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PostPosted: Wed Nov 24, 2004 4:27 pm 
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This will be a working list and I will add to it as I learn of new programs for December. Be sure to stop back from time to time to check for updates.
All times are listed as US Eastern Time (GMT-5)
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note: The some programs are not specifically about Ancient Egypt but will most likely make mention of it in one form or another.

National Geographic Channel
Thursday, December 2, 2004, at 8P
Voices from the Pyramids
Sheba's Secret Mummies [TV-G]

British writer and anthropologist Howard Reid leads an international survey team to the seldom-visited Republic of Yemen on an extraordinary quest - to follow up reports of Arabian mummies in the land of the legendary Queen of Sheba. Howard has been documenting mummy-making cultures around the world for the past ten years, but until recently he had never heard of mummies in the Middle East outside Egypt. Accompanied by British Egyptologist Dr Joann Fletcher and Yemeni archaeologists and officials, Howard...(?)
Also airs:
Thursday, December 2, 11P
Saturday, December 11, 2:00P

National Geographic Channel
Thursday, December 2, 2004, at 9P
Voices from the Pyramids
The Diva Mummy [TV-G]

Two thousand years ago the lords and ladies of China's Han Dynasty lived lives of such opulent splendour they wanted to live forever - and some of them came close.
Also airs:
Friday, December 3, 12A
Saturday, December 11, 3:00P

National Geographic Channel
Friday, December 3, 2004, at 8P
Voices from the Pyramids
Egyptian Mummies [TV-PG]

Hidden for 25 centuries, a mummy lies among the remains of an elaborately carved coffin. Examine the mysteries surrounding the life and death of this Egyptian official and the secrets his tomb promises to unlock.
Also airs:
Friday, December 3, 11P
Saturday, December 11, 4:00P

National Geographic Channel
Friday, December 3, 2004, at 9P
Voices from the Pyramids
Curses of Ancient Egypt [TV-G]

In this hour, National Geographic Channel will discuss the myth and mystery of the 'Ten Plagues' of Egypt and the curse of Tutankhamen. The Book of Exodus describes a series of ten plagues during the time when Jews were slaves in ancient Egypt: The Nileturned to blood, A plague of frogs, A plague of insects, A plague of flies, A plague among their cattle, A plague of boils, A plague of hail, A plague of locusts, A darkness at noon, Death of the first born. Moses promised that these series of disasters...(?)
Also airs:
Saturday, December 4, 12A
Saturday, December 11, 5:00P

Animal Planet
Dec 04 2004@ 09:30 AM
Breed All About It
Basenji

Prized for its intelligence, speed, hunting prowess and silence, the Basenji has been a popular breed dating back to the pharaohs of Egypt. Meet three top breeders who made a pilgrimage to the Congo to save the breed from extinction.

National Geographic Channel
Saturday, December 4, 2004, at 8P
Voices from the Pyramids
Into the Great Pyramid [TV-G]

Join Dr. Zahi Hawass as he unravels the mystery of both how the Great Pyramid of Giza was built, and who executed the awe-inspiring enterprise
Also airs:
Saturday, December 4, 11P
Saturday, December 11, 6:00P
Thursday, December 16 3:00P

Discovery Channel
Dec 05 2004 @ 09:00 PM
Rameses: Wrath of God or Man?

A team of international scientists and forensic archaeologists, led by Egyptologist Professor Kent Weeks, unravel the mystery that links the Old Testament, Egypt’s Pharaoh Rameses the Great and a skull found in the largest tomb ever unearthed in Egypt.
Also airs:
Dec 06 2004 @ 12:00 AM
Dec 11 2004 @ 09:00 PM

Discovery Channel
Dec 06 2004 @ 03:00 PM
Ancient Egyptians
The Battle of Megiddo

This is the struggle that gave birth to an empire. A rebel Syrian warlord challenges the might of Egypt. The two greatest armies the ancient world has ever seen, prepare to fight. The fate of Egypt lies in the hands its young Pharaoh.

Discovery Channel
Dec 06 2004 @ 08:00 PM
Egypt Week Live - Property

No description available.
Also airs:
Dec 06 2004 @ 11:00 PM

Discovery Channel
Dec 06 2004 @ 09:00 PM
Mysterious Death of Cleopatra

The daughter of an incestuous marriage, Cleopatra married and murdered her brothers, inheriting the throne of Egypt at age 17. Her life was filled with the unexplained. A team of experts reexamines the circumstances of Cleopatra's untimely death.
Also airs:
Dec 07 2004 @ 12:00 AM
Dec 11 2004 @ 08:00 PM

Discovery Channel
Dec 08 2004 @ 03:00 PM
Ancient Egyptians
The Priests of Amun

Set against the backdrop of a nation in turmoil, this is the story of a thirty year feud that tears apart a city and brings down one of the most powerful dynasties in Egypt. A group of priests gather to plot murder.

