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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.
 
Discover ancient Egypt, in their own words. This podcast uses ancient texts and archaeology to uncover the lost world of the Nile Valley. A tale of pharaohs, pyramids, gods, and people. The show is written by a trained Egyptologist and uses detailed, up-to-date research. We dive deep into the ancient society, to uncover their fascinating tales. A member of the Agora Podcast Network. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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Science Talk

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Science Talk

Scientific American

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Science Talk takes you deeply into the world of science audio. Sometimes we travel deep into the wilderness. Sometimes deep into the mind of a scientific expert. The experience will always stimulate your auditory neurons, even if you don't know quite where you're headed at the start. Also check our podcast from Scientific American : "60-Second Science." To view all of our archived podcasts please go to www.scientificamerican.com/podcast
 
Watch Jerusalem brings you news and archaeology from a biblical perspective. Host Brent Nagtegaal is on location in Jerusalem to give you the most important developments happening on the ground—and emerging from beneath it. Nagtegaal is a contributor for watchJerusalem.co.il.
 
The Incredible Journey is a donor-funded ministry passionate about communicating the Gospel of Christ. Pastor Gary Kent holds a B.A. in Theology, M.A. in Ancient History & Archaeology, and M. in Divinity. He's an archaeologist who has excavated numerous sites throughout Israel and Jordan and is an internationally acclaimed speaker and TV presenter, he has spoken and produced numerous documentaries on subjects including the Bible, Bible prophecy, world events, and natural health. His passion ...
 
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Weird Religion

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Brian Doak and Leah Payne

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Weird Religion is a podcast for people who think religion is weird but love it anyway. Your hosts, Leah Payne and Brian Doak, are both professors, authors, and pop culture aficionados, whose interests range from archaeology and history and linguistics to LARPing and The Walking Dead. Episodes tackle some piece of media highlighting the wonderful weirdness of religious experience—a documentary, a television show, a Twitter scandal—and use that as a "thread" on which to hang reflections on a w ...
 
BIBLE DIG is a conversational Archaeology podcast which examines the historic people, places & cultures of The Bible. To do this, Greek-expert/world traveller Peter A. Papoutsis & multimedia author JS Earls begin chronologically with the most ancient of locations, cultures & work their way forward, discussing countless archaeological discoveries & so much more. It's the hope of the BIBLE DIG cast and crew that our modest podcast will add further depth & richness to your knowledge of the worl ...
 
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Modern Myth

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Modern Myth

APN - Tristan Boyle

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All too often we talk about fake news and alternative facts as if they are new concepts. In reality history itself is constructed, and thus constrained by its authors, we have as a society taken this as truth and unfortunately there is more to history that just the past.
 
Broadcasting live from a hidden shack in the cornfields of Wisconsin, and some godforsaken holy of holies in the Theban Mountains of Luxor, Egypt, British archaeologist John Ward guide you through the Matrix of Confusion. From archaeological research to alternative history; culture and politics to fringe theory; spirituality to metaphysics, its intelligent talk in compound words, with world renown guests.
 
It's the latest news on the oldest stories. Join two (slightly clueless) fans of history and archaeology for a comical take on the latest news about the past from historical, archaeological and scientific research. See some fake reviews below! "There must be someone who likes stuff like this, surely" - Supportive friends and family "It does a great job of keeping the cats calm when there's fireworks." - Barbara from number 32 "This is the trouble with using shuffle in store, you get stuff li ...
 
Podcast about academia, culture, and social justice across the STEM/humanities divide. Dr. Liz Wayne and Dr. Christine "Xine" Yao are two women of color Ivy League PhDs navigating higher education. Biomedical engineer meets literary critic. Both fans of lipstick.
 
