The ancient Egyptians were prolific builders creating some of the world's greatest structures. But how did they do it? Engineering the Impossible challenges a team of experts to walk in the 'footsteps' of ancient Egypt's master builders. Headed up by world renowned British structural engineer Steve Burrows and US based Egyptologist Dr Melinda Hartwig, the pair take a trip back through time; exploring the legends behind these ancient structures. From the pyramids and temples to the subterranean tombs cut into the Valley of the Kings, the team reveals new and exciting theories about how this extraordinary civilization constructed some of the most awe inspiring structures on the planet.