Secrets of the Nile Valley

Tajemnice doliny Nilu

(fot. TVP)
  • Description
  • Cast and crew
  • Duration: 3 x 30’
  • Resolution: SD
  • Year: 2008

The history of ancient cultures and the picture of contemporary inhabitants of the Nile Valley which is the area known as the birthplace of civilization. It is a fascinating journey along the Nile from Khartoum to Alexandria. The expedition investigates the imprints left on history by legendary kingdoms and lost civilizations. In three episodes the series presents sensational discoveries made by Polish archaeologists who have been working in Sudan and Egypt for half a century. The series contains exclusive footage, including unique pictures of the prehistoric monuments and buildings of civilizations that lived around the 4th Cataract of the Nile which was flooded in 2009 as a result of the building of a dam on the River Nile. The viewers have the opportunity to see sensational discoveries of the historical buildings of Nubia in Sudan, the history of the greatest Christian kingdom of ancient Africa in Makuria, the secrets of Hatshepsut, the oldest university in the world found in Alexandria and many others unique discoveries made in the Nile Valley.

  • Awards:
  • 2010 TAC International Film & Video Festival – Eugene – Honorable Mention


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