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Archaeology Videos

The Museum Library's DVD and VHS collection is designed as a research and teaching collection. Patrons are limited to five (5) videos and one (1) week of borrowing time. The Museum Library is equipped with both DVD and VHS players for students to view videos in the library video room. Teaching assistants and professors can check out or reserve videos for classes. For further details please inquire at the Museum Library Circulation Desk.

Below videos are organized by region and title:

General Archaeology
Old World Archaeology Middle East Europe Mediterranean Other
New World Archaeology North America Central America South America

General Archaeology:

The African Burial Ground: an American discovery [videorecording] / written by Christopher Moore; executiveproducer, J. Peter Glaws; produced & directed by David Kutz. Brooklyn, NY: Kutz Television, c1994. 4 pts. on 1videocassette (ca. 112 min .) Narrated by Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis. Abstract: Explores the history and archeologicalexcavation of a burial ground for African slaves discovered in lower Manhattan Island, New York, during construction ofFederal office building in the summer of 1991. Relates also the effect of the discovery on understanding the role ofAfro-Americans in colonial American life.University Museum Library Desk VHS F128.9.N3 A27 1994

Ancient graves: voices of the dead [videorecording] / produced by The National Geographic Society; produced by Gail Willumsen, Jill Shinefield; written by Gail Willumsen. [Washington, D.C.]: National Geographic Video, c1998. 1 videocassette (60 min.). Narrated by Sally Kellerman. Abstract: An investigation of mummies that have been uncovered around the world. Modern science allows us to learn intimate details about how the ancients lived and died. Review By C. GoldenToo many mummies and not enough about repatriation.*** University Museum Library Desk VHS GN293 .A63 1998

Archaeology: Developments in Artifact Analysis and Preservation [videorecording] / Coscient Inc., CSM Productions, France 3, Uniti Continentales in collaboration with Radio-Quibec, La Channe de TVOntario; producers, Frangios St.-Laurent, Anne Ivrard; coordinating director, Lourier Bonin. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c1995. 1 videocassette (23 min.) Series: The Science show. Abstract: Discusses excavation and analysis techniques. Explains some of the new approaches to analyzing tree marks, rocks, sediment, and vegetable debris to date objects. Also examines preservation of artifacts by means of a new nuclear technology. University Museum Library Desk CC76 .A758 1995.

Before their time: ancient technologies [videorecording] / produced by Filmroos, Inc. for A&E Network; produced by Andrew Rothstein. [New York, NY]: A&E Home Video: Marketed by New Video Group c1996. 1 videocassette (ca. 100 min.). Host, Leonard Nimoy. Ancient mysteries. Abstract: Probe the discoveries of ancient technologies, from airplanes to computers, from brain surgery to weapons of war, breakthroughs created thousands of years before our time. University Museum Library Desk VHS T16 .B44 1996

Continental drift and plate tectonics [videorecording] / written, directed, and narrated by Tanya Atwater. Publisher: [Santa Barbara, Calif.] : Regents of the University of California, Santa Barbara, c1988. 1 videocassette (19 min.). Offscreen narrator, Tanya Atwater. University Museum Library Desk VHS QE511.5 .C645 1988

Digging for the history of man [videorecording] / produced and directed by H.J. Hossfeld. orthbrook, Ill.: Roland Collection of Films on Art, [c1988?]. 2 videocassettes (55 min. total)Abstract; Part One: A survey of the archeological explorations in which evidence of the art and architecture of the Babylonians, Sumerians, Hittites, Greeks, and Romans was discovered.Part Two:Presents an archeological examination of the ruins of Sassanian architecture which marked the finale of ancient Persia. University Museum Library Desk DS56 .D54 1988 pts.1-2

Digging up the past [videorecording]/produced by Coscient, Inc., in collaboration with Radio-Quebec, TVOntario; producer, Francois St. Laurent. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c1995. 1 videocassette (23 min.). Abstract: With sequences shot at the most famous archaeological and prehistoric sites of France, this program describes Carbon-14 dating, fossil pollen analysis, and the correlation of annual ring counts on trees. University Museum Library Desk CC76 .T73 1995.

Hi-tech digs: Ultra science II [videorecording] / produced by Beyond Productions for The Learning Channel; producer, Margaret Steath. Publisher: New York, NY: Ambrose Video Pub., 1998. 1 videocassette (ca. 26 min.)+1 teacher's guide. Abstract: Archaeology is under pressure; time is in short supply and high tech instruments are replacing the traditional tools of brush and spade. This video shows us the new technology that is giving modern archaeologists super senses to see from space, to peer beneath the ground or work underwater and recreate details of a site in the virtual world of a computer. University Museum Library Desk VHS CC76 .H5 1998

Looking at prehistoric sites [videorecording]/ World Wide Pictures. Northbrook, Ill.: Anthony Roland Collection of Films on Art, [198-?] 1 videocassette (20 min.).Abstract: Examines the various mysteries of the ancient megalithic monument, Stonehenge. Discusses the possibilities regarding who built it, how it was constructed, and what its purpose was. University Museum Library Desk GN805 .L676 1980z

Mountain building and the growth of continents; Earth's structures[videorecording] / Corporation for Community College Television; produced and directed by Robert Lattanzio.Publisher: S. Burlington, VT: [Annenberg/CPB Project], c1992. 1 videocassette (58 min.). Host, James Sadd. Series: Earth revealed (Television program); 7-8. Abstract: The 1st program shows how major mountain belts and continents have evolved. The 2nd program illustrates how bedrock responds to tectonic forces within the Earth.University Museum Library Desk VHS QE621 .M673 1992

Out of Asia [videorecording]/a BBC/Discovery Communications, Inc. co-production; written & produced by Chris Hale. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c1998. 1 videocassette (51 min.) Abstract: Presents new evidence that disputes the theory that modern man evolved from Africa. Asserts that Homo erectus was established in Australia simultaneous with its appearance in Africa. University Museum Library Desk GN743 .O87 1998.

Out of the past [videorecording] / The Pennsylvania State University, WQED Pittsburgh. S. Burlington, VT: Annenberg/CPB Collection [distributor]. 4 videocassettes (120 min. ea.) + 1 study guide. Abstract: Stacy Keach, with the help of field archaeologists, introduces us to the work and thought of archaeology.Contents: Tape 1. New worlds -- Tape 2. The hearth -- Tape 3. Artisans and traders -- Tape 4. Signs and symbols -- Tape 5. Power, prestige and wealth -- Tape 6. Realms -- Tape 7. The spirit world -- Tape 8. Collapse. University Museum Library Desk VHS CC165 .O98 1993 tapes 1-4 + study guide

Sacred places [videorecording]/Roosfilm Inc. for A & E Network; produced by Giovanna Nigro-Chacon. New York: A&E Television Networks: A&E Home Video: Distributed by New Video Group, c1997. 1 videocassette (ca. 50 min.). With Leonard Nimoy. Ancient mysteries. Abstract: A look at sacred places including: Jerusalem, Tibet's shrines, Easter Island,Stonehenge, etc. University Museum Library Desk VHS BL580 .S225 1997

Secrets of the stone age [videorecording]/a Granada production for Channel Four Television. Princeton, N.J.:Films for the Humanities & Sciences [distributor], c2000. 3 videocassettes (51 min. ea.) Presented by Richard Rudgley. Abstract: "According to the history books, civilization began with the ancient Egyptians. But in this intriguing three-part series, iconoclastic anthropologist Richard Rudgley ... argues that it began earlier -- much earlier." University Museum Library Desk VHS GN768 .S43 2000 vol. 1-3

Titles:

Wisdom of the Stones: Life in the Neolithic AgeUniversity Museum Library Desk GN 768 S43 2000 pt. 1

Frozen in Time: Life in the Upper Paleolithic AgeUniversity Museum Library Desk GN 768 S43 2000 pt.2

The Human Story: Traces of Humankind's Oldest RelativesUniversity Museum Library Desk GN 768 S43 2000 pt.3

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Archaeology: Old World

Middle East (Egypt, Mesopotamia, Palestine, Jordan, etc.)

Ancient Arabia [videorecording] Beverly Hills, CA: World Almanac Video: Distributed by Choices and Vision Films, c1999. 1 videocassette (ca. 30 min.) Abstract: Ancient Arabia stood at the crossroads of trade routes used to carry goods from the Far East to Rome. The kingdom's traders sold the Egyptians the exotic subtances needed to mummify the dead, and the merchants helped build a society whose wealth was based on perfume, spices and incense. University Museum Library Desk DS231 .A63 1999.

Ancient Egypt [videorecording]/written by David Manson; producer, Lara Lowe; directed by Bob Carruthers; Cromwell Productions. West Long Branch, NJ: Kultur, c1999. 1 videocassette (50 min.): sd., col.; 1/2 in. Series: Lost treasures of the ancient world. Abstract: "This program visits, explores and restores such wonders as the Temples at Al Karnak and Luxor, the Temple at Abu Simnel and the Mortuary Temple of Hatsepsut."University Museum Library Desk DT61 .E326 1999.

Ancient Egypt [videorecording]/Eagle Rock Entertainment; Cromwell Entertainment; produced and directed by Ruth Wood. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences, [distributor] 1999. 1 videocassette (47 min.): sd., col.; 1/2 in. Serie: Ancient civilizations (Princeton, N.J.).Abstract: For almost 3,000 years, the pharaohs ruled a civilization that was arguably the grandest of the ancient world. This program sheds new light on this enigmatic empire, offering information on the construction of the pyramids; the god-kings, including the only female pharaoh, Hatshepsut; the Rosetta Stone; religions and cults; mummification and burial rites; and the treasures of Tutankhamen. Interviews with noted Egyptologists, a professor from Cairo University, the chief inspector at the archaeological digs at Gaza, and the son of the guide who led Howard Carter to the tomb of Tutankhamen. University Museum Library Desk DT61 .A595 1999.

Ancient Jerusalem [videorecording]/written by David Manson, Richard Andrews; producer, Lara Lowe; Cromwell Productions. West Long Branch, NJ: Kultur, 1999. 1 videocassette (50 min.)Series: Lost treasures of the ancient world.Abstract: The story of the holy city, and the dominant building, the Temple, which once contained the Ark of the Covenant. The video visits the sacred city, exploring its famous walls and gates, and the mysterious temple. University Museum Library Desk DS109.15 .J47 1999.

