Ancient Lives

Ancient Lives

Historians discuss how people lived before us.

Episode Guide

  • Ancient Lives - Year of the Hyena (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Year of the Hyena

    A year of famine, looting and secret reburial of royal coffins unfolds in ancient records.

  • Ancient Lives - The Processional Way of the Gods (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    The Processional Way of the Gods

    Ancient records and 3000-year-old love poetry reveal the status of women of that time.

  • Ancient Lives - The Mountains of Gold (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    The Mountains of Gold

    Egyptologist John Romer uses an ancient map to find the pharaohs' gold mine.

  • Ancient Lives - A Village of Craftsmen (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    A Village of Craftsmen

    Historian John Romer describes the ancient tomb builders for the pharaohs.

  • Ancient Lives - Ancient Lives (Episode 9)
    Episode 9:

    Ancient Lives

    On the bricks; Egyptian poetry; great temple of Karnak.

  • Ancient Lives - Ancient Lives (Episode 8)
    Episode 8:

    Ancient Lives

    Ancient Egyptian tombs; murals depict the story of Paneb.