Watch Again

Secrets:

Here's Why This Egyptian Mummy Was Dismembered

Watch More
back to video

From: Secrets
»Egypt's Lost Princess

Here's Why This Egyptian Mummy Was Dismembered

Short | 02:56

Inside a modest tomb in Luxor's 'Valley of the Kings' lies a small coffin. But it's what was underneath the debris that shocked archaeologists: a second body, unwrapped and mutilated.

On TV

    • Friday
    • 2:00pm
    Nov 09
    • Saturday
    • 8:00pm
    Nov 10
    • Tuesday
    • 3:00am
    Nov 20

More About This episode

Egypt's Valley of the Kings is a royal cemetery unlike any other. For over 200 years, archaeologists have combed over every inch of it in search of knowledge and treasure. Many believed the valley had no more secrets to reveal, but that all changed in 2011 when an unidentified tomb was found, a discovery that has rewritten what we know about ancient Egypt's royal burials. Join us as we investigate the mysteries inside the burial site involving a dismembered princess, a second coffin, and evidence of state-sponsored tomb raiding.

Buy This Show

Now, you can watch Smithsonian Channel's incredible documentaries and shows anytime you want by purchasing from any of these distributors:

Download

Return to Video Page