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

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Javanese gong; Bridge of Avignon

This is a short documentary about the forging of a Javanese Gamelan gong, highlighting the rhythmic nature...

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Vikings; Dakota Access Pipeline

 In the eighth century, after centuries of trade contact, the Vikings set sail in their clinker-built ships to many parts of the world...

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Temple of Victory; Solomon Islands carver

In 480 BC, Greek cities of Sicily soundly defeated a massive Carthaginian force at the first Battle of Himera. Himera then built the Temple of Victory...

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Roman Mining Technology; Tour of Iran 2017

Many of the most valuable coins minted in ancient Rome had gold mined from northern Portugal. Huge work areas in the open, deep galleries...

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Tour of Iran 2017; Woodmen of Anatolia

The woodmen are a group of Turkmen who for centuries have carried on timber harvesting and living in the mountainous region...

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On Nikumaroro in search of Amelia Earhart; Medieval French abbey

The abbey of St. Michel de Cuxa in the border region of France and Spain came into being over 1000 years ago...