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[Music] the technical technological advancement is rapid so rapid it’s almost impossible to keep up in the space of a lifetime [Music] Rancic we’ve discovered thousands of new sites from a range of different periods [Music] Duncan view the data allows us to sharpen the focus of our inquiry and pinpoint exactly where to perform the dig [Music] in archeology state-of-the-art technology sometimes assumes the guise of an antiquated handcart while archaeologists root poising and Roseanne shot set up their equipment on a meadow their colleagues nearby are preparing a device that does look more high-tech the geomagnetic apparatus is so heavy it has to be towed by a vehicle both devices do the same thing only this one is larger and can survey a wider area [Music] a group of German and Irish archaeologists have met up at the old church at screen a 15th century sites steeped in mysticism but the church ruin is almost young compared to the ancient monuments that dot the surrounding area northwest of Dublin the hill of screen is located opposite islands cultural treasure the hill of tara a millennia old place of assembly the region is also home to giant megalithic tombs unique monuments built around 3000 BCE by people who left nothing behind but their graves [Music] a digital reconstruction lends an impression of the graves interiors many built in alignment with astronomical events [Music] the archaeologists dragged the sensors across the meadow to determine what lies beneath the surface this device is 2 meters wide and equipped with five sensors you can cover two to three Hector’s a day with the device like this so it’s a fast way of collecting and evaluating archaeological data equipped with 16 sensors their colleagues magnetometer is even more effective in gathering archaeological evidence so we need to be careful here because if we swap the cables then the sensors will transmit the wrong positions that’s why we do a final check to see that everything’s working so the proof of the status will tell you the team is scouting for traces of ancient life underground without the intervention of a shovel it’s a non-invasive technique called prospection are now hooking up the geomagnetic device to the computer the computer has the task of recording all the measurement data and showing us where we have to prospect even when we are driving across the terrain Invictus hang forward to prospect in half the 16 sensor device is used to take geomagnetic measurements of the ground [Music] really wondering what we were finding mysterious the landscape harbors a history that began thousands of years ago the archaeologists job description calls for knowledge not just of history but technology too and today it helps if they don’t mind being followed by curious horses we don’t know exactly what year the church was founded and we also want to know a little more about the history prior to the earliest documentary sources because we have some references say from the the eighth century in the 10th century referring to the hill of screen being a place of burial [Music] that’s called the crosshair show us our exact position with the help of GPS data the archaeologists can steer their vehicle across the meadow with the precision they need to generate a comprehensive ground image the sensors dragging behind their vehicle measure the Earth’s magnetic field which lies underground like an invisible veil the presence of walls or graves alters the pattern of magnetism in the soil and that is exactly what the sensors can measure the computer registers these disturbances to reveal a long-forgotten structure a shadow of the past [Music] 1,700 kilometers further east in Berlin work is underway on a different type of digital archaeology in game developer Thomas Bremer’s studio for virtual reality it looks like a game but it isn’t the game designers are working with Berlin archaeologist Kai kuhlmeier hip technology meets ancient history their cooperation has yielded some surprising discoveries for example the Hittites had an unusual reading technique this one from left to right this one from right to left this one from left to right this again from right to left then back again yeah like in wavy lines that’s awesome archaeologists are anchored in past centuries and that applies to their methodology to the rapid development of computer technology in general but also a virtual archaeology is still something we need to get our heads around and when I tell people I’m working with a game designer they just shut down because gaming technology sounds so frivolous but in fact this work is just the opposite this looks like a video game but in fact it’s a highly accurate copy of a real temple it’s the temple of the weather god from Aleppo one of the most important deities in the ancient Middle East the oldest parts of the temple date from the 3rd millennium BCE with visualization software the operator can make the Sun rise and set allowing for a view of the complex in changing daylight the viewer gets a sense of space size and proportion providing this damage though we are not really standing in this temple we can judge and see things very differently than we could on a normal computer monitor morning – am I on counter yeah just the fact that I can stand here and for example squat down and actually get a three-dimensional view of the object that’s something I can’t do on a normal computer monitor at all Aleppo in Syria the temple was located in the heart of the city in the medieval Citadel from 2012 rebels holed up inside used the Citadel to fire on government troops the result 5000 years of history turned to dust in a brutal civil war in early 2011 the temple was still intact hi Col Meyers team from Berlin was on site to scan the complex security in the country still seemed so