• Secrets of the Dead -- Muography Helps Scientists See Inside the Great Pyramid
    S17 E1: Muography Helps Scientists See Inside the Great Pyramid
    Scientists used an unprecedented imaging technique called muography to create an ...
    Scientists used an unprecedented imaging technique called muography to create an internal scan of the Great Pyramid of Giza. See how it works. Muography is the process of recording the trajectories of ...
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  • Secrets of the Dead -- The true story behind the Guale Uprising
    The true story behind the Guale Uprising
    In the late 16th century, the Guale natives participated in a brutal uprising ...
    In the late 16th century, the Guale natives participated in a brutal uprising against their Catholic overseers. Legend says that Don Juanillo, heir to the chief, led the revolt because the friars ...
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  • Secrets of the Dead -- Scanning the Pyramids
    S17 E1: Scanning the Pyramids
    For the first time, the Egyptian government has granted unprecedented access to ...
    For the first time, the Egyptian government has granted unprecedented access to the pyramids at Giza. It is allowing multiple different technological tools to scan, measure and probe the ancient ...
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  • Secrets of the Dead -- Dark rumors surrounding Jamestown
    S15 E2: Dark rumors surrounding Jamestown
    The archaeologists and scientists examine the bones excavated in the cellar at ...
    The archaeologists and scientists examine the bones excavated in the cellar at Jamestown. Unlike the bones of the burials, these bones have unusual cut marks, which were pointing to a possibility even ...
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  • Secrets of the Dead -- The struggles of Jamestown in the early 1600s
    S15 E2: The struggles of Jamestown in the early 1600s
    In the summer of 1609, a fleet of English ships sails across the Atlantic – ...
    In the summer of 1609, a fleet of English ships sails across the Atlantic – bound for the American colony in Jamestown, Virginia. It carried over 500 settlers, 9 ships. Jamestown had been founded ...
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  • Secrets of the Dead -- Horses and Troy
    S14 E3: Horses and Troy
    Horse bones found in the archaeological record show that at a time when they ...
    Horse bones found in the archaeological record show that at a time when they were still scarce elsewhere, these prized beasts were plentiful in Troy. Horses were also a symbol of the power of Troy. ...
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  • Secrets of the Dead -- Did the city of Troy exist?
    S14 E3: Did the city of Troy exist?
    To find the truth behind the tale of the wooden horse, the experts need to prove ...
    To find the truth behind the tale of the wooden horse, the experts need to prove that the city of Troy existed and that it really was an almost impregnable fortress. Homer's poems say that Troy stood ...
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