Five thousand years ago the Minoans, Europe’s first great civilization, flourished on the island of Crete. Yet in their heyday, they mysteriously disappeared. Sinking Atlantis digs deep into the Minoan soil and history, following archaeologists who are finding evidence of a massive tsunami that devastated the Minoans – and may have spawned the myth of Atlantis.
expiredexpired901204753806cove90Sinking AtlantisUncover history-changing evidence of what happened to the ancient Minoans5000 ago, the Minoans, Europe's first great civilization, flourished on the island of Crete. The sophisticated inhabitants were the first Europeans to use a written language and construct paved roads. But inexplicably, at the height of their power, the Minoans were wiped from the pages of history. The reason for their disappearance has perplexed historians for generations -- until now.2008-05-13 21:00expireddisabledshowfalse3938This Virtual Autopsy Reveals a Surprising DiscoveryDiagnostic imaging experts conduct a virtual autopsy and are stunned by the results.2018-08-27 21:00http://www.pbs.org/wnet/secrets/files/2018/09/Screen-Shot-2018-09-13-at-1.10.26-PM-480x270.png3016191102cove3923The Woman in the Iron CoffinUncover the story of early America’s free black communities via 150-year-old human remains2018-08-27 21:00http://www.pbs.org/wnet/secrets/files/2018/08/Screen-Shot-2018-09-11-at-1.21.04-PM-480x270.png3016096793cove