Featured Videos

Building in Conflict

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Location: Bristol, UK      Length: 14 min.

Bristol, UK, a city more than 1000 years old, was bombed six times during World War II.  Bombing in the night of 24 November 1940 destroyed the city center.  A combination of oral history and archival footage captures the meaning of a city transformed through conflict…

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Telling Place: The Stone Mother, Pyramid Lake


Location: Nevada, USA.       Length: 6 min.

Filmed on location at Pyramid Lake, Nevada, Northern Paiute Elder Ralph Burns tells the traditional story of Stone Mother, a tufa rock formation on the east side of the lake, first in Paiute and then in English.  This is a restricted sacred site; filming was done with the permission of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe…

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Strata - May 2016

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Quivira: Conquistadors on the Plains

Spanish conquistadors four centuries ago, vainly searching for riches in the North American heartland, encountered a remarkable American civilization that eventually faded from memory.  After a new look at an old Spanish journal and a long-ignored map...

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Dive Into History: The Shipwrecks of Biscayne National Park - Episode 1, Introduction

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Location: Florida, USA.       Length: 5 min.

Visitors to the Maritime Historic Trail are invited to explore a series of shipwrecks in the shallow waters of Biscayne Bay National Park in southeastern Florida.  The waters of Biscayne National Park now safeguard the ghosts of over 400 years of maritime traffic…

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Etruscan Odyssey: Expanding Archaeology

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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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Featured Audio

Audio News from Archaeologica, 22 May 2016 - 28 May 2016

Chinese brewery 5000 years old; historical Idaho massacre located; stalagmite structure built by Neanderthals; high-altitude rock paintings in France.

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Audio News from Archaeologica, 15 May 2016 - 21 May 2016

Jewelry from jawbones in Oaxaca; Revolutionary War period discoveries in Philadelphia; merger of Egyptians and Nubians; Israel shipwreck from time of Constantine.

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Audio News from Archaeologica, 1 May 2016 - 7 May 2016

Swedish runestone deciphered; horse racing in Roman Turkey; Jamestown cooking grill; Captain Cook ship in Rhode Island

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Audio News from Archaeologica, 24 Apr 2016 - 30 Apr 2016

Buddhist shrine in Pakistan; rare Etruscan writing; island builders in south Florida; mosaic from Roman Antioch

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Audio News from Archaeologica, 17 Apr 2016 - 23 Apr 2016

Roman villa in England; Nazca tunnels from space; building erected by Egyptian queen; Spanish Paleolithic hand stencils

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