Best Archaeology podcasts — What digs and discoveries are revealing about our past (Updated January 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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Indiana Jones: Myth, Reality and 21st Century Archaeology
 
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 ...
 
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Making History
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Series exploring the latest historical and archaeological research
 
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Archaeological Fantasies
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Did Aliens build Stonehenge? Did the Easter Island statues walk? Did the Vikings colonize Midwest American? What does mainstream archaeology have to say about all this? Listen to the Archaeology Fantasies podcast and learn about popular archeological mysteries. Hoax or fact? Learn to tell the difference with Dr. Kenneth Feder and cohost Sara of the Archy Fantasies blog.
 
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Stone Pages Archaeo News
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Stone Pages presents a weekly podcast with the latest archaeology news, mainly related to prehistory, megalithic monuments and discoveries.
 
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Story Archaeology
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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.
 
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The Struggling Archaeologist's Guide to Getting Dirty
 
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?
 
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The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed
 
Find shows from Cultural Resource Management Archaeology to technology to anarchy to whatever. We cover it all in this feed.
 
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Archaeology Channel - Audio News from Archaeologica
 
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.
 
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The Archaeology Show
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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.
 
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The Book and The Spade Feed
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The Book and Spade program has the latest information on discoveries and developments in Biblical Archaeology.
 
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Women in Archaeology
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Take a journey through archaeology, from academic to contract field archaeology, with the women of archaeology.
 
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Archaeology and Ale
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Archaeology lectures from the Red Deer pub in Sheffield, England and presented by Archaeology in the City of the University of Sheffield
 
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The Heritage Science Podcast
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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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Links https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carcassonne http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/345
 
THE ANCIENT POWER GRID REVEALED Consider the possibility that there is an alchemical cosmology in very ancient stone monuments, and that this is connected to the Mayans, their myths, and the mysterious machined ruins of Pumu Punkhu. Consider the possibility that an ancient and hidden elite laid out an entire global construction grid, and then b ...…
 
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Links https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dZ6K03ovxCM http://irisharchaeology.ie/2012/07/the-enigmatic-fulacht-fiadhburnt-mound/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fulacht_fiadh
 
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Links https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Zimbabwe
 
The Book and the Spade program #1603By tdscribe@tds.net (Gordon Govier).
 
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Links https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dead_Sea_Scrolls
 
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Links APN Affiliate Page The Field Archaeologist's Survival Guide. Succinct Research Follow Our Panelists On Twitter Bill @succinctbill; Doug @openaccessarch; Stephen @processarch; Chris W @Archeowebby,@DIGTECHLLC, and @ArchPodNet; Richie @FTBVsAndUPTTs Blogs: Bill White: Succinct Research Doug Rocks-MacQueen: Doug’s Archaeology Stephen Wagner: ...…
 
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Links http://journals.cambridge.org/images/fileUpload/documents/PAR_PR_Romans.pdf https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_Roman_bathing http://www.ancient-origins.net/news-history-archaeology/why-romans-were-not-quite-clean-you-might-have-thought-005141
 
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Making History
 
Tom Holland and his guests showcase the stories that are making history.Helen Castor heads for Wales and new scientific research telling us much more about what the Romans ate and how far away they had to source their food to feed their armies. Helen's in Newport, not far from Caerleon which was one of only three permanent fortresses in Roman B ...…
 
Links Crow Canyon Archaeological Center Sean Gantt Professional Website (Including Videography) Native Historians Write Back Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians website (Nanih Waiya Mound Page- One of the Interpretive Signs Sean Developed) Guide and Call to Acknowledge Native Land Contact Jessica Jessica@livingheritageanthropology.org @livinghe ...…
 
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Links http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/collection_object_details.aspx?objectId=831341&partId=1 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battersea_Shield
 
