Is Atlantis, the story of the fabled continent, myth or fact? One of the most enduring legends of all time, Atlantis was described as a perfect society, but it was destroyed in a cataclysm that drowned the entire continent. Could it still be out there?
Genghis Khaan and his Mongol Horde created the largest land empire in recorded history, and they did it in less than seventy years. How were they able to achieve military dominance on such a grand scale?
King Tut's mysterious death continues to puzzle scholars and archaeologists. Join host Josh Bernstein as he climbs into King Tut's tomb, fires the weapons King Tut took to his grave and uses modern science to dig deeper into the rumors of his murder.
Revolutionary discoveries in Guatemala are now challenging our understanding of the Maya civilization's timeline. When did the Maya civilization truly reach its peak?
Was Ramesses II Egypt's Greatest Pharaoh? He built soaring statues, grand temples, and monuments of himself throughout Egypt. He even declared himself a living god. Join host Josh Bernstein as he travels to Egypt to decode the propaganda of the pharaohs.
In 1911, Hiram Bingham, famed American explorer, stumbled across a remote Inca city atop a high peak in the Andes. Was it, like Bingham believed, a military fortress? Or did this glorious ruin have a secret purpose?
Enter a realm of temples, tombs, and mummies to find out exactly how the Egyptians prepared the dead for the afterlife and why these sacred practices disappeared.
The "red-rose" city of Petra was literally carved into the stone of Jordan's Shara Mountains, but its builders simply vanished. Could the Arabian site be still hiding precious treasure?
In the Bolivian Andes, a sprawling ancient city rests 13,000 feet above sea level. With its giant, freestanding monoliths and grand design, Tiwanaku has long been compared to Stonehenge--both paying tribute to the sun. Is there a connection between them?
King David is the shepherd poet who slays the giant Goliath, according to the Old Testament. He then goes on to become the first king of a united Israel. Includes recreation of the famous fight with Goliath and a trip through Jerusalem's secret waterways.
In Israel, archaeologists found copper scroll manuscripts dating back to 1st century AD. Scholars believe they conceal detailed treasure maps, listing hiding places where the priests of Jerusalem's Second Temple stored precious gold and silver artifacts.