Discover the connection between Napoleon and The Sphinx. Learn the story of the uncovering of the statue in the 14th century B.C. and the controversy over the Dream Stone. Watch experts discuss restorations made in the 20th century and how they changed the very character of The Sphinx.
Through examining the evidence, some of the world’s top scholars debate what purpose The Sphinx served and when it was built. “Sphinx” asks the question, “What are the secrets it holds?” Was it used as a temple? Or a tomb? What is the spiritual significance of the statue? Who built The Sphinx? Was it a legion of slaves or a group of specialized, paid workers?
Find out on “Sphinx.”
A documentary series separating truth from fiction, solving intricate mysteries -- places, objects, events and/or people -- that have captivated people around the globe for centuries. “Mysteries” seeks out the latest evidence, not simply repeating existing myths, legends and “facts”, but by securing the testimony of top experts -- charismatic and entertaining scientists, historians, crime investigators.