The best audio content on global history, world cultures, and international finance. New episodes Monday through Friday. YouTube: search the hashtag #indy900radio. Instagram: @indy900radio. Spotify & iTunes: search indy900 radio. Bonus episodes of all shows on Patreon posted every Saturday by 9 p.m. PST (midnight EST): https://www.patreon.com/indy900radio Inquiries: indy900radio (at) gmail (dot) com
 
The American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) is a non-profit 501 (c)3 organization that supports and encourages the study of the cultures and history of the Near East, from the earliest times to the present. ASOR is apolitical and has no religious affiliation. We were founded in 1900 by twenty one institutions—including Harvard, Princeton, Yale, and Columbia. Over a century later, ASOR has more than 90 consortium institutions, including universities, seminaries, museums, foundations, and ...
 
THE TAP by TEDxAthens is another way to keep inspiring and spreading ideas that are worth spreading. Each episode is a conversation with a guest, of various backgrounds, discussing their ideas, their work and tapping into their thoughts and insights. Hosted by the TEDxAthens team. THE TAP - A TEDxAthens Podcast is powered by iStorm. Visit iStorm at https://www.istorm.gr Licensed Music: "Time Again" by Aaron Sprinkle
 
This first season of The Human History Podcast brings us back to the ancients: those earliest civilizations which are responsible for the shape of the world as it is today as much as anything that's happened since. We travel back through time and around the globe as we explore peoples from the Sumerians to the Mayans to the Indus Valley and more. This trip through ancient history is hosted by James Baldwin, who's primary interest is in history, economics, and politics. James is neither a his ...
 
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News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Researchers take a fresh look at Maya salt factory in Belize (details) Petroglyphs discovered at Canada’s Wanuskewin Heritage Park (details) Discovery of ruined fortress unveiled as a Hannukah gift in Israel (details) New study focuses on cultural and economic disruptions from the Justinianic Plague (deta…
 
In this episode I talk with Bonnie Glencross, Gary Warrick, and Louis Lesage about minimally invasive strategies in archaeology and their work on the Tay Point Archaeology project. Episode notes are available on the ArchaeoCafé website. http://archaeocafe.kvasirpublishing.com/archaeocafe-podcast-ep-217-prieto About Bonnie Glencross Dr. Glencross is…
 
History depicts the holocaust as one of the worst incidents of genocide the world has ever seen. When we think of Jews during World War II our minds more often than not conjure up images of pale emaciated figures peering listlessly through chain link fences or the leering smokestacks of countless gas chambers belching plumes of smoke into the sky. …
 
The Annexe and End of Excavation. Howard Carter uncovered the tomb of King Tutankhamun in November 1922. He would continue labouring in the monument until 1927, and the final conservation of objects would finish in 1932. Over these ten years of work, Carter tackled many challenges, some of which proved insurmountable. In the end, his labour, and th…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: New study demonstrates humans accelerated the extinction of wooly mammoths (details) LiDAR reveals the sophisticated agriculture of three Classic period Maya kingdoms (details) Evidence of ancient mercury poisoning discovered from analysis of Iberian bones (details) Study finds volcanic eruptions contribu…
 
In this episode we talk with Alejandro Prieto about the use of quartzite in Europe during the Palaeolithic. We also discuss topics such as the societies who inhabited the Cantabrian Region during the Middle and Upper Palaeolithic and the methods used in petroarchaeology. Episode notes are available on the ArchaeoCafé website. http://archaeocafe.kva…
 
In this podcast Anya Martin interviews Adam McOmber about his most recent Weird novels The Ghost Finders (Journalstone) and Jesus and John (Lethe Press) and more. This episode was recorded on Wed. Nov. 10, 2021 Show Notes In this podcast, Anya Martin interviews Adam McOmber about his most recent Weird novels The Ghost Finders (Journalstone) and … C…
 
Cape Otway Lightstation is the oldest surviving and most important lighthouse in mainland Australia. Built-in 1848, the lighthouse perches on towering sea cliffs 90 metres above the ‘Shipwreck Coast’, where Bass Strait and the Southern Ocean collide. This is one of the most treacherous stretches of coastline anywhere in the world, littered with the…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Canada’s oldest English coin discovered in Newfoundland (details) New research suggests deep connections among Transeurasian languages and peoples (details) New room discovered at Pompeii may have been the housing for slave family (details) Ornate wooden bird once belonged to English queen Anne Boleyn (de…
 