Archaeology, mysteries of the Holy Land[videorecording] / directors, Mimi Edmunds, Joe Wiecka, Sylvie Mathieu; writer, Georganne Kane; produced in association with the Archaeological Institute of America at Boston University & The Learning Channel. Bethesda, MD: TLC, c1993. 1 videocassette (75 min.). Host/narrator, John Rhys-Davies. Abstract: An excursion to the Holy Land which explores evidence surrounding ancient Biblical stories.University Museum Library Desk VHS BS621 .A692 1993

Assurnasirpal, the Assyrian king [videorecording] / produced by SCRIB; written and directed by Antti Kaskia. Cicero, Ill.: Roland Collection, [198-?]. 1 videocassette (25 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in. Series: Ancient cultures of Mesopotamia. Abstract: Documents the Assyrian empire, highlighting Ninevah.University Museum Library Desk DS73.7 .A87 1980z.

Babylon: the gate of the gods [videorecording]/produced by SCRIB;written and directed by Antti Kaskia. Cicero Ill.: Roland Collection, [198-?]. 1 videocassette (25 min.): sd., col.; 1/2 in. Series: Ancient cultures of Mesopotamia. Abstract: Explores the history of Babylon and how it was the center of science, art and architecture more than 2000 years ago.University Museum Library Desk DS70.5.B3 B33 1980z.

Cleopatra's palace: in search of a legend [videorecording]/director, Jane Armstrong; producers, Jane Armstrong, Christopher Rowley; produced by Cinenova Productions for Discovery Channel in association with UAD. NY, NY: BMG Video; [s.l.]: Discovery Channel Video, c1999. 1 videocassette (50 min.). Narrator, Omar Sharif. Abstract: Shows how for ten years underwater explorer Franck Goddio has been on a quest to discover the location of the lost palace of Egypt's legendary Queen Cleopatra and how in 1998, guided by ancient texts and modern technology, he finally uncovered, in the ancient harbour of Alexandria, the island of Antihorros from where Cleopatra ruled Egypt. Since then he has discovered ancient cobbled streets, statues and other evidence of her rule. University Museum Library Desk VHS DT73.A4 C5 1999

Egypt uncovered [videorecording] / a John Gwyn production for S4C in association with Discovery Channel and La Cinquihme; producer, John Gwyn; directors, Jeff Morgan, Richard Pawelko; writers, Vivian Davies, Renie Friedman. [Bethesda, MD]: Discovery Channel Video, c1998. 5 videocassettes (approx. 50 min. each). Narrator, Philip Madoc. Abstract: Shot on location at many sites off-limits to the public, and featuring many of the world's most noted Egyptologists, this video offers a comprehensive look at the new archaeological discoveries that are changing what we know about ancient Egypt.University Museum Library Desk VHS DT61 .D342 1998 vol.1-5

Titles:

Chaos and kingsUniversity Museum Library Desk VHS DT61 .D342 1998 vol.1

Pyramid : the resurrection machineUniversity Museum Library Desk VHS DT61 .D342 1998 vol.2

Age of gold University Museum Library Desk VHS DT61 .D342 1998 vol.3

Deities and demons University Museum Library Desk DT61 .D342 1998 vol.4

Mummies: into the afterlife.University Library Desk DT61 .D342 1998 vol.5

Egypt: quest for eternity [videorecording]/written and produced by Miriam Birch; directed and photographed by Norris Brock. [Washington, D.C.]: National Geographic Society, c1995. 1 videocassette (60 min.)Abstract: Host E.G. Marshall looks at the ancient Egyptians who spent their whole lifetime preparing for life after death. Shows how the monuments and temples they left behind celebrate the power and mystery of their civilization. Highlights the works of Ramses.University Museum Library Desk DT68.8 .E49 1995.

Egypt: quest for immortality. [videorecording] Series producer, Jason Williams; produced, directed & written by Robert Gardner. [Alexandria, VA]: Time Life Video & Television, [c1995]. 1 videocassette (48 min.): sd., col. with b&w sequences; 1/2 in. Series: Time Life's Lost civilizations. Abstract: With the opening of the tomb of Tutankhamen the world was provided with details of the ancient civilization of Egypt. In the land of the pharaohs a culture existed that believed in eternal life for all, from farmer to aristocracy. Now archaeologists are discovering the mysteries of the ancients, from preparing a mummy for burial to the technology necessary to raise enormous stone buildings.University Museum Library Desk DT62.T6 E466 1995.

Egypt: secrets of the pharaohs [videorecording]/the National Geographic Society; produced by Amy Bucher, Stephen Burns, Amy Wray; written by James Barrat ... [et al.]. [Washington, D.C.?]: National Geographic Video, c1997. 1 videocassette (ca. 60 min.)Abstract: Who built the pyramids? What were the secrets of mummification? Which treasures were selected for the afterlife and why? For centuries, Egypt's pharaohs have kept these secrets to themselves-- until now. University Museum Library Desk DT63 .E49 1997.

Exploring the Egyptian pyramids [videorecording] / BBC; a production in conjunction with Stanford Research Institute; produced by Julia Cave. Oldest wonder. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences; [s.l.]: BBC Worldwide Americas [distributor], c1998. 1 videocassette (50 min.) Abstract: Discusses the Egyptian civilization and the building of the pyramids. Includes the current scientific study of the pyramids.University Museum Library Desk DT63 .E97 1998.

Five millennia Mesopotamian architectural heritage [videorecording]/written and directed by Antti Kaskia; produced by SCRIB. Cicero, Ill.: Roland Collection, 1980. 1 videocassette (26 min.) Series: Ancient cultures of Mesopotamia. Abstract: Explores the architectural and cultural history of ancient Mesopotamia, as revealed through archaeological discoveries based in its major extinct cities. The origins, basic motifs, and lasting influences of Islamic architecture are highlighted.University Museum Library Desk NA 1467 f59 1980.

The great Egyptians [videorecording] / produced for The Learning Channel by Cafi Productions Ltd.; produced and directed by Peter Spry-Leverton; produced by Sylvia Szapary-Van Kleef; executive producer, Andre Singer. [S.l.]: BMG Video; Bethesda MD: The Learning Channel, c1997. 3 videocassettes (50 min. each): Presented by Bob Brier. Abstract: Details the historical drama of three ancient Egyptian leaders, Sneferu, Cleopatra and Tutankhamen. Contents: [v. 1]. King of the pyramids [v. 2]. The real Cleopatra [v. 3]. The mystery of Tutenkhamen. University Museum Library Desk VHS DT83 .G73 1997 vol.1-3.

The great Egyptians II [videorecording]/produced for The Learning Channel by Cafe Productions; produced and directed by Peter Spry-Leverton. TLC Video; New York, NY: distributed by BMG Video, 1998, c1997. 3 videocassettes (ca. 50 min. each) Presented by Bob Brier. Abstract: Looks at three famous monarchs in the history of Egypt. Contents: [vol.1]. Ramses the Great [vol.2]. Queen Hatshepsut [vol.3]. Akhenaten.University Museum Library Desk VHS DT87 .G74 1998 1-3

The great pyramid: gateway to the stars[videorecording] / a British Broadcasting Corporation/A & E Television Networks co-production; produced by Christopher Mann. New York: A&E Home Video, c1996. 1 videocassette (100 min.) Hosted by Leonard Nimoy; readings by Sean Barrett. Ancient mysteries. Abstract: Through the use of a tiny precision-made laser-guided robot, this video penetrates chambers of the pyramid that have not been seen by the human eye since Egyptian workers sealed the tomb 4,500 year ago. University Museum Library Desk VHS DT63 .G694 1996

The Greatest Pharaohs of Egypt [videorecording] / produced by Greystone Communications, Inc. for A&E Network; produced and directed by Scott Paddor. New York, NY: A&E Home Video, 1997. 4 videocassettes (ca. 200 min.) Abstract: Four part series examines the lives of the Pharaohs of ancient Egypt using expert interviews, computer re-creations, extensive location footage and the latest archaeological and scientific evidence. Volume One covers 3000 B.C. through 2500 B.C. tells of the master pyramid builder, Imhotep, and the Kings Narmer, Snefru, Hor-Aha and Khafre (Cheops) and others. Includes the building of the Giant Pyramid, the Great Sphinx and other architectural wonders. Volume Two covers 2500 B.C. through 1500 B.C. tells of the Kings Menkaure (Mycerinus), Userkaf, Pepe I and II, Mentuhotep I, Senusret III, Ahmose I, Tuthmosis I, II and II, and Hatshepsut, the first Queen of Egypt. Also includes the wonders of the ancient cities of Karnak, Luxor and Thebes. Volume Three covers 1500 B.C. through 1280 B.C. tells of the Kings Amenhotep, Akhenaton and his Queen, Nefertiti, King Tutankhamen, Ay, Horemheb, Ramses I and II, and King Seti I. Volume four covers 1280 B.C. through 30 B.C. tells of the reigns of Kings Merneptah, Ramses II, and III, Queen Nefertari, Alexander the Great, and the remarkable life and loves of Cleopatra, and her consorts, Julius Caesar and Marc Antony Contents:Vol. 1: Narmer & Hor-Aha: the first pharaohs; Abydos: City of the dead; Saqqara and the Pyramid of Djoser; Bringer of beauty; Kings of the Giza Pyramids. Vol. 2:Twilight for the Fourth Dynasty; The boy king; Rebirth; Man of power; The new kingdom; Queen Pharaohs; Revenge. Vol. 3: The heretic; The horizon of the sun; Image of the God of life; Return to ancient Thebes; Dawn of the 19th Dynasty. Vol. 4: The Great ancestor; The legend of Kadesh; The sea peoples; The Pharaohs from Greece; Til death do us part. University Museum Library Desk DT83 .G74 1997 v.1-4.

Hatra [videorecording] /written and directed by Antti Kaskia; produced by SCRIB. Cicero, Ill.: Roland Collection, [198-?].1 videocassette (25 min.): sd., col.; 1/2 in. Series: Ancient cultures of Mesopotamia. Abstract: Features Hatra, a forterss-like town that flourished from 400 BC to about 300 AD. A major staging-post ont the Silk Road. Also featured is the group of temples that have been partialy restored.University Museum Library Desk DS70.5.H3 H38 1980z.

