Best Archaeology podcasts — What digs and discoveries are revealing about our past (Updated June 2018; image)
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Earth Ancients
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Earth Ancients chronicles the growing (and often suppressed) evidence of known and unknown civilizations, their ruined cities, and artifacts developed from advanced science and technology. Erased from the pages of time, these cultures discovered and charted the heavens, developed medicine and unleashed advancements that parallel and, in many cases, surpass our own. Join us and discover our lost history.Armed with the thousands of anomalous archeological discoveries which have not been covere ...
 
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Origin Stories
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Origin Stories is The Leakey Foundation's podcast about how we became human.
 
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Making History
Monthly
 
Popular history series where the past connects with the present.
 
This show targets an audience interested in archaeology. It explores myths surrounding this exotic, often misunderstood field and acquaints listeners with the contemporary practice of unearthing the human past. Themes range from Dr. Schuldenrein’s own “Indiana Jones”-like adventures in the land of the Bible to his team’s archaeological forensics effort to unearth Kurdish mass graves in Iraq. That undertaking helped convict Saddam Hussein in 2006. Topical issues contribute to the evolution vs ...
 
Story Archaeology combines the breadth of knowledge and skills of the storyteller with academic exploration of ancient texts. We focus on the Irish tradition, peeling back the layers of modern folklore to unearth the potsherds and treasuries of our heritage. On storyarchaeology.com, you will find regular podcasts and articles about Irish Mythology by the Story Archaeologists; Chris Thompson and Isolde Carmody.
 
Stone Pages presents a weekly podcast with the latest archaeology news, mainly related to prehistory, megalithic monuments and discoveries.
 
Find shows from Cultural Resource Management Archaeology to technology to anarchy to whatever. We cover it all in this feed.
 
Ever want to know more about the world of archaeology AND have a good time learning it? This podcast explores what it's like to be a young professional in the field. There's also news and discussions on cool stuff going on at the other end of trowels all over the place. In the end, it's all about learning through life and laughter. And it's all brought to you by me, Jenny, a regular gal who really DIGS history... get it?
 
The archaeology news of the week in audio, brought to you by The Archaeology Channel, compiled and written by Michelle Hilling of Archaeologica.org and read by Laura Pettigrew. The Audio News from Archaeologica is compiled from Archaeologica.org's daily news updates.
 
The Archaeology Show is produced by the Archaeology Podcast Network. It's hosted by a contract archaeologist and an academic. We will interview people from around the world in a variety of topics. Enjoy the ride.
 
The Book and Spade program has the latest information on discoveries and developments in Biblical Archaeology.
 
Archaeology lectures from the Red Deer pub in Sheffield, England and presented by Archaeology in the City of the University of Sheffield
 
The Heritage Science Podcast is brought to you by students of SEAHA, the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Science and Engineering in Arts, Heritage and Archaeology, in collaboration with UCL digital media services.From ancient mummies to crumbling towers, join us every month as we talk to heritage practitioners, academics and students, to better understand the subject that brings together science and the arts.
 
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Expedition Unknown: Legend of The Snake King Expedition Unknown chronicles the adventures of Josh Gates as he investigates iconic mysteries across the globe. Gates begins by interviewing key eyewitnesses and uncovering recent developments in the story, then springboards into a fully immersive exploration. Legend of the Snake King: Part 1 - 2 Jo ...…
 
WARNING: There is quite a bit of profanity and some off-color jokes in this episode. It might not be suitable for some audiences.
 
WARNING: There is quite a bit of profanity and some off-color jokes in this episode. It might not be suitable for some audiences.
 
App of the Day Webby: MotivateMe Paul: Bands in Town Contact Chris WebsterTwitter: @archeowebbyEmail: chris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com Paul ZimmermanTwitter: @lugalEmail: paul@lugal.com
 
The Book and the Spade program #1481By tdscribe@tds.net (Gordon Govier).
 
Tom Holland is joined by Dr Matthew Green for a programme that's all at sea.Helen Castor is in Great Yarmouth where local people voted overwhelmingly for Brexit. One of their major gripes with Brussels was the detrimental impact they thought EU quotas had on the town's fishing industry. Dr James Barrett is an archaeologist who researches the me ...…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Roman skeleton shows rare evidence of death by crucifixion (details) New study shows pre-Columbian skull surgeons were more successful than Civil War doctors (details) Bronze Age skeletons from Russia show early form of plague microbe (details) Bronze Age dig in India turns up early chariot and coffin ...…
 
Michael Tellinger is a scientist, explorer and internationally acclaimed author of numerous books, and dozens of lectures available on YouTube. He is the founder of the UBUNTU Liberation Movement of UNITY & Higher Consciousness. Michael has become an authority on the ancient vanished civilisations of Southern Africa, the mysterious origins of h ...…
 
The stories and songs of prehistoric people are lost. Their art and artifacts are all that remain of their culture. The painted caves of Ice Age Europe are the world's most famous examples of prehistoric art. What does this art reveal about the people who made it? Why did they paint those images on cave walls? What do the images mean? Jean Clot ...…
 
Follow Our Panelists On Twitter Bill @succinctbill; Doug @openaccessarch; Stephen @processarch; Chris W @Archeowebby,@DIGTECHLLC, and @ArchPodNet; Blogs: Bill White: Succinct Research Doug Rocks-MacQueen: Doug’s Archaeology Stephen Wagner: Process - Opinions on Doing Archaeology Chris Webster: Random Acts of Science…
 
The Book and the Spade program #1480By tdscribe@tds.net (Gordon Govier).
 
