Lost Kingdoms of South America
Ep: 4 "Kingdom of the Desert"
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 July 3, 4:00am
Ep 2
The Stone at the Centre
Watch July 10, 4:00am
Ep 3
Lands of Gold
Watch July 17, 4:00am
Ep 4
Kingdom of the Desert
Watch Until June 26, 5:00pm
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:
Mon Jul 3, 4:00am
Mon Jul 31, 4:00am
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:
Mon Jul 10, 4:00am
Mon Aug 7, 4:00am
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:
Mon Jul 17, 4:00am
Mon Aug 14, 4:00am
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)