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Series 1

Mummy Mysteries

  • Severed Skull

    Solving suspicious deaths from the past. When 20 headless skeletons are found during a dig in York, experts link it to the discovery of a skull near Hadrian's Wall.

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  • Battlefield of Bones

    Investigating macabre deaths from the past. A dig of an Iron Age site in France unearths thousands of human bones. Were they ritual killings? Find out today.

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  • Murder in the Marsh

    Archaeology meets forensic investigation. Is there a link between the famous Tollund Man and two Iron Age mummies found in Ireland? Find out in this episode.

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  • Poisoned Babies

    The discovery of several 8,000-year-old mummies - most of them children - in Chile leads a modern-day team of scientists to ask if arsenic poisoning was to blame.

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  • Vampire Graves

    Digs in New England and Prague have turned up bones that have been rearranged after death. Tune in to see how experts link them to a folkloric belief in vampires.

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  • Plague Mummies

    When around 200 mummies are found in Hungary, an expert team discover that one body in particular could help in the fight against tuberculosis. Find out how.

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