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Wed., December 14, 2016
10:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Van Gogh's Ear  

Art historian Bernadette Murphy investigates what caused Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh (1853-90) to lop off his ear

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Wed., December 14, 2016
10:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Van Gogh's Ear  

Art historian Bernadette Murphy investigates what caused Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh (1853-90) to lop off his ear

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Thu., December 15, 2016
8:00 am
(60 minutes)

Van Gogh's Ear  

Art historian Bernadette Murphy investigates what caused Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh (1853-90) to lop off his ear

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Thu., December 15, 2016
11:00 am
(60 minutes)

Van Gogh's Ear  

Art historian Bernadette Murphy investigates what caused Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh (1853-90) to lop off his ear

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Thu., December 15, 2016
3:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Van Gogh's Ear  

Art historian Bernadette Murphy investigates what caused Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh (1853-90) to lop off his ear

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Thu., December 15, 2016
3:00 pm
(60 minutes)

Van Gogh's Ear  

Art historian Bernadette Murphy investigates what caused Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh (1853-90) to lop off his ear

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Fri., December 16, 2016
2:30 am
(60 minutes)

Van Gogh's Ear  

Art historian Bernadette Murphy investigates what caused Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh (1853-90) to lop off his ear

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Fri., December 16, 2016
2:30 am
(60 minutes)

Van Gogh's Ear  

Art historian Bernadette Murphy investigates what caused Dutch artist Vincent van Gogh (1853-90) to lop off his ear

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Thu., December 22, 2016
8:00 am
(60 minutes)

The Lost Gardens of Babylon  Watch a preview

The search for the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World despite a lack of physical evidence that they existed. Dr. Stephanie Dalley (Oxford University) posits that the legendary gardens were not located, as commonly believed, in the ancient city of Babylon, but hundreds of miles to its north, in what's now central Iraq.

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Thu., December 22, 2016
11:00 am
(60 minutes)

The Lost Gardens of Babylon  Watch a preview

The search for the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World despite a lack of physical evidence that they existed. Dr. Stephanie Dalley (Oxford University) posits that the legendary gardens were not located, as commonly believed, in the ancient city of Babylon, but hundreds of miles to its north, in what's now central Iraq.

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Thu., December 22, 2016
4:00 pm
(60 minutes)

The Lost Gardens of Babylon  Watch a preview

The search for the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World despite a lack of physical evidence that they existed. Dr. Stephanie Dalley (Oxford University) posits that the legendary gardens were not located, as commonly believed, in the ancient city of Babylon, but hundreds of miles to its north, in what's now central Iraq.

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Thu., December 22, 2016
4:00 pm
(60 minutes)

The Lost Gardens of Babylon  Watch a preview

The search for the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World despite a lack of physical evidence that they existed. Dr. Stephanie Dalley (Oxford University) posits that the legendary gardens were not located, as commonly believed, in the ancient city of Babylon, but hundreds of miles to its north, in what's now central Iraq.

Full Episodes

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Teotihuacán’s Lost Kings

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Follow scientists as they explore tombs beneath an ancient Mexican city.

Cleopatra’s Lost Tomb

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Discover whether an amateur archaeologist’s theory leads to the lost tomb of Cleopatra

Clips

Why did Vincent van Gogh cut his ear?

Why did Vincent van Gogh cut his ear?

Did he cut off his whole ear?

Who was Vincent van Gogh?

Who was Vincent van Gogh?

Who was Vincent van Gogh? How did his career as an artist start?

The Sunflowers and Paul Gauguin

The Sunflowers and Paul Gauguin

Paul Gauguin took up residence at the Yellow House.

Which giant animal was the apex predator?

Which giant animal was the apex predator?

Follow scientists trying to determine which giant animal was the apex predator

Previews

Van Gogh’s Ear: Preview

Van Gogh’s Ear: Preview

What did Van Gogh really do on the night of December 23, 1888, in the town of Arles?

The Yellow House

The Yellow House

Vincent began to paint obsessively at the Yellow House.