The Great Wall of China, it’s been studied for decades but now new technology is revealing its secrets like never before. In this National Geographic special we see archaeologist Allan Maca, an expert in ancient civilizations, set out to investigate China’s distant past from a whole new perspective as he leads a team of intrepid experts on an epic adventure to solve mysteries, explore secrets and reveal amazing wonders of Ancient China like never before.
We will be analyzing this amazing construction from space, these days state of the art satellites are able to see the world in stunning detail and reveal hidden archeology, enabling Maca and his team to recreate a lost ancient world that is invisible to the naked eye. Working alongside leading Chinese experts they travel to some of the country’s most remote and incredible landscapes and with cutting-edge science, they investigate previously unknown cultures, lost cities, and devastating cataclysms.
Along the way they will uncover new revelations about The Great Wall of China, explore the myths of Xanadu, and unearth evidence of ancient civilizations, these are discoveries that are rewriting the history books and this is ancient China as you have never seen it before.
Directed by: Anthony Barwell