Alastair Sooke looks at Ancient Egyptian masterpieces through the eyes of an art lover.
2 -The Golden Age 52 min
Alastair Sooke explores the sumptuous treasures of the golden age of Egyptian art.
3 -A New Dawn 51 min
How the final era of the Egyptian Empire saw its art enjoy revival and rebirth.
This epic, visually stunning adventure through Ancient Egypt tracks the treasures of the longest-lasting civilization in history and uncovers the true story of their rise and fall throughout the ages. This is the story of how pharaohs protected a unique culture by carefully managing its art; how that culture flourished and lasted over 3000 years; and finally, how it collapsed in the wake of countless invasions, as the art became increasingly bizarre.