Temples of Doom
Produced in-house for Al-Jazeera International, Past Preservers provided background research, and on camera expert, CEO and founder of Past Preservers, Nigel J. Hetherington.
The gift of the Nile, Egypt owes its very existence to the waters of the great river, which for thousands of years has made barren land fertile, given life to one of history’s great civilisations and sustained a population now approaching 80 million people. Yet those same waters are now threatening some of the world’s most spectacular monuments. The ancient temples of Luxor and Karnak and several others in southern Egypt, are in real danger from rising ground water in the Nile Valley.