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Mystery of the Anasazi

Season 1, Episode 13 - Air Date: 5/9/2005
In the American Southwest, there is no more puzzling mystery than the magnificent stone cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde.
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Giants of Easter Island

Season 1, Episode 12 - Air Date: 4/25/2005
On the remotest island on the face of the planet stand the massive, enigmatic stone statues of Easter Island.
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The Search for El Dorado

Season 1, Episode 11 - Air Date: 4/4/2005
It was a fable that fueled a thousand fevered explorations into the mountains and rainforests of South America.
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Secrets of the Nazca Lines

Season 1, Episode 10 - Air Date: 3/21/2005
Etched into the driest desert in the world, the mysterious lines and figures of Nazca in Southern Peru are invisible from the ground.
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The Lost Tribe of Israel

Season 1, Episode 9 - Air Date: 3/14/2005
The mystery of the 10 Lost Tribes of Israel has fascinated people through the ages. Explorers claim to have discovered evidence of the ""lost tribes"" all over the world, from Australia to Siberia, but few if any such claims have been backed up by solid evidence.
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Passage to the Maya Underworld

Season 1, Episode 8 - Air Date: 3/7/2005
The Maya of Central America were the greatest pyramid builders of the ancient world. The Egyptians built less than a 100 pyramids--the Maya built thousands.
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Quest for King Solomon's Gold

Season 1, Episode 7 - Air Date: 2/28/2005
Of all the rulers mentioned in the Bible, King Solomon was purportedly the wisest...and the richest!
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The Iceman Cometh

Season 1, Episode 6 - Air Date: 2/21/2005
In 1991, a pair of vacationing German hikers stumbled onto one of the most remarkable finds in the history of archaeology: the perfectly preserved body of a 5,000-year old man.
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The Holy Grail

Season 1, Episode 5 - Air Date: 2/14/2005
For all its fame, the Holy Grail remains shrouded in mystery. What exactly was it? Could it have survived to this day?
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Hunt for the Lost Ark

Season 1, Episode 4 - Air Date: 2/7/2005
For centuries, adventurers, and archeologists--the devout and determined, and even Indiana Jones--have all searched for the Bible's most sacred lost treasure: the Ark of the Covenant.
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Pompeii Secrets Revealed

Season 1, Episode 3 - Air Date: 1/31/2005
In 79 AD, the volcano Vesuvius exploded in one of history's deadliest eruptions, burying the city of Pompeii and other Roman towns along the Bay of Naples beneath layers of ash and pumice.
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Nefertiti: The Mummy Returns

Season 1, Episode 2 - Air Date: 1/24/2005
Queen Nefertiti was once the most beautiful and powerful woman in Egypt, renowned throughout the ancient world.
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Who Built Egypt's Pyramids?

Season 1, Episode 1 - Air Date: 1/24/2005
The great Egyptian Pyramids of Giza have inspired awe and wonder and, quite likely, fierce speculation from the moment they were built.

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