EGYPT -- The pharaohs found gold in the deserts of Egypt. But experts believe they literally only scraped the surface. Now their maps will be used to try to find what are believed to be massive untapped veins of the precious metal still buried beneath the sands.
Coffee, Cake and Art, Blennerville, Ireland. 181 likes. A combined Art Gallery and Coffee Shop, also with Coffee 2 GO in Blennerville, the Gateway to the Dingle Peninsula.
Temple treasures in Tamil Nadu, India. Tamil 3. Tamil Nadu flies under the tourist radar, but it shouldn’t — this sleepy corner of India is a treasure trove, writes Andrew Harris. No wonder they all seem so contented. The outsider looking in at rural Tamil Nadu could be excused for concluding that life is one big long festival. This particular one, winding along the dusty lane of a remote.
Unfortunately, the sunshine didn't last and Tuesday was back to grey drizzle, so we snuggled on the sofa and watched the first part of the new BBC4 documentary Treasures of Ancient Egypt, which was rather good. Sophia then got some books about Ancient Egypt out and went through asking questions about the buildings, religion, mummification, symbolism, hieroglyphs etc. She was particularly.
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Egyptian Pharaohs. Who were the Pharaohs? Pharaohs were the king or Queen of Egypt. Most pharaohs were men but some well-known pharaohs, such as Nefertiti and Cleopatra, were women. A Pharaoh was the most important and powerful person in the kingdom. He was the head of the government and high priest of every temple.The people of Egypt considered the pharaoh to be a half-man, half-god. The.
Dr Chris Naunton is a distinguished Egyptologist, and has presented numerous television documentaries, including The Man Who Discovered Egypt (BBC4), Tutankhamun: The Mystery of the Burnt Mummy (Channel 4) and King Tut's Tomb: The Hidden Chamber (Channel 5). He was the Director of the Egypt Exploration Society from 2012 to 2016, and in 2015 he was elected President of the International.
Ancient Apocalypse (4) Ancient Egypt - Life and Death in the Valley of the Kings (3) Ancient Greece: The Greatest Show on Earth (3) Ancient Invisible Cities (3) And Then There Were None (3) And They're Off. for Sport Relief (6) Andre Previn at the BBC (1) Andrew Davies: Rewriting the Classics (1) Andrew Marr on Churchill: Blood, Sweat and Oil.