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A Roman soldier buried under Mount Vesuvius ash. An Irish king preserved in a bog. A teenage Inca girl frozen in time at the peak of the world's tallest active volcano. Mummies are everywhere, and they are turning up in the most unexpected places. Most are in astonishingly good condition, and all have astonishingly good stories to tell. Discover their secrets as we conduct cutting-edge virtual autopsies to solve ancient cold cases and get unprecedented looks into lost civilizations.
Ötzi the Iceman re-opens one of the oldest cold cases in human history by examining a Neolithic murder victim buried under ice for over five thousand years. Chilling events are reconstructed in hyper-real cg and the latest forensic and scientific techniques employed to expose Europe's ancient, violent past.
One of the mummies inside the Cairo Museum's Royal Mummy Room is not like the others. Among the meticulously preserved remains of Egyptian pharaohs and queens lies the corpse of Seqenenre Tao, whose mummification was hurried and incomplete. His face is brutally injured and his hands are horribly contorted. Who was this man, and what on earth happened to him? We use modern forensic techniques to examine this 3,000-year-old forgotten pharaoh and reveal the probable cause of his death.
The Inca Maiden marvels at the stunningly preserved mummy of a 14-year-old girl who died and was buried at the top of the highest active volcano in the world. The extreme environment guaranteed her preservation but did it also kill her? As the secrets of a lost civilization are revealed, shocking clues point us in a more sinister direction, and provide an unprecedented, emotional and intimate look at the tragic life and death of this young girl.
The eruption of Mount Vesuvius wreaked havoc on the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum 2,000 years ago, burying them in ash. But there's a forgotten chapter to this tragedy, involving a mass grave of 300 men, women, and children, unearthed in a Herculaneum boathouse in 1982. Found among the corpses: the mummified remains of a man, separated from the others, armed to the teeth and carrying a cache of gold and silver. Was he a hero or a villain? Scientists look for clues in the ancient city and on the body itself.
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