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Stunning ‘blow apart’ CGI animation and the latest archaeological investigations reveal how the most iconic buildings of the ancient worlds were built, stone by stone.

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May 29

9pm

Discovery

Episode 12

Episode 12

Stunning 'blow apart' CGI animation and the latest archaeological investigations reveal how the most iconic buildings of the ancient worlds were built, stone by stone.

Episode 1

Mystery Of The Volcano Temple

The Pantheon is a 2,000-year-old temple with a secret. Advanced archaeological methods and new evidence reveal why it was built and how it survived.

Episode 2

Rome's Gate To Hell

The ancient Roman city of Hierapolis is said to hide a secret portal to the underworld beneath its streets. Experts use pioneering technology to investigate.

Episode 3

Legend Of King Midas

King Midas and his golden touch is a famous tale in Greek mythology. Experts use advanced archaeological methods to delve into strange ancient mounds.

Episode 4

Ghosts Of Venice

Venice was once a fearsome superpower. Scientists use pioneering acoustic imaging technology to discover its ancient foundations and reveal how it's still standing.

Episode 5

Secrets Of Seahenge

A prehistoric megastructure on the sands of an English shore could reveal lost mysteries of the Bronze Age. Experts uncover ancient rituals once performed here.

Episode 6

Terror In The Torture Tower

The Tower of London is shrouded in a mysterious, grisly past. Experts use pioneering archaeological methods to examine how it became an infamous prison.

Episode 7

Secrets Of The Sunken Empire

Experts use high-tech underwater archaeology to explore the world's oldest sunken city and reveal new discoveries about one of the first great empires.

Episode 8

Episode 8

Stunning 'blow apart' CGI animation and the latest archaeological investigations reveal how the most iconic buildings of the ancient worlds were built, stone by stone.

Episode 9

Episode 9

Experts use drone technology to explore the tunnels hidden below an Egyptian pyramid for the very first time. Plus, forensics uncover a pharaoh's secrets.

Episode 10

Episode 10

Experts use innovative geophysical analysis to solve the mysteries of the towering Mount Nemrut in Turkey. Can they uncover the reason for its destruction?

Episode 11

Episode 11

The ancient city of Persepolis was once the greatest and richest city on Earth. Using forensic analysis, experts discover how the Persians rose to power.

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