome, tracking down the treasures of the longest-lasting civilization in history and uncovering the true story of their rise and fall throughout the ages. Stepping aside from the well-worn usual clichés of this era, he discovers how Egypt’s unique melting pot of geography and culture created some of the most remarkable treasur...
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S1 Ep1 - Birth Of Art

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In this epic, visually stunning adventure through Ancient Egypt, journalist and art critic Alastair Sooke tracks down the treasures of the longest-lasting civilisation in history, while uncovering the true story of their rise and fall throughout the ages. In the premiere episode, Alastair Sooke tells the story of Ancient Egyptian art through 30 extraordinary masterpieces. Tracing the origins of Egypt's unique visual style, he treks across the Sahara and travels the Nile to find the rarely-seen ...
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