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Museum Secrets, Series 2, 3, Inside Mexico's National Museum of Anthropology
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directed by Rebecca Snow, fl. 1978-2013, in Museum Secrets, Series 2, 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 42 mins
This impressive modern museum, visited by 2 million people every year, tells the story of Mexico from before the Aztec civilization to the Spanish conquest. In this episode, a chemical engineer and some Mexican athletes help us discover whether the rubber ball used on the ancient Aztec playing field contained a hu...
directed by Rebecca Snow, fl. 1978-2013, in Museum Secrets, Series 2, 3 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 42 mins
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Museum Secrets, Series 2, 4, Inside the Berlin Island Museums
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directed by David Langer, fl. 2013, in Museum Secrets, Series 2, 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 42 mins
On the famed Museum Island in the river that winds through Berlin are the Pergamon and Neues Museums which display some of the most spectacular objects from the ancient world. In this episode, we pit two skilled warriors against each other to discover why some Viking swords are more deadly than others. We compare...
directed by David Langer, fl. 2013, in Museum Secrets, Series 2, 4 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 42 mins
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Museum Secrets, Series 2, 6, Inside the Topkapi Palace Museum
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directed by Peter D. Findlay, fl. 2001-2016, in Museum Secrets, Series 2, 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 42 mins
Once the palace of the Sultans of the Ottoman Empire, Topkapi Palace Museum in Istanbul is a vast treasury of Islamic culture, science and weaponry, visited by over 2 million people every year. In this episode, at the foot of Istanbul’s ancient walls we discover how a Muslim invader bested Christian defenders by...
directed by Peter D. Findlay, fl. 2001-2016, in Museum Secrets, Series 2, 6 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 42 mins
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Museum Secrets Specials, 1, Inside the State Hermitage Museum
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directed by David Langer, fl. 2013, in Museum Secrets Specials, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 42 mins
Founded by Catherine the Great, the State Hermitage in St. Petersburg, Russia, is one of the world’s oldest and largest museums boasting 3 million treasures of art and antiquity, and visited by over 2 million people every year. Inside the Hermitage, we shine infra-red light on blackened mummies to reveal the str...
directed by David Langer, fl. 2013, in Museum Secrets Specials, 1 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 42 mins
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Museum Secrets Specials, 2, Inside the National Archaeological Museum of Athens
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directed by David New, fl. 1985-2012, in Museum Secrets Specials, 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 44 mins
The world’s most important museum dedicated to the history of ancient Greece, the National Archaeological Museum displays 11,000 exhibits from 7000 BC to the Roman conquest. In this episode, we accelerate an ancient warship to ramming speed to discover why Athenian democracy beat Persian tyranny, then visit a ki...
directed by David New, fl. 1985-2012, in Museum Secrets Specials, 2 (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2012), 44 mins
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Egypt Decoded
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directed by Roel Oostra, fl. 1996-2007; presented by Robert Bauval, 1948-; produced by Roel Oostra, fl. 1996-2007 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2007), 57 mins
At the dawn of history an entire civilization gathered to build the most magnificent monuments on earth but why and what drove them to it? Challenging the suggestion that 'tombs are for dead pharaohs', author Robert Bauval, Alexandria engineer and renowned expert on ancient Egypt, has contested the world of Egypto...
directed by Roel Oostra, fl. 1996-2007; presented by Robert Bauval, 1948-; produced by Roel Oostra, fl. 1996-2007 (London, England: Electric Sky, 2007), 57 mins
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The Vatican Museums
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directed by Luca de Mata; composed by Stelvio Cipriani, 1937-; produced by Edizioni Musei Vaticani (Vatican City: Janson Media, 2006), 2 hours 34 mins
THE VATICAN MUSEUMS was the culmination of three years of research and filming, the collaboration of thirty-two scholars and historians from around the world, a crew of forty directors of photography, operators, and lighting technicians, state-of-the-art digital cinematography, lighting, animation, and computerize...
directed by Luca de Mata; composed by Stelvio Cipriani, 1937-; produced by Edizioni Musei Vaticani (Vatican City: Janson Media, 2006), 2 hours 34 mins
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In Search of History, Mystic Ruins
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produced by Giovanna Nigro-Chacon, in In Search of History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 1 hour 3 mins
From Easter Island to Stonehenge, this is a thrilling journey to the most fascinating and mysterious places on earth. They stand in regal silence, monumental reminders of a time when the earth was a more mysterious and magical place. They have captivated and confounded scientists, anthropologists and historians f...
produced by Giovanna Nigro-Chacon, in In Search of History (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 1998), 1 hour 3 mins
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The Dragon Legacy
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directed by Bernard Guerrini; produced by Gilles Thion and Jean Dufour, Ampersand (Paris, Ile-de-France: Ampersand, 2013), 28 mins
Modern day Taiwan is in many ways a reflection of ancient China, preserving the cultural legacy of the world’s oldest existing civilisation. While post-war mainland China went through its revolutionary turmoil, setting aside most of its traditions in the process, Taiwan chose to preserve them. The island has bec...
directed by Bernard Guerrini; produced by Gilles Thion and Jean Dufour, Ampersand (Paris, Ile-de-France: Ampersand, 2013), 28 mins
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Sculptures of the Louvre, The Bulls of Khorsabad
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directed by Martin Fraudreau, 1948-, in Sculptures of the Louvre (London, England: Entertainment One Ltd., 1996), 29 mins
A detailed examination of relief sculpture of human-headed bulls in the ancient city of Khorsabad in modern-day Iraq.
directed by Martin Fraudreau, 1948-, in Sculptures of the Louvre (London, England: Entertainment One Ltd., 1996), 29 mins
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