Episode 4 - Mystery of Egypt's Mega Temple
The Egyptian site of Karnak was the largest religious complex in the ancient world. Constructed over three thousand five hundred years ago, this giant labyrinth of temples and halls was a political and religious powerbase for the pharaohs.
But what weird rituals went on behind its high walls? Unearthing grisly human remains and using the latest technologies, archaeologists are finally revealing the truth: how a jealous pharaoh destroyed the legacy of his own father, how Karnak’s largest hall was designed to house the gods themselves and how the unstoppable rise of a new religion brought this monumental site to its knees.