Video Guide List




Location: Israel, Palestine         Length: 27 min.

The Book of Matthew relates that Herod, King of the Jews, ordered the slaughter of the innocents to eliminate a potential challenger to his throne…


Location: Oregon, USA         Length: 4 min

Vandals in 2011 tagged the walls of an Oregon mountain cave, obscuring Native American rock art drawn on the walls many centuries ago.  At the time of this video, authorities of the USDA Forest Service were looking for the perpetrators and the Oregon High Desert Grotto organization was offering a cash reward for their apprehension…


Location: Florida, USA         Length: 3 min

At the end of the American Revolutionary War, England returned all of Florida to Spain, but it remained a disputed and lawless area…


Location: Arizona         Length: 30 min

Why is the burning at the 14th Century Chevelon Ruin of the Homol'ovi village in northeastern Arizona so extensive? In this ancestral Hopi home, 100 or more structures were burned intentionally, but why?


Location: Guatemala         Length: 14 min

As keepers of what they believe is the very navel of the world, people in the highland Guatemalan town of Santiago Atitlán hold the cosmos itself in balance by performing rituals (see TAC video Balancing the Cosmos) echoing the ancient traditions of their prehispanic Mayan ancestors.


Location: Turkey         Length: 9 min

In 146 BC, just as Corinth is set ablaze by the Romans, Hermogenes, a young architect from Priene in Asia Minor, goes back to his home city to study the city-planning of Pytheos and especially to visit the old house of his ancestors, before it is torn down…


Location: Italy         Length: 20 min.

Pompeii has come to life again thanks to 3D visual restoration…

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Location: Washington, USA        Length: 8 min.

This is a story about chert, identity and landscape.  Used for making flaked stone tools,  Hozomeen chert is a locally abundant and distinctive tool stone found exclusively in the northern Cascade Range…


Location: Virginia         Length: 28 min

Recent excavations at a number of sites, including Cactus Hill located along the Nottoway River in southwest Virginia, have provided new evidence and raised new questions about when people ventured into the Americas…


Location: Virginia         Length: 29 min

How are archaeologists solving history’s mysteries? What are archaeologists finding, how do they do their work using the scientific method, and what is the latest evidence about the people who lived here and knew this land before us?...