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Wonders of the Ancient World (Ancient Secrets)

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Interweaving tales from a myriad of cultures, ‘Wonders Of The Ancient World' reveals fascinating connections between civilizations and throughout human history. Filmed in more than fifteen countries worldwide, each episode brings a fresh perspective to some of history's most intriguing stories. In dramatic re-creations, it transports viewers to a Mayan pyramid to witness the bloody rituals of its kings to the banks of the Nile, where priests perfected the art of making mummies to Peru, where ancient doctors practiced brain surgery. Then journey with ‘Wonders Of The Ancient World' to uncover mummies of the preserved Chinese aristocrats to the frozen victims of Pompeii. This unique series explores the absorbing history behind our ancient world.