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Archaeology Channel - Audio News from Archaeologica
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Satellite data leads to find of early Scythian tomb (details) Paper fragments from shipwreck show what Blackbeard’s pirates were reading (details) New Paleolithic site found in Israel with hundreds of Acheulian hand-axes (details) Moche throne rooms found, confirming what was previously only known fro ...…
 
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Link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skara_Brae http://www.orkneyjar.com/history/skarabrae/
 
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Link http://secretsoftheice.com/funn/2016/06/28/reconstruction/ https://www.academia.edu/4372500/Out_of_the_Norwegian_glaciers_Lendbreen_a_tunic_from_the_early_first_millennium_AD
 
This week we return to the planet Mars and discover the latest in rover and satellite imagery and their implications. Why are we not learning about these massive megalithic structures from NASA? George J. Haas is founder and premier investigator of The Cydonia Institute which was established in 1991. He is a member of the Pre-Columbian Society ...…
 
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Contact Chris Webster chris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com
 
Contact Chris Webster chris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com
 
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Link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Areni-1_cave
 
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Link https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Offa%27s_Dyke
 
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App of the Day Chris: ProCam $4.99 for iOS Chris: Ember Mug Paul: Trace Snow Free for iOS and Android Contact Chris Webster Twitter: @archeowebby Email: chris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com Paul Zimmerman Twitter: @lugal Email: paul@lugal.com
 
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Link https://www.hrp.org.uk/tower-of-london/#gs.IdXyPow https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tower_of_London
 
The Book and the Spade program #1602By tdscribe@tds.net (Gordon Govier).
 
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The Swedish island of Helgö represents one of the earliest phases of urbanisation in Sweden. Links https://www.jstor.org/stable/41726230 http://mongolschinaandthesilkroad.blogspot.de/2013/12/the-helgo-treasure-viking-age-buddha.html http://irisharchaeology.ie/2013/12/the-helgo-treasure-a-viking-age-buddha/…
 
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Making History
 
Helen Castor is in the chair for this edition of the long-running history magazine programme. Today, she's joined by the historian of Victorian sex, suffrage and entertainment, Dr Fern Riddell - along with an expert on Victorian and Edwardian humour, Dr Bob Nicholson of Edge Hill University in Lancashire.Making History reporter Hester Cant brav ...…
 
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Most famous for its richly adorned Anglo-Saxon ship burial, probably of King Rædwald, a powerful, early Christian, East Anglian King in the 6th to early 7th centuries, the site of Sutton Hoo has been of unique importance to archaeologists and historians trying to understand the post-roman period in Britain. Links https://www.nationaltrust.org.u ...…
 
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Archaeology Channel - Audio News from Archaeologica
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Roman-style board game, complete with pieces, found in Slovak prince’s tomb (details) Aztec rain god shrine in pond depicts Mesoamerican creation myth (details) New scan techniques allow reading of recycled papyri glued together to make mummy cases (details) DNA from 12,000 year old Alaskan burial rew ...…
 
Links Bears Ears National Monument - Arch365 325 State of the Monuments - Episode 40 Antiquities Laws and Regulations - Episode 75 After Bears Ears National Monument Shrinkage, The Fight For Redesignation Is Still On Contact Email us at ArchyFantasies@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter at @Archyfantasies and find us on FaceBook. Theme Music by Arch ...…
 
Links Bears Ears National Monument - Arch365 325 State of the Monuments - Episode 40 Antiquities Laws and Regulations - Episode 75 After Bears Ears National Monument Shrinkage, The Fight For Redesignation Is Still On Contact Email us at ArchyFantasies@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter at @Archyfantasies and find us on FaceBook. Theme Music by Arch ...…
 
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Links https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lycurgus_Cup http://www.britishmuseum.org/research/collection_online/collection_object_details.aspx?objectId=61219&partId=1&searchText=lycurgus+cup&page=1
 
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Women in Archaeology
 
On this episode the panel discusses the recent American Anthropological Association annual meeting in DC. We touch on important themes from the conference such as making anthropology more approachable, the need for truly inclusive archaeology, and teaching archaeology as social justice. Contacts Women in Archaeology on Twitter (@womenarchys) Ch ...…
 
