This final episode charts how Egypt's enemies exploit a country weakened by internal strife, ultimately leading to its destruction.
Egypt grows more powerful. At the Colossi of Memnon and the Valley of the Kings, Joann explores the dizzying heights Egypt reaches under its greatest pharaoh, Amenhotep III. This is Egypt's golden age, but it's threatened by the growing power of Kamak's priests.
Archaeologists find extraordinary evidence of how the ancient Egyptians prepared for the afterlife and the disturbing lengths graverobbers went to.
Archaeologists investigate the powerful reign of one of the greatest female pharaohs in history - Hatshepsut.