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Story Archaeology

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Story Archaeology

Chris Thompson and Isolde Carmody

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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. At https://storyarchaeology.com, you will find regular podcasts and articles about Irish Mythology by the Story Archaeologists; Chris Thompson and Isolde Carmody.
 
Join Jim Cuno, president of the J. Paul Getty Trust, as he talks with artists, writers, curators, and scholars about their work. Listen in as he engages these important thinkers in reflective and critical conversations about architecture, archaeology, art history, and museum exhibitions.
 
The news of the week in audio, for many years compiled and written by the late Michelle Hilling of Archaeologica, is now the product of our dedicated volunteer team. Read by Laura Pettigrew, the Audio News is compiled from Archaeologica’s daily news updates. The musical interludes are original compositions by Anthony Pettigrew. The Audio News from Archaeologica is compiled from Archaeologica.org's daily news updates.
 
The podcast that transports you to the ancient world and back, with some good conversation along the way. It's not just about ancient Greece. It's about a huge chunk of human history that the Greek texts give us access to: from Egypt and Babylon, to Persia, to Carthage and Rome, we'll sail the wine-dark sea of history with some expert guides at the helm. Topics will include archaeology, literature, and philosophy. New episode every month.
 
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The Tel

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The Tel

Sebastian Wetherbee

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An Archaeology podcast featuring interviews with archaeologists, anthropologists, historians, and classicists. All united by a love of ancient history and prehistory. Hosted by Sebastian Wetherbee, a professional archaeologist, caver, climber, and antiquarian.
 
In Viking times, a ‘Thing’ was a gathering; a place where leaders and warriors could meet and talk. In the 21st century, our ‘Thing’ is a virtual place where history academics and enthusiasts from around the world can come together to share knowledge. Join Miranda and Lucas each episode as they delve into another fascinating topic about Vikings, archaeology, and more!
 
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Peopling the Past

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Peopling the Past

Chelsea A.M. Gardner, Carolyn Laferrière, Melissa Funke

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Join host Dr. Chelsea Gardner and co-hosts Dr. Carolyn Laferièrre and Dr. Melissa Funke for a journey through under-explored aspects of archaeology, history, and everyday life in the ancient Mediterranean. Every week we feature an expert whose cutting-edge research sheds light on the real people who lived in ancient Greece, Rome, Egypt, and beyond. Follow us on Twitter @peoplingthepast with the #peoplingpodcast, on Instagram and Facebook @peoplingthepast, and on our website peoplingthepast.com.
 
Dive into the fascinating world of experimental archaeology, where scientists, craftspeople, sound-experts, musicians, artists and re-enactors come together to recreate the past. They investigate human activities from a wide range of eras, areas and civilizations. Their work involves both the use of traditional materials and techniques but increasingly also modern digital technology. In each of these podcasts two experts from a particular field discuss their experiences, triumphs and tribula ...
 
Welcome to The Dirt on the Past from The Extreme History Project and Gallatin Valley Community Radio, KGVM. Whether digging up a site or dusting off the archives, we bring you some of the most fascinating and cutting edge research in history and archaeology, and discuss why it matters today. Join co-hosts, Crystal Alegria and Nancy Mahoney as we converse with professionals in the fields of history, archaeology, and anthropology who bring the past…into the present.
 
Thin End of the Wedge explores life in the ancient Middle East. There are many wonderful stories we can tell about those people, their communities, the gritty reality of their lives, their hopes, fears and beliefs. We can do that through the objects they left behind and the cities where they once lived. Our focus is on the cultures that used cuneiform (“wedge-shaped”) writing, so mostly on ancient Iraq and nearby regions from about 3000 BC to about 100 AD. Thin End of the Wedge brings you ex ...
 
Indian Genes is committed to bringing in ideas and thoughts from Global leaders in their field to every listener and home, with the intention of providing free and easy access to this information to all that would want to continue their quest for continuous learning. We also are very focused on our young talent that would benefit from this exposure as they plan and move ahead in the careers and life path, hopefully inspiring them to greater heights and clarity in thought that builds both cha ...
 
