This two-part documentary is an enthralling exploration of one of the most critical periods of human history: the Stone Age. It sheds light on the major social upheaval that characterized this era, as humans went from being nomads to settled farmers. The documentary delves into the archaeological evidence that has revealed how this transition occurred and the monumental building works that emerged with it.
Viewer’s will be treated to a fascinating journey that illuminates the cultural background of these structures while showcasing the difficulties that Stone Age humans had to contend with. In the first part, the documentary highlights the archaeological discovery of Göbekli Tepe in southern Turkey, featuring stone blocks weighing up to 20 tons and ornate animal reliefs. The second part reveals the likely day-to-day lives of these ancient people and how they continue to impact our current lives. This insightful documentary successfully proves that the monuments of the Stone Age reveal a human need to immortalize themselves.