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.

Strata: Portraits of Humanity on Cable TV

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Dawn of the Etruscans

The Villanovan Culture of northern and central Italy, between 900 and 700 BC, was ancestral to the more well known Etruscan Civilization...

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Community abandoned to build nuclear facility

Hawthorne was a small community in Aiken County, South Carolina.   When the construction of the Savannah River Site nuclear reservation...

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Naval power of Athens; traditional scarf of Iran

Following the all-important Battle of Salamis in 480 BC, Athenians came into the golden age of their naval bases...

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Secrets of ancient Paros; French royal mistress poisoned by gold

In retribution for siding with the Persians in 492 BC, the wealthy Greek island of Paros suffered the loss of its unique sanctuary to Apollo and Artemis...

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Nevada Native American pipe-maker; drama in pre-Roman Gaul

Hilman Tobey, a Northern Paiute living at Reno-Sparks Indian Colony, made stone-bowled pipes for use in traditional ceremonies...

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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...