Queen of Sheba: Behind the Myth (2002)

BBC Two/Discovery Channel

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QUEEN OF SHEBA: BEHIND THE MYTH

One-Hour Special for BBC Two/Discovery Channel



The Queen of Sheba is one of the most alluring names in history, synonymous with the exotic and erotic, but until now her real story has remained elusive. Who was she? Did she have a child by King Solomon of Israel? And how did her nation grow so powerful, only to vanish beneath the sands of time? Produced to accompany a major British Museum exhibition, the film gained exclusive access to the excavation of the Queen of Sheba's temple in the arid heartland of Yemen, to unveil the enigmatic riddle of this mysterious queen. A major feature article accompanying the film in The Sunday Times Magazine.



'Revelatory, heady, exciting stuff' - The Times

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