Rise of Egypt's Sun Kings
The great necropolis of Abusir hosts megastructures unlike any found in Egypt before: gleaming white Sun Temples. Closed to the public for decades, now investigators have rare access to explore these ruins - and the tombs alongside them - to unearth the surprising story of Egypt’s Sun Cult Pharaohs.
Stunning CGI reconstructs the pyramids and sun temples to their former glory, and unearths shocking discoveries of ritual sacrifice beneath the sands.
Can a team of Egyptologists uncover clues that identify Egypt’s mysterious ‘Sun Kings’? And are lavish officials’ tombs evidence of an uprising against them, threatening their supremacy?
Experts decode inscriptions, climb deep into tombs, and hunt for the secret location the ancient Egyptians believed to be the birth-place of the Sun, to uncover a Sun Cult dynasty that changed Egypt forever.