A world wonder so elusive, most people have decided it must be mythical. Centuries of digging have turned up nothing. The problem is, everyone has been looking in the wrong place. This documentary will prove the Hanging Gardens of Babylon did exist.
Neil Oliver examines the Battersea Shield and Kirkburn Sword as examples of Celtic art in Iron Age Britain.
Neil Oliver meets metallurgist Marcos MartinonTorres who demonstrates how silver was extracted from lead by Romans.
Neil Oliver meets weapons expert Andy Deane who demonstrates the use of the long, iron slashing swords used by Celtic tribes to resist Roman invasions in the first century BC.
Neil Oliver visits a glassmith, who demonstrates how Romans produced glassware in Britain, and later discusses the impact glass windows might have had on Celts.
Neil Oliver meets food historian Sally Grainger who demonstrates how the wealthy cooked and what they ate in Roman Britain.
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