Best Archaeology podcasts — What digs and discoveries are revealing about our past (Updated April 2018; image)
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Earth Ancients
Weekly
 
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
Monthly
 
Origin Stories is The Leakey Foundation's podcast about how we became human.
 
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
Monthly
 
Series exploring the latest historical and archaeological research
 
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.
 
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.
 
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?
 
Find shows from Cultural Resource Management Archaeology to technology to anarchy to whatever. We cover it all in this feed.
 
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.
 
Take a journey through archaeology, from academic to contract field archaeology, with the women of archaeology.
 
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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Links Article: An Extension Without an Exhibition: Considering the Continued Life (and Usefulness) of a Digital Heritage Output - by Meghan Dennis Article DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/aap.2017.35 The Metropolitan Museum of Art App of the Day Webby: Beware of the GPS signal quality in mobile GPS apps! Paul: Termux http://osxdaily.com/2018/01/08/ ...…
 
The Book and the Spade program #1613By tdscribe@tds.net (Gordon Govier).
 
Links USF Heritage Research Lab News post on SFAA forum where Dr. Jackson and I met Book- Speaking for the Enslaved: Heritage Interpretation at Antebellum Plantation Sites. Routledge Society of Black Archaeologists- Oral History Interview Archery, Georgia article including President Carter Present Pasts Journal Contact Jessica Jessica@livingher ...…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Cambodian excavation reveals possible palace of the first ruler of the Angkor Empire (details) Medieval Italian may have worn knife where his amputated hand had been (details) Peruvian burials from Viru culture have unique content - additional human limbs (details) Wooden die from medieval Norway sugg ...…
 
Content Warning - Racism, Far Right Wing Cheddar Man was only meant to be one data point within a wider data-set about prehistoric migrations into Britain. Instead the representation of Cheddar Man with dark skin sent the right wing blog-o-sphere into a media furore claiming conspiracy and bad science. And although its fun to laugh at white sup ...…
 
Contacts Women in Archaeology on Twitter (@womenarchys) Chelsi Slotten on Twitter (@osteoarchaeo) Emily Long on Twitter (@trowel_tales) Kirsten Lopez on Twitter (@archyfem) Show email: womeninarchaeology@gmail.com
 
Contacts Women in Archaeology on Twitter (@womenarchys) Chelsi Slotten on Twitter (@osteoarchaeo) Emily Long on Twitter (@trowel_tales) Kirsten Lopez on Twitter (@archyfem) Show email: womeninarchaeology@gmail.com
 
Features photos from a red hair giants grave site! The Red-Haired Giants Atlantis in North America “And the Gods ruled from Akakor. They ruled over men and earth with ships faster than birds’ flight, ships that reached their goal without sails or oars and by night as well as by day. They had magic stones to look into the distance so that they c ...…
 
The Book and the Spade program #1612By tdscribe@tds.net (Gordon Govier).
 
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…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Temple found at remote Egyptian oasis, where Alexander the Great was called to be a god (details) FBI forensics solves the case of the decapitated mummy (details) Swiss team tests whether deep stone shafts from Roman times were used as summer cold storage (details) Drones and global volunteers help fi ...…
 
Sharing his more than 25 years of research and travel to sites throughout North America, Carl Lehrburger employs epigraphy, archaeology, and archaeoastronomy to reveal extensive evidence for pre-Columbian explorers in ancient America. He provides more than 300 photographs and drawings of sites, relics, and rock art, including Celtic and Norse r ...…
 
Links Katie Kirakosian kvkirako@anthro.umass.edu Twitter @kvkirako and @inaarchaeology Rebus Community Contact Chris Webster chris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com
 
Links Katie Kirakosian kvkirako@anthro.umass.edu Twitter @kvkirako and @inaarchaeology Rebus Community Contact Chris Webster chris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com
 
Links Arch Aerial https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2018/02/maya-laser-lidar-guatemala-pacunam/ https://www.dronezon.com/learn-about-drones-quadcopters/best-lidar-sensors-for-drones-great-uses-for-lidar-sensors/ https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/02/02/582664327/game-changer-maya-cities-unearthed-in-guatemala-forest-using-lasers Arc ...…
 