stable that the professor didn’t just bring along his students he also took his young daughter on the trip below Amelia you’ll see another representation of the weather god mounting his chariot here he’s presented his combat ready what’s this that’s the symbol for God and that’s a mace initially it was solely research but the data required new significance through the ravages of the Syrian civil war we had an unimaginably large amount of data but when the Civil War erupted and we couldn’t get there anymore we were left wondering what do we do now it sounds almost cynical now but we were in an ideal position we were the only team of Near Eastern archaeologists to have scanned everything in 3d it was a turn of good fortune in the midst of terrible misfortunes it’s younggook [Music] the temple was badly damaged in the war but at least its memory has been digitally preserved the scan data is so precise the inscriptions are even more legible in virtual reality than they were in real life that’s he be hobbin on top when I learned to dig I had a piece of paper and a pencil that’s mom that was all today we can use a scanner that is much more accurate than any reproduction on the sheet of paper of course that also gives rise to new fields of inquiry and we can see you know the olive harvest at home this is car the generation of exact copies is a field that also interests maritime archaeologists all over the world measuring and marking shipwrecks underwater is one of their most demanding and arduous tasks and the conditions are not always as good as they are here in the Baltic Sea of the German island of rügen [Music] [Music] only exceptional shipwrecks are salvaged and restored like the 14th century Bremen COG one of the world’s largest ship finds it took 18 years of expensive conservation work to restore it to its full glory to learn more about this merchant ship from 1380 archeologists created a digital model of the kaga the construction of a ship like this is quite special everything in the vessel is interconnected if you move one part by just 2 centimeters it distorts the entire shape of the ship so the computer gives you an overview you’re not dealing with a 23 meter long ship you don’t have to search the entire vessel for the place responsible for a deformation instead you can clearly see how every step you take impacts the entire structure and check whether a given step has changed the overall shape the technology allowed researchers for example to find out how the COG was sailed without ever having to lower it into water [Music] there is a shipwreck off rügen that is not worth recovering but it is nevertheless of interest to archeologists thus what’s special about this find is that it dates from the middle or perhaps even the early 16th century a period from which very few ships have been found and there’s evidence that the word may have come from handbook d bizarre codes are or sandbox dams oil [Music] even today certain details of the ship can be more clearly rendered if they are copied underwater by hand but the main job is done by a special camera it takes hundreds of images that are then used to generate a 3d computer model of the shipwreck while the wood has been perfectly preserved in the nutrient-poor water off the Baltic the current has eroded the rig down to its floor Deb it’s Tobias that’s the great thing about it is you never see the wreck like this on a dive because visibility is poor but you can create a model like this even if you have a visibility of just 30 centimeters you just have to take enough photo so they overlap then you’re looking at something no one has ever seen in that shape or form for example the frigates ballast stones that still lie along the ship floor without them the vessel couldn’t have carried its cargo of heavy cannons one of the most spectacular exhibits in the collection of Berlin’s Museum of Islamic art goes largely unnoticed by visitors but the digital world is coming to its rescue Kai Col Myers latest project is the richly carved wood dome that was originally housed in the nasstrac palaces of the world-famous Alhambra in Granada Spain in Berlin the dome is forced to lead a wallflower existence for conservation reasons the dome is very poorly illuminated here in Berlin visitors can’t appreciate it the way they could omit the light conditions in the Alhambra our aim is to recreate those lighting conditions virtually to allow visitors both here in the Berlin museum and visitors to the Alhambra an experience of the dome in its original context in invasion context such as Italy in 1891 the banker our turf on Grenaa was granted permission by the spanish authorities to move the dome to germany he had acquired a small palace on the alhambra from a Spanish opera singer and later bequeathed it to the Spanish state but he decided to keep the dome for himself for a time it decorated his villa in Berlin before he donated it to the museum [Music] the dome was originally painted and gilded it’s crafted from cedar and poplar wood and consists of dozens of parts a star ornament of heavenly beauty one of the world’s most important prehistoric landscapes is located in a bend of Islands River Boyne northwest of Dublin the passage graves of Newgrange Daffy and Nath were designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993 the central Neolithic mound of mouth has a circumference of 275 metres and is surrounded by 20 smaller tombs the significance of numerous engraved stones remains a mystery many stories and legends are associated with the enormous mounds they are said to be the birthplace of heroes the hidden dwellings of elves and kings the mound graves of Newgrange darth and mouth are all located within sight of each other it’s long been standard practice in archaeology to use drones to get an overview of the landscape the drones gather data to