The hidden city of Petra [videorecording]/produced by David M. Frank and Steven R. Talley. [United States]: A&E Home Video; New York, NY; New Video Group [distributor], c1995. 1 videocassette (ca. 50 min.)Abstract: Petra, a stone city of temples and tombs carved deep into stark cliffs in Jordan, was the center of life two thousand years ago for a people called the Nabateans. Archaeologists excavate evidence of a highly sophisticated society and discover answers to questions about Nabatean beliefs, customs, and destinies. University Museum Library Desk DS154.9.P48 H53 1995.

Iraq, the cradle of civilization [videorecording] : / produced by Maryland Public Television and Central Independent Television in association with NHK Enterprises ; producer & director, Peter Spry-Leverton ; writer & presenter, Michael Wood. Publisher: New York, NY : Ambrose Video Pub., c1992. 1 videocassette (57 min.) Host, Michael Wood. Series: Legacy (Television program). Abstract: The beginnings of civilization in the region between the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers and the long tradition of absolute rulers, many of whose policies have brought disaster on what was once the first "Garden of Eden." University Museum Library Desk VHS DS70.7 .I738 1992

Jerusalem: within these walls [videorecording] / National Geographic Society and WQED Pittsburgh; written and produced by Miriam Birch. [Washington, D.C.]: National Geographic Video, 1995. 1 videocassette (60 min.): sd., col. with b&w sequences; 1/2 in. Abstract: "A kaleidoscopic view of Jerusalem and its people as they are today--the remarkable outcome of 3,000 years of history, hope, and faith" University Museum Library Desk DS109.15 .J479 1995.

Legends of Arabian nights [videorecording]/produced by FilmRoos, Inc. for A&E Television Networks; produced by Lionel Friedberg. New York: A&E Home Video: Distributed by New Video Group, c1997. 1 videocassette Narrator, Leonard Nimoy. Ancient mysteries.Abstract: According to legend, over a thousand years ago a beautiful young woman stuck a deal with a murderous sultan. If she would tell him stories every night for 100 nights, he would spare her life. The exotic, enthralling tales she weaved are set in India, Persia, Egypt, Turkey and China and came to be known as The Arabian Nights or A Thousand and One Nights. Some of the most incredible tales ever told come to life in this riveting journey. With beautiful illustrations and captivating clips, trace the development of The Arabian Nights from ancient myths to modern movies, and explore the stories' timeless themes and ageless truths with leading authors and historians. University Museum Library Desk VHS PJ7737 .L44 1997

Life at Little Lon: how to find out the history of a location. [videorecording] [Melbourne, Vic.?]: Film Victoria, 1996. 1 videocassette (ca. 27 min.). Abstract: "Archaeology, prehistory, Mesopotamia" University Museum Library Desk DU228.4.L58 L54 1996.

The lost Ark (of the Covenant) [videorecording]/produced by the Voyagers Group in association with Arts and Entertainment Network; producer/director, J. Charles Sterin; co-producer/co-director, Lars Ullberg; writer, Lars Ullberg. New York: New Video Group, c1994. 1 videocassette (50 min.) Narrated by Stanley Anderson. Series: Ancient mysteries.Abstract: Legend has it that the original Ten Commandments handed down from God to Moses were placed inside an ark which was last seen in Jersalem in 587 B.C. This search for the Ark of the covenant travels to ancient Palestine to dig for answers, where historic illustrations shed light on the date of the Ark's last sighting. The trail next leads to wondrous artifacts that bear witness to mankind's obsession with the Ark and its contents. As shifting sands reveal fresh scientific evidence, the program travels to Ethiopia, where deep inside an almost mystical cave, new answers are uncovered. University Museum Library Desk VHS BM657.A8 L67 1994

Mesopotamia: return to Eden[videorecording]/Time-Life Video and Television; series producer, JAson Williams; produced, directed and written by Robert Gardner. Alexandria, VA: Time-Life Video and Television, c1995. 1 videocassette (48 min.).Series: Time Life's Lost civilizations.Abstract: The roots of the world's major religions lie in the valleys of Mesopotamia's Fertile Crescent. Here archaeologists are digging for the sites of Biblical stories, and unearthing clues to the dawn of civilization. University Museum Library Desk DS71 .M476 1995.

Mysteries of Egypt; Pharaohs & filmmakers [videorecording]/National Geographic Video. [Washington, D.C.]: National Geographic Society, c1999. 1 videocassette (60 min.). Abstract: A modern perspective of an ancient civilization. University Museum Library Desk DT60 .M975 1999

Nile: river of gods [videorecording]/a production of Discovery Productions and McKinnon Films, Ltd.; produced & directed by Michael McKinnon; writers, Michael Olmert, Charlie Pye-Smith. Bethesda, MD: The Discovery Channel, c1994. 1 videocassette(100 min.). Narrator, F. Murray Abraham. Abstract: Discover the Nile, its natural beauty and enduring spirituality that washes over the land and its people. Travel back in time to the scattered kingdoms of Upper and Lower Egypt. Illustrates Egypt's great dependancy on the Nile River. Shows the various plants and animals of the region. University Museum Library Desk VHS DT115 .N525 1994

Nubie 64: quelques aspects de la coopiration internationale a la sauvegarde des monuments de la Nubie igyptienne [videorecording]/images et rialisation de Robert Genot; une production de L'Institut giographique national (France). Northbrook, Ill.: Roland Collection of Films on Art, [199-?] c1968. 1 videocassette (40 min.). University Museum Library Desk DT159.6.N83 N83 1990z.

Obelisk [videorecording]/written, produced and directed by Michael Barnes; a NOVA production by the WGBH/Boston Science Unit and BBC-TV. South Burlington, VT: WGBH Video, c1997. 1 videocassette (60 min.): sd., col.; 1/2 in. Series: Secrets of lost empires. Abstract: Discusses how ancient Egyptian obelisks were quarried, moved and erected. Shows how a modern crew tested various theories of how obelisks were set upright. University Museum Library Desk DT62.O2 .O24 1997.

Pharaoh's obelisk [videorecording]/a NOVA production by the WGBH in association with Channel 4 and La Cinquihme written, produced and directed by Julia Cort. South Burlington, VT: WGBH Video, c2000. 1 videocassette (ca. 60 min.): sd., col.; 1/2 in. Series: Secrets of lost empires II. Abstract: Unlock mysteries and uncover lost history with the experts as they use yesteryear's technology to recreate five ancient engineering marvels and to discover what daily life was really like in these communities. University Museum Library Desk DT62.O2 .P43 2000.

Pyramid [videorecording]/[produced by] Unicorn Projects, Inc.; WHYY Television; produced by Larry Klein and Mark Olshaker; directed by Larry Klein; written by Mark Olshaker. Atlanta, GA: Turner Home Entertainment; Alexandria, VA: PBS Home Video, c1995, c1988. 1 videocassette (58 min.) Abstract: Uses the Great Pyramid of Giza to chronicle the step-by-step process of building a pyramid. Combines location footage with animation to tell the entire story. University Museum Library Desk DT63 .P97 1995.

Resurrection of an ancient art: mummification [videorecording]/ Thomas H. Wood, video, editing & producing; featuring Bob Brier & Ronn Wade. Merion Station, PA (P.O. Box 65, Merion Station, PA 19066-0065): T.H.Wood, c1995. 1 videocassette (48 min.) Abstract: In 1994, Brier and Wade prepared the first mummy made in 2000 years using ancient Egyptian techniques and following instructions outlined in pharaonic texts. This video shows them making the tools, buying the herbs, preparing the body, and much of the actual mummification. University Museum Library Desk Videorecording 1.

Secret life of King Ramses II [videorecording]/produced by Greystone Communications, Inc. for A&E Network; produced by Linda Bourgoujian. New York: A&E Home Video: Distributed by New Video Group, c1996. 1 videocassette (ca. 50 min.). Hosted by Leonard Nimoy. Ancient mysteries. University Museum Library Desk VHS DT88 .S43 1996

Shroud of Turin [videorecording] / British Broadcasting Corporation Timewatch; writer/producer, Neil Cameron. New York: A & E Home Video, c1995. 1 videocassette (ca.50 min.) Ancient mysteries.Abstract: "The Shroud of Turin, long thought to be Jesus Christ's burial garment, has inspired the faithful for centries...Through numerous scientific tests, conflicting and sometimes shocking results have kept its true origins a mystery, but startling new evidence suggests that the Shroud may have actually covered the body of Christ. Experience the chance to see the Shroud of Turin, captured on video, and judge for yourself" University Museum Library Desk VHS BT587.S4 S57 1995

The Sumerian kingdom of Ur [videorecording]/produced by SCRIB; written and directed by Antti Kaskia. Cicero, Ill.: Roland Collection [198-?]. 1 videocassette (25min.). Series: Ancient cultures of Mesopotamia. Abstract: Examines the civilization of Ur as revealed through archeological discoveries and through the lifestyle of the Marsh Arabs, who still live much the same way today. University Museum Library Desk DS70.5 U7 S85 1980

Temples of eternity [videorecording]/produced by Greystone Communications, Inc. for A&E Network; produced by Greg Goldman. [New York, NY]: A&E Home Video, c1996. 1 videocassette (ca. 50 min.) Hosted by Leonard Nimoy. Ancient mysteries. Abstract: Explores the ancient temples of Karnak and Luxor to reveal secrets of Egyptian society and its influence on the rest of the world. University Museum Library Desk VHS DT68.8 .T475 1996

This old pyramid [videorecording] / written, produced and directed by Michael Barnes; a NOVA production of the WGBH/Boston Science Unit [and BBC-TV]. South Burlington, VT: WGBH Video, c1997. 1 videocassette (60 min.): sd., col.; 1/2 in. Series: Secrets of lost empires. Abstract: An Egyptologist (Lehner) & a stonemason (Hopkins) put pyramid construction theories to the test by actually building a small pyramid using methods that could have been used by the ancient Egyptians. University Museum Library Desk DT63 .T55 1997.

