Unearthed - Series Two

Episode 1
Episode 2
Episode 3
Episode 4
Episode 5
Episode 6
Episode 7
Episode 8
Episode 9
Episode 10
Episode 8 - Sex Lies and the Taj Mahal

The Taj Mahal is famous as the world’s most beautiful building – but could this Indian ode to love hide dark secrets?  The grieving Mugal Emperor Shah Jahan, famously built the Taj Mahal as a tribute to his dead wife – but new investigations are writing a surprising story of power and betrayal. 

Is the layout of the mausoleum and its gardens a carefully concealed proclamation of religious beliefs?  A team of top architects attempt to solve the riddle of the Taj’s towering dome and could a newly discovered flaw at the heart of Taj finally explain its impossible beauty?



Episode 1 - Tut's Buried Secret The tomb of Tutankhamun is unique in the Valley of the Kings and historians are desperate to understand why

Episode 2 - Secret History of the Sphinx An extraordinary new investigation is about to reveal which pharaoh the Sphinx was built for

Episode 3 - Teotihuacan: Curse of the Blood Pyramids Archaeologists are unearthing dark secrets beneath Mexico’s most mysterious ancient site

Episode 4 - Mystery of Egypt's Mega Temple How the unstoppable rise of a new religion brought this monumental site to its knees

Episode 5 - Ankor Watt: Lost Temple of the Jungle Why did the Khmer civilization build this enormous Hindu shrine in the middle of the jungle?

Episode 6 - Stirling Castle: The Hunt for King Arthur's Castle Stirling Castle in Scotland - one of Europe’s most celebrated forts and the legendary home of King Arthur’s round table

Episode 7 - Ghosts of Stonehenge Using laser scanning, carbon dating and forensic technologies, archaeologists are finally piecing together the full story of the stones

Episode 8 - Sex Lies and the Taj Mahal A team of top architects attempt to solve the riddle of the Taj’s towering dome

Episode 9 - Machu Picchu: Hidden City of the Incas Archaeologists discovered this mountain-top city 100 years ago, but its purpose remains a hotly debated mystery

Episode 10 - Treasures of the Terracotta Army Historians reveal the dark secrets of a super-tomb built at the birth of China

Credits
Producer & Director
Editor
VFX Writer
VFX Researcher
for Discovery Science, France TV, N-TV Germany