The Book and the Spade program #1476By tdscribe@tds.net (Gordon Govier).
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Wooden doll with Buddha features was likely used in Shinto scapegoat ceremony (details) Footprints show where Ice Age family walked the beach on Canada’s Pacific coast (details) Remains of mummy in Egyptian coffin come as a surprise to Sydney University researchers (details) Upland survey in Amazon Ba ...…
 
rchaeologists can combat it. Links https://bonesstonesandbooks.com/2018/01/08/knowledge-feature-pseudoarchaeology/ https://bonesstonesandbooks.com/2018/03/03/hashtags-and-sea-lions-using-social-media-to-break-down-pseudoarchaeology/ https://archyfantasies.com/ https://archyfantasies.com/tag/pseudoarchaeology/ http://jasoncolavito.com/ Contacts ...…
 
rchaeologists can combat it. Links https://bonesstonesandbooks.com/2018/01/08/knowledge-feature-pseudoarchaeology/ https://bonesstonesandbooks.com/2018/03/03/hashtags-and-sea-lions-using-social-media-to-break-down-pseudoarchaeology/ https://archyfantasies.com/ https://archyfantasies.com/tag/pseudoarchaeology/ http://jasoncolavito.com/ Contacts ...…
 
Spirits in Stone: The Secrets of Megalithic America Presenting a comprehensive field guide to hundreds of lost, forgotten, and misidentified megalithic stone structures in northeastern America, Glenn Kreisberg documents many enigmatic formations still standing across the Catskill Mountain and Hudson Valley region, complete with functioning sols ...…
 
On today's episode we play some recordings from the 2018 Society for California Archaeology Meetings in San Diego, CA in March. It's a hodge-podge of stuff but I'm sure you'll enjoy it. Follow Our Panelists On Twitter Bill @succinctbill; Doug @openaccessarch; Stephen @processarch; Chris W @Archeowebby,@DIGTECHLLC, and @ArchPodNet; Blogs: Bill W ...…
 
The Book and the Spade program #1611By tdscribe@tds.net (Gordon Govier).
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Battered sculpture of Hatshepsut identified in Welsh collection (details) Guadalcanal shipwreck searchers find the Juneau, on which the five Sullivan brothers died (details) Deep dig in Dublin uncovers medieval industrial area and Viking-era houses (details) New work in Pompeii reveals original fresco ...…
 
Freddy Silva: Ancient America, Legacy of the Gods A fresh and insightful account of the role played by sacred sites in raising human consciousness. Can a temple transform an ordinary person into an extraordinary being? Ancient texts across the world describe how, following a catastrophic flood, groups of enlightened individuals were entrusted w ...…
 
Contact Chris Webster chris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com
 
Contact Chris Webster chris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com
 
Guests James Dilley @ancientctaftUK; Erin Kavanaugh @geomythkavanagh Host: Kim Biddulph @kimbiddulph Links The Cheddar Man story Bronze Age invasion shown through genetics, maybe Dorling Kindersley book James was consultant for
 
Links Pencils and Pixels: Drawing and Digital Media in Archaeological Field Recording ArchaeoTech Episode 22 InTerris Wildnote Contact Chris Webster Twitter: @archeowebby Email: chris@archaeologypodcastnetwork.com Paul Zimmerman Twitter: @lugal Email: paul@lugal.com
 
The Book and the Spade program #1610By tdscribe@tds.net (Gordon Govier).
 
Links https://www.friendsofcedarmesa.org/ Bears Ears Inter-Tribal Coalition Utah Dine Bikeyah San Juan Record Article about the Celebrate Cedar Mesa Event Tha ‘Yoties (Ed Kabotie’s band) Angelo Baca’s Bears Ears Film Website Ute Indian Museum Contact Jessic Jessica@livingheritageanthropology.org @livingheritageA…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Distinctive bead from Chinese tomb shows contact with Middle East. (details) Orkney Islands site reveals Iron Age festival, with days of roasted meat and gifts (details) Early port in Naples shows the the Greek takeover from the Etruscans (details) Experiment studies what happened to shipboard food su ...…
 
Links Jason's Website Jason's Twitter Page Contact Email us at ArchyFantasies@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter at @Archyfantasies and find us on FaceBook. Theme Music by ArcheopSoup Productions
 
Links Jason's Website Jason's Twitter Page Contact Email us at ArchyFantasies@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter at @Archyfantasies and find us on FaceBook. Theme Music by ArcheopSoup Productions
 
Contacts https://www.penn.museum/blog/museum/marvelous-monday-archaeologist-of-the-week-tatiana-proskouriakoff/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anna_O._Shepard https://trowelblazers.com/women-of-the-palestinian-exploration-fund/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kathleen_Kenyon https://www.trc-leiden.nl/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=28 ...…
 
Forensic geologist Scott Wolter was the host of the hit show American Unearthed, which followed him on his quest to uncover the truth behind historic artifacts and sites found throughout North America. Scott is also the author of The Hooked X: Key to the Secret History of North America and co-author of The Kensington Rune Stone: Compelling New ...…
 
