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Strata: Portraits of Humanity, May 2019


15 May 2019


Strata: Portraits of Humanity, May 2019 (Fish Guys comedy; Muslim minaret in Spain)

(1) In a short comedy shot in 2003 in the fish collection at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles Coounty, Gail, a university student, arrives at the fish archives of the Museum with a mission to identify bones from a dig on Santa Catalina Island. She has a surprising adventure! (2) In Tauste, northern Spain, a church tower supposedly built with the church in the 13th century, turns out to be the minaret of a former mosque built in the 11th century. This video documents the research that led to this surprising conclusion and the re-imagining of Tauste history.

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