Sky History Today Sunday 26 February 2023

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Today Sunday 26 February 2023

A full run down of everything airing on Sky History
today.

06:00
Ancient Egypt’s Darkest Hour

S01E01

Part one of two. The discovery of a mass grave near Luxor

07:00
Ancient Egypt’s Darkest Hour

S01E02

Part two of two. The archaeologists continue their quest into ancient Egypt

Part two of two. The archaeologists continue their quest into ancient Egypt, looking to discover the true story behind a mass grave near Luxor containing the bones of nearly 60 people

08:00
Pawn Stars

S18E39

Rick checks out a Gilded Age train

08:30
Pawn Stars

S18E41

Rick checks out a 1974 Triumph Convertible

09:00
Pawn Stars

S18E40

Corey comes face to face with a Ronald Reagan foam head.

09:30
Pawn Stars

S18E42

Rick considers removing six Picasso etchings from an edition of Lysistrata

10:00
Pawn Stars

S18E43

The pawn shop workers examine nickel-plated pistols

10:30
Pawn Stars

A Civil War era carbine shows up with a `coffee grinder” in the shoulder stock

11:00
Legends of the Pharaohs: Secrets of the Pyramid Builders

S01E01

A look inside the world’s first pyramid

A look inside the world’s first pyramid highlights the story of the pharaoh who inspired its design when he led his people through a period of drought and famine. Ancient Egypt, 4,700 years ago, revolution was brewing – and the most ambitious building project on the planet set off a chain of transformative events

12:00
Legends of the Pharaohs: Secrets of the Pyramid Builders

S01E02

The pyramid age began and a new pharaoh, Snefru, ascended to the throne

The age of the pyramid builders saw a new pharaoh, Snefru, ascend the throne. To hold on to power he married his sister, conquered new territories and reorganised his entire country. However, his greatest achievement was be to build not one, but three, giant pyramids at Giza

13:00
Legends of the Pharaohs: Secrets of the Pyramid Builders

S01E03

The truth about the tyrant king Khufu

14:00
Legends of the Pharaohs: Secrets of the Pyramid Builders

S01E04

How the notorious Pharaoh Khufu completed his great pyramid

15:00
Legends of the Pharaohs: Secrets of the Pyramid Builders

S01E05

The riddle of the Sphinx

In ancient Egypt, following the death of legendary pharaoh Khufu, the matter as to who would succeed the builder of the greatest pyramid in history arose. Egyptologists think that investigating the turmoil of the succession could solve one of ancient history’s most enduring mysteries – the riddle of the Sphinx. This is a story of lies, betrayals and history’s most enigmatic statue

16:00
Legends of the Pharaohs: Secrets of the Pyramid Builders

S01E06

How the age of the pyramid builders was brought to an abrupt end

A series of legendary pharaohs built the most iconic monuments in history. Generations of builders toiled on these giant pyramids, transforming the country and uniting its people in the hope of guaranteeing eternal life for their pharaoh. However, cracks in Egypt’s unity began to show and religious transformation, climate change, and a weak pharaoh brought the age of the pyramid builders to an abrupt end

17:00
Bermuda Triangle: Into Cursed Waters

S01E04

A hunt for a spy plane lost in the Bermuda Triangle

18:00
The Curse of Oak Island

S10E09

Evidence suggests that a dam lies buried at the end of the swamp

19:00
Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire

S01E11

Profile of the half-Vandal general Stilicho

20:00
Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire

S01E12

How the soldier Ricimer became the power behind the throne

21:00
Rome: Rise and Fall of an Empire

S01E13

How the Barbarian tribes brought about the Empire’s downfall

22:00
River Hunters

S01E05

Beau Ouimette and Rick Edwards visit Hadrian’s Wall

Beau Ouimette and Rick Edwards head to Britain’s most spectacular and best-preserved Roman frontier – Hadrian’s Wall, where they scour the River Eden and River Carlisle which flow along its path looking for lost evidence from the might of second-century Rome and the invaders’ brutal occupation of Britain

23:00
Colosseum

S01E07

Commodus, son of Emperor Marcus Aurelius

All of Rome’s emperors have put great value on spectacles and games, but only one steps out of the Imperial Box and onto the sands of the arena. A far cry from his father, the great Emperor Marcus Aurelius, Commodus is quick to make enemies

00:00
Forged in Fire

S05E09

A task to re-create deadly Indonesian sword, the kelewang

01:00
Forged in Fire

S05E10

Two smiths make a pair of deadly Indian Bagh Nakh weapons

02:00
Forged in Fire

S05E11

A task to recreate the battle-tested Glaive Guisarme

Four bladesmiths are tasked with forging the iconic KA-BAR military blade using only tiny cubes of W-1 steel. The two remaining competitors have five days in their forges to recreate the battle-tested Glaive Guisarme

03:00
Forged in Fire

S05E12

Unique utilitarian tool, the Russian Pioneer sword

Four bladesmiths are tasked to forge a multipurpose weapon from old rescue tools. Blades that can cut, pry and hammer are then put through a brutal round of testing. After narrowly escaping elimination, two smiths head back to their home forges to recreate a unique utilitarian tool, the Russian Pioneer sword

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