Lost Kingdoms of South America
In this four-part series, archaeologist Dr. Jago Cooper of the British Museum reveals the extraordinary history of some of South America’s ancient civilizations. Temples hidden deep in the jungle, sprawling mountain citadels and long-forgotten gods and kings carved in stone: the lost kingdoms of South America have only just begun to relinquish their secrets.
Episodes
Ep 1
People of the Clouds
Watch May 4, 8:00pm
Ep 2
The Stone at the Centre
Watch May 11, 8:00pm
Ep 3
Lands of Gold
Watch May 18, 8:00pm
Ep 4
Kingdom of the Desert
Watch May 25, 8:00pm
People of the Clouds
Archaeologist Dr. Jago Cooper embarks on an epic journey into the Peruvian Andes in search of the mysterious Chachapoya people, also known as the 'People of the Clouds'. (1 of 4)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Thu May 4, 8:00pm
Sat May 6, 5:00pm
The Stone at the Centre
Dr. Jago Cooper visits Bolivia in search of Tiwanaku, the awe-inspiring ruins of a monolithic temple city. (2 of 4)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Thu May 11, 8:00pm
Sat May 13, 5:00pm
Lands of Gold
Through the mountains and jungles of Colombia, Dr. Jago Cooper goes in search of the truth behind one of the greatest stories ever told - the legend of El Dorado. (3 of 4)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Thu May 18, 8:00pm
Sat May 20, 5:00pm
Kingdom of the Desert
In the deserts of coastal Peru, Dr. Jago Cooper explores the dramatic rise and fall of Chimor, the first empire of South America. (4 of 4)
Additional Broadcast Dates:
Thu May 25, 8:00pm
Sat May 27, 5:00pm