build digital terrain models on the computer sites with churches dating from the Middle Ages often have an older heritage invisible underground evil rulers seeking to exert political military or religious controller for a territory would occupy any place that carried a particular significance so we use these old sites as a starting point because it’s easy to imagine that with Christianization these ancient sites were chosen as places to build churches and in fact when it comes time to evaluate the data from their geomagnetic survey the archaeologists discover round structures that appear to predate the small medieval village they may be traces of circular graves enclosing burial mounds or they could be round house in their distribution these objects make no reference to this ditch complex so one can assume that they date from another period discovering hidden relics without digging draws on technology that originated in military applications which Tim Takeo physically from a certain geophysical methods are based on measuring differences in the Earth’s magnetic field the technology comes from hunting submarines which could be located under water because they created disturbances in the Earth’s magnetic field this is a method that we now use in a modified form in archeology Watson [Music] axel Paz Lucien E is surrounded by traces of the past his work focuses on the mountain plateau of globert near Frankfurt that was first settled thousands of years ago the Celts in particular left their mark on the area today it is known that the plateau was surrounded by a magnificent wall it did not serve as a fortification the slope was steep enough rather it was designed to signal the power and splendor of the Celtic princes it began here in the so-called Neolithic Age with the emergence of the first farmers and cattle breeders in the region of the Vetta the first settlement up here the Mitchells burg culture had no ramparts development continued into the late bronze age and by the early Iron Age around 500 BCE it was settled by the first people we could classify as Celts and they were also the first to fortify this plateau stitched on an inconspicuous aerial photo taken in 1988 opened the door to one of the most spectacular discoveries in archaeology in Germany archaeologists have been using aerial photography for decades to identify structures in the ground but this method only yields results following long periods of drought ones each here in the field here you can see a darker structure relatively clearly in the grain which indicates that the grain is being supplied with more moisture in this particular place so it can be assumed that there is a ditch there that retains the moisture better there’s a holding the grave of a Celtic Prince was discovered deep in the field at the foot of the globe urgh the corresponding burial mound had been plowed away long ago the huge hill has since been reconstructed and a museum installed behind the hill [Music] a life-sized sandstone figure was found near the grave the figure was endowed with decorative chains and rings it was lying in a ditch together with fragments from other statues the Celtic Prince is crowned by a strange headpiece a golden chain was found in the princes grave the stone figure was depicted wearing exactly the same chain it’s likely that the stone warrior prince of glaub egg is the exact likeness of a person who lived more than two-and-a-half thousand years ago [Music] the body in the tomb was found with the same strange headpiece as the one crowning the stone figure [Music] in subsequent years aerial archaeology has made further strides we are leaving the cluster in addition to classical aerial archaeology now carried out digitally we also have other computer assisted methods of non-destructive testing to obtain information about archaeological remains and often saw become the most important of these methods is the lidar scan the scanner is fitted to an airplane and surveys the landscape below lidar scanning was originally used by surveyors but for archaeologists the data has proved a quantum leap in knowledge even if lidar terrain models look somewhat unspectacular at first glance what makes the lidar scan so invaluable is the methods ability to remove the noise of trees and vegetation from the data Levin knows diluted ground-penetrating radar shoots electromagnetic pulses into the earth from airplanes and sometimes helicopters these signals are reflected back by any underground structures and the difference in the laser return times makes it possible to create a 3d image of the terrain it works in the forest as well because enough laser light can penetrate through the trees so that we achieve a relatively exact surface image even in the forest on this image you can follow the course of the Roman Lemus the border between the Roman Empire and non occupied regions this here may have been a watchtower and here in the forest the remnants of a field of burial mounds this one here could theoretically be a burial mound that was opened in the past my guess would be sometime in the 18th century at the time people typically entered from the top we call it funneling so they’ve dug a funnel into the mound to extract burial objects or skeletons and what remained were these small holes at the top of the mound these faint traces indicate that’s what happened here axial pasa Lucian he discovered a large burial mound very close to the grave of the Celtic Prince a tiny dot on the scanner image not visible as a grave amid the thicket of the forest multiple layers of our pasts lie beneath the ground we walk on we just can’t see it digital archaeology makes the invisible visible [Music] in Ireland to the number of discovered monuments has increased a hundredfold with the use of modern prospecting methods one particularly spectacular example is the