What makes you … you? And who tells what stories and why? This season, SAPIENS hosts Ora Marek-Martinez and Yoli Ngandali explore stories of Black and Indigenous scholars as they transform the field of archeology and the stories that make us … us. SAPIENS: A Podcast for Everything Human, is produced by House of Pod and supported by the Wenner-Gren Foundation. SAPIENS is part of the American Anthropological Association Podcast Library. For more information, visit sapiens.org
 
Southern Demonology is a podcast that explores angelology, demonology, ghosts, spirits, and monsters from antiquity to the modern day through an academic lens. Get bonus content on Patreon Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/southerndemonology. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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Dive & Dig

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Dive & Dig

Honor Frost Foundation

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Welcome to Dive & Dig presented by Bettany Hughes and Dr Lucy Blue, the podcast that takes you on an underwater journey deeper than you might ever have imagined! We'll take you down into an undiscovered world of our ancient past thanks to the technology which makes deep diving possible today. And we'll show you some amazing archaeological discoveries when we get there.
 
True Tales From Old Houses is a light-hearted, entertaining, and educational show for lovers of old houses and buildings, DIYers, history buffs, and restoration and preservation junkies. Available bi-weekly, host Stacy Grinsfelder shares personal project updates, listener Q & A, and interviews with engaging old house owners, restoration professionals, and craftspeople.
 
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On today's episode, Jessica interviews Dr. Clint Carroll, Associate Professor of Native American and Indigenous Studies in the Department of Ethnic Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder and ᏣᎳᎩᎯ ᎠᏰᎵ ᎡᎲᎢ (Cherokee Nation Citizen). Jessica and Clint discuss his interdisciplinary community based work with the Cherokee Nation. He describes how …
 
“The underworld, the afterlife, is fairly dank, dark, shadowy; quite frankly, it’s a bit boring. Somewhat like waiting at a bus depot.” Homer’s Odyssey depicts an afterlife that is relatively dull, with heroic actions and glory reserved for the living. Nonetheless, people in Southern Italy in the fourth century BCE were captivated by the underworld…
 
“The Sea Peoples” is a term that refers to a seafaring culture of unclear origin that bopped around the eastern Mediterranean and adjoining areas around 1200-900 BCE. There are ancient Egyptian murals and reliefs that depict battles against these unnamed adversaries, but no definitive labels or helpful texts. So who were the Sea Peoples? We’ll disc…
 
Found in a shipwreck off the coast of Greece in 1901, the Antikythera Mechanism has been the subject of all sorts of claims, some outlandish, some simply false, and some true. Is this really the “World’s First Computer?” Is the technology needed to make it simply too advanced for the ancient Greeks? Join me as we sort it all out! Transcripts For ro…
 
“The Sea Peoples” is a term that refers to a seafaring culture of unclear origin that bopped around the eastern Mediterranean and adjoining areas around 1200-900 BCE. There are ancient Egyptian murals and reliefs that depict battles against these unnamed adversaries, but no definitive labels or helpful texts. So who were the Sea Peoples? We’ll disc…
 
Welcome to episode three of a miniseries focusing on the zooarchaeology of various world regions. This episode is centred around Asian zooarchaeology, focusing on the natural history and anatomy of the most prominent wild and domesticated species found throughout the continent. Tune in to learn how pandas were mistaken for tapirs, grunting oxen and…
 
In honor of Japan partially opening its borders to the wider world, today we take a look at one of the scariest places not only in that nation but perhaps the world: Aokigahara (青木ヶ原). Listen in to learn about some of its history, just what makes it so scary, and what horror film you should watch if you want to experience the atmosphere of these da…
 
In today's episode, live from Florida, Stacy chats with ten talented professionals involved in old house restoration. They discuss the mainstream shift they're seeing towards preservation and restoration and how they can continue to support positive change. To request a transcript of this episode, please reach out via the contact page. WE LOVE OUR …
 
Victor takes a fresh look at tablets as archaeological objects. Where and how are they found, and what does that mean for how we interpret them? Are we reconstructing archives from ancient office bins? 5:28 an archaeological approach to archives 11:01 in situ or rubbish? 15:28 the story of tablets from Tell Sabi Abyad 23:55 the story of tablets fro…
 
