A report on the excavation of a Roman reservoir built 2000 years ago around the hot springs of Bath, England. Among the items recovered: coins; pewter drinking vessels; lead scrolls inscribed with curses.
A report on the discovery of a group of fossilized hominid bones that date back nearly 3.5 million years and may represent a missing link in human evolution. Based on the work of paleoanthropologist Donald Johanson.
Shipwrecks offering clues about mariners in ancient times are explored in this program, which logs the work of nautical archaeologists in finding, excavating and reconstructing ships that sank ages ago.
Cast & Details
Premise: A series of anthropology documentaries developed by Michael Ambrosino (`Nova').