Lost Civilizations is a 1995 documentary series about ancient
civilizations which won the Emmy for Outstanding Informational Series.
Hosted by actor Sam Waterston ("Law and Order"), this 10-part program
uses special effects and dramatizations to present ancient events and
rituals from cultures ranging from civilization's beginnings in
Mesopotamia, the building of the Egyptian pyramids and the high culture
of Ancient Greece to the ruling dynasties of China and the Mayan and
Incan empires of Latin America.