Hill of Tara the mysterious national treasure it was the seat of Irish kings and pagan priests at the height of their power the Hill of Tara exudes an air of magic in Ireland back in the 19th century Irishmen would gather here and swear a holy oath not to rest until the land had won its independence and there was a reason they did it here today self-proclaimed druids inhabit the area at night you can hear them playing their harps Christians built a church here [Music] Ruth poising and Roseann shot systematically stride the length and breadth of the meadow on the expansive plateau with their magnetometer [Music] here in Terra it’s a safe bet they’ll find something interesting and they do the digital data shows numerous circles below the surface grave mounds or maybe sites of assembly when we first started investigating tired there were about twenty five monuments known these monument that are visible but through geophysical survey we know there’s more than a hundred monuments a lot of which you can’t see above-ground are buried beneath the surface old maps can give clues to vanish structures [Music] the people of Terah lived thousands of years before the invention of writing they recorded their history in the ground and crafted sacred landscapes that only need to be deciphered a deep channel on the plateau was probably once a processional route it’s clearly visible on the lidar scan it leads directly to the inner sanctuary the Ratner II a large ring wall complex in fact it’s a processional way and believe this is the route that the king elect would take on his way up to the summit of the hill of tara to be inaugurated to the left and right of the processional route ramparts were built to direct the March as gaze to key monuments interestingly there are a number of gaps along the length of the banks in which you can get a view out on very significant monuments and in particular burrow amendments so it seems prehistoric builders knew all about visual effects but they also show infinite what I personally find particularly appealing is that up here you’re afforded a wide view of the landscape surrounding town and there are similar monuments on many of these mountains and hilltops not in the abundance we find on the hill Otara that is truly unique but there are also individual monuments which ultimately may have a common point of reference the hill of Ward is another site that harbors a mysterious sanctuary students from Dublin are digging their way into the hill at precisely defined points according to legend Halloween originated on the hill of ward a pagan festival of fire on the night of October the 31st and in fact the students do find a large amount of animal bones an indication that people here may have come together for large celebrations with copious amounts of food Irish archaeologist Stephen Davis has surveyed the hill but he was unable to find anything with geomagnetic he has a simple explanation one of the problems with using magnetic survey here which is what we might use of course the rest of it it’s all this heavy burning that you’ve seen behind you there’s all this heavy burning it’s very heavily magnetic just because it’s been burned so the whole thing really lights up and you can’t see anything at all so with with earth resistance in this case so we can see that this big mound behind us here is actually defined by us a stone wall which is actually what we’re taking out now in this case that’s why that’s why we dug here we’ve dug a small section into the side of this mound with the stone ward in the centre geo electric surveys measure the soil resistance and create images of structures underground only now can researchers identify the various walls and ditches in the complex were rituals really celebrated and large bonfires ignited here overnight on October the 31st archeological clues could confirm the theory is the Lehrer Bernie okay so the burn into a place before whatever happened here that’s falling down onto itself and this extends all the way up here they have a fire festival here now but it’s it’s hypothesized had a fire festival going back almost since the I&A there are many evil references to preachers and druids meeting here and lighting a great fire but those references would be several hundred years after it would have happened so we we always treat them with a certain skepticism but we are finding a lot of evidence of fire here so who knows aside from graves and ritual sites the people who built these complex has left only one thing behind the bodies of their murdered kings they’re bog bodies are on display at the National Museum of Ireland in Dublin the graves and their dead are the only testimony of early Irish people are people who had no written language [Music] like in Tara a processional route can be made out in the digital data from the hill of ward a road that is no longer visible in the meadows the same was true of the Celtic burial ground on the globe ERG [Music] here it’s not just the burial mound that’s been reconstructed but also the processional route leading up to the hill it was flanked by deep trenches and originally much longer this is clear from the digital data a geomagnetic survey has revealed the roads further course [Music] today it’s known that the road was bordered by a high wall which was up to 12 meters wide at the base visitors could only see the grave mound after turning the corner researchers believe the hill was even whitewashed like in Ireland the structures here were designed with visuals in mind and astronomically aligned others it’s not a road that marks a path from A to B it’s aligned with the southern major lunar standstill an astronomical phenomenon that occurs every 18.6 years so it was possible to devise units of time without a calendar without a watch over a longer period of time well is your nest [Music] the