Mummies Unwrapped

Continuing Wednesday / 9:00pm Discovery 45 min.
Emmy Award-winning director and acclaimed Egyptologist Ramy Romany will journey across the globe to investigate secrets and myths of the most fascinating burial sites, mass graves and ancient tombs on Earth in a Discovery Channel series. Mummies Unwrapped will feature Romany as he travels to ancient Egyptian tombs and Mayan mass graves to untangle the legends, myths, curses and cover-ups of our collective ancient past. The series will also utilize cutting-edge technologies to introduce new theories about how ancient civilizations once lived and died while looking to unravel the origin of each mummy, the life that once was and determine what, if any, mystical forces or supernatural phenomena were involved. Mummies Unwrapped premieres April 10 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Discovery Channel.

Season 1

8 Episodes

The legendary mummy of King Tut may have burst into flames inside his sarcophagus. Mummy expert Ramy Romany investigates to see if Tut's mummy is charred because of a change in the mummification process to insure immortality or a far more sinister plot.
May 29 2019
The mummies of three Incan children are discovered high atop the Argentinean Andes at a notorious UFO hotspot. Ramy Romany examines the mummies and runs down leads to find out why these children trekked more than a thousand miles to their tragic demise.
May 22 2019
Mummified murder victims are being unearthed from marshy bogs across Northern Europe. Mummy expert Ramy Romany examines eerily well-preserved bodies from more than 2,000 years ago to see if they were victims of brutal human sacrifice rituals.
May 15 2019
Investigating a notorious Egyptian Pharaoh could re-write the Bible as we know it. Ramy Romany tracks down the 3,000 year-old clues that Moses, the prophet of Judaism, Christianity and Islam, was actually the desecrated mummy of King Akhenaten.
May 08 2019
A mummy recovered at the bottom of the Atlantic has led treasure hunters to $120 million in gold and jewels stolen by infamous pirate Black Sam. Ramy Romany dives the frigid waters to investigate what might be the greatest heist of all time.
May 01 2019
Deep in the Peruvian jungle, dozens of mummies have been found in cliffside tombs. These remains could be the first Europeans to settle the new world. Mummy expert Ramy Romany searches for undiscovered bodies to unlock the mystery.
Apr 24 2019
A missing mummy could re-write the history of Abraham Lincoln's assassination. Mummy expert Ramy Romany investigates a potential government cover-up that allowed John Wilkes Booth to escape capture after murdering President Lincoln.
Apr 17 2019
A mysterious underwater grave is investigated by mummy expert Ramy Romany who studies the world's dead to uncover their secrets. Locals think the grave is guarded by a Mayan serpent deity. When Ramy dives in, he uncovers evidence of biological warfare.
Apr 10 2019