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Secrets of the Dead

The Silver Pharaoh

The royal tomb of Pharaoh Psusennes I is one of the most spectacular of all the ancient Egyptian treasures - even more remarkable than that of Tutankhamun. So why hasn't the world heard about it? What mysteries does it contain? And what does it reveal about ancient Egypt?

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The Caravaggio Heist
Episode
55:30
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The Caravaggio Heist

Fr. Marius Zerafa risks his life to recover a Caravaggio masterpiece stolen in 1984.
Season 19 Episode 6
A Samurai in the Vatican
Episode
55:30
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A Samurai in the Vatican

In 1613, a Japanese samurai was sent to Europe to negotiate opening a new trade route.
Season 19 Episode 5
Hindenburg’s Fatal Flaws
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55:30
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Hindenburg’s Fatal Flaws

A fresh look at the flaws that led to the infamous Hindenburg disaster in 1937.
Season 19 Episode 4
The First Circle of Stonehenge
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55:30
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The First Circle of Stonehenge

New evidence on the origins of Stonehenge is uncovered.
Season 19 Episode 3
Lady Sapiens
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55:25
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Lady Sapiens

Discover the untold story of prehistoric women through the latest science and research.
Season 19 Episode 2
Magellan’s Crossing
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55:30
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Magellan’s Crossing

Ferdinand Magellan’s expedition resulted in the first circumnavigation of the globe.
Season 19 Episode 1
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55:23
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Gangster's Gold

Join treasure hunters searching for the lost treasure of gangster Dutch Schultz.
Season 18 Episode 5
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55:21
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Viking Warrior Queen

Join archaeologists examining the history-changing DNA of a female Viking warrior.
Season 18 Episode 4
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55:21
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Building Notre Dame

Follow an in-depth investigation into the centuries-long construction of Notre Dame.
Season 18 Episode 3
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55:21
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Bombing Auschwitz

Would an Allied attack on Auschwitz have stopped future atrocities?
Season 18 Episode 2
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