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Documentary about English Egyptologist Flinders Petrie. Ancient Egypt was vandalised by tomb raiders until one Victorian maverick pioneered modern field archaeology. Show more
Simon Sebag Montefiore uncovers the central role played by religion in the power of the city of Rome. Every event in ancient Rome revolved around religion. Show more
Writer Andrew Hussey travels through the glorious art and surprising history of an extraordinary French institution to show that the story of the Louvre is the story of France. Show more