Ramses the Great, known for military prowess and unsurpassed achievements in construction, suffered from crippling arthritis and a massive jaw infection.
The young pharaoh who may have suffered from a genetic disorder, built his own capital in the desert and founded a new religion.
The daughter and also the wife of a king, Hatshepsut succeeded in ruling ancient Egypt for 22 years as king herself, wearing the pharaoh's false beard of authority and male garb.
Examining the short life of the boy king.
Questioning the classic image of Cleopatra as a seductress; the ruler's undying dedication to her children.
An iron willed pharaoh who figured out pyramid construction and built three.