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Air Date: Wed, Oct 30, 2019 10:00 PM
A team of scientists and explorers probe high altitude caves in the Tibetan Himalayas. Along the way they discover evidence of ritual burials, thousands of years old: skeletons, mummies, and evidence of practices designed to ward off ancient vampires and even zombies.
Air Date: Tue, Jun 18, 2019 8:00 PM
Learn about the legendary queen Cleopatra, who ruled the Egyptian empire. Will an amateur archaeologist’s theory reveal where the queen’s lost tomb is hidden?      
Air Date: Fri, Oct 12, 2018 10:00 PM
Join the first-ever scientific investigation of Shakespeare’s grave, which reveals fascinating new evidence about what lies beneath the infamous “curse stone” – a warning against any man who “moves [my] bones.
Air Date: Wed, Jan 24, 2018 9:00 PM
More than 2,000 years ago, the thriving city of Petra rose up in the bone-dry desert of what is now Jordan.
Air Date: Sat, Aug 12, 2017 7:30 PM
Bulgaria, so mysterious to most Americans, has a vivid identity as a crossroads of the Balkans. We’ll trace the country’s complex history, from ancient Thracian tombs to medieval Orthodox Christian monasteries to Soviet monuments.
Air Date: Wed, Apr 26, 2017 9:00 PM
Engineers race to build a massive dome to contain the crumbling remains of Chernobyl’s reactor.
Air Date: Wed, Jan 11, 2017 10:00 PM
Follow a team of scientists exploring royal tombs beneath the ancient Mexican city of Teotihuacan. After decades of research, these imperial burial chambers may reveal clues about the long-lost Teotihuacan culture and its mysterious people.
Air Date: Wed, Dec 28, 2016 9:00 PM
Some historians claim that the Egyptian chariot launched a technological and strategic revolution and was the secret weapon behind Egypt’s greatest era of conquest, known as the New Kingdom.
Air Date: Tue, Nov 3, 2015 8:00 PM
Over ninety years ago in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings, the greatest archaeological find in history was made: the discovery of Tutankhamen’s tomb and its golden treasures. It made Tutankhamen the most famous name in ancient Egyptian history.
Air Date: Wed, Oct 28, 2015 9:00 PM
From baboons to bulls, crocodiles to cows, a vast menagerie of animal mummies lies buried in Egyptian tombs. Hi-tech imaging reveals what’s inside the bundles and the strange role that animals played in ancient Egyptian burial beliefs.