Links The Atlatl with Dr John Whittaker - TAS 8 The Archaeology of the Night - TAS 35 John Whittaker - Grinnell College Flintknapping: Making and Understanding Stone Tools Follow Our Panelists On Twitter Bill @succinctbill; Doug @openaccessarch; Stephen @processarch; Chris W @Archeowebby,@DIGTECHLLC, and @ArchPodNet; Blogs: Bill White: Succinct ...…
 
The Book and the Spade program #1609By tdscribe@tds.net (Gordon Govier).
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Military barracks deep below Rome may have housed Hadrian’s secret service (details) Sagas and site data help narrow down search for a second Viking settlement in North America (details) Ancient Nubian necropolis shows importance of women in its early kingdoms (details) World’s oldest message in a bot ...…
 
Paul Devereux (born 1945) is an author, researcher, lecturer, broadcaster, artist and photographer based in England. Devereux is a co-founder and the managing editor of the academic publication Time & Mind – the Journal of Archaeology, Consciousness and Culture, a research associate with the Royal College of Art (2007-2013), and a Research Fell ...…
 
Triblism developed out of actual tribes and the need to defend your family - since you were likely related to everyone in the tribe. It's also evolutionary and helps protect your genes. Those early tribes would eventually evolve into societies that lived in larger towns and cities. This has developed into nationalism on a larger scale. Also, th ...…
 
Triblism developed out of actual tribes and the need to defend your family - since you were likely related to everyone in the tribe. It's also evolutionary and helps protect your genes. Those early tribes would eventually evolve into societies that lived in larger towns and cities. This has developed into nationalism on a larger scale. Also, th ...…
 
Links Using Structure from Motion Mapping to Record and Analyze Details of the Colossal Hats (Pukao) of Monumental Statues on Rapa Nui (Easter Island) Sketchfab Agisoft Photoscan Sketchfab link to pukau App of The Day Chris: Agisoft Photoscan Paul: Tonebridge Guitar Effects - iOS iRig AmpliTube JamUp Contact Chris Webster Twitter: @archeowebby ...…
 
The Book and the Spade program #1608By tdscribe@tds.net (Gordon Govier).
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Prehistoric burial site found in shallow water off Florida coast (details) Roman boxing gloves found in barracks near Hadrian’s Wall (details) Jordan’s first underwater archaeology project uncovers medieval port on Gulf of Aqaba (details) Israeli gardener finds medieval pilgrim’s ring (details)…
 
Links Welcome 2018 and Bears Ears Update - Episode 90 Antiquities Laws and Regulations - Episode 75 Friends of Cedar Mesa | Stewarding the greater Cedar Mesa area in ... Bears Ears Rock Art Pilling Collection of Fremont Culture Figurines Hexham Heads, ley lines, and Wear-sheep-men Contact Email us at ArchyFantasies@gmail.com Follow us on Twitte ...…
 
Links Welcome 2018 and Bears Ears Update - Episode 90 Antiquities Laws and Regulations - Episode 75 Friends of Cedar Mesa | Stewarding the greater Cedar Mesa area in ... Bears Ears Rock Art Pilling Collection of Fremont Culture Figurines Hexham Heads, ley lines, and Wear-sheep-men Contact Email us at ArchyFantasies@gmail.com Follow us on Twitte ...…
 
Links https://thefemalescientist.com/portrait/alex-fitzpatrick/1680/meet-alex-fitzpatrick-a-zooarchaeologist-and-science-communicator-who-uses-social-media-to-increase-public-knowledge-of-zooarchaeology/ https://www.forbes.com/sites/kristinakillgrove/2016/11/21/earliest-archaeological-evidence-of-turkey-domestication-found-in-tennessee/#3fd5dfe ...…
 
Links https://thefemalescientist.com/portrait/alex-fitzpatrick/1680/meet-alex-fitzpatrick-a-zooarchaeologist-and-science-communicator-who-uses-social-media-to-increase-public-knowledge-of-zooarchaeology/ https://www.forbes.com/sites/kristinakillgrove/2016/11/21/earliest-archaeological-evidence-of-turkey-domestication-found-in-tennessee/#3fd5dfe ...…
 
The nursery rhyme begins, "In fourteen hundred and ninety two, Columbus sailed the ocean blue." Less well-known is the line that follows: "…to learn if the old maps were true." How can there be "old maps" of a land no one knew existed? Were others here before Columbus? What were their reasons for coming and what unexplained artifacts did they l ...…
 
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