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.
A copper Dead Sea Scroll contains clues to buried hidden treasures.
The Great Wall of China's biggest secrets are revealed through modern science and technology.
Scientists make new discoveries on King Tut's tomb.
A gathering of sharks 200 miles off the coast of Mexico.
The sinking of Blackbeard's flagship.
A weapon coveted by kings and conquerors with magical powers.
The Ark of the Covenant is investigated.
Ancient Egyptian Queen Nefertiti is examined.
How the Great Pyramid of Giza 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
The Vinland Map off the coast of North America 50 years before Columbus discovered it.
Richard III's skeleton is excavated.
A 10-inch gold statue of a raft.
Egypt's Great Sphinx is one of the most recognizable monuments in the world, yet it remains shrouded in mystery.
The burial cloth of Jesus Christ.