Digging for the Truth
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Who Built Egypt's Pyramids?

Aired on Jan 24, 200544m

The great Egyptian pyramids of Giza have inspired awe, wonder, and fierce speculation. Learn more about the competing theories behind their construction.

The great Egyptian pyramids of Giza have inspired awe, wonder, and fierce speculation. Learn more about the competing theories behind their construction.

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Nefertiti: The Mummy Returns

Aired on Jan 24, 200544m

Queen Nefertiti, once the most powerful woman in Egypt, vanished without a trace. Host Josh Bernstein is determined to uncover the true story of Queen Nefertiti. Who was this mysterious woman?

Queen Nefertiti, once the most powerful woman in Egypt, vanished without a trace. Host Josh Bernstein is determined to uncover the true story of Queen Nefertiti. Who was this mysterious woman?

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Pompeii Secrets Revealed

Aired on Jan 31, 200544m

Josh Bernstein visits the Bay of Naples to try to understand exactly how the eruption of Mount Vesuvius unfolded in 79 A.D. - and why it took the people of Pompeii almost entirely by surprise.

Josh Bernstein visits the Bay of Naples to try to understand exactly how the eruption of Mount Vesuvius unfolded in 79 A.D. - and why it took the people of Pompeii almost entirely by surprise.

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Hunt For The Lost Ark

Aired on Feb 07, 200544m

For centuries, adventurers, archaeologists, and even Indiana Jones have searched for the Bible's most sacred lost treasure: the Ark of the Covenant. How could something so powerful and holy simply vanish?

For centuries, adventurers, archaeologists, and even Indiana Jones have searched for the Bible's most sacred lost treasure: the Ark of the Covenant. How could something so powerful and holy simply vanish?

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The Iceman Cometh

Aired on Feb 21, 200544m

In 1991, vacationing German hikers stumbled onto one of the most remarkable finds in the history of archaeology: the perfectly preserved body of a 5,000-year old man. Discover the secrets revealed by the Iceman.

In 1991, vacationing German hikers stumbled onto one of the most remarkable finds in the history of archaeology: the perfectly preserved body of a 5,000-year old man. Discover the secrets revealed by the Iceman.

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Quest for King Solomon's Gold

Aired on Feb 28, 200544m

According to the Bible, the source of King Solomon's wealth was goldmines located in the land of Ophir. Josh Bernstein takes an epic 4,000-mile journey to seek out King Solomon's lost fortune.

According to the Bible, the source of King Solomon's wealth was goldmines located in the land of Ophir. Josh Bernstein takes an epic 4,000-mile journey to seek out King Solomon's lost fortune.

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Passage to the Maya Underworld

Aired on Mar 07, 200544m

The Egyptians built less than a 100 pyramids, but the Maya built thousands. But what was the significance of these towering structures? Host and explorer Josh Bernstein sets out on a remarkable journey to find out.

The Egyptians built less than a 100 pyramids, but the Maya built thousands. But what was the significance of these towering structures? Host and explorer Josh Bernstein sets out on a remarkable journey to find out.

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The Lost Tribe of Israel

Aired on Mar 14, 200545m

Explorers claim to have discovered evidence of the "lost tribes" of Israel all over the world, but a provocative possibility about the whereabouts of one of the tribes has emerged -- in Southern Africa.

Explorers claim to have discovered evidence of the "lost tribes" of Israel all over the world, but a provocative possibility about the whereabouts of one of the tribes has emerged -- in Southern Africa.

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The Search for El Dorado

Aired on Apr 04, 200544m

The mere idea of a golden city buried in the jungle fueled the explorations and imaginations of Spanish conquistadors for centuries. Was El Dorado real, or just a fable?

The mere idea of a golden city buried in the jungle fueled the explorations and imaginations of Spanish conquistadors for centuries. Was El Dorado real, or just a fable?

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Giants of Easter Island

Aired on Apr 25, 200544m

Unveil the mysteries of the remotest island on the face of the planet and the massive, remarkable stone heads that its first inhabitants left behind.

Unveil the mysteries of the remotest island on the face of the planet and the massive, remarkable stone heads that its first inhabitants left behind.