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Raiders of the Lost Past tells the stories of some amazing real-life treasure-hunting adventures that artefact-hungry historians and explorers have set out to uncover.
SS chief Heinrich Himmler sought out an Aryan race who had apparently lived in the fabled city of Atlantis. Hear how his hunt for the mythical panned out.
Farmer Mel Fisher spent years searching for a sunken Spanish galleon that was loaded with fabulous spoils - with tragic consequences. Hear about his story.
A dying Dutchman gives a young cowhand some cryptic clues about the existence of a rich gold mine in Arizona. Follow this gripping real-life treasure hunt.
Hear what happened when South African councillor Athol Stark teamed up with a Zulu family to locate missing gold bullion, buried during the Boer War.
Excavations under historic Glastonbury Abbey unearth a huge pit. Was this gigantic man's grave the final resting place of the fabled King Arthur?
Join maverick professor Juris Zarins on a quest of biblical size: to prove that the fabled Garden of Eden was a Sumerian paradise called Dilmun.
Russian archaeologist Ignatius Stelletskii devoted his entire life to locating Ivan the Terrible's library. But did it even exist? Find out.
In 1914, prospector Freddie Crystal claimed to have found a map that revealed the site of Montezuma's legendary lost treasure. But was the area cursed?
Forensic expert Philippe Charlier tries to uncover the truth behind the remains of France's most famous daughter: Joan of Arc. His findings are shocking.
Archaeologists attempt to pinpoint the location of the Labyrinth, a maze-like structure said to have held the fearsome Minotaur in Greek mythology.
Heinrich Schliemann claimed to have unearthed King Priam's treasure during his search for Troy in the 1870s. Hear the story of his intrepid quest.
Hear how the discovery of the Copper Scroll in 1952 led archaeologist John M Allegro on a hunt for silver and gold across 64 locations.
Learn more about the Japanese legend that tells of hidden gold in Mount Akagi, buried by shoguns in the 1800s to prevent it from falling into enemy hands.
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