Digging for the Truth

Digging for the Truth

2005 - 2007, History, Other
Circling the globe in search of answers to some of history's most enigmatic mysteries.

Episode Guide

  • Digging for the Truth - Timbuktu (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Timbuktu

    Exploring legends behind the desert city of Timbuktu and the source of its power, wealth and mystery.

  • Digging for the Truth - God's Gold, Part 2 (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    God's Gold, Part 2

    The search for golden artifacts that Romans looted from Jerusalem's Temple ranges from Israel to Italy, North Africa and Turkey.

  • Digging for the Truth - God's Gold, Part 1 (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    God's Gold, Part 1

    When Romans looted Jerusalem's Temple nearly 2,000 years ago, priceless golden artifacts became lost.

  • Digging for the Truth - Pirates: Terror in the Mediterranean (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Pirates: Terror in the Mediterranean

    A team mounts an expedition to find a sunken Barbary pirate vessel sailed by corsairs, who terrorized the seas for more than 400 years.

  • Digging for the Truth - Kings of the Stone Age (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Kings of the Stone Age

    Hunter Ellis explores how Central America's Olmecs moved mountains to make giant stone heads from single basalt boulders.

  • Digging for the Truth - The Hunley: New Revelations (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    The Hunley: New Revelations

    Confederate submarine H.L. Hunley sinks with all aboard after torpedoing a Union warship.

  • Digging for the Truth - Mummies of the Clouds (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Mummies of the Clouds

    Hunter Ellis accompanies a team of archaeologists to reveal the secrets of a Chachapoyan monument that is three times the size of Egypt's largest pyramid.

  • Digging for the Truth - The Real Surfer King (Season 4)
    Season 4:

    The Real Surfer King

    Hawaii's Kamehameha I unifies the islands for the first time, masters the surf, contends with the English and battles a volcano to consolidate his power.

  • Digging for the Truth - The Real King Midas (Season 4)
    Season 4:

    The Real King Midas

    A team travels to a lost kingdom in modern Turkey to explore the truth behind the legend of King Midas, whose touch turned things to gold.

  • Digging for the Truth - Last Stand of the Neanderthal (Season 4)
    Season 4:

    Last Stand of the Neanderthal

    Testing Neanderthal weapons; exploring underwater caves.

  • Digging for the Truth - Digging for the Truth (Season 4)
    Season 4:

    Digging for the Truth

  • Digging for the Truth - The Aztecs: Of Blood and Sacrifice (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    The Aztecs: Of Blood and Sacrifice

    Host Josh Bernstein travels to Mexico City to investigate and use forensic science to examine the bones of sacrificial rituals.

  • Digging for the Truth - Lost Treasures of the Copper Scroll (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Lost Treasures of the Copper Scroll

    Archaeologists discover a copper scroll which scholars believe represents a detailed list of hiding places where the priests of Jerusalem's Second Temple stored their most precious artifacts.

  • Digging for the Truth - Search for King David (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Search for King David

    Host Josh Bernstein examines an ancient basalt slab inscribed with David's name, recreates his famous fight with Goliath and descends through a waterway into Jerusalem.

  • Digging for the Truth - Stonehenge of the Americas (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Stonehenge of the Americas

    Host Josh Bernstein tours the ancient city of Tiwanaku from the air and the ground.

  • Digging for the Truth - Lost Treasures of Petra (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Lost Treasures of Petra

    Host Josh Bernstein examines Petra's surviving parchment manuscript.

  • Digging for the Truth - Secrets of the Mummies (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Secrets of the Mummies

    Ancient Egyptians prepare their dead for the afterlife; host Josh Bernstein.

  • Digging for the Truth - Machu Picchu: Lost City of the Inca (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    Machu Picchu: Lost City of the Inca

    Discovering the true purpose of Machu Picchu; host Josh Bernstein.

  • Digging for the Truth - Ramesses: Visions of Greatness (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Ramesses: Visions of Greatness

    Pharaoh Ramesses II; host Josh Bernstein.

  • Digging for the Truth - New Maya Revelations (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    New Maya Revelations

    The Mayan civilization reaches its height during the first millennium.

  • Digging for the Truth - King Tut: Secrets Revealed (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    King Tut: Secrets Revealed

    The mysterious death of King Tut.

  • Digging for the Truth - Lost Empire of Ghengis Khaan (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Lost Empire of Ghengis Khaan

    Genghis Khan and his Mongol horde.

  • Digging for the Truth - Atlantis: New Revelations (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Atlantis: New Revelations

    The search for the true Atlantis; host Josh Bernstein.

  • Digging for the Truth - The Lost Cities of the Amazon (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    The Lost Cities of the Amazon

    Host Josh Bernstein treks through the Amazon rain forest in search of the legendary Lost City of Z.

