Egypt Unwrapped

Produced by Atlantic Productions for National Geographic, Past Preservers provided expert Andrea Kay and carried out research for two episodes, “Alexander the Great’s Lost Tomb” and “The Real Cleopatra” 

A major eight-part series following experts using the latest research and modern techniques to unravel Egypt’s greatest mysteries. With special access to sites across the country, the series travels from the pyramids and Sphinx in Giza and Saqqara down to the Valley of the Kings near Luxor and the great rock temples of Abu Simbel in southern Egypt.

The series investigates the origins of Egyptian civilisation and the real history behind the legend of the Scorpion King, uses CT scans and facial reconstruction to try to identify the Screaming Man mummy and reveals new insights into Egypt’s great figures including Rameses II, Alexander The Great and Cleopatra.



  • Client:
    Atlantic Productions