Egypt's Golden Empire
Airs Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. Check your local listings. 00:31
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Series Description: This three-part special tells the story of the Egyptian empire from its beginning in 1560 BC to its collapse in 1080 BC. Interviews with scholars and dramatic re-creations bring the story to life.
Egyptian rulers Ahmose, Hatshepsut, the first female Pharaoh, and Thutmosis III are explored. [78 minutes]
Pharaohs of the Sun (2 of 3) (#102)
By 1400 B.C. the Egyptian empire is in a golden age of wealth and power, led by Amenhotep III. [56 minutes]
Ramses II's crowning achievement against the Hittites is the basis for a new period of stability. [56 minutes]