Ancient Mysteries: Sacred Places
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When the pyramids were being built and Stonehenge was new the world was a magical and mysterious place. Throughout the world man built incredible monuments and mysterious buildings to mark the passing of time and kings to track the movements of the heavens to glorify their gods and celebrate their victories. SACRED PLACES is a globe-spanning journey to some of the most extraordinary and moving of these famed sites. From the massive temples at Machu Picchu to the impassive statues of Easter Island this is an up-close look at some of mankind's most impressive achievements and the allure they have for US today. Learn how and why they were created and get a behind-the-scenes look with the curators and directors of these magical sites. Discover the latest findings and theories with leading archaeologists and scholars and see stunning reconstructions of what these fabled sites looked like in their prime. From Jerusalem to Chaco Canyon this is a spellbinding journey into mankind's magical past.