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The Sphinx. El Dorado. The Shroud of Turin. Our world holds remarkable relics that are full of secrets, written in stone, gold, and blood. Discovering the truths behind their mysteries could change history as we know it. Join us as we travel the globe and come face-to-face with these puzzling treasures. We explore hidden corners, decipher ancient documents, and apply groundbreaking research and forensic techniques with one goal in mind: to discover the truth about these fabled cities, monuments, and remnants, and to share it with the world.

Show Info

Network: United States Smithsonian Channel (2013 - now)
Schedule: Mondays at 20:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: History

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Murdered Pharaoh

Episode 7x06; Sep 20, 2021

In 2014, a shocking and gruesome discovery was made in the ancient Egyptian city of Abydos: a tomb, untouched for thousands of years, containing the mutilated remains of a pharaoh. Most remarkably of all, official records say this king never existed.

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