It’s the X-files of relic-hunting and archaeology – investigating the strangest objects and most bizarre historical riddles.


Each story is a piece of detective work by another expert, trying to make sense of some puzzling ancient artefact, to find the truth behind some extraordinary legend, to discover the origins of a bizarre myth or to establish the authenticity of a venerated religious relic. This series explores the bits of archaeology and history which seem to defy explanation.

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