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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SECRETS OF THE DEAD is made possible, in part, by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and by public television viewers.

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Hannibal in the Alps

55:11

Secrets of the Dead: Hannibal in the Alps Premieres Tuesday, April 10 at 8-9 p.m. on PBS.



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Scanning the Pyramids

55:11

Scanning the Pyramids will premiere Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 10 p.m. on PBS

Leonardo, The Man Who Saved Science

55:11

Was Leonardo a copycat?

Nero’s Sunken City

55:11

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

Van Gogh’s Ear

55:09

What did Vincent Van Gogh really do on the night of December 23, 1888?

Graveyard of the Giant Beasts

55:10

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

After Stonehenge

55:10

Explore the charred remains of a 3,000-year old English settlement