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Mike Williams: Duck Decoys and Tule Work

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Mike Williams is a member of the Walker River Paiute band from Fallon, Nevada.  Inspired by the tule work duck decoys found in the local Lovelock Cave excavations.

The Fate of Old Beijing: The Vanishing Hutongs

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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.

Strata: Portraits of Humanity - October 2014

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Pacific islanders renew sailing tradition

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 Warrior Emperor and China’s Terracotta Army

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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.

 

Statement to the Society for Historical Archaeology about Ethics and Odyssey Marine Exploration: A Video Commentary by Ivor Noël Hume

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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.

 

Featured Audio

Audio News from Archaeologica, 19 October - 25 October 2014

Very old high-altitude site in Peruvian Andes; Mongol-founded city on the Volga River; bone analysis and vegetarian Roman gladiators; genetic link between Easter Island and South America.

Audio News from Archaeologica, 12 October - 18 October 2014

New Mexico rock art and hallucinogenic plants; Greek pottery workshop in Sicily; high-altitude sites in Wyoming; massive Canaanite temple complex in Israel

Audio News from Archaeologica, 5 October - 11 October 2014

Silver tiara at Spanish Glossary Link 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

Audio News from Archaeologica, 28 September - 4 October 2014

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

Audio News from Archaeologica, 21 September - 27 September 2014

Ancient sea-floor site in British Columbia; Armenian Paleolithic site; geoglyphs in Kazakhstan; medieval battle axes turn up in Poland.

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