Video Guide List

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Location: Greece         Length: 10 min

In the 1970s, near the Greek village of Aidonia, a mule fell into a hole. Upon rescuing the animal, villagers discovered a rare golden treasure buried amidst a group of skeletons…

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Location: Washington         Length: 24 min

In January of 1887 the Austria, one of the first Down-Easters built to compete with steel and steam, struck shore on Washington State’s Olympic Peninsula. Her remains, scattered in the intertidal zone at Cape Alava, were recorded by field school participants under the direction of archaeologist Faith Haney...

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Location: UK         Length: 26 min

The Fitzwilliam Museum, founded in 1816, is part of Cambridge University, one of the world’s oldest universities, and houses a world-class collection of art and antiquities…

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Location: Egypt        Length: 23 min

This is the fictional story of Khonso-Imhep, Head Musician of the Pharaoh's court during the 18th Dynasty, as he passes from life into the afterworld, complete with a trial that determines his fate…

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Location: Tubuai, French Polynesia         Length: 11 min

In 2007, a group of archaeologists from the University of Otago, New Zealand, led by the late Rob Bollt and filmed by Adam Thompson, came to Tubuai, an island in east Polynesia, to look for traces of some of the greatest explorers in human history, who arrived on the island about 1000 years ago…

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Location: Chiapas, Mexico         Length: 24 min

Until recently, the 10-year old boy K'ayum lived much as his ancestors did, learning about forest plants and animals from his grandfather, Chan K'in…

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Location: Oregon         Length: 17.5 min

At what is now Champoeg State Park in Oregon's Willamette Valley on May 2, 1843, a historic vote of American settlers and former Hudson's Bay Company employees established the first provisional American government on the Pacific Coast…

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Location: Missouri         Length: 30 min.

Ancient history didn’t happen just in famous places like Rome, Tikal and Angkor Wat. It happened also in the heart of North America…

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Location: Arizona         Length: 15 min

Before it was abandoned 900 years ago, the Grewe Site was one of the largest settlements in the American Southwest…

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Location: United Kingdom       Length: 11 min.

English blacksmiths are commissioned to make a pattern-welded replica of a Saxon sword. This sword was buried with its owner and lay underground for 1500 years until it was found by archaeologists…