Science Channel Uncovers Discoveries from Ancient History in Two All-New Specials





Science Channel Uncovers Discoveries from Ancient History in Two All-New Specials Airing This Month
Look for “Valley of the Queens” on Sunday, December 5; followed by “Secrets of the Celtic Grave” on Sunday, December 12.
[via press release from Science Channel]
SCIENCE CHANNEL UNCOVERS DISCOVERIES FROM ANCIENT HISTORY IN TWO ALL-NEW SPECIALS AIRING THIS MONTH

VALLEY OF THE QUEENS premieres December 5, followed by the premiere of SECRETS OF THE CELTIC GRAVE December 12 on Science Channel

Just in time for the peak of the holiday season, Science Channel is set to premiere two specials this month that will leave plenty for families to talk about at the dinner table. From uncovering untold stories and scandals from Ancient Egypt, to revealing thrilling new stories about the violent birth of Roman Britain, these specials are the ultimate conversation starters and allow us to reflect on our shared histories and look ahead at what’s to come in the New Year and beyond.

The programming lineup will include:

VALLEY OF THE QUEENS

An all-new 2-hour special premiering Sunday, December 5 at 8pm ET/PT on Science Channel

The Valley of the Queens, Egypt. A long-forgotten necropolis filled with more than 90 burials. Today, archaeologists decode ancient inscriptions hidden deep in underground tombs, to discover the lost stories of the most powerful women in Ancient Egypt. How much power did famous Queens Nefertari, Nefertiti, Tiye and Hatshepsut really wield? How were their spectacular tombs built? And why do so many lie in ruins? In this special, investigators venture inside subterranean tunnels to search for clues. Using cutting-edge CGI, experts rebuild the Valley to reveal its ancient splendor… and uncover the surprising power of the Queens of Egypt.

SECRETS OF THE CELTIC GRAVE

An all-new 2-hour special premiering Sunday, December 12 at 8pm ET/PT on Science Channel

In a remote corner of the United Kingdom, a bizarre iron age grave has been uncovered. More than 2000 years old, this new discovery sheds new light on a critical moment in history when Imperial Rome’s war machine came to conquer Britain. Considered the superpower of the Ancient World, there was nothing to stand in Rome’s way… . but in Britannia – Rome’s legions would meet their match. In an archaeological race against time, what secrets will emerge from this astonishing site? Could this new dig help unlock the hidden story of the violent birth of Roman Britain?