Hit travelogue series Raiders Of The Lost Past With Dr Janina Ramirez will return to BBC Four for a second series.
Dr Ramirez will once again follow in the footsteps of the greatest explorer-archaeologists around the world in search of hallowed ancient sites.
The second series will visit the southern fjords of Norway to find the Oseberg Viking Ship, the Greek island of Crete to reveal the truth behind the myth of the minotaur and the Konya Plain of Turkey to explore the world’s oldest city.
Hot on their trails, Janina reveals how our understanding of each treasure continues to be shaped by the interpretations of the explorers and their eras, be they the heights of the British Empire or Europe in the grip of turn-of-the-century nationalistic fervour.
Ed Stobart, MD of the producers of the series, Alleycats TV, said: “We’re delighted that at the moment when we’re all in need of some inspiration, Raiders will take BBC and international audiences on a journey to see some of humanity’s greatest achievements in a brand-new light."