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This docuseries uses scientific breakthroughs and archaeological research to bring new perspectives to some of the most remarkable, but mysterious, religious locations. Each episode focuses on a site, exploring fundamental questions about the landmarks and the people who constructed them. Exploring the sites allows the show to provide insight into the ancient civilizations and how their practices and struggles are reflected in the shrines and temples they constructed. The sites featured include the rock-cut city of Petra and New Mexico's Chaco Canyon, which contains the remains of an ancient city.

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In Spain, pilgrims walk the Camino de Santiago, ending with a visit to a shrine believed to hold the bones of Saint James the Great; new research suggests that the Camino may have been a sacred pathway long before the Christian age.
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New discoveries reveal caves and tunnels hidden beneath Mayan pyramids; archaeologists identify the location revered as the most sacred temple of all, the mystical center of the world, unlocking an incredible secret in the city of Chichen Itza.
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Many experts believe King Arthur was a mythical figure; however, new evidence from ancient sites suggests that the Arthurian legend is rooted in fact, and it may finally answer the question of whether this storied king was real or myth.
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The Ahnenerbe, an elite SS division, sets out to prove that sacred sites from around the world were part of a superhuman Aryan master race.
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New evidence found in Egyptian sacred sites is revealing secrets about a forgotten succession of powerful female priests.
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A team of archaeologists and scientists search Malta's sacred sites to explain why a flourishing ancient civilization vanished.
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Evidence of ritual murder, human sacrifice and cannibalism in the desert valley of Chaco Canyon, New Mexico.
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A 4,000-year-old leather manuscript at the Cairo Museum sheds new light on The Book of the Dead from ancient Egypt.
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Archaeologists discover a link between the prophecies of the oracles and seismic activity beneath Earth's surface.
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After the king of France targets the Knights Templar, they face imprisonment, torture and executions, but their legacy endures through present day.
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In Jordan and Saudi Arabia, two cities, Petra and Hegra, are thought to have been centers of a "lost matriarchy."

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