Living and Dying in America

Video about the excavation of historic St. Mary's City, Maryland. Three rare, lead coffins are found, including those containing the remains of Philip Calvert and his wife Anne Wolseley Calvert. Chief archaeologist Dr. Henry Miller discusses the historic setting, while Smithsonian anthropologist Doug Owsley shares what the skeletons revealed about life in St. Mary's City. Video courtesy of the History Channel, developed for the Written in Bone exhibit at the National Museum of Natural History.