  • Digging for the Truth - The Real Sin City: Sodom and Gomorrah (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    The Real Sin City: Sodom and Gomorrah

    Host Josh Bernstein travels to the Near East in search of the remains of Sodom and Gomorrah.

  • Digging for the Truth - The Giants of Patagonia (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    The Giants of Patagonia

    Josh Bernstein joins paleontologists on a search to determine whether the ground sloth could have lived into the era of human habitation.

  • Digging for the Truth - The Da Vinci Code: Bloodlines (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    The Da Vinci Code: Bloodlines

    Josh Bernstein searches for evidence behind the controversial theory laid out in Dan Brown's book "The Da Vinci Code."

  • Digging for the Truth - Troy: Of Gods and Warriors (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Troy: Of Gods and Warriors

    Homer's "Iliad" may be fact or fiction.

  • Digging for the Truth - The Real Queen of Sheba (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    The Real Queen of Sheba

    Host Josh Bernstein investigates the mystery and legacy of the Queen of Sheba.

  • Digging for the Truth - King Solomon's Mines (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    King Solomon's Mines

    Explorers search for the lost gold of King Solomon.

  • Digging for the Truth - City of the Gods (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    City of the Gods

    The obsidian mines, prehistoric tools and murals of the city of Teotihuacan; host Josh Bernstein.

  • Digging for the Truth - Cleopatra: The Last Pharaoh (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Cleopatra: The Last Pharaoh

    Josh Bernstein joins Zahi Hawass on a hunt for mummies from the time of Cleopatra.

  • Digging for the Truth - Roanoke: The Lost Colony (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Roanoke: The Lost Colony

    Josh Bernstein investigates the English settlers at Roanoke Island.

  • Digging for the Truth - The Vikings: Voyage to America (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    The Vikings: Voyage to America

    Josh Bernstein sails a Viking ship from Denmark to discover what made the Vikings such masterful mariners.

  • Digging for the Truth - Stonehenge: Secrets Revealed (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Stonehenge: Secrets Revealed

    Host Josh Bernstein investigates the origins of Stonehenge.

  • Digging for the Truth - America's Pyramids (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    America's Pyramids

    In pre-Columbian times, American Indians live in earthen pyramids along the Mississippi.

  • Digging for the Truth - The Real Temple of Doom (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    The Real Temple of Doom

    The Chavin rule ancient Peru by a cult promoting fertility and abundant harvests.

  • Digging for the Truth - Mystery of the Anasazi (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Mystery of the Anasazi

    The Anasazi suddenly move their villages to perilous cliffs, then seemingly vanish decades later.

  • Digging for the Truth - Giants of Easter Island (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Giants of Easter Island

    Enigmatic stone statues stand on remote Easter Island.

  • Digging for the Truth - The Search for El Dorado (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    The Search for El Dorado

    The idea of a city of gold buried in the jungle fires the imaginations of Spanish conquistadors for centuries.

  • Digging for the Truth - Secrets of the Nasca Lines (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Secrets of the Nasca Lines

    Mysterious lines and figures of Nasca are etched into the ground in southern Peru.

  • Digging for the Truth - The Lost Tribe of Israel (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    The Lost Tribe of Israel

    Explorers claim to have discovered evidence of the lost tribes of Israel all over the world.

  • Digging for the Truth - Passage to the Maya Underworld (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Passage to the Maya Underworld

    The ancient Maya of Central America built thousands of pyramids; exploring the meaning of Mayan pyramids.

  • Digging for the Truth - The Iceman Cometh (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    The Iceman Cometh

    Vacationing hikers stumble across the perfectly preserved body of a 5,000-year-old man.

  • Digging for the Truth - The Holy Grail (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    The Holy Grail

    The story of the Holy Grail originates in medieval times.

  • Digging for the Truth - Hunt for the Lost Ark (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Hunt for the Lost Ark

    Adventurers and archaeologists search for the Ark of the Covenant for centuries.

  • Digging for the Truth - Pompeii Secrets Revealed (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Pompeii Secrets Revealed

    Volcano Vesuvius buries Roman towns under layers of ash and pumice.

  • Digging for the Truth - Nefertiti the Mummy Returns (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Nefertiti the Mummy Returns

    Queen Nefertiti, the most powerful woman in Egypt, vanishes without a trace.

  • Digging for the Truth - Who Built Egypt's Pyramids? (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    Who Built Egypt's Pyramids?

    The great Egyptian Pyramids of Giza inspire awe, wonder and speculation.

  • Digging for the Truth - Digging for the Truth (Season 1)
    Season 1:

    Digging for the Truth

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