Made by National Geographic, one of the world's leading names in history and geographical television, they combine thrilling dramatic reconstructions, computer graphics, exclusive location footage and expert opinion to...展开shed light on some of history's greatest mysteries.
KING TUT'S CURSE re-examines perhaps the most intriguing mystery ever to emerge from ancient Egypt - the mystery behind the famed boy-king Tutankhamen. Why did he die so young? Was he murdered? And is there an explanation behind the legendary curse inflicted on those who
discovered his tomb? Now, for the first time, an international team of scientists using state of the art CT-scan technology unveil the truth of what really happened 3,000 years ago and unravel the mystery of King Tut's Curse…
In their heyday, the Phoenicians dominated Mediterranean Waters with commercial skill and sea-faring force. Yet - 2,000 years after the end of their empire - their legacy remains largely hidden. Now, in QUEST FOR THE PHOENICIANS, three distinguished scientists - including Dr. Robert Ballard - attempt to sift the fact from the myth. Exploring vast caverns, previously untouched sunken vessels and the blood lines of the Mediterranean peoples, the three discover intriguing new information
about these mysterious seafarers.
Why did the mighty South American Mayan civilisation collapse? ROYAL MAYA MASSACRE sets out to find answers, after sixteen skeletons are discovered in a mass grave. They are the remains of a 9th Century Mayan royal family - and their murder reveals a tale of sex, greed, rivalry and, ultimately, destruction. Combining one of the most important finds ever in Mayan archaeology with gripping new forensic evidence, this DVD provides a new insight into the fall of an empire.
The Pyramids of Teotihuacan are some of the largest and most imposing on the planet. But why were they built? Were they temples to the Gods, giant bloody sacrificial altars - or both? PYRAMIDS OF DEATH uses the latest archaeological findings and combines them with DNA analysis and forensic science to unravel the true purpose behind these giant Mexican pyramids.