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Replicating Tutankhamun's tomb

Tutankhamun’s tomb remained intact for 3,000 years, but due to so many visitors it is now deteriorating. Will travellers venture to Egypt to see what some would call a fake?
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Ancient worlds: The story of civilisation

In this classic video from the BBC archive, historian Richard Miles travels to Iraq, Syria, Egypt, Anatolia and Greece, showing how past successes and failures shaped today's world.
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Living in... great cities for history and ancient ruins

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These five cities are pieces of living history, where the past is not only present in everyday life, but tangible in myriad forms.
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A new dawn rises over Luxor’s Valley of the Queens

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Queen Nefertari, known as one of the most beautiful women in history, still inspires after 3,000 years, with her tomb giving wondrous insight into the art and beliefs of Ancient Egypt.


On the road: Luxor, Egypt

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The tranquil Temple of Karnak is often overlooked by the hordes of tourists flocking to Luxor’s Valley of the Kings.


World’s most beautiful canal cities

Explore the picturesque towns where water and pavement intertwine.


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