The Hittites are mentioned in the Bible as contemporaries of the ancient Egyptians. They were a powerful civilization based in modern day Anatolia. Yet unlike other such mighty empires, they disappeared so quickly as to have become something of a mystery.
But tenacious archaeologists searching for their capital city made a startling discovery in Turkey. They found the fabulous city of Hattusha. This documentary looks at that discovery and the investigations that it ignited.