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any of 12 kings of ancient Egypt between 1315 and 1090 BC

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They include visiting the tombs of Rameses III and Tutankhamen, where Derek makes a startling claim regarding the death of the legendary boy king, with the Most Haunted star actually coming upwith a description of his death and revealing the name of the killer.
His perceptive discussion of the unsuccessful harem conspiracy against Rameses III (Dynasty XX) is here extremely relevant, because he demonstrates that the crime was not the use of magic per se, but rather an assassination attempt against the person of pharaoh, whose perpetrators included a magician.
Egypt had entered four centuries of decline and upheaval following the murder of Rameses III a few decades before the 21st Dynasty began, during which successive 'national' pharaohs ruled from Tanis in the Delta, but High Priests of the Temple of Amun at Thebes effectively ruled Middle and Upper Egypt.
And one of its great treasures - the 3,000-year-old belt of the last great Pharaoh, Rameses III - is going on display for the first time since before World War II.
The 3,000-year-old belt of Rameses III at Liverpool museum is among the exhibits on show Pictures: ANDREW TEEBAY/at041208b
Among the 1,500 exhibits on show is one of the world's great treasures - a vividly-coloured belt of the last great Pharaoh, Rameses III - which is on display for the first time since before the Second World War.
The battle girdle worn by the last of Egypt's great battling pharaohs, Rameses III, is delicately coiled on a bed of layered tissues: a 3,000-year-old gemas priceless as our own crown jewels.