Strata: Portraits of HumanityStrata: Portraits of Humanity

Strata: Portraits of Humanity is a monthly half-hour newsmagazine-style show. Each episode of the human story is a portrait building on the many layers of the human experience. This is a record we are just beginning to uncover. From that perspective, Strata delivers in-depth coverage of a wide variety of archaeological and cultural heritage topics all around the world.

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Organic residues in pots; Passamaquoddy language keeper

Fats, oils and waxes persist for thousands of years in pottery, so organic residue analysis provides us with totally new insight into...

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Bronze Age lake-dwellers

Resting on stilts on the margins of lakes and marshes in northern Italy were the houses of the Bronze Age Polada Culture...

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People of Lombok; Maori warrior; Byzantine icon

Despite the influence of Balinese kings, Dutch traders and the modern world, many indigenous Sasak villages...

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Middle Fork Salmon River Tukudeka; Battle of Alesia

The Middle Fork of the Salmon River in Idaho flows through the heart of the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness...

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Virtual Mandan village; erecting a menhir

Visually immerse yourself into a previous era on the Great Plains, travel through time and walk through a Mandan village...

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Pacific island funeral; Roman boat in French river

The death of a chief on the Pacific island of Pohnpei near the megalithic temple of Nan Madol prompts a big funeral...