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Archaeology: A Secret History

Archaeology: A Secret History. Episode one: In the Beginning.

Reviewing in the 27 April-3 May edition of The Radio Times, Gill Crawford writes -

“Archaeology isn’t a new, rigidly scientific discipline. According to Dr Richard Miles (presenter of 2010’s Ancient Worlds), the first person to set out to dig up the past was the Emperor Constantine’s aged mother Helena, who searched the Near East in the early fourth century for physical evidence of the life and death of Christ.

“Richard Miles charts the history of archaeological breakthroughs in a mission to understand the ancient past. In the first programme [the first of three], he explores how the profession began by trying to prove a biblical truth.”

The series begins Tuesday, 30 April from 9:00-10pm on BBC4 television. More here
Littlestone Posted by Littlestone
24th April 2013ce
Edited 24th April 2013ce

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What about the anvients who found fossils and claimed these as heroes of old wideford Posted by wideford
24th April 2013ce
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