Temples, Tombs & Masks: Egyptology on Film

…As my eyes grew accustomed to the light, details of the room within emerged slowly from the mist, strange animals, statues, and gold – everywhere the glint of gold…

— Howard Carter, The Tomb of Tutankhamun

20th Century Egypt

Ancient Egyptian culture has fascinated us for centuries, and its mysteries will continue to intrigue experts for years to come. The study of Egypt is fascinating: from the much photographed Pyramids of Giza and the Spinx to the dark, quiet tombs of Egypt’s most famed Pharaohs, many fascinating elements of Egypt’s ancient culture are well represented in the archive.

Artefacts & Objects

Discover the priceless artefacts of Tutankhamun’s tomb or explore the ruins of temples as they stand today – close up and in detail with our contemporary footage.

Buildings & Tombs

Bridgeman Footage now exclusively represents a collection of stunning, HD clips from Egypt. Includes footage of tomb excavations, pyramids and monuments, Bedouin traditions and inner city Cairo. The collection also includes a set of 3D animations, bringing to life some of the most famous treasures from ancient Egypt.

Not sure where to begin? Try our Egypt Showreel

Our archive of exclusive footage clips is growing all the time so there is always something new to discover.

We offer free research, so please contact us if you need help sourcing anything from the archive.

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