The mummies of ancient Egypt continue to fascinate us, many thousands of years after the decline of the civilisation from which they emerged. They are the linen-wrapped bodies that helped inspire, define and outline a religion. At first glance it appears that the ancients were preoccupied with death, but in unravelling the truth we find it was life they were after. Venture down the Nile in search of a lost society focused on immortality. Winding past the last of the Seven Wonders of the World, the pyramids of Giza, discover the secrets hidden within ancient hieroglyphs, including detailed instructions for mummies to travel to the 'other side'. Learn the science behind mummification and travel through the labyrinth of passageways that protected the ancient kingdom's mighty rulers: the Pharaohs. The ancient Egyptians' story is one of ingenuity, where imagination overlapped with intellect, religion intertwined with mythology and abstract ideas molded the world around them. From the enigmatic beauty of the Sphinx to the treasures, tombs and curses of the pyramids, step inside the lost world of mystery that lies in the sands of Egypt.