Dig up the past with these amazing history stories showcasing civilizations from all over the world.
Meet Jim Charlesworth - professor, entrepreneur, and Dead Sea Scroll Hunter. A man convinced that a large number of the scrolls have yet to come to light. For those who deal in scrolls, or deal in the secrets that they hold, the story is far from over.
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For the first time in 70 years, archaeologists have uncovered new areas of ancient Pompeii. With exclusive access to the dig, see how the latest artifacts and DNA science are changing history and discover the real stories of what happened to the unfortunate souls who didn’t escape the city gates.
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Modern science reveals the environmental forces that have shaped human history
Once considered to be the poorest region of the Soviet Union, Turkmenistan is one of the most closed-off countries in the world. Today, oil and gas have made the country wealthy.
'Jerusalem' takes audiences on an inspiring and eye-opening tour of one of the world’s oldest and most enigmatic cities. Destroyed and rebuilt countless times over 5,000 years, Jerusalem’s enduring appeal remains a mystery.
Nearly a century after the discovery of King Tut's tomb, archaeologists uncover the lost city of Luxor revealing new details about life in the Golden Era of ancient Egypt.
In 2012 and again in 2015, Crossrail has unearthed human skulls during their engineering works in London. Since the 1800s, hundreds of skulls have been found in the city - it is one of the most intriguing mysteries of archeology in London.
Over the past few decades, significant discoveries have been made on the very site where the pyramids were built. Authentic archaeological experiments have been filmed in real-time, revealing ancient techniques and methods, unlocking certain secrets of these ancient great builders.
Discovered by an unlikely team of amateur historians 45 feet beneath a Kansas cornfield, the Steamboat Arabia is one of the best-preserved shipwrecks in American history. The treasures contained within painting a vivid picture of western expansion and the treacherous frontier.
2500 years ago, a dynasty of Celtic Princes founded the first towns in Northern Europe. They constructed harbours all over Europe. This Celtic Golden Age bears testimony to the intense trade and rich cross-influences that existed between Celtic, Greek and Etruscan cultures.