Ancient Treasures with Bettany Hughes

Ancient Treasures with Bettany Hughes

Awe-inspiring temples, breath-taking landscapes, hidden treasures and lost wonders of the ancient world. Join award-winning historian Bettany Hughes in series two of this globetrotting history documentary series, as she discovers new archaeological finds and visits astonishing places in Turkey, Cyprus, Arabia, Jordan and along the Silk Roads of Azerbaijan.

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Ancient Treasures with Bettany Hughes on BBC Select

Series 1:

In season one of this epic history series, Bettany Hughes travels the world to discover the incredible artefacts from the most prestigious historical sites. Can these wonders provide some insight into how we live and think today?

Travel the world and explore ancient history, all from the comfort of your living room, with this epic Bettany Hughes documentary. This six-part history series takes you on archaeological adventures visiting Greece, Malta, Istanbul and more, and learn about famous treasures from history such as the mask of Medusa to the world’s first Neanderthal Art.

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