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Title Signs and Symbols (D)
Series Out of the Past 4
Filmmaker Jay Rayvid (executive producer)
Year 1993
Subject Symbolic Communication
Format VHS
Region multiple
 
Description Produced by Pennsylvania State University and WQED/Pittsburgh. 1993. ISBN: 1-55946-757-6 Summary Unearthing and interpreting the signs and symbols that define us as a species can be challenging yet revealing. From deciphering ancient scripts to understanding status symbols, archaeologists use ancient and modern examples to reconstruct the meaning of the symbols they find. Descript 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., color ; 1/2 in Series Out of the Past Cast Jay Rayvid, Executive Producer. Marc Pollock, Coordinating Producer. Subject Archaeologists deciphering ancient scripts to understanding status symbols ISBN 1-55946-757-6 http://www.learner.org/resources/series45.html

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