Rebel pharaohs, obsessions with death and the afterlife, mysterious ancient identities, unexplained happenings… these are cases for the Egypt Detectives.
Join Egyptologist Dominic Montserrat and Archaeologist Miriam Cooke on their quest to unlock secrets surrounding the Ancient Egyptian World - from Giza to Luxor, through desert valleys to the River Nile, the Egypt Detectives leave no stone unturned in their captivating quests.
Part 4: The mystery of the Rebel Pharaoh
Akhenaten is ancient Egypt's most mysterious and puzzling pharaoh - for no apparent reason he destroyed the established religion of Egypt and moved 50,000 people to a lonely bay on the edge of the Nile, where he built a magnificent city from scratch. Why Akhenaten unleashed this astounding revolution has never been fully explained. Now the Egypt Detectives set about uncovering the real portrait of the rebel pharaoh.