We have placed cookies on your computer to help make this website better. You can change your cookies settings at any time. Otherwise we will assume you are ok to continue. Click here for more info

National Geographic ChannelNat Geo Wild
http://assets.natgeotv.com/Shows/7884.jpg
  • THE SILVER PHARAOH MYSTERY

  • Sunday 28 December at 1:00PM
  • National Geographic Channel

ABOUT THE SHOW

The treasures of the ancient Pharaohs were legendary, but the tomb of the little-known Psusennes I stunned even the most experienced of Egyptologists.

Untouched by grave robbers when it was unearthed in 1940, this discovery was overshadowed by the outbreak of World War II. 

The tomb contained a solid silver casket and riches that rivalled even those of the much-more famous Tutankhamen. 

But, with little known about his life, how did Psusennes generate such a mass of power and influence

Find out in this one-off special as leading historians reveal the truth about the king, who reigned around 3,000 years ago.  

Using his position as both Pharaoh and a high priest to generate wealth, explore his ambitious scheme to relocate an entire city.

Read More

The Silver Pharaoh Mystery on Facebook

Get news on your profile
ADVERTISEMENT