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Lost Gold of the Aztecs

The Aztec Empire came to an end at the hands of Conquistador Hernan Cortes but not before Emperor Montezuma, and his people, were able to sneak their mass amounts of wealth north to seven separate locations in what is now the American Southwest. For five centuries, thousands have searched for Montezuma's treasure and the 7 Cities of Gold. The treasure is believed to be made up of an enormous quantity of gold bars, silver, precious stones, jewelry, and other Aztec artifacts. Historians estimate the value of all of these items to be worth over $3 billion dollars. Lost Gold of the Aztecs follows three families determined to break the 500-year-old curse of Emperor Montezuma and find the treasure. The series will intercut each family's epic adventure as they search for the 7 Cities of Gold on three different properties in three different states - the Dillmans in Utah, the Hoaglands in Nevada, and the Villescases in New Mexico. Who will be the first to find the Aztec Gold?

Show Info

Network: United States History (2022 - now)
Schedule: Tuesdays at 22:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: Adventure History

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Previous Episode

Explosive Discoveries

Episode 1x08; May 24, 2022

In Utah, the Dillmans must be careful not to trigger an Aztec water trap while digging deep into the cave chamber. In New Mexico, after finding a man-made vault, the Villescas family discovers that there are more secrets buried beneath the Fire Pits.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x08: Explosive DiscoveriesMay 24, 2022
1x07: Chamber of SecretsMay 17, 2022
1x06: A Hidden ChamberMay 10, 2022
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