History

Ultimate Tut

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More than 90 years ago, in 1922, in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings, archaeologist and Egyptologist Howard Carter made the greatest archaeological find in history: the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb and its golden treasures worth nearly a billion dollar. Carter’s find made Tutankhamun the most famous pharaoh in ancient Egyptian history. But the real story of King Tut has become shrouded in myth, with many mysteries around his tomb unsolved to this day.

Ultimate Tut

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The documentary answers the persisting questions surrounding Tutankhamun: who was he; how did he die; why was his tomb found intact; and what makes his mummy unique?

Caveman Cold Case

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A tomb of 49,000 year-old Neanderthal bones discovered in El Sidron, a remote, mountainous region of Northern Spain, leads to a compelling investigation to solve a double mystery: How did this group of Neanderthals die? And, could the fate of this group help explain Neanderthal extinction?

Caveman Cold Case

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See stills and behind the scene images of Secrets of the Dead: Caveman Cold Case

Caveman Cold Case

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Journey to Spain to investigate a double Neanderthal mystery.

Bugging Hitler’s Soldiers

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Spied upon by MI19 in a bugging operation of unprecedented scale and cunning, 4,000 German POW’s revealed their inner thoughts about the Third Reich and let slip military secrets that helped the Allies win WWII.

Bugging Hitler’s Soldiers

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See stills and images of individuals featured in Secrets of the Dead: Bugging Hitler’s Soldiers

Michelangelo Revealed

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Historians have long wondered about the mysterious circumstances surrounding his death, but now, art historian Antonio Forcellino believes he has pieced together evidence of a deep rift between the Church and the esteemed artist.

Doping for Gold

The Dangers of Doping

Take a look at performance enhancing drugs, testing practices, and the possible side effects and consequences of what has come to be known as “doping” within the international sporting community.