The story of the first great empire in history, bringing to life the passion and human drama of an age that would inspire future generations.
Combining historical recreations with remarkably well preserved letters and personal accounts, this series reveals how a succession of kings liberated their country, conquered their neighbours and built an empire that stretched from Syria to the Sudan, brining unimaginable wealth and power and a legacy which continues to this day.
Broadcaster: BBC Two & PBS
TX Date: November 2001
Format: 3 x 60
Website: PBS - Egypt's Golden Empire