Exclusive: This 7,000-Year-Old Woman Was Among Sweden's Last Hunter-Gatherers loading...
Exclusive: This 7,000-Year-Old Woman Was Among Sweden's Last Hunter-Gatherers
Buried on a bed of antlers and adorned with ornaments, this woman was a special member of her community—but why?
The Lion Fortress Of Sri Lanka Was Swallowed By The Jungle loading...
The Lion Fortress Of Sri Lanka Was Swallowed By The Jungle
Built in the fifth century, Sri Lanka’s Sigiriya fortress attracted the attention of British archaeologists in the 1800s, who were amazed by its leonine rock art and beautiful frescoes.
How Underwater Archaeology Reveals Hidden Wonders loading...
How Underwater Archaeology Reveals Hidden Wonders
Working under the waves is challenging, but it can offer rich rewards for those seeking to understand the past.
Where You Grew Up, What You Ate—Your Bones Record Your Life loading...
Where You Grew Up, What You Ate—Your Bones Record Your Life
Archaeologists use isotopic analysis to determine population movements and diets from chemical signatures in ancient human remains.
Ghost Fleet Of Sunken Warships Declared A National Marine Sanctuary loading...
Ghost Fleet Of Sunken Warships Declared A National Marine Sanctuary
Local wildlife thrives amid more than a hundred shipwrecks and archaeological treasures at the Mallows Bay-Potomac River site in Maryland.
How Are Tree Rings Used To Help Date An Archaeological Site? loading...
How Are Tree Rings Used To Help Date An Archaeological Site?
Dendrochronology is an invaluable tool to help scientists determine the age of ancient settlements and artifacts.
Maya ritual cave untouched for 1,000 years stuns archaeologists loading...
Maya ritual cave untouched for 1,000 years stuns archaeologists
Exploration of Balamku (Cave of the Jaguar God) reveals ancient religious practices—and may hold clues to the rise and fall of the Maya empire.
Archaeologists discover grave of explorer who put Australia on the map loading...
Archaeologists discover grave of explorer who put Australia on the map
Navigator’s remains found among tens of thousands of graves being moved to make way for Britain's HS2 high-speed rail line.
9,000-year-old mask stuns archaeologists, raises eyebrows loading...
9,000-year-old mask stuns archaeologists, raises eyebrows
The rare discovery was greeted with excitement but revived strong concern about the authenticity of these mysterious Neolithic artifacts.
Ancient Black Sea shipwreck is unprecedented discovery loading...
Ancient Black Sea shipwreck is unprecedented discovery
Archaeologists say the 2,400-year-old ship is so well preserved that even the mast and rowers' benches have survived for millennia.
Did Vesuvius vaporise its victims? Get the facts. loading...
Did Vesuvius vaporise its victims? Get the facts.
Residue on bones from A.D. 79 suggests the eruption boiled people alive. But some experts aren’t convinced the deaths were due to heat alone.
About the Show

Lost Cities combines hi-tech archaeology, breath-taking visuals and genuine exploration to make headline-grabbing discoveries. Lost Cities brings adventure, science and archaeology together through our host Albert Lin. Our ambitious approach applies 3D scanning to some of the most extraordinary sites of antiquity. This series will deliver powerful, emotional stories with hi-tech imagery to bring the mysteries of the past vividly to life.

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