Video News from TAC - October 2011

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Bahrain Fort; Alexandria Cisterns; Human Fossils

(1) A British archaeology field team explores a historic fort in the small island country of Bahrain in the Persian Gulf to find out what remains beneath the ground..  (2) Development of the modern city of Alexandria, Egypt, has obscured traces of old Alexandria on the surface, but an ancient subterranean world of waterworks still remains to be fully explored.  (3) The University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology takes pains to make perfect casts of the fossil bones of human ancestors.

 

 

Produced in 2011 by Archaeological Legacy Institute

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Web links:

Alexandria (Wikipedia)

Bahrain, Bu Maher Fort (Oxford Brookes University)

Bu Maher Fort, Muharraq: Report on Excavations in 2010 for the Ministry of Culture and Information, Bahrain, by Robert Carter (Academia.edu)

Center for Alexandrian Studies

Human Evolution: The First 200 Million Years (Exhibit by University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology)

Raising Alexandria, by Andrew Lawler (Smithsonian Magazine, April 2007; Smithonian.com)