Anthropology


New! Dead Sea Scroll Detectives 53 min.

What can technology reveal about the Dead Sea Scrolls? Join scientists as they investigate suspicious, newly surfaced fragments to see if they're forfeited, and use imaging techniques to digitally unravel the charred remains of a scroll.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

New! Decoding da Vinci 54 min.

Journey to Florence to discover how Leonardo da Vinci used science, from human dissections to innovative painting techniques, to create his legendary artwork. Learn why Mona Lisa's smile is so captivating—and what it took to create it.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2019

Culture: Volume 1 14 min.

This program presents a general introduction to the concept of culture and the elements that comprise culture.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Language and Society 13 min.

This program offers a general introduction to the role language plays in society.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

Norms 11 min.

This program provides a general introduction to the concept of norms in society.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2019

New to Our Collection! Great Escape at Dunkirk 53 min.

Join archaeologists and divers recovering remains of ships and planes lost during World War II’s epic Dunkirk operation. Discover new evidence of the ingenious technology that helped save Allied forces from defeat by the encircling Germans.

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018

Digging for Britain: Stone Age Engineering and WWI Battlefield 60 min.

Professor Alice Roberts explores this year’s most exciting archaeological finds from the East of Britain. Every new discovery was filmed by the archaeologists themselves giving us an unprecedented view of each excavation as it happens. In this episode, we join a team in Suffolk as they discover a lost Stone Age monument revealing the incredible engineering skills of our ancient ancestors….. We tra...

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Bacchus Uncovered 59 min.

Professor Bettany Hughes investigates the story of Bacchus: god of wine, revelry, theater, and excess. Hughes begins in Georgia, where she discovers evidence of the world’s oldest wine production, and the role it may have played in building communities. In Athens, she reveals Bacchus’ pivotal role in a society where his ecstatic worship was embraced by all classes, and most importantly, by women....

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Endangered Archaeology 23 min.

The rich and diverse archaeology of the Middle East and North Africa is under threat. Archaeologists and scientists race against time to preserve the region's ancient past.

Formats: DVDStreaming Copyright Date: 2018

Neanderthal 120 min.

In 2010 there was an incredible breakthrough: the Neanderthal genome was first decoded. The greatest surprise was that most modern humans have inherited Neanderthal DNA, and that there is around 2% of their DNA inside everyone from outside sub-Saharan Africa. These genes have helped shape modern humans into what we are today. So what kind of people were our ancient ancestors? This two-part serie...

Formats: Streaming Copyright Date: 2018