Italy’s Mystery Mummies

Thousands of mummies in the very heart of Europe, monks, doctors, soldiers and even children, dead yet resisting deaths inevitable decay in the catacombs in Italy’s Catholic churches. Some of these mummies are so well preserved it is almost impossible to tel if they are dead or merely sleeping, but who made these mummies and why?

First the first time these Italian churches are permitting scientists to study these remarkable relics and this film goes inside the scientific expedition, into 400 year old flesh to discover the secrets behind these mummy masterpieces.

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