Tomb of the gods: the great pyramids of Giza[videorecording]/A&E; Greystone Communications; produced and directed by Lisa Bourgoujian New York: A&E Home Video: Distributed by New Video Group, c1996. 1 videocassette (ca. 50 min.) Hosted by Leonard Nimoy. Series: Ancient mysteries. University Museum Library Desk VHS DT63 .T554 1996

Treasures of the sunken city [videorecording] /directed by Andrew Snell, Thierry Ragobert; Nova production by GEDEON in association with WGBH/Boston ... [et al.]. South Burlington, VT: WGBH Boston Video, c1997. 1 videocassette (60 min.) Abstract: A breakwater project in the harbor of Alexandria, Egypt, is halted by the possibility that ruins on the harbor floor may be all that is left of the seventh wonder of the world, the lighthouse on the [then] island of Pharos. University Museum Library Desk N5333 .T74 1997.

Tut, the boy king [videorecording]/ NBC News Production. Malibu, CA: Monterey Home Video, 1993. 1 videocassette (52 min.). Abstract: A tour of the Egyptian treasures taken from the tomb of King Tutankhamun. This program, which was taken from the television special of the same title, features Orson Welles in an on-screen narration of a traveling exhibition at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. University Museum Library Desk DT87.5 .T88 1993.

Who wrote the Bible: probing the eternal mysteries behind the origins of the Holy Scriptures [videorecording] / produced by Multi- Media Entertainment Inc. and Film Roos Inc. in association with A&E Network; written and produced by Lionel Friedberg. [S.l.]: A&E Home Video, 1995. 2 videocassettes (150 min.) Hosts: Richard Kiley, Jean Simmons. Series: Mysteries of the Bible. Abstract: New scientific research reveals insight into the origin of the Holy Scriptures. Leading biblical experts journey back to the land and the times of the Bible's very creation to probe its most profound mysteries.University Museum Library Desk VHS BS445 .W35 1995 vols. 1-2

The world according to basketry: an ethno-archaeological interpretation of basketry production in Egypt [video + book]/by Willemina Wendrich. Leiden: Research School of Asian, African and Amerindian Studies (CNWS), Universiteit Leiden, 1999. Book 492 p. : ill.; 24 cm. + 1 videocassette (60 min.) CNWS publications; no. 83. University Museum Library Desk GN431 .W46 1999 text + VHS

Yemen: land of the Queen of Sheba [videorecording] / written and directed by Alain Jomier; produced by Institut du Monde Arabe; Paris Premihre ; Les Films d'Ici in association with La Cinquihme and the Centre national de la Cin&eaute;matographie; distributed by RM Associates. English version / Mechtild Offermanns. Princeton, N.J.: Films for the Humanities & Sciences [distributor], 2000. 1 videocassette (54 min.). Abstract: Explores Yemen's glorious past in the ruins of the Biblical kingdom of Sheba. University Museum Library Desk DS247.Y43 Y455 2000.

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Europe

Castle [videorecording]/Unicorn Projects, Inc.; WHYY Television; producers, Larry Klein and Mark Olshaker; written by Mark Olshaker. Atlanta, Ga.: Turner Home Entertainment; Alexandria, Va.: PBS Home Video, c1995, c1983. 1 videocassette (60 min.). Abstract: Presents an animated tale about a fictional thirteenth-century fortress and town built by King Edward I to subdue the rebellious Welsh. Includes live-action sequences in which David Macaulay explains the history and architecture that inspired the fictional castle. University Museum Library Desk UG405 .C37 1995.

Cathedral [videorecording]/Unicorn Projects, Inc.; WHYY Television; written and produced by Mark Olshaker and Larry Klein. Atlanta, Ga.: Turner Home Entertainment; Alexandria, Va.: PBS Home Video, c1995, c1985. 1 videocassette (60 min.). Abstract: Combines location sequences and animation to show the building of a Gothic cathedral. Begins with a tour of Chartres, Reims, Amiens, Bourges, Beauvais, Notre Dame de Paris, Laon, and the Royal Abbey Church of St. Denis. Discusses life in the medieval era and how churches were a center of life. University Museum Library Desk NA5543 .C38 1995.

Camelot [videorecording] / produced by Multimedia Entertainment and Filmroos in association with A&E Network; producer, David M. Frank. [New York]: A&E Home Video, c1995. 1 videocassette (ca. 50 min.) Narrated by Leonard Nimoy. Ancient mysteries. Abstract: Looks at the legend of King Arthur and Camelot to see if there is any truth behind the folk tale, and if so how much. Includes interview with historians and literary experts who tell what effect this legendary king on the real world, and why this story is still so popular today. University Museum Library Desk VHS DA152.5.A7 C35 1995

The Celts: rich tradition & ancient myths [videorecording]/written and presented by Frank Delaney; a BBC-TV production in association with FR3 Bretagne-Pays de Loire and Vsterreichischer Rundfunk; producer, Tony McAuley; directed by David Richardson. [London?]: BBC Video; Beverly Hills, Calif.: CBS Fox Video: Distributed by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c1997. 3 videocassettes (ca. 110 min. ea.). Abstract: Follows the story of the Celts from their earliest roots through the flowering of their culture and their enduring heritage today. Includes reconstructions of iron-age villages, dramatizations of major historical events and visits to modern Celtic lands. University Museum Library Desk D70 .C465 1997 tapes 1-3.

Grimes Graves [videorecording] / English Heritage Education Service; a Michael Weigall production for English Heritage; written and produced by Philip Sugg; photographed and directed by Michael Weigall. Cicero, Ill.: Roland Collection of Films on Art [distributor], c1988. 1 videocassette (13 min.). Abstract: "This video investigates the mines and looks for evidence of how the neolithic miners extracted the flint." University Museum Library Desk DA690.G846 G75 1988.

Hadrian's Wall [videorecording] / produced by Greystone Communications, Inc. for A&E Network; produced by Martin Gillam. [New York, NY]: A&E Home Video, c1996. 1 videocassette (ca. 50 min.) Hosted by Leonard Nimoy. Ancient mysteries. Abstract: Hadrian's Wall stretches for nearly 80 miles across the windsweptmoors of England. Built in ancient times by the occupying Roman army, the massive stone barrier served as a formidable defense against barbaric Scotish warriors to the north. University Museum Library Desk VHS DA146 .H33 1996

Unravelling Hitler's conspiracy [videorecording] / Arkios Productions ; in association with the Archaeological Institute of America at Boston University & the Learning Channel ; director, Phil Comeau ; scriptwriter, Christopher Bryson.Publisher: Suffolk, VA: New Dominion Pictures, c1992. 1 videocassette (23 min.). Narrator, John Rhys-Davies. Abstract: German archaeologists found themselves pressed into the service of the Nazis, using archaeology to rewrite the past. The historic reclamation of greater Germany was advanced as justification for Hitler's invasions. University Museum Library VHS DD246.6 .U57 1992

The iceman [videorecording] /a Spiegel TV Production. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c1998. 1 videocassette (97 min.). Abstract: "The discovery in the Alps of a 5300-year-old corpse, perfectly preserved by five millennia of ice, allowed a rare glimpse into the daily life of Stone Age man: his diet, his clothing, and way of life. This program follows scientists and archaeologists as they analyze his hair, clothing, and stomach to uncover clues to how our ancestors lived and died. The program offers a fascinating glimpse into one of the archaeological finds of the century." University Museum Library Desk GN776.22.I8 I34 1998.

Medieval siege [videorecording]/a NOVA production by the WGBH in association with Channel 4 and La Cinquihme; written, produced and directed by Michael Barnes. South Burlington, VT: WGBH Video, c2000. 1 videocassette (ca. 60 min.): sd., col.; 1/2 in. Series: Secrets of lost empires II. Abstract: As in other episodes of the series, archaelogists and engineers attempt to duplicate ancient solutions to engineering problems. In this case, the problem is building and learning to use a war machine called a trebuchet. University Museum Library Desk U873 .M43 2000.

Miraculous canals of Venice [videorecording] / a production of Greystone Communications, Inc. for A&E Television Networks; produced by Martin Gillam. [New York, N.Y.]: A&E Home Video: New Video Group [distributor], c1996. 1 videocassette (50 min.). Host, narrator, Leonard Nimoy. Ancient mysteries. Abstract: Looks at the history of Venice, one of the most beautiful and complex cities in the world. Reveals the fear that motivated Venetians to transform a marshy lagoon into a thriving, romantic metropolis. University Museum Library Desk VHS DG676 .M57 1996

The origins of art in France [videorecording] / ORTF Inter-TV; directed by Max-Pol Fouchet, Jean Loth. Northbrook, ILL: Roland Collection of Films on Art, [199-?]. 1 videocassette (38 min.).Abstract: Pictures Paleolithic cave drawings and paintings and Celtic artifacts from around 1500 B.C. which center on the subject of woman as a symbol of beauty and fertility. Shows the similarities of elements in 20th century art to these drawings, paintings, and artifacts. University Museum Library Desk N7428.5 .O74 1990z.

Russian Amazons [videorecording] / TLC; Quai 32; New Dominion Pictures; producers, Tom Naughton, Nicolas Valcour; director, Joseph Wiecha. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c2000. 1 videocassette (25 min.). Abstract:"In a remote part of Russia, ancient graves have yielded up the skeletons of Indo-European warrior women. Were they Amazons, members of the matriarchal culture that has captivated the Western mind for more than 2000 years? In this classic program, archaeologists reconstruct Sauromatian society at the site of a burial mound in the Pokrovka region. In addition, an analysis is made of Herodotus' writings from his travels to the Black Sea." University Museum Library Desk DK34.S3 R87 2000.

Stonehenge [videorecording] / produced by Cynthia Page, Julia Cort; narration written by Julia Cort; a NOVA production by the WGBH/Boston Science Unit and BBC-TV. South Burlington, VT: WGBH Video, c1997. 1 videocassette (60 min.). Series: Secrets of lost empires. Abstract: Discusses what is known about Stonehenge and attempts to solve some of the mysteries surrounding it. Records an attempt by a modern crew to replicate stone age construction techniques.University Museum Library Desk DA142 .S864 1997.

Who built Stonehenge? [videorecording] / BBC; written & produced by Dominic Flessati. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c1998. 1 videocassette (51 min.).Abstract: Historians and archaeologists work together to discover who actually raised the ancient monuments known as Stonehenge.Review (By C. Golden)Informative but tedious.** University Museum Library Desk DA142 .W458 1998.

