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The Dark Ages: An Age of Light

ArtArchaeologyHistory Presenter Waldemar Januszczak 2012 00:59:00 Unrated

A four-part documentary series looking into the art of the Dark Ages created and presented by Brtish art critic Waldemar Januszczak.   The Dark Ages: An Age of Light E...

Cracking the Maya Code

HistoryArchaeology Presenter David Lebrun 2008 00:56:00 Unrated

  In the Cracking the Maya code documentary NOVA investigates breakthrough discoveries in ancient Mayan artefacts.   For decades people have tried to get a bette...

Did Cooking Make Us Human?

Food & DrinkArchaeology Presenter Helen McCrory 2010 00:59:00 Unrated

  In the Did Cooking Make Us Human? documentary Horizon asks whether eating cooked food prompted changes that helped humanity evolve. Today in the civilised world...

King Arthur's Britain

HistoryArchaeology Presenter Francis Pryor 2015 00:49:00 Unrated

A new King Arthur documentary shedding new light on this historic British figure like never before. Francis Pryor argues that Britain's early history was a vibrant pe...

The Divine Michelangelo

ArtArchaeologyHistory Presenter Susannah York 2004 00:57:00 Unrated

  Michelangelo is regarded as one of the greatest artists to ever walk the face of the Earth for three works in particular; The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican...

The Pyramid Code

Archaeology Presenter Sally Jennings 2009 00:57:00 Unrated

  The 2010 5-part documentary series The Pyramid Code centres around work by Dr Carmen Boulter who went to 50 countries in the search for ancient technology ...

Forbidden City

HistoryArchaeology Presenter Zhou Zhiqiang 2016 00:46:00 Unrated

  The Forbidden City is one of the most magical and awe-inspiring architectural masterpieces ever made. The palace complex was built by The third Ming Emperor Yun...

Atlantis: The Evidence

ArchaeologyHistory Presenter Bettany Hughes 2010 00:59:00 Unrated

  Historian Bettany Hughes investigates the magnificent story of Atlantis by the Greek philosopher Plato. This fictional Island has captivated the imagi...

Sex in the Ancient World: Egyptian Erotica

ArchaeologyHistorySexuality Presenter Bill Graves 2009 00:44:37 Unrated

  It is widely believed the first sex manual was the Indian “Kama Sutra” composed between 400 BCE and 200 CE however, research has uncovered the "...

The Lost Tribes of Humanity

ArchaeologyScience Presenter Alice Roberts 2016 00:59:00 Unrated

  In “The Lost Tribes of Humanity” Dr. Alice Roberts looks into the origins of humanity using latest advances in genetics technology. Traditionally all res...

The House of Jesus Documentary

ArchaeologySociety Presenter Corey Johnson 2017 00:41:33

A 2017 film that puts together evidence showing the house where Jesus potentially lived. This documentary has been placed under society since it is more related towards religion th...

The Kon-Tiki Expedition

  The Kon-tiki expedition was a journey led by Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl with the aim to prove that the ancient people of South America could have colonised the Isl...

Cave of Forgotten Dreams

ArchaeologyHistory Presenter Werner Herzog 2010 01:30:08

Cave of Forgotten Dreams is a 2001 documentary about the wonderful Chauvet cave located in Southern France. Chances are you have not heard anything about this cave b...

The Silver Pharaoh

ArchaeologyHistory Presenter William Boyde 2010 00:52:12

Out of all the historic monuments in Egypt the royal tomb of Psusennes “the silver Pharaoh” is one of the most spectacular, yes, even more so that that of the famous ki...

Masters of the Pacific Coast: The Tribes of the American Northwest

ArchaeologyHistory Presenter Jago Cooper 2016 01:06:55 Unrated

To anyone wanting to watch the documentary; the quality is not good but we will update to a higher quality version when available online. Masters of the Pacific Coast: The Tribe...

Tutankhamun: The Truth Uncovered

ArchaeologyHistory Presenter Dallas Campbell 2014 00:58:35

  Tutankhamun: The Truth Uncovered. In this documentary, Dallas Campbell heads over to Egypt to uncover the truth about the most famous pharaoh of them all, The boy go...

Who Were the Greeks?

ArchaeologyHistory Presenter Michael Scott 2016 00:58:53 Unrated

Who were the Greeks? This two part documentary series presented by Dr Michael Scott investigates the past of this amazing ancient civilisation and how it’s legacy is very muc...

Easter Island: Mysteries of a Lost World

ArchaeologyHistory Presenter Jago Cooper 2014 01:38:58

  When one thinks about Easter Island the first thing that comes to mind is the ancient civilisation who lived there 1000’s of years ago and built the great monuments...

The Lost Treasure of the Library of Alexandria

ArchaeologyHistory Presenter Unknown 1996 00:46:34 Unrated

Library of Alexandria documentary. The ancient library of Alexandria was the largest and most famous in all of ancient history. Within the patronage of the ptolemaic dynasty it flo...

Treasures Of The Indus - The Other Side of the Taj Mahal

ArchaeologyHistory Presenter Hugh Thomson 2016 00:58:57

In this episode Sona Datta continues her journey through the Indian subcontinent to rediscover its rich and illustrious past. She looks closely at the Mughals who created the large...

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