Secrets of the Dead

Secrets of the Dead is part detective story, part true-life drama that unearths evidence from around the world, challenging prevailing ideas and throwing fresh light on unexplained events.

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Egypt's Darkest Hour


Archaeologists discover a mass grave with the bones of nearly 60 people near Luxor, Egypt.

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King Arthur's Lost Kingdom


Uncover new evidence suggesting the legend of King Arthur began in a Dark Ages trading vil

Leonardo, The Man Who Saved Science


Was Leonardo a copycat?

Nero’s Sunken City


Follow archaeologists who map underwater ruins of ancient Rome’s version of Las Vegas

Graveyard of the Giant Beasts


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

Cleopatra’s Lost Tomb


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

The Alcatraz Escape


Scientists investigate whether surviving an escape from Alcatraz prison was possible.