May 18, 2011
Ancient Discoveries is a documentary television series that focuses
on ancient technologies.
The show’s theme is that many inventions
which are thought to be modern have ancient roots or in some cases
may have been lost and then reinvented.
Episodes of the regular series have expanded to cover other areas
China and East Asia
the Islamic world
Discoveries, much of the filming was done on location
across the world.
The series uses contributions from archaeologists and other experts,
footage of historical sites and artifacts, computer generated
reconstructions and dramatized reconstructions along with
experiments and tests on reconstructed artifacts.