Ancient X-Files Season 2
S02 E01May 30, 2012
The Mona Lisa Code And The Bone Chamber May 30, 2012 Her enigmatic smile has fascinated art lovers for centuries – but could the Mona Lisa really contain a secret message from Da Vinci? New high-resolution images of the Mona Lisa may reveal hidden numbers and letters. Could they be the key to understanding the enigmatic painting? Also, see a grisly find in the oldest subterranean temple in the world.
S02 E02May 23, 2012
Crown Of Thorns And The Living Dead May 23, 2012 Jesuit priest 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. Then head to the mountains of Peru to investigate a hoard of mummies found preserved in disturbing positions.
S02 E03May 2, 2012
Incas Decoded And Viking Sun Stone May 2, 2012 Dr Sabine Hyland attempts to study the three dimensional language found in sacred knotted Incan relics and crack their intricate code. The puzzling mysteries of ancient Incan counting devices and the secret navigational systems of the Vikings come under scrutiny, as two more enigmas from the past face expert modern analysis.
S02 E04May 16, 2012
Sodom and Gomorrah And Voynich Manuscript May 16, 2012 Following clues in the Old Testament, an archaeologist believes he has discovered the location of the original cities of sin, Sodom and Gomorrah. Go in search of the infamous Biblical cities of sin supposedly destroyed by the wrath of God. Can they be found?Plus, British computer programmer Nick Pelling attempts to crack ‘the most mysterious document in the world’.
S02 E05May 9, 2012
Holy Shroud And Star God Temple May 9, 2012 Ancient languages expert Mark Guscin attempts to shed light on the secrets of what some believe to be Jesus’ shroud by exploring digital analysis of the relic. Investigate what recent advances in science might reveal about this mysterious religious relic since the last time it was tested in 1988.Then, explore the oldest astronomical temple in the Americas.
S02 E06Jun 6, 2012
Vampire Killers And Green Children Mystery Jun 6, 2012 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. Following the trail of the oldest suspected vampire, and a look into alleged sightings of two alien-like children in an English village.
S02 E07Jul 4, 2012
Mayan Underworld Jul 4, 2012 Join underwater archaeologist Guillermo de Anda as he travels across Mexico and Guatemala in search of the legendary Mayan underworld, Xibalba.
S02 E08Jul 25, 2012
Great Flood And Scottish Stone Mystery Jul 25, 2012 After centuries of debate, archaeological evidence unearthed in Bulgaria may reveal not only where the Great Flood happened, but what caused it. Also investigating evidence of what prompted Noah to build his ark. As well as strange standing stones found in Scotland.
S02 E09Jun 27, 2012
Crucifixion Decoded And Bosnian Pyramids Jun 27, 2012 Millions of Christians retrace Christ's footsteps every year, but now an archaeologist claims that they may be worshipping at the wrong sites. Experts cast astounding new light on Jesus's crucifixion.
S02 E10Jun 13, 2012
The Mystery Of Mary Magdelene Jun 13, 2012 Ancient artefacts that defy rational explanation come under the microscope, as this series explores the unsolved mysteries of the past. Mary Magdalene has long been known as a repentant sinner and witness to the resurrection but newly uncovered Christian artefacts point to her as a victim of the biggest conspiracy in history.
S02 E11Jun 20, 2012
Joan Of Arc Conspiracy And London's New Jerusalem Jun 20, 2012 Could Joan have survived her execution? New evidence suggests that France's national heroine may not have been burnt at the stake after all. And architectural hints that suggest the New Jerusalem may have been built in London.
S02 E12Jul 11, 2012
Sword in the Stone And Orpheus Amulet Jul 11, 2012 Could the mysterious medieval sword lodged in stone in a remote church in Italy be connected to the legend of King Arthur? A world expert on Arthurian legends is on a mission to find out how a tiny pendant challenges the origins of Christianity, and the mysteries surrounding the so-called Orpheus amulet.
S02 E13Jul 18, 2012
Death Cult And Bog Bodies of Ireland Jul 18, 2012 The archaeological findings of Gobekli Tepe, a Neolithic hilltop sanctuary in Turkey, and the discovery of a series of maimed bodies at a muddy landscape in Ireland.