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Strata - September 2016

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Tehran 2015; Temple of the Giants

ALI Director Rick Pettigrew attended the 2015 edition of the Cinema Verite Iran International Documentary Film Festival at the organizers’ invitation. The affluent Greek city of Akragas in Sicily; an ambitious tyrant; an incredible victory over the most dreaded enemy; a temple of colossal proportions...

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Dive Into History: The Shipwrecks of Biscayne National Park - Episode V, 19th Century Wooden Sailing Vessel

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Location: Florida, USA        Length: 5 min.

Divers and snorkelers can tour six shipwrecks on the Maritime Heritage Trail in Biscayne National Park.  One is an unnamed 19th Century wooden sailing vessel, commonly called the “Schooner Wreck.”…

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Tauste

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Location: Tauste, Spain        Length: 15 min.

In the Spanish town of Tauste, excavators uncovered a large Moorish cemetery dating from the 8th to the 11th Century. Twenty-two university students with different specialties and from different places of Spain worked in Tauste for one month…

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Dive Into History: The Shipwrecks of Biscayne National Park - Episode IV, S.S. Lugano

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Location: Florida, USA        Length: 5 min.

Divers and snorkelers can tour six shipwrecks on the Maritime Heritage Trail in Biscayne National Park.  The British steamer Lugano ran aground in a storm in 1913.  Lugano was passing through the waters of Biscayne National Park…

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Strata - August 2016

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Reading Herculaneum scrolls; historic British Columbia and Nevada miner

About 2000 years ago, Mt. Vesuvius in southern Italy exploded, carbonizing a private library in Herculaneum.  The papyrus scrolls are extremely fragile and many have been damaged. William Culverville, a British miner in the Cariboo mining district of British Columbia, skedaddled (i.e., escaped debts) to Nevada.  While driving a stagecoach...

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Featured Audio

Audio News from Archaeologica, 11 September 2016 - 17 September 2016

Deep manure at stable in Israel; Inuit hunter guides searchers to lost ship; stinky cheese in Danish Bronze Age pot; controversial oil pipeline in North Dakota

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Audio News from Archaeologica, 4 September 2016 - 10 September 2016

Viking sword in Iceland; giant carved stone in Scotland; medieval temple in Bangladesh; Maya manuscript judged authentic

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Audio News from Archaeologica, 28 August 2016 - 3 September 2016

Salmon evidence in early Alaskan hearths; Roman lead projectiles in Scotland; crocodile-shaped stone in Oaxaca; early Bronze Age baby rattle in Turkey

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Audio News from Archaeologica, 21 August 2016 - 27 August 2016

Persian cup in Arctic site; Mexican codex with deeper layer of images; Etruscan inscription with goddess name; ancient site reconstruction in northern Canada.

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Audio News from Archaeologica, 14 August 2016 - 20 August 2016

Oregon biface cache; Neolithic post circle in England; astrochonology proposed; Chinese tomb links to central Asia

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