Working on the evidence: Maiden Castle [videorecording] /English Heritage Education Service; a Priory Production for English Heritage; produced & directed by David Collison. Northbrook, Ill.: Roland Films on Art [distributor], 1993. 1 videocassette (20 min.). University Museum Library Desk GN780.22.G7 W67 1993

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Mediterreanean Region

Acropolis now:the public face of the state [videorecording]/a production for the Open University [and] BBC TV; written and presented by Colin Cunningham; producer, Tony Coe. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences [distributor], 2000. 1 videocassette (24 min.) Abstract: Addresses such questions as: What did the Acropolis mean to Athenians of the Fifth century B.C.? How did it look originally and why was it organized that way? University Museum Library Desk DF287.A2 A276 2000

Ancient Greece [videorecording]/written by David Manson; producer, Lara Lowe; directed by Bob Carruthers; Cromwell Productions. West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur, c1999. 1 videocassette (50 min.) Series: Lost treasures of the ancient world.Abstract: Discusses the history and culture of ancient Greece, and views the Acropolis, the Parthenon, the remains at Delphi, and the temple of Zeus. University Museum Library Desk DF77 .G768 1999.

Ancient Greece [videorecording]/Eagle Rock Entertainment, Cromwell Productions; written by Vanessa Tovell; produced and directed by Ruth Wood. Princeton, N.J.: Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c1999. 1 videocassette (47 min.) Series: Ancient civilizations (Princeton, N.J.). Abstract: "This program re-creates the Greek world, from the morning market to the evening symposiums, from burial rituals to the Olympics. Beginning with Homer's account of the Trojan War, this program explores Greek civilization using 3-D re-creations of the Parthenon and Agora, maps, and commentary by scholars to provide insight into the daily lives of Greek citizens." University Museum Library Desk DF78 .A465 1999.

Ancient Rome [videorecording]/Eagle Rock Entertainment; Cromwell Productions; written by Ruth Wood; produced by Vanessa Tovell. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities [distributor], c1999. 1 videocassette (47 min.) Series: Ancient civilizations. Abstract: Scholars discuss the unification of Europe under the Romans, the military structure and tactics that allowed them to conquer much of Western Europe, and the cultural and social aspects of Rome before the empire collapsed in 476 A.D. University Museum Library Desk DG77 .A53 1999.

Ancient Rome and its mysterious cities [videorecording] / produced by Greystone Communications, Inc. for A&E Television Networks; produced by Linda Fuller. New York, NY: A&E Home Video: New Video Group [distributor], c1996. 1 videocassette (50 min.). Host, Leonard Nimoy. Ancient mysteries. University Museum Library Desk VHS HT114 .A535 1996

Atlantis: the lost civilization [videorecording] /produced by Joshua Hanig; produced by Filmroos, Inc. for A&E Network. New York, NY: A&E Home Video: New Video Group [distributor], c1996. 1 videocassette (ca. 50 min.) Host and narrator, Leonard Nimoy. Series: Ancient mysteries. University Museum Library Desk VHS GN751 .A85 1996

Carthage [videorecording]/written by David Manson; producer, Lara Lowe; director, Bob Carruthers; Cromwell Productions. West Long Branch, NJ: Kultur, 1999. 1 videocassette (50 min.) Series: Lost treasures of the ancient world. Abstract: Examine the spectacular wonders of the ancient city, which stood on the northern coast of Africa, near modern Tunis. The earliest artifacts unearthed by archaeologists date from 800 B.C. This video program allows a unique glimpse of the "new city", including the mighty walled fortress of Byrsa, which overlooked Carthage's splendid twin harbors. University Museum Library Desk DT269.C32 C368 1999.

Carthage and the Phoenicians [videorecording] Beverly Hills, CA: World Almanac Video: Distributed by Choices and Vision Films, c1999. 1 videocassette (ca. 30 min.) Abstract: The Phoenicians were adventurous colonizers who roamed the oceans in their mighty ships, challenged the might of Rome, and may have even sailed all the way around Africa. Although they did not have left behind grand monuments of marble and stone such as those erected by Rome and Egypt, they bequeathed a legacy that proved to be even more valuable, something without which civilization as we know it could not exist: the alphabet. University Museum Library Desk DS80.3 .C37 1999

Colosseum [videorecording] / produced by Cynthia Page, Julia Cort; narration written by Julia Cort; a NOVA production by the WGBH/Boston Science Unit and BBC-TV. South Burlington, VT: WGBH Video, c1997. 1 videocassette (60 min.): sd., col.; 1/2 in. Series: Secrets of lost empires. Abstract: Explores two competing concepts of how the ancient Romans were able to construct a canopy over the Colosseum. University Museum Library Desk DG68.1 .C65 1997.

The glory of Macedonia [videorecording] / New Dominion Pictures; TLC; producers, Tom Naughton, Nicolas Valcour; director, Phil Comeau. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 2000. 1 videocassette (25 min.)Abstract: Archaeological digs at Pella, Vergina, and Dion in Greece reveal the history of Macedonia. Experts discuss their views with a emphasis on the reign of Philip II. University Museum Library Desk DF261.P27 G66 2000.

The great empire Rome [videorecording]/produced by Greystone Communications, Inc. for the History Channel; executive producers, Craig Haffner, Donna E. Lusitana. New York, NY: History Channel: A & E Home Video: Distributed by New Video Group, c1998. 4 videocassettes (ca. 50 min. each)Abstract: Historical documentary that chronicles the history and legend of ancient Rome from Romulus and Remus to the rise of Christianity. Ancient accounts reveal the everyday life of Romans and extensive footage highlights the antiquities and treasures of Roman sites throughout Europe and the Near East. Contents: Vol. 1 The Republic of Rome; Vol. 2 The age of Emperors; Vol. 3 Building an empire; Vol 4 The enduring legacy. University Museum Library Desk DG209 .G83 1998 1-4.

The Greeks: crucible of civilization [videorecording] / produced by Atlantic Productions in association with PBS and Devillier Donegan Enterprises; written an directed by Cassian Harrison; produced by Patricia Wrobel. [Alexandria, Va.]: PBS Home Video, 2000. 2 videocassettes (165 min.). Series: Empires.Abstract: The story of ancient Greece's Golden Age is told through the lives of its prominent figures, including Cleisthenes, Themistocles, Pericles, and Socrates. University Museum Library Desk VHS DF78 .G734 2000 pt.1-2.

In the footsteps of Alexander the Great [videorecording]/a Maya Vision production for British Broadcasting Corporation and Maryl and Public Television; producer, Rebecca Dobbs; written and presented by Michael Wood; director, David Wallace. [Alexandria, Va.]: PBS Home Video [distributor], [1998], c1997. 2 videocassettes (ca. 240 min.). History's best on PBS. Abstract: Michael Wood using ancient Greek writers as guides tries to follow the route of Alexander the Great on his conquest of most of the known world. He also seeks out local lore about Alexander along the route. Much of the route has been fought over at least since Alexander's time. Wood tries to find the truth of his legends and the personality who conquered the world but was a disease-and alcohol-ravaged lonely man by the time he died at age 33. University Museum Library Desk VHS DF234.2 .I5 1998 pt.1-2

In the shadow of Vesuvius [videorecording]/produced by the National Geographic Society and WQED Pittsburgh; produced by Barbara Jampel, Joe Seamans; written by Barbara Jampel. [Washington, D.C.]: National Geographic Video, 1992, c1987. 1 videocassette (ca. 60 min.). Narrated by Robert Foxworth. Abstract: Robert Foxworth narrates this film which examines the threat of Mt. Vesuvius and analyzes findings from the uncovered ruins. University Museum Library Desk VHS QE523.V5 I58 1992

King Minos and the Minoans at Crete [videorecording]/a Sandkorn Film production in association with ZDF, the Discovery Channel, ORF, S Plus in cooperation with ARTE; written and directed by Michael Gregor. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c1999. 1 videocassette (48 min.)Abstract: "This program focuses on aspects of minoan culture, such as its mythology and the symbolism of the bull, and Minoan religion - particularly the aspect of human sacrficie." University Museum Library DF221.C8 K53 1999.

The lost legions of Rome [videorecording]/produced by Greystone Communications, Inc. for A&E Network; produced by Martin Gillam. New York: A&E Home Video: Distributed in the U.S. by New Video Group, 1996. 1 videocassette (50 min.). Host/narrator, Leonard Nimoy. Series: Ancient mysteries. University Museum Library Desk VHS DG89 .L67 1996

Minoan civilization [videorecording] / a Poseidon Films Ltd., Paulallen production ; produced by Sydney Streeter ; associate producer, Kell Gatherer ; written by Bianka Dadswell, Kell Gatherer ; executive producer, Frixos Constantine; director, Bianka Dadswell. Publisher: Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences [distributor], c1993.1 videocassette (ca. 60 min.) Performed by: Robert Lanchester. Abstract: Film covers the discovery of Knossos by Sir Arthur Evans, the art and architecture of the Minoans, especially at Knossos, and the destruction of Santorini, with its devastating effects on Minoan Crete. University Museum Library Desk VHS DF221.C8 M54 1993

The Minoans [videorecording] Beverly Hills, CA: World Almanac Video: Distributed by Choices and Vision Films, c1999. 1 videocassette, series: Legacy of ancient civilizations. Abstract: Take a journey to a land where history and myth are intertwined. The peaceful Minoans ruled the sea, controlling trade routes, amassing wealth, and creating a land of abundance, art, and sport centered upon a great palace. This stupendous structure was so intimidating to those who visited it that it gave birth to one of antiquity's strangest legends: a bewildering maze that held deep in its center the human-devouring monster known as the Minotaur. University Museum Library Desk DF220.3 .M56 1999.

