Raiders of the Lost Past

September 2018

The Secret of the Copper Dead Sea Scroll

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Hear how the discovery of the Copper Scroll in 1952 led archaeologist John M Allegro on a hunt for silver and gold across 64 locations.

The Lost Jewels of Helen of Troy

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Heinrich Schliemann claimed to have unearthed King Priam's treasure during his search for Troy in the 1870s. Hear the story of his intrepid quest.

The Quest for the Labyrinth

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See archaeologists attempt to pinpoint the location of the Labyrinth, a maze-like structure said to have held the fearsome Minotaur in Greek mythology.

The Relics Of Joan Of Arc

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Forensic expert Philippe Charlier tries to uncover the truth behind the remains of France's most famous daughter: Joan of Arc. His findings are shocking.

Series 2 Episode 8

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In 1914, prospector Freddie Crystal claimed to have found a map that revealed the site of Montezuma's legendary lost treasure. But was the area cursed?

The Lost Library Of Ivan The Terrible

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Russian archaeologist Ignatius Stelletskii devoted his entire life to locating Ivan the Terrible's library. But did it even exist? Find out.

The Search For King Arthur's Bones

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Excavations under historic Glastonbury Abbey unearth a huge pit. Was this gigantic man's grave the final resting place of the fabled King Arthur?

The Legend Of Kruger's Millions

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Hear what happened when South African councillor Athol Stark teamed up with a Zulu family to locate missing gold bullion, buried during the Boer War.

The Lost Dutchman's Mine

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A dying Dutchman gives a young cowhand some cryptic clues about the existence of a rich gold mine in Arizona. Follow this gripping real-life treasure hunt.

The Lost Spanish Galleon

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Farmer Mel Fisher spent years searching for a sunken Spanish galleon that was loaded with fabulous spoils, with tragic consequences. Hear about his story.
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