Alhambra in Granada there are few other sites in Europe that draw as many tourists every day only 5,000 visitors are allowed to enter the castle the tickets are sold out weeks in advance Keuchel Maya feels privileged to work here [Music] kuhlmeier and his team have been working for days at the Palacio del parral the villa that belonged to a sultan then to an opera singer and then a German banker from Berlin it was from here that our tour Fond winner removed the decorative dome in 1891 it was replaced by a poor copy it’s really a great feeling to be able to get a sense of the domes original setting the aromas the views through the windows all make for an entirely different experience than if you’re standing in a museum and looking up in a dimly lit room every detail of the chamber is carefully documented with a high performance scanner watching the lengths being gone to hear one can’t help but ask why Berlin doesn’t just return the dome to its original home the archaeologists call such considerations a historical pickle previously gone the dome was brought to Berlin legally there’s no question about it it now has its own story and that story includes that of its previous owner the German banker who acquired it and brought it to Germany he incorporated it into his own villa there and then via a detour it arrived at the Berlin Museum this story belongs to the objects provenance it can’t be ignored let’s see me disappear the digital reconstruction reveals the Chamber’s long-lost splendor the original dome housed in the Berlin museum has been integrated into this virtual reality experience the dome from this chamber was one of the oldest components of the Alhambra probably carved around 1320 if the dome was still in place here the tower chamber is too small to accommodate the alhambra z’ 5000 daily visitors no one would ever get a glimpse of a Tina [Music] in places where the walls are too high for the scanner another method is used photogrammetry a 3d model is generated using thousands of overlapping photos in principle I think it’s a good idea to upload 3d images of these objects to the internet because then everyone can access them so conch feeding in Island scientists are a step ahead many scanned objects have already been posted on the Internet [Music] before the German archaeologists returned home they take a few soil samples it’s an inexpensive substitute for an excavation the researchers are in doubt an area dotted with prehistoric burial mounds and medieval farms a power cable runs underground through a small medieval settlement geomagnetic data helps archaeologists avoid hitting an electric cable rather than a medieval ditch that’s the big difference today in the ideal scenario I already know a tremendous amount about the site before I start my dig and that enables me to plan the dig very precisely generally the areas of excavation are much smaller than they used to be because I simply don’t have to search as much as I used to the archaeologists are drilling at a location they suspect harbors a waste pit like modern garbage bins their historical predecessors say a lot about the living conditions of the people who lived here the team can tell immediately that their technicians have hit the right spot john Boozman grants good see what you can see quite well here is the lowest layer that we still had on the drill head and that there is charcoal in it so we already know we’re in the middle of the occupation layer but I can’t say I’m surprised because we already knew from the geomagnetic data that there’s a structure here which we’ve already been able to classify fairly accurately if we hadn’t found this it’d be an indication that we’d messed up our measurements but it was accurate aha we’ve collected a lot of information without one’s driving our shovel into the soil and what is particularly satisfying is what we found in the core sample namely charcoal through radiocarbon dating we’ll be able to establish how old this charcoal is which doesn’t mean we’ll know how old the ditches but that’s how we proceed one step at a time and of course when the botanists then examine the charcoal for us we’ll know what type of trees were burned here [Music] the soil samples undergo further testing in Frankfurt the small pieces of charcoal from the historical waste pit are treated with the same tender love and care as any ancient ceramic shard finally the soil is pulsed with x-rays to break down its chemical components Knut Raz man is hunting for a very specific element a minge divided among a human excretes about one kilogram of phosphorus per year in cattle it’s about 8 kilograms if we have a lot of phosphorus it’s probable that it’s from the faeces of humans and animals so it’s an early indicator of the length of time this spot was settled was this settlement used for a short time or a longer duration the higher the phosphorus impact the higher the probability that the settlement was used for a long time with their high-tech equipment archaeologists have pinpointed many places where they could dig but they don’t because digging destroys traces that hold out the promise of key insights with future as yet undeveloped methods we shoulder a responsibility archeology is a finite field the sites do not grow back and things that have been excavated are lost to research unfortunately this is an inherent part of archaeological excavation in Nairobi Suba dissolves comes in your hand digital archaeology is the future of historical research but even today we can’t do everything on a computer we’re standing here in the landscape and we feel what’s unique about it we see the Hill of Tara we see the topography we get a holistic sense of the place it’s not possible to reproduce that in a virtual world technology provides us with useful tools but the archaeologists still has to do fieldwork [Music]

