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Golden Globe-nominated actor Jason Priestley is the narrator of this series that explores the stories behind some of the world's most enigmatic mummies. With the series spanning four continents and more than 5,000 years, each episode focuses on one mummy, investigating the preserved remains and using CGI to bring the cadaver -- and its story of a past civilization -- to life. The featured mummies include one on display at a shop in downtown Seattle and another that was discovered frozen on a glacier in the Italian Alps.

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Among 300 mummified victims of a volcanic eruption is an armed man carrying huge amounts of gold and silver.
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A 14-year-old was mummified and buried at the top of the world's tallest active volcano.
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Using hyper-real CG and the latest forensic techniques, a violent story of conquest and rebellion, which laid the foundations for Ancient Egypt's Golden Age, is unearthed.
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The body of a Neolithic murder victim, which was buried under ice for thousands of years, is examined.
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CGI reenactments shed light on the murders of two people whose bodies were found in the peat fields of Ireland.
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Investigating a mummy named Sylvester; the legend of the American West.

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