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On this episode the panel discusses the recent American Anthropological Association annual meeting in DC. We touch on important themes from the conference such as making anthropology more approachable, the need for truly inclusive archaeology, and teaching archaeology as social justice. Contacts Women in Archaeology on Twitter (@womenarchys) Ch ...…
 
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Links https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%27Anse_aux_Meadows http://pc.gc.ca/en/lhn-nhs/nl/meadows
 
"These tablets, with other ancient records, bear witness to the amazing fact the civilizations of India, Babylonia, Persia, Egypt and the Yucatan [Mayans] were but the dying embers of a great past civilization." --James Churchward In the 1920s famed researcher and occultist James Churchward wrote a series of ground breaking books about the lost ...…
 
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Links https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hochdorf_Chieftain%27s_Grave http://www.keltenmuseum.de/English/The-Celtic-Museum/
 
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Links https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newgrange http://www.newgrange.com
 
The Book and the Spade program #1601By tdscribe@tds.net (Gordon Govier).
 
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Links https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Battle_of_Visby http://historiska.se/utstallningar/medieval-massacre/
 
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Links CRMArch Episode 126 NCSHPO Website (Directory) ACRA RPA Shovelbums Archaeology Fieldwork site 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 ...…
 
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Links https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Must_Farm_Bronze_Age_settlement http://www.mustfarm.com
 
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Making History
 
Tom Holland is joined by Dr Alice Taylor from King's College in London and the historian of pop culture, Travis Elborough. Helen Castor charts the course of the Prague Spring, that period of liberalisation in Czechoslovakia brought in when Alexander Dubcek became leader in January 1968. She hears from those who were there and those who study th ...…
 
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Welcome to the Arch365 Podcast - 2018 Edition - Prepare for another year of awesome archaeology.
 
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Archaeology Channel - Audio News from Archaeologica
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Satellite imagery finds Bronze Age Syrian defense network (details) Nova Scotia find adds to the sparse count of Late Archaic tools (details) Bronze mirror from Japanese site shows trade with China as early as AD 100 (details) Environmental study of Arctic-area Viking settlement will show how adaptati ...…
 
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This is the final episode of 2017! It's been a long, difficult year but we did it! Thanks to all the people that helped make this happen. They're mentioned in the show. We're continuing this through 2018 with a new team of volunteers! Stay subscribed to get the new episodes. We're starting the numbering over at 1 with a numbering scheme of 1800 ...…
 
Three true tales about what it's like to do field research. Kelly Stewart, Dorothy Cheney, and Robert Seyfarth share stories of gun smuggling, pet leeches, close encounters with hippos, and fan mail from one of the world's most infamous mass murderers. This bonus episode was recorded live at a Leakey Foundation Fellows event in 2016. The Leakey ...…
 
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A Bronze Age site in the Republic of Macedonia, Kokino was discovered in just 2001, but, dates back to the 19th century BC. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kokino
 
All ancient cultures link humanity’s origins to the heavens. The Egyptians, for example, were adamant that their ancestors came from the stars of Orion and Sirius. Today, however, religion and science assert that life arose spontaneously here on Earth. Did the ancients know our true cosmic origins? Have they left us clues? Expanding on the pans ...…
 
Links Earthwatch Institute for Field Research Amache Dig Ventures Crow Canyon Society for Historical Archaeology Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America Maya Research Program Contact chris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com
 
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Links Earthwatch Institute for Field Research Amache Dig Ventures Crow Canyon Society for Historical Archaeology Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America Maya Research Program Contact chris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com
 
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Some of the best-preserved Roman ruins on the Mediterranean, Leptis Magna was founded in the 7th century BC and was always a hot spot for activity and war. Links https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leptis_Magna
 
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Still a thriving city in Lebanon, Baalbek has been inhabited for the last 8,000 to 9,000 years! Link https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Baalbek
 
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