The Mycenaeans [videorecording] Beverly Hills, CA: World Almanac Video: Distributed by Choices and Vision Films, c1999. 1 videocassette (ca. 30 min.) Abstract: Travel back in time to a land whose mighty heroes inspired some of the world's greatest literary works. Using the works of the poet Homer as a guide, archaeologists have learned that the Bronze Age warrior culture of which he sang was more than legend. This civilization, which we now call Mycenaean, really existed. Protected by mighty walls, it flourished in an age of glory and gold. University Museum Library Desk DF221.M9 M895 1999

The odyssey of Troy [videorecording]/produced by Multimedia Entertainment, Inc. and Filmroos, Inc. in association with A&E Network; produced by David M. Frank. [New York, NY]: A&E Home Video, c1994. 1 videocassette (ca. 50 min.) Narrated byLeonard Nimoy. Series: Ancient mysteries. Abstract: A team of archaeologists travel to the site of Troy in Turkey searching for answers to the eternal mystery of the Trojan War and the identity of the poet Homer whose Iliad told Troy's history. University Museum Library Desk VHS DF221.T8 O39 1994

The Phoenicians [videorecording] / a Sandkorn Film production for ZDF in cooperation with ZDF Enterprises and ARTE; written and directed by Michael Gregor; executive producer Hans-Christian Huf. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences, [2000]. 1 videocassette (53 min.) Abstract: "Daring sea navigators, highly skilled artisans, and scholars of the first order, the Phoenicians left an indelible mark on Western history. This program traces the history of the Phoenician civilization while discussing the Phoenicians' many achievements, which include the circumnavigation of Africa, the construction of Solomon's temple, and the development of the proto-Latin alphabet. But did they really engage in human sacrifice? And did their voyages actually bring them to the shores of America? Experts search for answers to these and other questions." University Museum Library Desk DS81 .P564 2000

Pompeii: buried alive [videorecording]/produced by Benya Ben-Nun. New York: A&E Home Video, c1995. 1 videocassette (50 min.)Abstract: A documentary of Pompeii, with a glimpse into daily life during the Roman Empire, preserved by the lava and ash from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D. Join the archaeological director of Pompeii to journey far beyond the excavations into the very lives cut short by the ancient tragedy. University Museum Library Desk DG70.P7 P6585 1995.

Pompei, citta' della pittura [videorecording] / Edizioni Sele Arte Olivetti. Northbrook, Ill.: Anthony Roland Collection of Films on Art, 1968. 1 videocassette (12 min.). Abstract: A survey of the architecture and paintings of Pompeii found when its ruins were excavated from the cinders and ashes of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius that occurred in 79 A.D. University Museum Library Desk N5770 P6115 1990z

Roman bath [videorecording]/written, produced and directed by Nancy Linde; a NOVA production by the WGBH in association with Channel 4 and La Cinquihme. South Burlington, VT: WGBH Video, c2000. 1 videocassette (ca. 60 min.): sd., col.; 1/2 in. Series: Secrets of lost empires II. Abstract: As in other episodes of the series, archaelogists and engineers attempt to duplicate ancient solutions to engineering problems. In this case, the inside secrets of Roman baths are explored, unlocking the secrets of the social, cultural and technological center of one of history's most impressive civilization.University Museum Library Desk DG97 .R645 2000.

Roman city [videorecording]/Turner Home Entertainment; PBS Home Video; Unicorn Projects, Inc.;WHYY/Philadelphia; produced and directed by Larry Klein; written and co-produced by Mark Olshaker. Atlanta, GA:Turner Home Entertainment; PBS Home Video, 1995, c1994. 1 videocassette (56 min.) Abstract: Shows how the Romans planned and constructed their cities for the people who lived within them and used these cities to link their vast empire into a commercial and political unit. Live-action segments visit historical sites and reveal how these structures were built and used. Animated segments tell the story of the construction and conflicts of a fictional Roman city in the newly conquered territory of Gaul. University Museum Library Desk HT114 .R65 1995.

Roman Empire in North Africa [videorecording]/written by David Manson; producer, Lara Lowe; executive producers, Bob Carruthers and Gary Russell; Cromwell Productions. West Long Branch, NJ; Kultur, c1999. 1 videocassette (ca. 50 min.) Series: Lost treasures of the ancient world. Abstract: Recounts the history of Roman civilization and architecture in North Africa. University Museum Library Desk DT170 .R65 1999.

Rome: power & glory [videorecording] / produced by Alexandria Productions, Inc. for TLC; producer, director, writer, Graham Townsley; executive producers, Ed Fields, Joel Westbrook. Bethesda, MD: TLC Video: distributed by Discovery Channel Vide, 1999, c1998. 6 videocassettes (ca. 52 min. each). Narrated by Peter Coyote. Abstract: Presents the complete history of Rome, from its primitive beginnings to the height of its glory and its eventual decline. Combines location footage of ancient monuments, detailed re-enactments, period art and writing, and insights from scholars and public figures. Contents: The rise. Legions of conquest. Seduction of power. Grasp of empire. The cult of order. The fall. University Museum Library Desk VHS DG209 .R652 1999 vol.1-6

A Roman plague [videorecording] / New Dominion Pictures, Inc.; Quai 32; produced in association with the Archaeological Institute of America; for the Learning Channel; producers, Tom Naughton, Nicholas Valcour; director, Joseph Wiecka; writer, Eleanor Grant [United States]: Discovery Communications, Inc., The Learning Channel, 1995.1 videocassette (ca. 26 min.) Host, John Rhys-Davies. Abstract A Roman plague. A 5th-century Roman burial site containing 47 infants is studied by archeologists who conclude the infants may have died of malaria and their burials may have involved witchcraft. University Museum Library Desk VHS DG70.L856 R65 1995

Secrets at Delphi [videorecording]/produced by Greystone Communications, Inc. for A&E Network; produced by Henry Schipper. [New York, NY]: A&E Home Video, c1996. 1 videocassette (ca. 50 min.). Hosted by Leonard Nimoy. Ancient mysteries. Abstract: Explores the ancient Greek city, site of the powerful oracle and sacred to Apollo and Dionysus. University Museum Library Desk VHS DF261.D35 S43 1996

Seven wonders [videorecording]/Cromwell Productions; writer, David Manson; producer, Lara Lowe. West Long Branch, NJ: Kultur, 1999. 1 videocassette (ca. 50 min.) Series: Lost treasures of the ancient world. Abstract: Discusses the architectural achievements of the ancient world known as the Seven Wonders of the World, including the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, the Statue of Zeus, the Temple of Artemis, the Mausoleum of Halicarnassus, the Colossus of Rhodes, the Pharos of Alexandria, and the Pyramids of Egypt. University Museum Library Desk N5333 .S4227 1999.

Seven wonders of the ancient world [videorecording] / produced by FilmRoos, Inc. for A&E Television Network; produced by Lionel Friedberg and Rupert McNee. New York, NY: A&E Home Video, c1997. 1 videocassette (ca. 100 min.): sd., col.; 1/2 in. Series: Ancient mysteries. Abstract: From the pyramids, the only ancient Wonder still standing today, to the 100-foot high Colossus of Rhodes, the largest bronze statue ever made, this unique program explores the history of some of mankind's most incredible acheivements. Period art and modern reconstructions bring these long-vanished masterpieces to life. University Museum Library Desk N5333 .S4228 1997.

Thera/Santorini [videorecording] Beverly Hills, CA: World Almanac Video: Distributed by Choices and Vision Films, c1999.1 videocassette (ca. 30 min.) Abstract: The ancient culture of Thera, although splendid, had the misfortune to arise in the shadow of one of Earth's mightiest volcanoes. The fate of Thera may have given rise to the myth of the lost world of Atlantis. University Museum Library Desk DF901.T67 T44 1999

Troy and Pergamum [videorecording] Beverly Hills, CA: World Almanac Video: Distributed by Choices and Vision Films, c1999. 1 videocassette (ca. 30 min.) Abstract: One of the greatest archaeological digs in history was an expedition carried out by Heinrich Schliemann, an amateur scientist. In love with Greek literature, he dreamed of proving the truth of the Greek legends that inspired the poets and playwrights of antiquity and, amazingly, he did just that. His discoveries illuminated one of history's most famous conflicts--the Trojan War. Visit, too, the learned city of Pergamum, home of the great Altar of Zeus, one of the wonders of the ancient world. University Museum Library Desk DF221.T8 T777 1999

Urne Etrusche a Volterra/Etruscan Tombs of Volterra [videorecording] / edizioni Sela arte Olivetti. Northbrook, Ill.: Roland Collection of Films on Art, [198-?] 1 videocassette (11 min.). Abstract: Pictures the elaborately carved mausoleums of the Etruscan culture in Volterra. University Museum Library Desk NB110 .U754 1986

Who built the catacombs? [videorecording] / produced by Greystone Communications, Inc. for A&E Network; produced by Scott Palmer. [New York, NY]: A&E Home Video, c1996. 1 videocassette (ca. 50 min.) Hosted by Leonard Nimoy. Abstract: In this mysterious world the religious outcasts of the second-century A.D. Roman Empire hid and worshipped in secret. University Museum Library Desk VHS DG807.4 .W47 1996

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Archaeology - Other regions

Ancient China [videorecording] / Eagle Rock Entertainment; written & produced by Lara Lowe. [England?]: Eagle Rock Entertainment: Cromwell Productions, Ltd.; Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences [distributor], 1999c1997. 1 videocassette (47 min.) Series: Ancient civilizations (Princeton, N.J.) Abstract: From the creation legend of Panku to the demise of the Han Dynasty, this program traces Chinese history and explores the roots of Chinese culture today. Univer sity Museum Library Desk DS735 .A53 1999.

Ancient India [videorecording]/producer, Vanessa Tovell; director, Bob Carruthers. [England?]: Cromwell Productions/Eagle Rock Entertainment; Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities and Sciences [distributor], 1999, c1997. 1 videocassette (47 min.) Series: Ancient civilizations (Princeton, N.J.) Abstract: "This program examines the religious tension between Hinduism, Buddhism, and Islam, and the historical events that shaped the great Indian civilizations, from the Morian Empire th rough the Mogul Empire. Maps and scholars provide insight into a culture that remains vibrant and diverse today." University Museum Library Desk DS436 .A53 1999.