100 thoughts on “Archeology – exploring the past with modern technology | DW History Documentary

  1. Yes, exploration gets better with better technology, but the wide sharing of pictures and finds on social media is no less important.

    Even if I'd been an archeologist, I probably wouldn't have know the extent to which huge megalithic structures, monuments, pyramids, entire cities and roads are distributed globally – not just by perusing available books.

    Few of us would have seen even the well known cave paintings. Book do exist, but those with good reproductions are very expensive.

    I imagine we will get even better at sharing information openly over the next few decades – if only we can get our politicians to prohibit the budding censorship, designed to make the rich richer and the poor destitute – resulting in a much clearer understanding of who we humans really are.

  2. Thats interesting. Wonder if they ever tried a place that no one has tried yet. Though most places are already found or behind restricted protection

  3. I'd love to know the name of the music score in this documentary, if it can be provided… Great documentary as always, thank you.

  4. As an amateur archeologist, I would like to thank for their efforts to preserve the treasures. Also thank you DW for great content 😊

  5. Excellent video! I was a bit surprised that the role of satellite imagery was not mentioned, but a very enjoyable and educational effort. Cheers!

  6. Is it cold in Ireland on Oct 31 at night?

    I'm thinking bon fires to keep a group warm and for some spooky light for the atmosphere of Halloween.

  7. that 7:05 paradox lol, but utilizing the abstraction (Plato's philosophy) of VR (computer science).. is just brilliant.

  8. Germans were and are always ahead in field of research and technology. Thank you Deutsche Welle for uploading such data, from Pakistan.

  9. is acid rain eroding aways these ancient relics in conjunction with green house gasses and carbon emmissions today?

  10. Um, ladies, you know even if I were living in 4000BC, I would still recommend a third wheel on the front of that thing instead of shoulder straps, thank you Sumerians. And since its 2019, I would recommend some spring shocks for all of the wheels, maybe better/more consistent results?

  11. European archeology is very often stupid I think. Just because they look old and ancient they think it's old and ancient and assume they are important when in reality in most cases they are made by unskilled and untalented people from the past often with poor materials. It's fortunate technology will give them proeper help they need. So hard to credit most of these discoveries.

  12. don't wanna put a dome back where it belongs because -insert story here-.
    meanwhile it'll sit in that attic. that's part of the story.
    brilliant!
    for a scientist, he ain't too bright.

  13. When I see European natural land I can but notice the absence of forest and so few trees .
    A Canadian .

  14. PC Yellow vests worn in open fields devoid of dangerous trucks and cars? Otherwise a fun and enlightening DW Documentary.

  15. Ex ploatation of mind modern man with manufractured histori made to order,.,.?,., the new ONE,.,all in one and one in AIl,., spot,., the dif,,., eran ti ,., all.,.,

  16. Wow, this is such a fascinating video! It drives me crazy the woman keeps saying "lodge" instead of "large". At 1st I thought it was Troi from Star Trek: The Next Generation but realized she would know that Data is not pronounced as "Dotta". LoL

  17. This explains the strategy of the US strategy to destroy our true history. Thank you, again!
    Teresa 🙏❤️😇❤️🙏

  18. Ya that's good they are looking into the history! But lots of time they just want to talk about evil Egyptians and pyramids! Sure it's all cool 😎 stuff! But why is it always about that! Don't we see enough triangles hand signs🔼🔼🔼 on the TV 📺 and Hollywood! Omg 😲 .. Lol 😆 but to be fair I didn't get to watch the whole video! But I will! Thanks for the video 📹 … 💒⛪⛪⛪

  19. all this ancient sites have been there longer then anyone thinks they have been there. its all refind and reinvent .

