2013 - 2017, History, Other, Science
Documentary using state-of-the-art forensic science to uncover the truth behind our world's fabled cities, monuments and remnants

Episode Guide

  • Secrets - Garden of Eden (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Garden of Eden

    The discovery of an 11,000 year-old stone monument may hold the secret to the location of the Garden of Eden.

  • Secrets - Shrunken Heads (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Shrunken Heads

    Scientists and anthropologists study the ancient craft of head shrinking and the troubled culture of the tribe that made them.

  • Secrets - Plagues of Egypt (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Plagues of Egypt

    New evidence may prove that the Bible's tale of the ten plagues of Egypt actually happened.

  • Secrets - Headless Gladiators of York (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Headless Gladiators of York

    A mass grave discovered in England may turn out to be the largest gladiatorial burial site ever found.

  • Secrets - Stonehenge Mystery (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Stonehenge Mystery

    New discoveries found in and around Stonehenge are reshaping the history of this 5,000-year-old prehistoric monument.

  • Secrets - Riddle of Petra (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Riddle of Petra

    Why the inhabitants of Petra abandoned their thriving ancient metropolis.

  • Secrets - Tower of Babel (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Tower of Babel

    Evidence shows that the Tower of Babel, the subject of one of the Bible's most incredible stories, actually existed.

  • Secrets - Hunt for Atlantis (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Hunt for Atlantis

    New scientific evidence reveals the true story behind the legend of Atlantis.

  • Secrets - America's Lost Pyramid (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    America's Lost Pyramid

    A pyramid near St. Louis holds the secrets of North America's first mega-city.

  • Secrets - Egypt's Lost City (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Egypt's Lost City

    The search for the ancient Egyptian city Pi-Ramesses, which mysteriously vanished 3,000 years ago.

  • Secrets - The Holy Grail (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    The Holy Grail

    Experts examine an ancient chalice in Spain that could be the Holy Grail.

  • Secrets - The Hive (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    The Hive

    The honeybee crisis and modern science's role in fighting the annual drop in population.

  • Secrets - The Copper Scroll (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    The Copper Scroll

    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.

  • Secrets - Tut's Tomb (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Tut's Tomb

    Scientists make new discoveries on King Tut's tomb.

  • Secrets - Shark Island (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Shark Island

    A gathering of sharks 200 miles off the coast of Mexico.

  • Secrets - Great Wall of China (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Great Wall of China

    The Great Wall of China's biggest secrets are revealed through modern science and technology.

  • Secrets - Blackbeard's Ship (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Blackbeard's Ship

    Experts examine the remains of a 300-year-old shipwreck off the coast of North Carolina, which has been identified as Blackbeard's flagship.

  • Secrets - Spear of Destiny (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Spear of Destiny

    A weapon coveted by kings and conquerors with magical powers.

  • Secrets - Ark of the Covenant (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Ark of the Covenant

    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.

  • Secrets - Bust of Nefertiti (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Bust of Nefertiti

    Ancient Egyptian Queen Nefertiti is examined.

  • Secrets - Great Pyramid (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Great Pyramid

    Engineer Peter James and archaeologist Mark Lehner attempt to solve the mystery of how the Great Pyramid was built.

  • Secrets - Easter Island (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Easter Island

    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

  • Secrets - Gospel of Jesus' Wife (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Gospel of Jesus' Wife

    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.

  • Secrets - A Viking Map? (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    A Viking Map?

    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.

  • Secrets - Richard III Revealed (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Richard III Revealed

    Richard III's skeleton is excavated.

  • Secrets - Golden Raft of El Dorado (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Golden Raft of El Dorado

    A ten-inch golden raft found in a Colombian cave in 1969 alludes to the mysterious legend of El Dorado.

  • Secrets - The Sphinx (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    The Sphinx

    Egypt's Great Sphinx is one of the most recognizable monuments in the world, yet it remains shrouded in mystery.

  • Secrets -  The Turin Shroud (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    The Turin Shroud

    Three radical theories attempt to explain how the image on the Shroud of Turin was formed.