Ancient X-Files

Saturday 13 July 23:20 CAT

Ancient X-Files

Next trasmissions on tv

  1. Friday 12 July at 23:30 CAT

    The Mona Lisa Code (Season 2)

  2. Saturday 13 July at 23:20 CAT

    Crown of Thorns (Season 2)

  3. Sunday 14 July at 23:30 CAT

    Decoding The Incas (Season 2)

Synopsis

Ancient X Files is an action packed documentary series that follows archaeologists, scientists and historians as they investigate the myths and legends behind some of history's most intriguing and mysterious ancient artifacts.

Episodes

  • Holy Shroud

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    Investigate what recent advances in science might reveal about this mysterious religious relic since the last time it was tested in 1988.

  • Sodom And Gomorrah

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    Following clues in the Old Testament, an archaeologist believes he has discovered the location of the original cities of sin, Sodom and Gomorrah.

  • The Mona Lisa Code

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    New high-resolution images of the Mona Lisa may reveal hidden numbers and letters. Could they be the key to understanding the enigmatic painting?

    Next Showing
    Friday 12 July at 23:30 CAT
    On National Geographic
  • Decoding The Incas

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    Dr Sabine Hyland attempts to study the three dimensional language found in sacred knotted Incan relics and crack their intricate code.

    Next Showing
    Sunday 14 July at 23:30 CAT
    On National Geographic
  • Crown of Thorns

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    Father Patrick Hough visits Notre Dame Cathedral to examine a relic that's said to be the crown of thorns worn by Christ at his crucifixion.

    Next Showing
    Saturday 13 July at 23:20 CAT
    On National Geographic
  • Living Vampires

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    A mysterious burial 4,000 years ago and the recent discovery of a body with a missing heart leads to a search for the world's oldest vampire.

  • The Mystery of Mary Magdelene

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    Ancient artefacts that defy rational explanation come under the microscope, as this series explores the unsolved mysteries of the past.

  • Dawn of Man

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    Turkey's Gobekli Tepe is a series of giant, intricately carved stones constructed 12,000 years ago. Did it belong to the first civilised society?

  • The Crucifixion

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    Millions of Christians retrace Christ's footsteps every year, but now an archaeologist claims that they may be worshipping at the wrong sites.

  • Gates of Hell

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    Join our team of intrepid investigators as they delve into some of mankind’s most enduring mysteries to reveal secrets buried deep in the past.

  • The Great Flood

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    After centuries of debate, archaeological evidence unearthed in Bulgaria may reveal not only where the Great Flood happened, but what caused it.

  • Joan of Arc Conspiracy

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    Could Joan have survived her execution? New evidence suggests that France's national heroine may not have been burnt at the stake after all.

  • Sword In The Stone

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    An expert in Arthurian legend makes an unlikely journey to a remote Italian church, and a tiny pendant challenges the origins of Christianity.