Helen Castor presents the first in a new series of the popular history magazine. She's joined today by Dr Jane Hamlett from Royal Holloway University of London.It's 140 years since the UK prison system was nationalised, and Iszi Lawrence visits Shrewsbury with Professor Alyson Brown from Edge Hill University to discover why a change in organisa ...…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Corinthian helmet found in necropolis of Greek soldiers in southwestern Russia (details) Investigators hope new techniques will solve old American mystery (details) For nearly a century, human mummy mistaken for a hawk (details) Recent discovery pushes back date of first olive oil production 700 years ...…
 
The Derinkuyu underground city is an ancient multi-level underground city in the Derinkuyudistrict in Nevsehir Province, Turkey. Extending to a depth of approximately 60 m (200 feet), it is large enough to have sheltered as many as 20,000 people together with their livestock and food stores. It is the largest excavated underground city in Turke ...…
 
Links https://collage.cityoflondon.gov.uk/london-picture-map?WINID=1527709238089#51.506304405365%2F-0.1259049224854607%2F13%2FRoadMap%2F-1 Rephotography Contact Chris Webster chris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com
 
Links https://collage.cityoflondon.gov.uk/london-picture-map?WINID=1527709238089#51.506304405365%2F-0.1259049224854607%2F13%2FRoadMap%2F-1 Rephotography Contact Chris Webster chris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com
 
Links Infographics Spoonflower Xbox Kinect Terrain Video HP Reveal App of the Day Webby: Layar Paul: PocketCast Contact Chris WebsterTwitter: @archeowebbyEmail: chris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com Paul ZimmermanTwitter: @lugalEmail: paul@lugal.com
 
The Book and the Spade program #1619By tdscribe@tds.net (Gordon Govier).
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Egyptian rock carvings near temple yield a record of informal worship (details) New excavations at Pachacamac explore Inca era structures (details) New Pompeian finds include second-story balconies still painted in different colors (details) Hundreds of bones in Danish bog reveal burial rites for Iron ...…
 
Steven and Evan Strong are trying to share our understanding of Ancient Australia as having a rich past that started long ago. Australia has been visited in the past by the Ancient Egyptians, Phoenicians, Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, etc., along with the distinct possibility of an even more ancient Extra-terrestrial presence. We are trying to ...…
 
The Book and the Spade program #1618By tdscribe@tds.net (Gordon Govier).
 
Links Recording Archaeology YouTube Channel A thousand archaeology conference presentations at your fingertips - a Blog Post from Bill White ArchaeoTech Episode on Virtual and Digital Ethics Academia.edu Research Gate Follow Our Panelists On Twitter Bill @succinctbill; Doug @openaccessarch; Stephen @processarch; Chris W @Archeowebby,@DIGTECHLLC ...…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Lead scroll from ancient Antioch holds Jewish hex on horse racing (details) New study of Andean burial site shows sacred linkage between landscapes and life (details) New study links the development of autism-spectrum skills to Ice Age environment and cave art (details) New evidence adds to claims abo ...…
 
Built at the end of the last ice age around 9600 BCE, Göbekli Tepe in southeast Turkey was designed to align with the constellation of the celestial swan, Cygnus--a fact confirmed by the discovery at the site of a tiny bone plaque carved with the three key stars of Cygnus. Remarkably, the three main pyramids at Giza in Egypt, including the Grea ...…
 
Links Who We Are nd How We Got Here (2018) Ancient DNA Contact Chris Websterchris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com
 
Links Who We Are nd How We Got Here (2018) Ancient DNA Contact Chris Websterchris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com
 
Mark Spanjer is an archaeologist, lecturer and speaker and one of the session organisers of Reconnecting Archaeology. In this interview he talks about finding the fun in archaeology, how to deal with alternative archaeology and what conferences represent. Links Twitter - @Aranadan
 
Contact Chris WebsterTwitter: ​​​​​​​@archeowebbyEmail: chris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com Paul ZimmermanTwitter: @lugalEmail: paul@lugal.com
 
Joining Jessica are, Kassie Rippee, Briece Edwards, Desiree Martinez, Wade Campbell, and Dorothy Lippert. Contact JessicaJessica@livingheritageanthropology.org; @livingheritageA
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Ruins of Mardaman show how northern Iraqi cities often were independent in the past (details) Utah hiker finds thousand-year-old pot left by Puebloan ancestors (details) New Pompeian find tells the fate of a valuable ancient horse (details) Egyptian tomb of a general of Ramesses II yields wealth of de ...…
 
