Video Guide List

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Location: Peru         Length: 8 min

 

The Amazonian peoples of the eastern Peruvian rainforest, 300,000 people in 60 ethnic groups, have rich cultural traditions many centuries old…

 

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Location: Italy       Length: 18 min.

Legendary in the ancient world for their wealth, spirituality, and the exceptional freedoms for women, the Etruscan civilization has been shrouded in mystery.  The early Mediterranean dynasty of Etruria flourished for a thousand years and vanished, leaving beguiling art and artifacts…

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Location: Worldwide         Length: 10 min

In this personal-voice and very witty short film by University of Southern California student Amy Ramsey, the archaeologist/filmmaker explores what the public knows, and often misconstrues, about her field of study…

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Location: Florida         Length: 18 min

Working quickly without heavy equipment to avoid damage to the artifact, archaeologists organized by Southeastern Archaeological Research excavate a thousand-year-old forty-foot wooden canoe from the sandy shore of an island in Tampa Bay…

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Location: Bahrain         Length: 5 min

A British archaeology field team explores a historic fort in the small island country of Bahrain in the Persian Gulf to find out what remains beneath the ground…

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Location: Ohio, USA     Length: 14 min.

Archaeology and history intertwine to tell how publically-funded archaeology by the Ohio Department of Transportation…

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Location: Mauritania         Length: 8 min

The golden sun setting between the soft dunes of the Sahara introduces this personal and deeply felt account in which the author reveals to the viewer a page of her intimate diary…

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Location: China         Length: 23 min

Modernization poses a serious threat to China’s cultural heritage. In three chapters and one bonus feature, Jonah Kessel’s film details this threat to Beijing’s hutong neighborhoods, which date to medieval times…

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Location: South Carolina         Length: 27 min.

This is an archaeological adventure at the Topper Site in Allendale County, South Carolina, famous for Clovis and possibly pre-Clovis artifacts. Here, early humans were coming to ancient chert quarries, making rudimentary knives and other tools...

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Location: Virginia         Length: 11 min

 

Colonial Virginians and the Church of England established Elk Run Church in the 1740s. After the Revolutionary War, it became part of the Episcopal Diocese of Virginia…