The First Anglo-Saxons
Julian Richards returns to the excavation of two early Anglo-Saxon cemeteries to explore the mystery of the Anglo-Saxon invasions that began after the fall of the Roman Empire. In particular, the rich burial of a warrior and his horse offers up fresh clues to some of the very first pioneers.
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BBC Four Archaeology Season
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- Archaeology: A Secret History
Dr Richard Miles seeks out ancient treasures and explores our relationship with the past.
- The Flying Archaeologist
Ben Robinson conducts aerial surveys of ancient sites to reveal new evidence of lost civilisations.
- Nelson’s Caribbean Hell-hole: An Eighteenth Century Navy Graveyard Uncovered
Human bones found in Antigua trigger an investigation into a dark chapter of Britain's imperial past.
- The Archaeology at the BBC Collection - Robin Lane Fox explores the BBC's first ventures into archaeology programming.
- The Somme: Secret Tunnel Wars
Peter Barton investigates the military mining that played a big part in the tactics of both sides during WWI.
|Series Producer||Cameron Balbirnie|
|Executive Producer||Dominic Crossley-Holland|