- Additional Details
- Format: Color, DVD-Video, NTSC
- Rating: Not Rated
- Number of Discs: 1
- Run Time: 50 Minutes
- Region: Region 1
- Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
- Language: English
- Studio: History Channel
- DVD Release Date: June 5, 1998
From Easter Island to Stonehenge, this is a thrilling journey to the most fascinating and mysterious places on earth.
They stand in regal silence, monumental reminders of a time when the earth was a more mysterious and magical place. They have captivated and confounded scientists, anthropologists and historians for years. Yet even as their secrets are revealed, their capacity to inspire awe and wonder remains undiminished.
MYSTIC RUINS is a thrilling journey to the world's most famous and enigmatic sites. From the Egyptian Pyramids to Easter Island, Machu Picchu to Jerusalem, Stonehenge to Chaco Canyon, prominent scholars guide us through the fascinating history of these mystical places. Explore the latest theories of how they were built and used, and see what they can tell us of the ""primitive"" people who created them. With behind-the-scenes tours of areas that are off-limits to the public and interviews with the world's leading experts, MYSTIC RUINS opens a door into the ancient past.