Lost World of the Sumerian Kings
The lost city of Kish, Iraq. This mysterious metropolis at the heart of the cradle of civilisation is home to some of the world’s first kings.
Now, after decades of conflict in Iraq, archaeologists have rare access to investigate this legendary city’s secrets. They head deep into ancient caves, climb over sun-scorched ruins, launch a high-resolution drone, and put ancient construction techniques to the test.
Spectacular CGI rebuilds this pioneering city in its prime, from its monumental ziggurats to its war-torn palaces, and reveals the extraordinary archaeological discoveries that shed light on the origins of civilisation. As investigators unearth the truth about Kish’s powerful kings, they uncover a legacy that reverberates through millennia, to this day.