History

Treasures Decoded

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Show synopsis

State-of-the-art forensic science solves some of history’s most tantalising mysteries. Archaeologists unearth treasures dripping with history and intrigue, and objects that have held their remarkable secrets for centuries... until now.

A stunningly preserved tomb in an ancient Egyptian city, containing the mummy of a nameless, murdered pharaoh. A Roman battlefield with a baffling weapon…