Myths—The Great Mysteries of Humanity

(History/bio, S3: 10×50 min.) Myths have captivated us for thousands of years. We puzzle over unexplained phenomena, mysterious places and superhuman heroes. What if the legends are more than just fiction? Across the globe, researchers are working to solve the greatest mysteries of all time.

Distributor: ZDF Studios

Pitch Perfect: “In each episode of Myths: The Greatest Mysteries of Humanity, scientists uncover ancient tombs, examine artifacts and go on expeditions in search of the origins of historical legends and myths. From biblical stories to ancient mysteries, historical figures to modern urban legends, the series explores phenomena such as the Lost Tribes of Israel; the search for El Dorado; one of the most prominent queens of antiquity, Cleopatra; Bigfoot and Yeti and even zombies. Archaeologists, historians and adventurers try to unravel the myths of inexplicable events and ancient legends.” —Margarita Garcia, Director Unscripted

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