  20. Human advanced civilization has been reset over and over throughout history. We aren't the only civilization to have advanced to this point

  21. ¡Muy bueno como siemprre!
    First of all, your impecable diction is very importan for us who english is not our native laguage.
    Second: When the bucks appear, we will be in first row to join your expeditions.
    Congratulations!

  22. I think man as been here a lot longer than anyone will ever know more advanced then what we could imagine,the cycle as an will repeat it self.

  23. I did some home archilology in vr and founds some cool things on google earth. Ive lost the images but around the island close to quatar there are arrows under the ocean pointing at the sea. They appear to be ancient and their space is being consumed by artificial islands. I also found more animals in the nasca plains of peru one being a strange tree or tree animal that i havent seen on any nasca line mainstream depiction.

  24. Very well done! It’s wonderful that we have scientists who bring deep and missing history for all of us.

  25. Everything that they shall find, shall only show and prove that the German are intruders to this region as invaders and North Babarian, who raided the Mohrs in their natural ancient Europe. The world is black.

  26. It's a remarkable documentary! I truly did appreciate it so much. Thanks a lot for sharing! Keep it up!

  27. It is because they thought ancient civilization dont have the technology. If they are that ancient, how come they can build skycrapping monuments.

  28. The Treasures would have been better off left buried so they could not be destroyed by the raiders,who brainlessly destroy their own histories past! Bcos you cannot keep it safe,you must leave it be!

  29. Watching this documentary makes me realize again why I am spending 50 hours behind a screen as a graduated archaeologist.

  30. this data needs to be available for free to the public in some sort of archive……our history belongs to us.

  31. I am watching the your lesson s. Im deep a prissier This lessons I am CP I am disabled and I cannot staying in the abraded thank you so much for your support and your team program thanks a lot.

  32. What the hell?? I'm 2 minutes in and then there's an add which lasts for 5 minutes with no skip option?? Sake DW.

  33. Awesome upload. Thank you so much. In a side not and I probably should not say this but anyways…. To assume that these king's and Queen's of Ireland had no written language is exactly that an assumption. Just because they have not found any written language does not mean that they hadn't any! These people are known to be great writer's and artists. The English, in their bid for global domination most probably destroyed everything that they could destroy. Peace.

  34. I love that they think out of the Box with new technology

    but the got a long ways to go there very mature and I can see why
    people are quite often upset with their videos
    and I really don't need all the Background music
    but I do appreciate people's work anyway
    it is not conclusive it is just a perspective
    let's keep that in mind
    I have really funny stories about GPS and it seems to be repetitious thing that everything is a temple and everything is a Grave but I know people that study things that are only Ancient structures that are only 200 years old and there built with more resistant material and they don't hold up this well

  35. I see more fuckin ads on YouTube than on TV I cant even listen to something before a fu kin ad pops up. YouTube can suck itself

  36. i am so keen on underwater subsurface scanning. i want to know what went on along the coasts of a world where the sea level was lower. migration, settlements, technologies…we will see so much once we get there. coastal migration along the americas, the pacific, doggerland and so on….

  37. 34:47
    How could a true archaeologist say this? His judgement is clearly clouded by blinded patriotism.

    Yes the German banker did buy the dome and bring it to Germany, but is that story more significant than the Alhambra itself? That banker was just doing what many rich people were doing at the time: buying up exotic, ancient artifacts for their own vanity.

    The dome belongs to Alhambra, ORIGINALLY. It's a piece of history that was taken away. This documentary was good until that part, it's pure propaganda.

  38. Dont kiss my flaws or say you want to and then want me to change who I am. I am good, but I am not looking for approval either. I am enough…

  39. Help me out. You know in case an archeologist from the future is reading this. Why are they "self-proclaimed" Druids, but Christians are just Christians. Also, why are sites "destroyed" when they're in Syria but "vanished" when in the UK? There's weird bias all over the place in this.

  40. The destruction of Syria, its people, and the present international obliviousness is so shameful that priceless ancient artifacts are forever lost. Every government should be responsible for virtually recording all the manmade history so that everyone everywhere can experience them for all time. That should be part of UNESCO's initiatives.

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