Raiders of the Lost Past

December 2019
1:10:00

The Mystery of Thomas Beale's Treasure (S3E2)

3.0 21 x
Hear about the quests for legendary relics. Clayton Hart was obsessed with cracking a code that would reveal the location of a vast gold hoard.
1:10:00

The Men Who Found the Maya (S3E1)

3.0 6 x
The 19th-century expeditions of John L Stephens and Frederick Catherwood altered our view of the Maya civilisation. Hear about their amazing adventures.
October 2019
1:00:00

The Chalice of Valencia (S3E6)

3.0 7 x
Mysteries from history. US writer Janice Bennett investigates claims that the Holy Chalice of Valencia is in fact the Holy Grail - and she is soon convinced.
1:00:00

The Lost Ship of the Mojave Desert (S3E5)

3.0 8 x
Rumours of a shipwreck in the Mojave Desert inspired prospector Charley Clusker to search for this fabled vessel in 1870. Discover what he found.
50:00

The Chalice of Valencia (S3E6)

4.0 4 x
Mysteries from history. US writer Janice Bennett investigates claims that the Holy Chalice of Valencia is in fact the Holy Grail - and she is soon convinced.
1:10:00

The Lost Ship of the Mojave Desert (S3E5)

3.0 11 x
Rumours of a shipwreck in the Mojave Desert inspired prospector Charley Clusker to search for this fabled vessel in 1870. Discover what he found.
1:10:00

The Pirate Treasure of Cocos Island (S3E7)

4.0 3 x
In 1881, a German adventurer embarked on a treasure hunt on a Costa Rican island. His quest, revisited here, inspired the novel Treasure Island.
50:00

The Priest, His Lover and the Holy Grail (S3E4)

3.0 3 x
Hear about the peculiar fraud behind the myth that spawned Dan Brown's book, The Da Vinci Code. An odd tale involving a priest and a saint.
2:00:00

The Search for Nazi Gold (S3E3)

3.0 3 x
Many people thought the Nazis had hidden gold in Lake Toplitz after WWII, but an underwater probe turns up an even bigger surprise. Tune in to find out what.
50:00

The Priest, His Lover and the Holy Grail (S3E4)

4.0 8 x
Hear about the peculiar fraud behind the myth that spawned Dan Brown's book, The Da Vinci Code. An odd tale involving a priest and a saint.
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