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Anthropology: Films and Videos in the University of Arizona Library


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The Giza Pyramids: Tribute to Osiris (1996)

DESCRIPTION 1 videocassette (ca. 60 min.)
SERIES Myths, mysteries and mysticism.
SUMMARY Delve into the mystery of the most lasting wonder of the ancient world, the Giza Pyramids, with Robert Bauval and Graham Hancock.
OTHER TITLE Tribute to Osiris.
SUBJECTS Pyramids of Giza (Egypt)
SUBJECTS Mysteries, Religious -- Egypt.
SUBJECTS Mysticism, Egyptian.
SUBJECTS Mythology, Egyptian.
Media Video DT63 .G5 1996

The Glories of Ancient Benin (1992)

DESCRIPTION 1 videocassette (15 min.)
SERIES African studies.
SUMMARY Tour of some of the treasures--textiles, gourds, tusks, tombs, great carved doors of the royal palace--in Porto-Novo, Benin, along with scenes of ceremonial drumming and dancing, including the ritual masks of the dancers.
SUBJECTS Benin -- Civilization.
SUBJECTS Benin -- Antiquities.
Media Video DT541.4 .G56 1992

The God Haunted (1991)

Presented by Tyrone Guthrie.
DESCRIPTION 1 videocassette (26 min.)
SERIES Treasures of the British Museum.
SUMMARY Tyrone Guthrie conducts viewers through rooms in the British Museum, explaining particular artifacts and discussing the ancient Greeks.
SUBJECTS Greece -- Antiquities.
SUBJECTS Greece -- Civilization.
SUBJECTS British Museum. Dept. of Greek and Roman Antiquities.
Media Video DF78 .G64 1991

The Gran Chichimeca: Casas Grandes and the People of the Southwest (1974, C1987)

By Charles C. DiPeso.
DESCRIPTION 1 videocassette ( 20 min.) + 1 instructor's manual + 2 posters.
SERIES History through art and archaeology.
SUMMARY Explores the history of the native American Chichimecans of the Southwest United States and northern Mexico, focusing on the impact of the Toltecs on their economics, culture, and technology, as evidenced by excavations at Casas Grandes, and on consequences of the European invasions.
SUBJECTS Chichimecs.
SUBJECTS Casas Grandes Site (Mexico)
SUBJECTS Mexico, North -- Antiquities.
SUBJECTS Southwest, New -- Antiquities.
Media Video Oversize F1219 .G7 1987

Greece, the Golden Age (1963, 1965)

McGraw-Hill; producer, Louis J. Hazam.
DESCRIPTION 16mm film reel (27 min.)
SUMMARY A documentary film about the art and culture of ancient Greece, with emphasis on the age of Pericles. Shows views of the architecture and sculpture which remain today. Relates the history of Greece through the words of Greek writers, philosophers, and poets. Includes views of the site of the Acropolis, Olympia, Delphia, the ancient theater of Epidaurus, and the remains of Mycenae.
SUBJECTS Greece -- Civilization.
SUBJECTS Greece -- Antiquities.
Media Film D-5781 1

The Greeks: Crucible of Civilization (c2000, 1999)

Produced by Atlantic Productions in association with PBS and Devillier Donegan Enterprises.
DESCRIPTION 2 videocassettes (165 min.)
SERIES Empires.
SUMMARY The story of ancient Greece's Golden Age is told through the lives of its prominent figures, including Cleisthenes, Themistocles, Pericles, and Socrates.
SUBJECTS Greece -- Civilization -- To 146 B.C.
SUBJECTS Civilization, Western -- Greek influences.
SUBJECTS Greece -- Biography.
SUBJECTS Greece -- Antiquities.
SUBJECTS Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Media Video DF78 .G76 2000 pt.2
Media Video DF78 .G76 2000 pt.1 MISSING

 

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