Secrets

Secrets

  • TV-PG
  • 2013
  • 6 Seasons
  • 7.4  (25)

In this documentary series, archaeologists and historians travel around the world to investigate ancient objects, constructions, and sites that might hold clues that will enrich our understanding of how human civilization developed. The series airs on the Smithsonian channel.

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Crucifixion Mystery
6. Crucifixion Mystery
December 23, 2019
In 2006, a construction team in Italy stumbled upon an isolated skeleton from a Roman-era burial. Experts believed it was the remains of a crucified man. If so, the skeleton would only be the second example found of crucifixion in Roman times. Could this be the key that unlocks one of the Bible's secrets regarding the death of Jesus? Join us as we use modern technology to examine this rare archaeological find, learn more about this barbaric form of execution, and gain new insights into the most famous crucifixion of them all.
Egypt's Apocalypse Volcano
5. Egypt's Apocalypse Volcano
December 16, 2019
Not only was Cleopatra's Roman lover and protector Julius Caesar murdered in 44 B.C., but the world itself seemed to have turned against her. Ominous celestial visions filled the skies, and Egypt became gripped by drought, famine, and disease. New evidence found in Greenland's ice sheets suggests the fall of ancient Egypt shouldn't entirely be linked to Cleopatra; it may have been hastened by a colossal volcanic eruption. Climate scientists and Egyptologists join forces to find out if a supervolcano ended the ancient Egyptian Empire in 44 B.C.
Rome's Sunken City
4. Rome's Sunken City
December 9, 2019
Ancient records marked a modest Tunisian coastal town as the location of a one-time thriving Roman metropolis called Neapolis, but for centuries there was little archaeological evidence to support such a claim. That all changed when a massive storm exposed the ruins of ancient streets and buildings beneath in the Mediterranean Sea. Join a team of scientists as they investigate the submerged city in hopes of revealing new secrets about the rise and fall of the world's greatest empire.
Gangs of Pompeii
3. Gangs of Pompeii
December 2, 2019
The ancient Roman city of Pompeii is best known for the volcanic eruption that both buried and preserved it. Now, experts are reexamining a 2,000-year-old crime scene that suggests this was a city where the fear of death loomed long before Mount Vesuvius covered it in ash. Delve into a world of lawlessness, political intrigue, and underworld godfathers.
Viking Murder Mystery
2. Viking Murder Mystery
November 25, 2019
It's a gruesome mass murder no one knew about until a 2011 excavation revealed the sinister secret. Discover the story of a pre-Viking warrior tribe that was massacred in Swedish ringfort Sandby Borg and left to rot where they fell. Follow investigators as they piece together what happened 1,500 years ago, using cutting-edge modern forensic analysis. It's a tale of betrayal and power struggles that has haunted the island of Oland for centuries.
Tut's Last Mission
1. Tut's Last Mission
November 18, 2019
Experts are reexamining King Tut’s treasures, not to piece together his life, but to understand his afterlife.
Description

In this documentary series, archaeologists and historians travel around the world to investigate ancient objects, constructions, and sites that might hold clues that will enrich our understanding of how human civilization developed. The series airs on the Smithsonian channel.Secrets is a series that is currently running and has 6 seasons (38 episodes). The series first aired on August 4, 2013.

Where to Watch Secrets

Secrets is available for streaming on the Smithsonian Channel website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Secrets on demand at Apple TV+, Paramount+, Amazon Prime, Amazon, Hulu, FuboTV, The Roku Channel, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    August 4, 2013
  • IMDB Rating
    7.4  (25)