In the eyes of the Pharaohs

2017 • 58' • French & English

Poster of In the eyes of the Pharaohs

Director(s): Jacques Plaisant & Agnes Molia • Producer(s): Tournez S’il Vous Plait • Coproducer(s): France Télévisions • Format(s): HD

For archaeologists, the word “eden” is what best describes Egypt. The Egyptian sands are an ongoing source of new scientific discoveries such as the seventh wonder of the world, the mythical Lighthouse of Alexandria, destroyed by an earthquake in the fourteenth century. Today, visualizing this unique work of art is a difficult challenge.

In Thebes, a team of archaeologists sheds light on the famous Ramesses II, the greatest of pharaohs, and his Ramesseum, also called the "palace of a million years".

We will discover the world’s first ever library! Comprising 22 rooms spread  underground over three levels, the tomb of lector priest Pediamenopet is an incredible place. The walls are entirely covered with ancient funerary hieroglyphic inscriptions.

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