Strata: Portraits of HumanityStrata: Portraits of Humanity

Strata: Portraits of Humanity is a monthly half-hour newsmagazine-style show. Each episode of the human story is a portrait building on the many layers of the human experience. This is a record we are just beginning to uncover. From that perspective, Strata delivers in-depth coverage of a wide variety of archaeological and cultural heritage topics all around the world.

Strata: Portraits of Humanity on Cable TV

overhead image of a ancient Gallo-roman reaper in a field with two field hands

Ancient reaper

The Gallo-Roman reaper, or vallus, is an amazing agricultural instrument...

woman's face, close up with her eyes closed

ArchaeoDuck: Corpses seen in the movies

See two episodes of ArchaeoDuck...

hands using a brush to unearth something in sand

The Desert

This film is food for thought about what we really know...

three young girls sitting together

Surveying an archaeological site; Indigenous drama in Brazil

Students demonstrate how to use modern instruments to survey an archaeological site...

Aunt Keshvar in a field of green grass


a narrative and poetic film about Aunt Keshvar, a woman who weaves geleej while living alone in the village of Chashm...

emma bouvardmor speaking to the camera

Our Remains

Emma Bouvard-Mor, an archaeo-anthropologist of Lyon, France, offers a commentary on the different possible destinations...