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Ancient Superstructures

Ancient Superstructures reveals the secrets behind the Great Wall of China, Jordan’s gem Petra, the Incan citadel of Machu Picchu and the island medieval monastery of Le Mont Saint-Michel in France. These ancient marvels are among the most studied and scrutinized monuments in the world and yet still remain shrouded in mystery. What if the answers were right in front of us… but invisible to the human eye?

This ground-breaking series takes a unique approach in delving into engineering mysteries behind the world’s most famous ancient structures, by observing them from different perspectives of scale. From satellite imagery and aerial views right down to macro and microscopic levels, each perspective reveals data that helps shed new light on historical and construction enigmas that have baffled historians for years.

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4 × 50′
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  • 4K/UHD
Produced by
PERNEL MEDIA in association with RMC Découverte, Histoire and ZDF Enterprises
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Year of Production
2019
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