Ancient warriors. [videorecording] / executive producer, Mary Ellen Iwata; series editor, Gary Parker; writer, director, and producer, Phil Grabsky ; produced by Seventh Art Productions for the Learning Channel. [S.l.]: The Learning Channel; Bet hesda, MD: distributed by Discovery Enterprises Group, 1994. 3 videocassettes (60 min. each). Narrator, Colgate Salsbury. Abstract: Presents the typical experience of a warrior in each of these military cultures, using contemporary narrative s, bloodless reenactments of battles, current views of the terrain, computer graphics reproductions, and artwork (sculpture, painting, etc.) from the period described. Contents: [v. 1.] The Vikings. The Huns. The Celts [v. 2.] The Janissari es. Shaolin masters of Kung Fu. The Samurai [v. 3.] The Spartans. Legions of Rome. The Macedonians. University Museum Library Desk VHS U29 .A6 1994 v.1-3

China bridge [videorecording]/a NOVA production by the WGBH in association with Channel 4 and La Cinquihme; written, produced and directed by Michael Barnes. South Burlington, VT: WGBH Video, c2000. 1 videocassette (ca. 60 min.)Abstract: Archaelogists and engineers attempt to duplicate ancient solutions to engineering problems. In this case, the problem, solved during the Sung dynasty, was creating an arched, single-span bridge from straight timbers. University Museum Library Desk TG327 .C45 2000.

The Lost city of Zimbabwe [videorecording]/Arkios Productions in association with The Archaeological Institute of America at Boston University & The Learning Channel; director, Bertrand Morin. Princeton, N.J.: Films for the Humanities & Sciences: Devillier/Donegan Enterprises [distributor], c1993. 1 videocassette (22 min.)Abstract: Long mistakenly identified as the remnants of some ancient white civilization, the spectacular ruins of the Great Zimbabwe are only now being re cognized for what they are: southern Africa's first city. This program looks at the work being done to restore this archaeological site to its African heritage. University Museum Library Desk DT3025.G84 L67 1993.

Lost treasures of Tibet [videorecording] / produced and directed by Liesl Clark; a NOVA production for WGBH in association with Channel 4. Publisher: [South Burlington, VT] : WGBH Video, c2003.1 videocassette (ca. 60 min.).Narrator, Liev Schreiber; commentary by John Sanday ... [et al.]. Abstract: Join the race against time as art and restoration experts mix history, science and politics in a complicated and daunting mission to preserve Mustang's religious works of art.University Museum Library Desk VHS N8193.N46 L67 2003

Mysterious mummies of China [videorecording] / written, produced and directed by Howard Reid; a production by Union Pictures for NOVA/WGBH and Channel 4. South Burlington, VT: WGBH Boston Video [distributor], c1998. 1 videocassette (ca. 60 min.). Narrator, Stacy Keach. Nova adventures in science.Abstract: Mummies found in the Takla Makan Desert in China raise the question that European contact may have occurred some 1,000 years earlier than previously realized. University Museum Library Desk VHS DS719 .M97 1998

The Silk road [videorecording] / a joint production of NHK (Japan) and CCTV (China); produced by Isao Tamai; directed by Junzo Tagawa. New York, NY: Central Park Media, c1990-. 5(out of 6) videocassettes (55 min. ea.). Narrator, Graham Webster. Abstract: A panoramic tour examining the world's most historic and inaccessible locations, Silk Road escorts the viewer on the ancient path travelled by Marco Polo, linking the riches of China with the European markets of the Middle Ages. University Museum Library Desk VHS DS712 .S55 1990 1-2. 4-6

Tassili N'Ajjer: Prehistoric Rock Paintings of the Sahara [videorecording]/un film de J. Dominique Lajoux; rialisi en collaboration avec Michel Meignant; un film produit par Jean Thuillier pour les Editions cinigraphiques; texte de Max-Pol Fouchet. Hohokus, NJ: Peasmarch, East Sussex, Eng.: the Roland Collection pf Films on Art, c1968. 1 videocassette (16 min.). Narrator [of the French language version]: Max-Pol Fouchet. University Museum Library Desk VHS N5310.5.A4 T3 1968

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Archaeology: New World

North America

The Anasazi and Chaco Canyon [videorecording] / writer & director, Wulfing von Rohr; additional writing, Eric Mandelbaum. [Germany]: ZDF; Princeton, N.J.: Films for the Humanities & Sciences [distributor], c1994. 1 videocassette (23 min) Abstract: Examines and speculates on Anasazi culture and history in the region of what is now Chaco Canyon, New Mexico. University Museum Library Desk E99.P9 A5155 1994.

The Chaco legacy [videorecording] / [Public Broadcasting Associates, Inc.]; written, produced, and directed by Graham Chedd. Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources, 1980. 1 videocassette (59 min.) Off-screen narrator, Stacy Keach; on-screen guide, Gwinn Vivian. AbstractExamines archaeological theories about the rise and fall of Chacoan culture, which flourished 900 years ago in the area of Chaco Canyon, New Mexico, and represented the height of prehistoric Pueblo civilization. University Museum Library Desk VHS E99.P9 C483 1980

Digging for slaves [videorecording] /a BBC-TV production in association with Arts and Entertainment Network; written and produced by Jonathan Dent. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c1993. 1 videocassette (50 min.)Abstract: Provides fascinating details at excavations of 18th-century slave quarters on Middleburg Plantation near Charleston, SC; at Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's home; and at Colonial Williamsburg. University Museum Library E443 .D53 1993.

4-Butte-1: a lesson in archaeology [videorecording]/ produced by The University of California Extension Media Center and the Archaeological Survey, Department of Anthropology, U.C.L.A.; directed by Tony Gorsline; produced and written by Donald S. Miller, Peter Schnitzler. [Berkeley, CA: University of California Extension Center for Media and Independent Learning], c[199-?]. 1 videocassette (33 min.) Abstract: University Museum Library Desk VHS CC76 .F68 1990z

Ice Age crossings [videorecording] / producers, Tom Naughton & Nicolas Valcour; director, Mimi Edmunds. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences, c1993. 1 videocassette (28 min.) Abstract: Discovery in Montana, Alaska, and Brazil of prehistoric, non- Clovis projectile points could indicate that the western hemisphere was populated not solely by migration over the Bering Straits from Asia 11,000 years ago, but millenia earlier, and possibly by sea routes. University Museum Library GN370 .I23 1993.

Kennewick man [videorecording]/produced by Shari Finkelstein. [New York]: CBS Video, c1998.1 Videocassette (15 min.) University Museum Library Desk E78.W3 K46 1998.

Myths and the moundbuilders [videorecording] / a production of Public Broadcasting Associates, Inc.; written, produced and directed by Graham Chedd. [Alexandria, Va.]: PBS Home Video, c1995. 1 videocassette (58 min.) Narrator: Don Westcott. Abstract: The huge earthworks and mounds scattered through the eastern half of the United States prompted people in the nineteenth century to speculate that a lost civilization had preceded the Indians then living among the mounds. Though we've known for some time that the ancestors of those Indians actually built the mounds, archaeologists are still exploring their contents for a better understanding of their builders. University Museum Library Desk VHS E73 .M97 1995

The peopling of the Americas [videorecording] / Chitester Creative Associates. Publisher: [McKean, Penn.] : Idea Channel, c1999. 1 videocassette (44 min.).Performed by: Thomas C. Gustavson, Michael B. Collins. Abstract: Dicuss the origins of people in Americas. University Museum Library Desk VHS E61 .P425 1999

Secrets of the Dead:Cannibalism in the canyon [videorecording] / [an Engel Brothers Media production for Thirteen/WNET in association with Channel 4]; executive producer, Beth Hoppe; producer, Whitney Wood; producer/director, Larry Engel. [New York]: PBS Home Video, [2000] 1 videocassette (ca. 60 min.) Abstract What happened to the peaceful ancient Pueblo civilization of the American southwest? For 1,000 years, the Anasazi -- a democratic people with rich achievements in architecture, agriculture, astronomy and art -- flourished in what is now New Mexico. Yet around 1200 A.D., something brought their utopia to a sudden and mysterious end. Paleoanthropologist Christy Turner has found what he believes are clear signs of cannibalism among the Anasazi. Anthropologist Bruce Bradley demonstrates the marks left on bones from butchering. University Museum Library Desk VHS E99.P9 C266 2000

Secrets of the Dead:The lost Vikings [videorecording] / [a Granite production for Thirteen/WNET in association with Channel 4] ; executive producer, Beth Hoppe; producer/director, David Wright. Publisher: [New York]: PBS Home Video, [2000] 1 videocassette (ca. 60 min.). Abstract: Civilization in legend and lore, a colony of Vikings in Greenland left no clues to their sudden and mysterious disappearance. Or did they? On a desolate coast of Greenland, an international team of archaeologists, forensic anthropologists, entomologists and botanists set out to investigate clues in a complex chain of events that may have led to the demise of a Viking colony.University Museum Library Desk VHS G760 .L67 2000

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Central America

Arte precolombino [videorecording]/productor ejecutivo, Miguel Aleman Velasco; director y productor, Hictor Tajonar; guion, Alberto Ruy Sanchez. Cicero, Ill.: Roland Collection [distributor]; Mexico City: Televisa S.A. [prod uction company], c1989. 1 videocassette (56 min.) Series: Mexico through the eyes of Octavio Paz. University Museum Library Desk F1219.3.A7 A784 1989.

The Aztecs [videorecording] / Eagle Rock Entertainment; Cromwell Productions; written by Elizabeth Baquedano; produced and directed by Ruth Wood. [England?]: Eagle Rock Entertainment: Crowwell Productions; Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences [distributors], c1999. 1 videocassette (47 min.) Series: Ancient civilizations (Princeton, N.J.). Abstract: "Explores Aztec culture and history, from the role of human sacrifice in the Aztec religion to their agricultural advances. Commentary by scholars, maps, and contemporary accounts provide an overview of the events that both shaped and destroyed an empire." University Museum Library Desk F1219.73 .A97 1999.

Dragon over America: religion from Olmec to Aztec [videorecording] / research, script, narration, desktop production, Karl W. Luckert. [Portland, Ore.: K.W. Luckert], 2000. 1 videocassette (50 min.). University Museum Library Desk VHS F1219.76.R45 L83 2000

Edgewalker: a conversation with Linda Schele. [videorecording] A film by Andrew Weeks, Simon Martin and Lori Conley. [Austin, TX]: Home Life Productions, 1999. Videorecording (48 min. Abstract: A conversation with Linda Schele, looking at her life and her studies of Maya art, hieroglyphics and civilization. University Museum Library Desk F1435.S345 A3 1999.