Connor and David discuss the highs and woes of CRM archaeology. They start out discussing #bus and #vanlife and the issues that David is having with his bus. They then take a deep dive into the bad and less fun elements of CRM archaeology. They discuss hotels, shovel tests, depression and existential crises. Connor and David then play good cop and …
 
This week we interview Dr. Spencer Pelton, the Wyoming State Archaeologist, about his work on the Powers II red ochre quarry site. He recently co-authored a paper about that site, and in it they reveal that the dating results make the Powers Site potentially the oldest quarry site in North America. It's a fascinating and unique site and Dr. Pelton …
 
This week we interview Dr. Spencer Pelton, the Wyoming State Archaeologist, about his work on the Powers II red ochre quarry site. He recently co-authored a paper about that site, and in it they reveal that the dating results make the Powers Site potentially the oldest quarry site in North America. It's a fascinating and unique site and Dr. Pelton …
 
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In this news piece, we travel to Tallinn, Estonia's capital, and get to see the ongoing excavation of a medieval shipwreck discovered during coastal development. This is the second medieval merchant ship found in the area, back in 2015 another ship was discovered, and is now on display in the Maritime Museum, housed in a medieval tower in the old t…
 
Daniel is on the road traveling this week so it's just going to be him and Mathias, no guest to speak of, also the sound quality might be a bit spotty so bear with us. Together they'll be sitting down to discuss the hot internest topic of viking cleanliness. Were Vikings notably more clean than people in the middle ages? There's only one way to fin…
 
Growing up, Barkha Dutt was totally rootless. She spoke English, not her parent’s Punjabi. She devoured Enid Blyton and studied English literature during college, but read few Indian novelists. She didn’t even know her caste. This has opened her up to criticism as being a progressive elite who is out of touch with her heritage, and challenged her t…
 
Welcome to HMSC Connects! where we go behind the scenes of four Harvard museums to explore the connections between us, our big, beautiful world, and even what lies beyond. For this week’s episode host Jennifer Berglund is speaking with Mrs. Yvonne Grovner, a resident of Sapelo Island, Georgia, and Master basketmaker, whose talents are featured in t…
 
We should all have goals in any job we’re in. What’s your current set of goals for your CRM career? Do you want to run a company? Become a professor? What are your short term vs long term goals? Andrew and Doug discuss this topic on today’s show. Interested in sponsoring this show or podcast ads for your business? Zencastr makes it really easy! Cli…
 
Y'all, it has been a TOUGH WEEK. You can tell because Anna somehow manages to get the episode intro WRONG after doing it correctly nearly 200 times. But we're just gonna keep swimming! We couldn’t do a month-at-sea theme without talking about shipwrecks. And it’s not just pirate ships and the Titanic, either. We’ll discuss all kinds of underwater a…
 
To celebrate both the European Archaeology Days and the release of our 20th episode, #FinallyFriday went live to record a special behind-the-scenes chat with our hosts. Matilda Siebrecht is currently doing her PhD at the University of Groningen, using microwear analysis to investigate the manufacture and use of Paleo-Inuit bone and ivory tools from…
 
Y'all, it has been a TOUGH WEEK. You can tell because Anna somehow manages to get the episode intro WRONG after doing it correctly nearly 200 times. But we're just gonna keep swimming! We couldn’t do a month-at-sea theme without talking about shipwrecks. And it’s not just pirate ships and the Titanic, either. We’ll discuss all kinds of underwater a…
 
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Countless faces of real people survive in ancient portraiture, but how often do we know their names, or anything about their lives? In this episode, Dr. Judith Swaddling joins Melissa and Chelsea to talk about Seianti Hanunia Tlesnasa, an Etruscan woman who lived over 2000 years ago in Italy. Seianti is an incredible person to get to know, since we…
 
It's time for another journey into the past and this month Matilda will be chatting with Ashleigh Airey all about the development of candles. When were the earliest candles? What materials are candles made from and how do they affect our environment? How much have candles changed over time? Listen in to this second episode to find out the answers a…
 
In this first episode of Tea-break Time Travel, Matilda is joined by Sarah Lord from Potted History to talk about the oldest clay object in the world: The Venus of Dolní Věstonice. Ever wondered how people first started making clay objects? Who made the Venus figurines? Why art has always been a part of human history? Then this is the episode for y…
 
