Near the fabled Pompeii is Herculaneum, another city buried and frozen in time by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. Herculaneum Uncovered follows geo-archaeologists as they unearth precious artifacts that reveal what life was like before the eruption, and how the volcano devastated the town in a very different manner to Pompeii.
availableall_members1081215284329cove108Herculaneum UncoveredDiscover the fabled city of Herculaneum destroyed by Mt. Vesuvius 2,000 years agoIn A.D. 79, the people of Herculaneum, a seaside town in Italy's Bay of Naples, watched in horror as Mount Vesuvius erupted, hurling a boiling, churning column of gas and ash 10 miles high into the sky towards the neighboring city of Pompeii. It was only a matter of time before Vesuvius would unleash its fury on Herculaneum, killing its citizens in an even more spectacular and gruesome way.2008-05-02 00:01:00publishdisabledshowfalse3197Graveyard of the Giant BeastsFollow scientists trying to determine which giant animal was the apex predator2016-11-02 22:00:00http://www.pbs.org/wnet/secrets/files/2016/11/sede-1505-full-mez-480x270.jpg2365880807cove3173Bite force of the Cerrejón crocodile Scientists estimate the power of the Cerrejón crocodile's monstrous bite2016-11-02 22:00:00http://www.pbs.org/wnet/secrets/files/2016/10/sede-1506-clip3-2-mez-1-480x270.jpg2365878522cove