Modernization poses a serious threat to China’s cultural heritage. In three chapters and one bonus feature, Jonah Kessel’s film details this threat to Beijing’s hutong neighborhoods, which date to medieval times.
The documentary film, “Sailing Canoe,” follows the efforts of people across Micronesia to re-learn the art of sailing canoes. It traces the connections of people from Guam and Rota to Yap and the outer islands of Micronesia that once were connected by long-distance canoe voyages.
The fascinating exhibit, “The Warrior Emperor and the Terracotta Army,” told the story of the first Emperor of China, Qin Shi Huang, and was at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) in 2011.
In November 2010, Video News host Rick Pettigrew visited Italy for the Borsa tourism trade show. When he returned, he filed this video report on places he visited.
In a prepared video statement shown at the 2014 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology, Ivor Noël Hume explains why he believes that Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc., should be accepted as a member of the professional archaeological community.
New Mexico rock art and hallucinogenic plants; Greek pottery workshop in Sicily; high-altitude sites in Wyoming; massive Canaanite temple complex in Israel
Silver tiara at Spanish Bronze Age site; key Inca administrative site identified; Indonesian cave art possibly world’s oldest; Greek burial identified with Phillip II, father of Alexander the Great
Pre-Chacoan villages in northern Arizona; trade wind shifts and Polynesian migration; trends in prehistoric Scandinavian male identity; identification of HMS Erebus in Canadia Arctic
Ancient sea-floor site in British Columbia; Armenian Paleolithic site; geoglyphs in Kazakhstan; medieval battle axes turn up in Poland.
Agave drink in Teotihuacan; nautical graveyard near San Francisco; Bronze Age child labor; cause of death for King Richard III.