The discovery of an 11,000 year-old stone monument may hold the secret to the location of the Garden of Eden.
Scientists and anthropologists study the ancient craft of head shrinking and the troubled culture of the tribe that made them.
New evidence may prove that the Bible's tale of the ten plagues of Egypt actually happened.
A mass grave discovered in England may turn out to be the largest gladiatorial burial site ever found.
New discoveries found in and around Stonehenge are reshaping the history of this 5,000-year-old prehistoric monument.
Why the inhabitants of Petra abandoned their thriving ancient metropolis.
Evidence shows that the Tower of Babel, the subject of one of the Bible's most incredible stories, actually existed.
New scientific evidence reveals the true story behind the legend of Atlantis.
A pyramid near St. Louis holds the secrets of North America's first mega-city.
The search for the ancient Egyptian city Pi-Ramesses, which mysteriously vanished 3,000 years ago.
Experts examine an ancient chalice in Spain that could be the Holy Grail.
The honeybee crisis and modern science's role in fighting the annual drop in population.
The Copper Scroll may hold the secret to the location of the Ark of the Covenant, but experts must decode it and find its legendary treasure trove.
Scientists make new discoveries on King Tut's tomb.
A gathering of sharks 200 miles off the coast of Mexico.
The Great Wall of China's biggest secrets are revealed through modern science and technology.
Experts examine the remains of a 300-year-old shipwreck off the coast of North Carolina, which has been identified as Blackbeard's flagship.
A weapon coveted by kings and conquerors with magical powers.
The Ark of the Covenant was made to carry the stone tablets on which the Ten Commandments were written as they wandered through the desert.
Ancient Egyptian Queen Nefertiti is examined.
Engineer Peter James and archaeologist Mark Lehner attempt to solve the mystery of how the Great Pyramid was built.
Documentary using state-of-the-art forensic science to shed new light on ancient mysteries, beginning with the giant stone heads of Easter Island, which are some of the most recognisable statues on earth. However, they are also some of the least understood, with archaeologists frequently arguing over who made them and why. Narrated by Mark Bazeley
Harvard professor Karen King and other Bible scholars investigate the history of Gospel and other early Christian writings, including a controversial artifact that suggests Jesus was married.
Researchers examine a 15th-century map depicting the Norse exploration of the New World to determine whether it is a genuine artifact or a clever hoax.
Richard III's skeleton is excavated.
A ten-inch golden raft found in a Colombian cave in 1969 alludes to the mysterious legend of El Dorado.
Egypt's Great Sphinx is one of the most recognizable monuments in the world, yet it remains shrouded in mystery.
Three radical theories attempt to explain how the image on the Shroud of Turin was formed.