The Sphinx. El Dorado. The Shroud of Turin. Our world holds remarkable relics that are full of secrets, written in stone, gold, and blood. Discovering the truths behind their mysteries could change history as we know it. Join us as we travel the globe and come face-to-face with these puzzling treasures. We explore hidden corners, decipher ancient documents, and apply groundbreaking research and forensic techniques with one goal in mind: to discover the truth about these fabled cities, monuments, and remnants, and to share it with the world.

Show Info

Airs on: United States Smithsonian Channel (2013 - now)
Schedule: Mondays at 20:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Documentary
Episodes ordered: 8 episodes

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Garden of Eden

Episode 4x08; Jun 12, 2017

On a hilltop in southeastern Turkey, archaeologists have unearthed a complex of standing stones that pre-dates Stonehenge by more than 6,000 years. This monument has rewritten prehistoric archaeology and fascinated some theologians, who have linked t

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Episode NameAirdateTrailer
4x08: Garden of EdenJun 12, 2017
4x07: Bog BodiesJun 5, 2017
4x06: Shrunken HeadsMay 29, 2017
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