Video Guide List



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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…


Location: India         Length: 26 min

South India is a culture with a continuous literary tradition more than 2000 years old. With 80 million speakers, Tamil is one of few languages besides Greek that is both classical and modern…


Location: Solomon Islands         Length: 17 min

To the 450 Polynesians of Taumako in the Solomon Islands, reviving their ancestral voyaging tradition is key to their cultural and economic future…

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Location: Nevada, USA        Length: 7 min.

Las Vegas is home to a very diverse Hispanic population with many variations in traditions and celebrations.  The Winchester Cultural Center has become a place for these diverse communities to come together…

Location: Iceland         Length: 16 min

This video describes the Mosfell Archaeological Project, an interdisciplinary research project employing saga studies, archaeology, physical anthropology, and environmental sciences.

Location: Germany         Length: 29 min

Unbeknownst to most people, lots of archaeology goes on in Illinois all the time. Visit some excavation sites and drop in on the lab where the archaeologists organize, catalog and interpret what they find…

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Location: Colorado, New Mexico         Length: 10 min

Filmed at Canyon of the Ancients National Monument and the Pueblo of Acoma, this video explains how Pueblo people feel about visiting archaeological sites…


Location: Pennsylvania, USA         Length: 27 min

Important decisions surrounding archaeological work in the path of a major Pennsylvania highway involved sensitive discussions among 15 Native American tribes, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration…


Location: Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia         Length: 9 min

Pohnpei is the largest island of the Federated States of Micronesia, about midway between Honolulu and Manila. The technical knowledge of how to build a traditional “warasap” canoe nearly died out in Pohnpei before a project in the 1990s…


Location: Canada         Length: 9 min

The fascinating exhibit, “The Warrior Emperor and the Terracotta Army,” told the story of the first Emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang…