Mummy Mysteries (6 x 30’) – Investigates the circumstances surrounding suspicious deaths from the ancient past using state of the art scientific techniques. In each episode a different team of archaeologists embark on a quest to find out exactly how and why a victim met their death.
The series explores an Iron Age mass grave found in France, sinister mummified human bodies located in the eerie swamp bog lands of Northern Europe, poisoned baby corpses left to rest in the Atacama Desert of Chile, and an abandoned cemetery connected to a folkloric belief in vampires.
Channel: UKTV Yesterday (Smithsonian Channel)
Producer: Electric Sky
TX: Spring 2013 (on UKTV)
Source: UKTV press release