Unlock the Secrets of the Lost Ark

For as long as we know, explorers have searched for the Bible’s most sacred religious artifacts. All-new series SECRETS OF THE LOST ARK premieres Sunday, May 23 at 10p on Science Channel.

May 06, 2021

The famed Ark of the Covenant is considered to be one of the most instrumental symbols of faith and God's presence. This gold-plated wooden chest was believed to house the two tablets bearing the Ten Commandments but has yet to be found.

The whereabouts of this significant piece of biblical history has long puzzled scholars and historians. Now, a brand new Science Channel series, SECRETS OF THE LOST ARK, follows a pioneering team of experts on a quest to reveal the secrets of the sacred artifact. Using the latest technology and following new leads, this team of experts will search for clues hidden in the most extraordinary places, not only in the Holy Land but also in the countries that surround it.

Did the Ark exist? What did the Ark look like? What was its purpose? Where did it go? And why has it remained such a mystery? These are the questions the team of experts will attempt to answer in this real-life treasure hunt.

Find out what secrets they will discover when SECRETS OF THE LOST ARK premieres Sunday, May 23 at 10p on Science Channel.

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