Featured Videos

Strata - July 2016

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Historic Idaho charcoal kilns; Scottish coastal town; Anglo-Saxon sword

The Birch Creek Charcoal Kilns are a group of beehive-shaped clay charcoal kilns near Leadore, Idaho, built in 1886 to produce charcoal to smelt lead and silver ore from the nearby Viola Mine. Brora, Scotland, is where a volunteer-based excavation recorded...

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Magnetometer Survey at Ocmulgee

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Location: Georgia, USA        Length: 11 min.

Geometrics has been using its geophysical tools in archaeological applications from its inception in 1969.  In 2011, Geometrics teamed with University of Georgia Ph.D. student Dan Bigman to perform a magnetometer survey at Ocmulgee National Monument…

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Tehran 2013

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Location: Tehran, Iran        Length: 7 min.

In December 2013, ALI Executive Director Rick Pettigrew served as a juror in Tehran for the Cinema Verite Iran International Documentary Film Festival.  Prior to this, ALI for years had hosted Iranian films submitted to its annual competition, The Archaeology Channel  International Film and Video Festival…

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Dive Into History: The Shipwrecks of Biscayne National Park - Episode 2, S.S. Alicia

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Location: Florida     Length: 6 min.

Divers and snorkelers can tour six shipwrecks on the Maritime Heritage Trail in Biscayne National Park.  In 1905, a steamer named Alicia ran aground on Long Reef.  Alicia's cargo was valued at well over one million dollars.  It included such fine items…

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Strata - June 2016

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Ancient Australia; replicating Alexandria coins

The Australian landscape may look unchanged, but its fossils and cave paintings tell a hidden story. In the summer of 2009, a team of numismatists is looking to replicate bronze coinage, particularly the twin eagle piece struck in Alexandria, Egypt, in the 2nd century BC...

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Featured Audio

Audio News from Archaeologica, 10 July 2016 - 16 July 2016

Complex farming in prehistoric England; ancient padlock in Japan; unusual Teotihuacano burial; huge Roman mosaic in Cyprus

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Audio News from Archaeologica, 3 July 2016 - 9 July 2016

Ancient shaman woman in Israeli cave; long-lost battlefield in South Carolina; obsidian tattoo kit from the South Pacific; long occupation of Brazilian pithouses

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Audio News from Archaeologica, 26 June 2016 - 2 July 2016

Carthage circus water system; British Columbia fish camp; Portuguese megalithic tomb as star-tracker; Indo-Greek city in northern Pakistan

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Audio News from Archaeologica, 19 June 2016 - 25 June 2016

Million year old tools in Catalonia; Ottoman shrine and mosque in Hungary; very ancient site in New Brunswick; city formation evidenced at Iraqi Kurdistan mound.

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Audio News from Archaeologica, 12 June 2016 - 18 June 2016

Native American Georgia homestead; Belgium pollen reflects medieval diet; Irish bog butter; Chalcolithic rockshelter livestock pens in northern Spain.

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