Egypt’s Hidden Treasures

The Egyptian Museum in Cairo is a treasure house filled with passionate staff, awe struck visitors and many of the ancient world`s most precious artefacts. On the eve of its hundredth anniversary, we join museum conservators as they prepare for a special exhibit to coincide with this major milestone. There are many artefacts stored in the museum that hasn`t been displayed since they were first located, in some cases up to a century ago. What secrets do these hold and what are the stories behind these hidden treasures?

Episode Length: 00:30:00

Year: 2003

Episode: 1

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