Discovery will be doing a new 2-hour show from Egypt, Expedition Unknown: Egypt Live, with presenter and explorer Josh Gates, and the world-renowned Egyptologist Dr. Deep within the inner chambers of an excavation site known as Al-Ghorifa, a team of archeologists and presenters lifted the top of an intricately carved and extremely heavy stone sarcophagus. This is a fascinating world being explored, as Swartz pointed out to me. The special will be hosted by explorer Josh Gates and Egyptologist Dr. They also found colorful canopic jars which were used by the ancient Egyptians during the mummification process to store and preserve the viscera of their owner for the afterlife.
Does Discovery plan on showing a repeat of Josh Gates show from this past Sunday? The epic event was produced by Big Dreams Entertainment with Leslie Greif as executive producer, Discovery Studios and Ping Pong Productions. During the live broadcast, viewers will be taken into the inner chambers of an excavation. However, the sarcophagus was robbed and the mummy was missing. Are there no female Egyptologists? And there was an 18-month gap between seasons three and four. This definitely was not Geraldo and his vault. This extraordinary wax head is the exact cast of a 2,500-year-old high priest mummy.
While the second mummy was not a high priest or fully preserved, the objects inside the tomb and inscriptions on his sarcophagus reveal that he was a singer in the temple of an Egyptian god known as Thoth. But maybe the most impressive thing of all is how much there is left to explore. For Ping Pong Productions, Brad Kuhlman, Casey Brumels and Josh Gates are executive producers. Egypt time , it also managed to be both entertaining and informative, with some really spectacular reveals. The two-hour special Expedition Unknown: Egypt Live will show host Josh Gates excavating a lesser-visited site, where a myriad of discoveries awaits. Egyptian Streets is an independent, young, and grass roots news media organization aimed at providing readers with an alternate depiction of events that occur on Egyptian and Middle Eastern streets, and to establish an engaging social platform for readers to discover and discuss the various issues that impact the region. After opening the sarcophagus, Hawass and Gates found that the skeleton was in bad condition of mummification with remains of a necklace and amulets.
The massive underground complex of chambers is a treasure trove of antiquities — all laying undisturbed for thousands of years. According to official government figures, tourist arrival reached 8. As last weekend came to a close, a team of media-savvy an ancient Egyptian sarcophagus for the first time in millennia on live television. What Is inside The Tomb? For Discovery Channel, Howard Swartz is executive producer. However, the sarcophagus was robbed and the mummy was missing.
The team unearthed a Senet — a board game from ancient Egypt, whose original rules are the subject of conjecture. In the meantime, , or read about the. Find out more about cookies by reading our updated , which contains further information about the cookies and other technologies that we use and information about how to disable them. For Big Dreams Entertainment, Leslie Greif is executive producer. It was broadcast live from Al-Ghorifa in Egypt, which is south of Cairo. The site in which the sarcophagus lays was discovered February 2018 at the hands of an Egyptian archeological mission. The two-hour live event also uncovered antiquities, including a mysterious wax head and two other mummies.
The Egyptian archaeologist accompanied Gates inside the tomb, asking him to wear a mask for a minute not to be cursed. Please to read our updated Policy. While the special was very clearly well-planned and very produced wow, there were a surprising number of extras—I mean, people—wandering around at 3:30 a. This is what keeps me going. The family tomb has a large sarcophagus for the father, who was a singer, and his wife was buried beside him alongside with three children. Zahi Hawass and Mostafa Waziri, the secretary-general of the Supreme Council of Antiquities of Egypt. This extraordinary wax head is the exact cast of a 2,500-year-old high priest mummy — with such detailed features that he could have easily been picked out on the street from it.
The event, hosted by Chris Jacobs and explorer Josh Gates, will see the team traveling through an underground network of chambers and tunnels where it is thought 40 mummies once part of the noble elite were entombed. In a press release, Dr. Expedition Unknown: Egypt Live is produced for Discovery Channel by Discovery Studios and Ping Pong Productions in association with Big Dreams Entertainment. It will also be shown on the Travel Channel and Science Channel at the same time. The identity of the mummy inside has been a mystery for 3,000 years… Possibly until now.