Video Guide List

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achilles5

Location: England         Length: 19 min.

Danebury, one of Iron Age Britain's most significant, impressive hillforts, was built and occupied during the First Millennium BC. In 1969, Professor Barry Cunliffe began an unprecedented 20-year-long excavation of Danebury, which he discusses in this film...

achilles5

Location: Worldwide         Length: 10 min.

What is carbon 14? What is a radiocarbon date? Is it the same as a calendar date? What does radiocarbon dating measure and why does it take a long time? How does an accelerator mass spectrometer measure carbon isotopes?

achilles5

Location: Mexico         Length: 6 min

The Day of the Dead, or Dia de los Muertos, is a Mexican holiday held each year on November 1…2. Dr. David Carrasco of Harvard University’s Peabody Museum explains the essential elements of a Day of the Dead altar, by which Mexican families honor their beloved dead…

achilles5

Location: Jordan         Length: 14 min

Tall Hisban is the longest continuously excavated archaeological site in Jordan. This film presents two intertwined stories: the story of the comings and goings of many empires over the past three millennia and the story of how the local population has survived under this long series of power shifts…

crewdigging web

Location: Pennsylvania, USA     Length: 21 min.

Spanning nearly 16,000 years of human life, we highlight five Pennsylvania archaeological sites…

desoto web

Location: Florida         Length: 14 min

Aided by a hurricane, a project in Florida finds an ancient Native American town where Hernando de Soto and his army encamped in 1539 and which in 1580 became one of the earliest Spanish missions…

shipportrait web

Location: Florida     Length: 6 min.

Divers and snorkelers can tour six shipwrecks on the Maritime Heritage Trail in Biscayne National Park.  In 1905, a steamer named Alicia ran aground on Long Reef.  Alicia's cargo was valued at well over one million dollars.  It included such fine items…

heather web

Location: Florida, USA       Length: 6 min.

Divers and snorkelers can tour six shipwrecks on the Maritime Heritage Trail in Biscayne National Park. In 1878, a coal-laden steamer, the Arratoon Apcar ran aground near the Fowey Rocks Lighthouse…

erlkingrev web

Location: Florida, USA       Length: 5 min.

Divers and snorkelers can tour six shipwrecks on the Maritime Heritage Trail in Biscayne National Park. Erl King was a 306 foot, iron-hulled, three-masted steamer built by A. and J. Inglis Shipbuilders and Engineers of Glasgow…

ranger web

Location: Florida, USA.       Length: 5 min.

Visitors to the Maritime Historic Trail are invited to explore a series of shipwrecks in the shallow waters of Biscayne Bay National Park in southeastern Florida.  The waters of Biscayne National Park now safeguard the ghosts of over 400 years of maritime traffic…