Episode 56 concludes our interview with KL McDaniel, aka Kathy, author of the book Misfit in Hell to Heaven Expat. Here she tells us how she transcended from heaven, the path she took to overcome her homesickness for the beauty and joy she experienced, her long recovery process, and finally seven key takeaways that has become her mantra. Also, we a…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Research on prehistoric tools gives new insight into early inhabitants of Britain (details) Archaeologists hope new discoveries in Iranian hill village will secure UNESCO recognition. (details) Archaeologists and firefighters adapt to protect ancient sites from fire (details) 1,200 year old mosque in Isra…
 
The Irish Dindshenchas The Lore of Prominent Places are a collection of origin stories which celebrate stories in the landscape. Yet, could they also inspire creative approaches to town planning? Join Chris and Jamie, a storyteller, genealogist and town planner, originally from Boston and now living in Seattle, as, together, they explore the broad …
 
In this episode of A Life In Ruins podcast, Connor and David chat with Vincent Battista, a Postdoctoral Researcher specializing in genetics. Vincent got his PhD at the University of Michigan where he studied under Milford Wolpoff, who is also the teacher of Dr. Jim Ahern, Connor and David‘s biological anthropology teacher. Connor and David chat wit…
 
Randomly, there were lots of shipwreck stories in the news this week, so we decided to do a themed episode! First up, we have a story about a shipwreck recovery off the coast of Oregon. Then we move over to a viking age shipyard that was discovered in Sweden. And finally, the excavation of a ship from the middle ages presents a unique challenge to …
 
Randomly, there were lots of shipwreck stories in the news this week, so we decided to do a themed episode! First up, we have a story about a shipwreck recovery off the coast of Oregon. Then we move over to a viking age shipyard that was discovered in Sweden. And finally, the excavation of a ship from the middle ages presents a unique challenge to …
 
York's City Walls are the most complete in England, and they feature 4 Bars, though sadly not the kind that serve drinks! Join Miranda and Lucas as they take a small step back from the Viking Age and look at one of York's Royal Entrance; Micklegate Bar. Following the Platinum Jubilee, we take a look at the monarch's ceremonial entrance into the cit…
 
Archaeologists have been 3D scanning artifacts for a while now. But, what do you do with those scans? We post them on websites, use them in reports, and try to do some analysis, but, it's not consistent. This new paper from PLOS ONE is from the architects of a new software, Artifact 3D, that intends to take those scans and perform some high-level, …
 
Archaeologists have been 3D scanning artifacts for a while now. But, what do you do with those scans? We post them on websites, use them in reports, and try to do some analysis, but, it's not consistent. This new paper from PLOS ONE is from the architects of a new software, Artifact 3D, that intends to take those scans and perform some high-level, …
 
This episode has taken almost 2 years to arrange, so we hope you really enjoy it. This week Mathias and Daniel are honored to be sitting down with Alexander Dreymon, aka Uhtred of Bebbanburg from the popular show The Last Kingdom! Together with the boys Alex will discuss how a lord with no lands might pay the men who fought for him in a pre-currenc…
 
“I had heard the tale and knew what to expect, but it was by far the most damaged painting I had seen. When it arrived, it came into the studio and the damage was almost all that you could see.” In 2017 Willem de Kooning’s painting Woman-Ochre returned to the University of Arizona Museum of Art (UAMA) more than 30 years after it had been stolen off…
 
Ahoy! We’re still at sea, the ocean is still None of Our Business, and yet we’re learning so much about it! This week, we’ve got a special guest to guide us. Christine Bassett is currently a program coordinator for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Weather Program Office (NOAA). Christine collects data from ancient Arctic shell …
 
You've heard of the title, but have you ever actually read the book? No worries, I've done it for you! Join me as I break down the chapters, demystify the examples, and review what can only be termed a "venerable classic" of pseudoarchaeology literature! Interested in learning about how to use X-Rays and similar technology in archaeology? Check out…
 
Ahoy! We’re still at sea, the ocean is still None of Our Business, and yet we’re learning so much about it! This week, we’ve got a special guest to guide us. Christine Bassett is currently a program coordinator for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Weather Program Office (NOAA). Christine collects data from ancient Arctic shell …
 
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