About the Show
In this film the latest 3D scanning technology reveals the historical secrets of Cairo and Ancient Egypt. Historian Michael Scott discovers how the first pyramid ever built, inspired the Great Pyramid of Giza. The scans confirm just how accurately the Great Pyramid was constructed. But the history of Cairo isn't only about the Ancient Egyptians. Michael Scott finds a Roman fortress hidden under a church. And he explores a 90-metre well carved into the bedrock beneath the Arabic citadel of the 12th century AD. Part 1 of 3.