Did a distant race of ancient aliens once inhabit the lands of the Bible? Do the ancient writings of the Bible and other texts provide proof of their existence? Did the "prophets" have close encounters with ancient aliens? Were the "angels" physical beings sent to perform specific tasks by their alien masters? Ancient Aliens in the Bible answer ...…
 
Links https://www.pokemongo.com https://medium.com/@RemotelyInterested/developerweek-2018-gold-rush-fever-in-the-san-francisco-bay-area-e9ec05c217c4 http://remotely-interested.com Contact Chris Webster@archeowebbychris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com
 
Another interview with great insight into the archaeology sector in the UK. Towergate Insurance has been providing its services to archaeologists for over 20 years and they have gained a great understanding of archaeologists and the industry as a whole. Links Towergate Insurance
 
Rob Lennox is the policy advisor to the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists (CIfA) and in this interview we discuss the challenges for archaeology as a profession and the ways in which conferences such as CIFA held in Brighton this year can bring people inside and outside the industry together to work together.…
 
Links Advance Directives What to Know About Disability Insurance (An article from the Wall Street Journal) Life Insurance Follow Our Panelists On Twitter Bill @succinctbill; Doug @openaccessarch; Stephen @processarch; Chris W @Archeowebby,@DIGTECHLLC, and @ArchPodNet; Blogs: Bill White: Succinct Research Doug Rocks-MacQueen: Doug’s Archaeology ...…
 
This is a short interview conducted at the Chartered Institute for Archaeologists conference in Brighton. Dr. Andy Holland is a Post-Doctoral researcher at the University of Bradford, specialising in Forensic Archaeology. We discuss how forensics archaeologists work with law enforcement, and how conferences bring both commercial and academic ar ...…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Roman site along the Rhine yields evidence of historical battle (details) Very early finds in the Philippines data to era of Homo erectus (details) Inscription to Roman Emperor Diocletian found during construction in Plovdiv, Bulgaria (details) Chimu site in Peru reveals huge mass sacrifice of childre ...…
 
Mohamed Ibrahim is an Egyptologist, Hieroglyphics Expert, Tour Guide and Director Mohamed Ibrahim, inspired by an equally passionate desire to share his wisdom, offers a wide spectrum of knowledge regarding the history, arts, literature, and culture of the ancient Egyptians. Mohamed was born in Memphis, Egypt and studied (Ancient Egyptian,Copti ...…
 
Links Ancient Celts from Oxford University Press Barry on past shows:https://www.archaeologypodcastnetwork.com/archaeology/24https://www.archaeologypodcastnetwork.com/archaeology/26 Contact Chris Websterchris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com
 
Links Ancient Celts from Oxford University Press Barry on past shows:https://www.archaeologypodcastnetwork.com/archaeology/24https://www.archaeologypodcastnetwork.com/archaeology/26 Contact Chris Websterchris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com
 
The Book and the Spade program #1615By tdscribe@tds.net (Gordon Govier).
 
The Book and the Spade program #1617By tdscribe@tds.net (Gordon Govier).
 
We also include a few select recordings from the conference. Links SAA Ethical Principles Contact Chris WebsterTwitter: @archeowebbyEmail: chris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com Paul ZimmermanTwitter: @lugalEmail: paul@lugal.com
 
At the CIFA2018 conference in Brighton, Tristan sits down with Alistair Galt to discuss the ins and outs of archaeology in the UK. Alistair is secretary of the New Generation Group of CIFA, dedicated to helping students and Early Career Professionals, mentoring and giving advice. We talk about the apparent shortage of archaeologists, the need t ...…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Roman influence on Iron Age Scandinavians included new status symbol: the goose (details) Nubian tomb with horse burial shows the importance of horses for work and social status (details) Shigir Idol wood dates complex carving to late Ice Age hunters (details) Caribbean site suggests the Carib Indians ...…
 
Scientists have discovered elaborate tunnels, rooms and canals dug under pyramids, and ancient cities throughout Mexico. In this program we trace the history of this phenomena and uncover their purpose. Marco M. Vigato has traveled extensively across Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, South-East Asia, North and South America and is an indep ...…
 
Dr. Chrys Harris talks to me about her company Magnitude Surveys, outlining the different techniques they provide to business. She explains Electromagnetic surveys as well as telling me about the archaeology in and around Bradford where Magnitude Surveys is based. This was recorded at CIFA Brighton 2018 conference http://www.magnitudesurveys.co ...…
 
Links Northwest Anthropological Conference https://www.replacedbyrobot.info/62644/archaeologist https://willrobotstakemyjob.com/19-3091-anthropologists-and-archeologists https://scholar.harvard.edu/jasonur/pages/hollow-ways-0 tDAR ADS (UK) Open Context DINAA Sustainable Archaeology Follow Our Panelists On Twitter Bill @succinctbill; Doug @opena ...…
 
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