Video Guide List

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Location: Michigan         Length: 24 min

Fort St. Joseph, begun as a French Jesuit mission in the 1680s, was one of the earliest European settlements in the western Great Lakes and an important link among the remote settlements of New France…

achilles5

Location: Malta         Length: 17 min

Long before Stonehenge and the Egyptian pyramids, Neolithic people in Malta built many impressive megalithic temples. Then the temple builders vanished from the archaeological record…

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Location: Guatemala         Length: 13 min

Dr. Mark Van Stone reads the Creation story on Quiriguá Stela C, the late Eighth Century monument in Guatemala telling the myth of the "Planting of the Three-Stone Hearth (of Creation)"…

achilles5

Location: Worldwide        Length: 7 min

Dr. Mark Van Stone, Keynote Speaker for TAC Festival 2012, explains how Maya hieroglyphs are constructed by writing a modern name in ancient phonetic Maya characters…

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Location: Pennsylvania         Length: 4 min

The Penn Museum’s exhibit, “Maya.2012: Lords of Time,” rides a wave of interest in the Maya calendar; which in 2012 reached the end of something, and hopefully the beginning of something else...

achilles5

Location: Guatemala        Length: 22 min.

An association of Tz’utujil Maya people from Santiago Atitlán, Guatemala, struggle to establish a cultural center and archaeological site museum at the nearby lakeside site of Chuitinamit, once home to the Pre-Hispanic Maya King Tepepul and now badly looted…

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Location: Mesoamerica, South America        Length: 27 min. 

Three outstanding civilizations represent the last phases of pre-Conquest urban culture in the New World: the Maya, the Aztecs, and the Incas...

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Location: Federated States of Micronesia        Length: 19 min

Deep in the Menke Valley on the Micronesian island of Kosrae, between Hawaii and Guam, lies the site of Menke. Oral history relates that a temple existed there where people worshiped the goddess Sinlaku…

achilles5

Location: Colorado         Length: 3 min

Intense forest fires in July and August of 2000 caused the greatest natural destruction in the 95-year history of Mesa Verde National Park, a national and international archaeological treasure containing an abundant record of ancient Puebloan life…

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Location: Colorado         Length: 3 min

The complex World Heritage site of Mesa Verde is a good challenge for CyArk, a Kacyra Family Foundation project that is preserving the world's most valued cultural heritage sites in three-dimensional digital form…