Secrets of the Dead

Decoding Hieroglyphics Preview

Preview: Season 20 Episode 3 | 32s | Video has closed captioning.

The first modern translation of Egyptian hieroglyphics happened 200 years ago. How was the ancient code cracked? Today, archaeologists are busy translating hieroglyphics from an important scribe’s tomb, its walls covered from floor to ceiling with symbols thousands of years old. This new research is giving archaeologists a better understanding of life in ancient Egypt.

Aired: 11/02/22

Rating: TV-PG

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