The Sunken Secrets of Philae
Rising up from the sparkling waters of the Nile, stands Philae – a stunning temple complex on a remote island at the southern tip of Egypt.
Today, investigators decode ancient inscriptions and use drone technology to discover why this secluded sanctuary attracted the greatest leaders of the ancient world, from pharaohs to Roman emperors.
Stunning CGI rebuilds Philae as it looked in its prime, and monumental experiments test what it takes to construct a temple on a tiny island. Hidden messages reveal traces of a hostile takeover, and underwater investigations expose Philae’s dramatic escape from a sunken fate.