Is it too much to ask for a historically accurate portrayal of ancient Egypt?

Aside from the animated movie, The Prince of Egypt (sure, it's mostly a theological movie, but at least careful consideration was given to the character designs and architectural styles), the best Hollywood has to offer can't just be The Mummy and Scorpion King franchise, Gods of Egypt (with its laughably bad CGI and blatant whitewashing), and Exodus: Gods and Kings.

I really can't think of a single recent well-directed and historically faithful period drama or biopic about ancient Egyptian history. There are a treasure trove of stories that can be pulled from a civilization whose history lasted roughly 3,000 years, yet the movie industry continues to chuck out lackluster Egyptsploitation movies once in a blue moon.

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