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Follow this series around as they show you that not only may your history teachers be wrong about the lessons they taught you, the host will also explain to you what their theory is and try to present some evidence they may find along the way of their discovery. This documentary will present different ways of thinking and may leave you trying to wrap your head around new facts, and leaving you with a different history than that of the eight grade.

Fridays 10:00 PM et/pt on Discovery Channel
3 Seasons, 21 Episodes
May 1, 2015
Family, Reality
8.4/10
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  • At an ancient city lost in the desert for 5,000 years, experts uncover evidence of human sacrifice and strange rituals, and new discoveries reveal that the people who lived here might have been the first civilization of the Americas.

  • When a mysterious Viking fortress lost underground for over a thousand years is discovered, experts investigate its buried treasures to reveal what caused the end of this fearsome civilization.

  • The ancient city of Petra, a city carved from desert rock, has baffled experts for decades; now, new technologies resurrect the city and reveal why the spectacular civilization was suddenly abandoned.

  • New evidence uncovers the ancient mysteries behind the iconic Colosseum; archaeologists uncover the secret lives of the gladiators and make new discoveries that help explain the rise and sudden fall of the Roman Empire.

  • The Taj Mahal is one of the world's most beautiful monuments, but new investigations reveal its dark secrets; scientists uncover codes that tell a shocking story of power and betrayal, challenging everything originally known about the Taj Mahal.

  • The Egyptian mega-temple at Karnak was once the political power base of the ancient pharaohs and the home to strange religious rituals; new discoveries of skeletons tell a story of jealousy, betrayal, and the rise of a new religion that changed Egypt.

  • The Terracotta Army is one of China's greatest treasures, but there are still dark secrets surrounding this super-tomb; newly discovered artifacts reveal the soldiers' supernatural enemy, and human remains point to ancient China's violent past.

  • A castle in Scotland could be the home of King Arthur's legendary Round Table; scientists have made a gruesome discovery at this mysterious site; a disfigured skeleton that could reveal the castle's bloody secrets and rewrite the history books.

  • New discoveries reveal how ancient magic, bizarre rituals, and brutal murder built the strange monument known as Stonehenge.

  • Recent forensic findings uncover the astonishing secrets of the world's most iconic monument, the great Sphinx at Giza. Join the extraordinary investigation as it reveals which pharaoh commissioned this colossal statue and why it was never finished.

  • New technologies reveal the startling truth behind the largest temple ever built, Angkor Wat; accompany experts as they uncover how this colossal structure was constructed and why one of the largest cities in the world was suddenly abandoned.

  • Giant pyramids at a strange site in Mexico are revealing the bloody secrets of a mysterious civilization that vanished 1,400 years ago. Little is know about this lost culture, but new discoveries are uncovering shocking evidence of human sacrifice. This is Teotihuacan, one of the largest cities in the ancient world.

  • New discoveries explore the dark secrets of Tutankhamun's tomb; Archaeologists are finally finding answers to its ancient riddles, showing how his untimely death, his calamitous burial, and an act of God made a minor king the most famous of them all.

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