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Treasures of Ancient Egypt

The Golden Age (Season 1, Episode 2)
TV Episode | Documentary

On a journey through Ancient Egyptian art, Alastair Sooke picks treasures from its most opulent and glittering moment. Starting with troubling psychological portraits of tyrant king Senwosret III and ending with the golden mask of boy king...See moreOn a journey through Ancient Egyptian art, Alastair Sooke picks treasures from its most opulent and glittering moment. Starting with troubling psychological portraits of tyrant king Senwosret III and ending with the golden mask of boy king Tutankhamun, Sooke also explores architectural wonders, exquisite tombs and a lost city - site of the greatest artistic revolution in Egypt's history where a new sinuous style was born under King Akhenaten and Queen Nefertiti. Along the way Egyptologists and artists reveal that the golden veneer conceals a touching humanity. Written by Enzedder See less
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Director
Producer
Composers
Adam Brown | John Leo Dutton (as John Dutton)
Cinematographers
Patrick Acum (photography) | Neville Kidd (photography)
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Updated Jan 16, 2014

Release date
Jan 16, 2014 (United Kingdom)

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3 cast members
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Alastair Sooke
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Ahmed Abdel Fattah
Self - Limestone Carver Self - Limestone Carver   See fewer
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