The Black Pharaohs

About the Show

Dr Vivian Davies claims that recent discoveries prove that in 800 BC, Egypt was under the rule of 'black Pharaohs' from neighbouring Nubia. As the British Museum prepares an international exhibition of additional finds that seem to corroborate his assertion, this programme accompanies Dr Davies on his final digs to unearth more clues about the lives of these long-forgotten rulers. Could a set of hieroglyphs be about to change the face of Ancient Egypt forever?