Lost Treasures of Egypt: The Pyramid Sun Kings (National Geographic, June 20, 2024)

Ancient Egypt: Chronicles Of An Empire

National Geographic’s documentary series, Lost Treasures of Egypt, returns with a brand new episode, “The Pyramid Sun Kings,” airing on Thursday, June 20.

In this episode, archaeologists make groundbreaking discoveries as they uncover new clues about a long-forgotten dynasty: the Sun Kings. This ancient civilization has long been a mystery, and now, experts are piecing together its history.

The episode delves into the world of these ancient rulers, exploring their legacy and the impact they had on Egyptian culture and history. Through excavations and expert analysis, the team reveals fascinating insights into the Sun Kings’ reign, shedding light on a little-known era of Egyptian history.

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The Sun Kings, or the Fifth Dynasty of Egypt, ruled approximately from 2494 to 2345 BCE. This era is known for its focus on sun worship, with the pharaohs considering themselves to be living sun gods. It is a period of significant cultural and artistic development, with many innovations in architecture and sculpture.

Lost Treasures of Egypt takes viewers on a journey through time, revealing the stories and secrets hidden beneath the sand.

Be sure to tune in to National Geographic on Thursday, June 20, 2024, at 9:00 p.m. for “The Pyramid Sun Kings” episode of Lost Treasures of Egypt.

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