El Sol Azteca/The Aztec Sun [videorecording]/ Televisa; escrito, dirigido y producido por Hictor Tajonar. Cicero, Ill.: Anthony Roland Collection of Film on Art, 1990. 1 videocassette (59 min.). Abstract: The Aztecs reflect their politics, religion, science and culture with depictions of symbols, myths and legends in their art. University Museum Library Desk F1219.76.A78 S65 1990z

El Enigma de los Mayas/In Search of the Mayas [videorecording]/Televisa; escrito, dirigido y producido por Hictor Tajonar. Cicero, Ill.: Roland Collection [distributor]; Mexico City: Televisa S.A. [production company], c1990. 1 videocassette (ca. 56 min.). Series: Mixico a travis de su arte. Abstract: "An introduction to the geographical area of Mesoamerican culture which gave birth to the pre-Hispanic civilizations of Mexico. The cultures of the Olmecs, Mayas, Mixtecs and Zapotecs are examined through a reconstruction of their architecture, sculpture, painting, ceramics and craftsmanship in precious metals." University Museum Library F1435.3.A7 E55 1990.

The fall of the Maya [videorecording] / Arkios Productions in association with The Archaeological Institute of America at Boston University and The Learning Channel ; director, Marianna Edmunds.Publisher: Suffolk, VA: New Dominion Pictures, c1992. 1 videocassette (23 min.). Narrators, John Rhys-Davies, Albert Jordan. Abstract: University Museum Library Desk VHS F1435.1.C7 F35 1992

Figurillas: Maya terracotta figurines, 6th and 7th century, A.D. [videorecording] / Museo Nacional de Antropologma; I.N.A.H.; S.E.P.; Anthony Roland Films. Northbrook, Ill.: Roland Collection, [198-?]. 1 videocassette (12 min.) Abst ract: Views of the figurines in realistic surroundings. With program music. University Museum Library Desk F1435.3.S34 F54 1980z.

The Great civilizations of South and Central America [videorecording]/a TMW Media Group, Inc. presentation; written, produced, and directed by Richard Arsenault. Venice, CA: TMW Media Group, c1998. 1 videocassette (22 min.). Host: Ramona Tafoya. Latino/Chicano history and society. Abstract: Presents a brief overview of the history of the Maya, Aztec, and Inca civilizations of South and Central America. University Museum Library Desk VHS F1408 .G736 1998

Knorosov: el desciframiento de la escritura Maya = the decipherment of the Mayan script [videorecording] / CONACULTA; un documental de Tiahoga Ruge y Eduardo Herrera; direccisn, Tiahoga Ruge y Eduardo Herrera F.; guisn, Olaga Caceres, Tiahoga Ru ge, Eduardo Herrera F. New York: First Run/Icarus Films, 2000. 1 videocassette (57 min.) Narrators: Heather Dreshner, Danny Laird.Abstract:Documentary on Yuri V. Knorosov, who in 1952 while working at the Russian Institute of Ethnography dis covered the key to the Mayan writing system. Includes interviews with Knorozov and Michael Coe, author of Breaking the Maya code. University Museum Library Desk VHS F1435.3.W75 K567 2000

Lost kingdoms of the Maya [videorecording] /produced by the National Geographic Society; produced and directed by Christine Weber; written by Patrick Prentice. [Washington, D.C.]: National Geographic Video, c1993. 1 videocassette (60 min.). Narr ated by Susan Sarandon. Abstract: An exploration of the forests of Central America and Mexico on the trail of the ancient Maya. Distinguished scientists unearth artifacts, reconstruct cities and decipher the hieroglyphics of an extraordinary civilization. University Museum Library Desk VHS F1435 .L8524 1993

The Maya collection [videorecording] / Lecuona Films; Instituto Nacional de Antropologma e Historia; direccisn, Enrique Lecuona Saiz; produccisn, Lecuona Films. Century City, CA: Lecuona Films Inc., c1996. 10 videocassettes (ca. 60 min. each) University Museum Library Desk F1435.3.A6 M39 1996 tapes 1-10.

Maya lords of the jungle [videorecording] /a production of Public Broadcasting Associates, Inc.; written, produced and directed by John Angier. Publisher: Alexandria, VA: PBS Home Video, 1995, c1980. 1 videocassette (59 min.). Narrated by Richar d Provost. Abstract: Visits ancient sites on the Yucatan Peninsula where new findings are forcing a reappraisal of the past of the Mayans. Researchers display and interpret their findings, setting aside the errors of the past, and quietly wo rking a revolution in pre-Columbian archaeology. University Museum Library Desk VHS F1435 .M394 1995

Mayan: a history of the Mayas [videorecording] / written and directed by Leo Linder; produced by Explorer Film [and] Werner Jondral; LDA International. Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1998. 1 videocassette (45 min.) Abstract: The history of the Mayas and their culture is shown through the remains at Copan, Palenque, Tikal, Yaxchilan, Bonampak, and Chichin Itza and by dramatizations and interviews with archaeologists and modern Mayas. University Museum Librar y Desk F1435 .M46 1998.

The Mayans [videorecording] / Eagle Rock Entertainment; written by Elizabeth Baquedano; produced by Ruth Woods [i.e. Wood]; directed by Bob Carruthers. [England?]: Eagle Rock Entertainment: Cromwell Productions, Ltd.; Princeton, NJ: Films for th e Humanities [distributor], 1999, c1997. 1 videocassette (47 min.) Series: Ancient civilizations (Princeton, N.J.). Abstract: Delves into Mayan history, investigating topics such as the Mayans' master of mathematics, their extremely hierarch ial society, their use of human sacrifice to induce rain, and Mayan art. University Museum Library F1435 .M475 1999.

Search for the lost cave people [videorecording] / directed by Antoine de Maximy; writer/producer, Catherine Rubin; produced by Marina Cappabianca, Christian Cascio; a Nova production for WBGH/Boston in association with Paneikon S.r.l. and Gedeo n Programmes. South Burlington, VT: WGBH Boston Video, c1998. 1 videocassette (60 min.) Abstract: Deep in the wilds of southern Mexico lies a river canyon surrounded by a jungle so forbidding that it was one of the last untouched archaeologi cal sites in the world, which proved to be the location of a lost civilization. University Museum Library Desk F1219.1.C45 S43 1998

Secrets of the Aztec empire [videorecording] /produced by Filmroos, Inc. for A&E Network; A&E Television Network; produced by Andrew Rothstein. New York: A&E Home Video, c1996. 1 videocassette (ca. 50 min.) Host, Leonard Nimoy. Ancient mysteries . Abstract: Learn about the origins of the Aztecs, their culture, cities, and religious traditions from earliest times to the Spanish conquistadors. University Museum Library Desk VHS F1219.73 .S43 1996

Touring Mexico [videorecording] / Encounter Productions; TravelNetwork Productions; producer, Dennis Burkhart; writer, Rolf Forsberg; director, Gary Adams. Chicago, Ill.: Questar Video, Inc. [distributor], c1989. 1 videocassette (60 min.) Univer sity Museum Library Desk VHS F1216.5 .T68 1989

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South America

Easter Island [videorecording]/a NOVA production by the WGBH in association with Channel 4 and La Cinquihme; written, produced and directed by Liesl Clark. South Burlington, VT: WGBH Video, c2000. 1 videocassette (ca. 60 min.): sd., col.; 1/2 in. Series: Secrets of lost empires II. Abstract: Archaelogists and engineers attempt to duplicate ancient solutions to engineering problems. In this case, the problem is the mystery of the giant stone heads of Easter Island. University Museum Library Desk F3169 .E245 2000.

Inca [videorecording] / written, produced and directed by Michael Barnes; a NOVA production by the WGBH/Boston Science Unit and BBC-TV. South Burlington, VT: WGBH Video, c1997. 1 videocassette (60 min.) Abstract: Explores the archi tecture and engineering expertise of the Incas. Shows attempts to replicate Inca techniques for transporting large stones, fitting stones in place and constructing rope bridges. University Museum Library Desk F3429 .I59997.

The Incas [videorecording]/a co-production of British Broadcasting Corporation and Public Broadcasting Associates;producers, Marian White, Anna Benson-Gyles. [Beverly Hills, Calif.]: PBS Home Video, c1995, c1980. 1 videocassette(60 min.). Narrat or, Tony Kahn; "Spanish chronicles narrated by Frank Marrero." Abstract: From the spectacularheights of Machu Piccu to jungle valleys and desert floors, this video travels the awesome world of the ancient Incas. Itreveals one of the most imp ressive civilizations the world has ever known, and shows how they achieved their stunningcentury of success. University Museum Library Desk VHS F3429 .I53 1995

The Incas remembered [videorecording] / executive producer, Lucy Jarvis; produced and directed by Peter Jarvis; writer, David Carroll. Monterey, Calif.: Monterey Home Video: distributed by Excel Telemedia Int'l. Corp., c1986. 1 videocassette (60 min.) Abstract: Presents a survey of the achievements of Inca civilization, the conditions that led to its destruction by the Spanish, and the Inca traditions that survived. Topics include: Machu Picchu, administration of the Inca Empire, Pizzaro's conquest, the descendents of the Incas. University Museum Library Desk VHS F3429 .I657 1986.

Peru's city of ghosts [videorecording] / a co-production of by Gedeon Programmes, Le Septe arte, Discovery Channel, BBC; director, Thierry Ragobert; producer, Anne-Francoise de Buzareingues; writer, Michel Abescat. Bethesda, MD: Discovery Channe l Video; [distributed by Artisan Home Entertainment], c1999. 1 videocassette (50 min.) Narrator, Ron David. Abstract: Takes a look at the Nazca civilization, which flourished more than 2,000 years ago in Peru, and examines the circumstances which may have caused their capitol to fall into ruin and their culture to disappear into oblivion. University Museum Library Desk VHS F3429.1.N3 P47 1999

Vor tausend und einem Jahr/A thousand and One year: Inca Art of Peru [videorecording]: Kunst aus Alt-Peru bis zur Zerstv rung des Inca-Reiches, Idee, Buch, Gestaltung, Herbert Seggelke: Roland Collection of Films and Video on Art, [199-?] 1 videocassette (13 min.). Abstract: Presents Inca art of Peru dating from 400 to 1000 A.D., showing scenes of war, daily life, demons and vivid animals. Shows that the whole range of Inca life and death is preserved in these artificats of a lost culture in clay, stone, wood and paper-thin gold. University Museum Library Desk F2230.1.A7 V67 1990z

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