Discovery Channel
Dec 09 2004 @ 05:00 PM
Monster House
Egypt House

This monster house features the luxuries and style of ancient Egypt. Special features include a pharaoh's palace living room, a pyramid that turns into a table, a King Tut's tomb that transforms into a bar and a 20-ft. pyramid with a hot tub inside.

Discovery Channel
Dec 09 2004 @ 09:00 PM
Pharaoh's Revenge: Egypt's Lost Treasure

For more than two hundred years, the Nile Valley has been systematically looted of its treasures. Follow charismatic archaeologist Dr Zahi Hawass in his aggressive new international campaign to recover Egypt's most iconic stolen treasures.
Also airs:
Dec 10 2004 @ 12:00 AM
Dec 11 2004 @ 02:00 PM

Discovery Times
Dec 10 2004 @ 07:00 PM
Napoleon's Obsession: Quest for Egypt

In a plot to conquer Egypt, Napoleon set sail with 17,000 troops, 700 horses and 150 scientists. Though his conquest failed, research of the scientists that accompanied him gave birth to modern archeology and Egyptology.
Also airs:
Dec 11 2004 @ 03:00 AM
Dec 11 2004 @ 11:00 AM

Discovery Times
Dec 10 2004 @ 09:00 PM
Journey Through the Valley of the Kings

Travel through the 3,500-year history of Egypt's ancient resting place of the most powerful rulers the world has ever known. Computer graphics and 3-D reconstructions reveal a subterranean labyrinth of tombs housing untold wealth.
Also airs:
Dec 11 2004 @ 12:00 AM
Dec 11 2004 @ 05:00 AM

Discovery Channel
Dec 11 2004 @ 11:00 AM
The Assassination of King Tut
Did King Tut's gleaming death mask hide an ancient homicide? Dead since 1323 B.C. and hastily mummified, Egypt's boy king lay in an unfinished tomb until its 1922 discovery. Modern forensics sheds light on what caused the blows to the King's skull.

Discovery Channel
Dec 11 2004 @ 12:00 PM
Seven Wonders of Ancient Egypt

The ancient Egyptians showed the world how boundless ambition and vast quantities of human labor could transform rock and stone into the most incredible monuments ever created. Meet the pharaohs, engineers and laborers who built the wonders of Egypt.

Travel Channel
Thursday Dec 16 2004 @ 10:00 PM
Travel Channel Presents
Must-See Egypt
Egypt has more than 5,000 years of continuous history. Travel to the ten best tourist destinations in Egypt, including the mountain where God spoke to Moses, the royal tombs in the Valley of the Kings, the famous Great Pyramid and the Sphinx at Giza.
Also airs:
Friday Dec 17 @ 1:00AM

Discovery Times
Dec 28 2004 @ 10:00 PM
Stolen Treasures

Looting archaeological sites hoping to find antiquities to sell in the lucrative market of ancient art is illegal, but big business. Hear the story of how a piece of ancient Egyptian art was looted and smuggled from Egypt and eventually sold in the U.S.
Also airs:
Dec 29 2004 @ 01:00 AM
Dec 29 2004 @ 06:00 AM

Discovery Times
Dec 31 2004 @ 07:00 PM
Ancient Apocalypse
Death on the Nile

The Egyptian Empire tottered as the monsoon failed and the desert moved in. Journey to the Giza pyramids in the remote deserts of southern Egypt and visit the archaeological excavation where newly discovered skeletons show that people here died in agony.
Also airs:
Jan 01 2005 @ 03:00 AM


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 24, 2004 4:51 pm 
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:cry: I'm far away... :cry: .....


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 24, 2004 4:56 pm 
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check here maatkare

National Geographic Italia!!!!


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 24, 2004 4:58 pm 
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It appears that the Decembre listings are not up yet so check back on the 1st.


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PostPosted: Wed Nov 24, 2004 5:00 pm 
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Have you seen the home page? Which photo is in it??? My poor concorde....anyway...thanx for the Nat.geo program!!! :wink:
How about the trivia, then? :)


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 08, 2004 10:52 pm 
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The Egyptian is on AMC on Wednesday December 15 at 5:30 AM PST


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 09, 2004 2:07 am 
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last night there have been a nice program about Tothmes III and the Megiddo Battle. It was half italian, half english production, now I have it on VHS, but it's in italian :? ....director was Piero Angela, which really famous here and also considered very serious about history and science, I like him a lot.


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