Scanning the Pyramids

Follow the egyptologists who set out to unravel the mysteries of the Great Pyramids of Giza.

The documentary sets out on the first scientific mission in 30 years to be authorized by the Egyptian government to examine the pyramids of Egypt.

By tracing the origin of the legends of secret chambers hidden in the heart of the pyramid, Scanning the Pyramids shows what lies within, solving a 4,500-year-old mystery.

The global scientific team consists of particle physicists, engineers and archaeologists, all determined to uncover the ancient Egyptian shroud and understand the history behind it.

Having explored every corner of the Khofu Pyramid, using non-invasive technologies like infrared cameras, 3D scanners and particle detecters, the team detected unknown cavities inside the pyramid. These scans depict a number of ancient chambers otherwise unknown.

Unravel the full truth to the Great Pyramid of Giza as these scans succeed in showing extraordinary scientific clues and historical context to the ancient Egyptian civilization

Scanning the Pyramids
  • Info
  • Release date2018
  • Full runtime
  • Director(s)Florence Tran
  • Part of the seriesSecrets of the Dead