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Petra: Lost City of Stone

Season 42 Episode 5 | 53m 36s Video has closed captioning.

In a daring experiment, an archaeologist and sculptors team up to carve an iconic temple-tomb to find out how the ancient people of Petra built their city of stone. Meanwhile, scientists using remote sensors and hydraulic flumes uncover the vast city and its sophisticated water system. The race is on to discover how these nomads created an oasis of culture in one of the harshest climates on Earth.

Aired: 02/18/15

Expires: 12/09/20

Rating: TV-PG

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