PBS: UK PREMIERE Thursday 19 May at 19:30
When the tomb of Tutankhamun was opened on 17 February 1923, the world was awed by the
thousands of items discovered in the young king’s burial chamber, such as his golden mask and solid
Now, almost 100 years after the discovery of King Tut’s tomb, documentary THE TRUE STORY OF
KING TUT’S TREASURE casts new light on the familiar story, using 2D and 3D imagery to reconstruct the tomb, the mummy, the funerary objects and the topography of the famous Valley of the Kings.
Additionally, it will also reveal what the artefacts tell us about Tutankhamun and his world, as well as exploring the circumstances in which they were
discovered and then taken from the pharaoh’s tomb.