Secrets of the Dead

Discovery of the Must Farm, the 'British Pompeii'

Clip: Season 16 Episode 1 | 2m 54s Video has closed captioning.

An ancient lump of timber spotted in a quarry in southern England leads to a massive archaeological excavation that reveals a prehistoric village, perfectly preserved in mud and silt. The village was built at least 1,000 years after Stonehenge was erected. Were villages like this isolated places, with inhabitants living difficult and primitive lives?

Aired: 10/26/16

Rating: NR

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