A fascinating mix of forensic science and archaeology, this series investigates mysterious deaths through the ages. Delving into natural disasters, ritual sacrifice, mass murder and even cannibalism, renowned archaeologists use the latest laboratory and medical technology to examine fossilized, mummified and skeletal human remains. In each episode, ancient clues pose an intriguing mystery: what was the cause of death? Who or what are the likely suspects? Along the way, legends are debunked and age-old secrets are exposed, making each episode a riveting, enriching experience.