Secrets of the Dead
Part detective story, part true-life drama, this series unearths evidence from around the world, challenging prevailing ideas and throwing fresh light on unexplained events. Using the most up-to-date science in the laboratory and in the field, scientists and researchers examine the missing pieces of each puzzle, completing the picture of what had been merely an assemblage of suppositions.
Secrets of the Dead Previous Broadcasts
Cleopatra's Lost Tomb (Episode #1502)
KQED World: Fri, Mar 17, 2017 -- 7:00 AM
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?
- KQED World: Thu, Mar 23, 2017 -- 8:00 AM
- KQED World: Thu, Mar 23, 2017 -- 2:00 AM
- KQED World: Sun, Mar 19, 2017 -- 2:00 AM
- KQED World: Fri, Mar 17, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
The Real Trojan Horse (Episode #1402)
KQED World: Fri, Mar 10, 2017 -- 7:00 AM
Discover new archeological evidence that suggests Troy and the Trojan War may be more than myth. If the legendary siege did happen, was there really a wooden horse that brought enemy soldiers inside the fortified city?
- KQED World: Thu, Mar 16, 2017 -- 8:00 AM
- KQED World: Thu, Mar 16, 2017 -- 2:00 AM
- KQED World: Fri, Mar 10, 2017 -- 1:00 PM
The Mona Lisa Mystery (Episode #1305H)
KQED Plus: Fri, Mar 3, 2017 -- 11:00 AM
It is the most famous painting in the world, created by the hand of a genius, and marveled at by millions every year in the Louvre in Paris. But the Mona Lisa has a secret history. Using sophisticated scientific analysis we could now solve one of the greatest mysteries in art history: is the Mona Lisa the world knows so well the original version? Or had Leonardo da Vinci painted an earlier version of the iconic portrait?
- KQED World: Sun, Mar 5, 2017 -- 4:00 PM