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Secrets of the Sky Tombs

A team of scientists and explorers probe high altitude caves in the Tibetan Himalayas looking for clues to how humans found their way into this forbidding landscape and adapted their bodies to survive. ?Along the way they discover evidence of ritual burials, thousands of years old: skeletons, mummies, and evidence of practices designed to ward off ancient vampires and even zombies.

Thursday, September 7 at 11:00 pm on 12.1


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  • Thursday, September 7 at 8:00 pm on 12.1
  • Sunday, September 10 at 6:00 pm on 12.1

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NOVA is an award-winning series focused on demystifying a vast range of science, technology and history topics--past and present.