WEIRDOS: peeking our heads into your life with a substantive check-in on these things: (1) Brian is still watching Battlestar Galactica, and the last ep (S4E11) was bananas (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AIV5UqIV0a0&t=248s) (2) Many of us are still wounded by the ending of Lost (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JH0DigVw1bA) (3) Leo DiCaprio in tal…
 
Treasured Heirlooms. East of the Burial Chamber, in Tutankhamun's tomb, the per hedj ("Treasury") contained a smorgasbord of beautiful objects. Some of these were sacred, like the canopic vessels for Tutankhamun's organs. Others were symbolic, connecting the pharaoh with great gods like Osiris. And still others were curious, including some "heirloo…
 
In this episode we talk with Katelyn O'Keefe about the use of drones for doing aerial surveys in archaeology and for looking at landscape change over time in order to assess risks to cultural heritage. We also discuss the history of Qikiqtaruk (Herschel Island) in Yukon (Canada) and the archaeological and heritage work currently taking place there.…
 
This is the age of the Brain. State-of-the-art imaging equipment is opening up our understanding of the brain in much the same way as ocean-going ships explored and opened up our understanding of the world. Because of this, the world seems to be getting smaller in a sense because we now know more about it. So it is with the brain. Learning more abo…
 
Curses and Controversies. From the moment they announced their discovery, Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon were faced with overwhelming attention. How they responded, and how they chose to approach the excavation, would have a major impact on public perception of the tomb. And, when events took a tragic turn, the media were happy to capitalise on t…
 
In this episode I talk with Eldon Yellowhorn about the Missing Children Project and his use of archaeology in this project. We also discuss calls to action in the Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (Canada) which are particularly relevant to archaeology, and we discuss the various ways that history can be recorded, revealed and…
 
In AD 67, members of a mysterious religious sect hid a collection of over 900 sacred scrolls in caves in the Judean desert bordering the Dead Sea. The chance discovery of the ancient scrolls 2000 years later was considered one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of all time and sent shock waves through the world of Bible scholarship. Who wro…
 
Coffins, Masks, and a Mummy. Within his Burial Chamber, Tutankhamun slept amid gold, glass, wood, and precious stone. His mummy is an extraordinary find, covered with ornaments, amulets, ceremonial clothing, and even weapons. From the famous image of his mummy mask, to a dagger made of "sky rock," the King's body reveals many tantalising stories...…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: DNA analysis used to determine ancestry of mummified remains found in Xinjiang (details) Artifacts from lost empire of Srivijaya being plundered in Sumatra (details) Impacts of deforestation by resident population revealed at Chaco Canyon (details) Study seeks to clarify scientific naming standards for ea…
 
In this episode we talk with Stephanie Halmhofer about pseudoarchaeology and her research on topics such as the ancient aliens hypothesis and hyperdiffusionism. Episode notes are available on the ArchaeoCafé website. https://archaeocafe.kvasirpublishing.com/archaeocafe-podcast-ep-214-halmhofer/ About Stephanie Halmhofer Stephanie is a doctoral stud…
 
In this episode, we’ll be talking about how archaeology shapes our view of the past, present and future, and how the discipline can be an invaluable resource for challenging established narratives around capitalism. Our guests are Catherine Frieman, an associate professor in European archaeology at the Australian National University, and James Flex…
 
Join Gary Kent as he pays a visit to another world, another age, a nineteenth-century New England village, that has been rebuilt. And talks about why a town like this embodied freedom as a key destination for the Underground Railroad. Follow in the footsteps as we discover how many people took a voyage to freedom and how even today we can find free…
 
This podcast presents the panel We Once Were Monster Kids from the HP Lovecraft Film Festival 2021, moderated by Anya Martin and featuring Gwendolyn Kiste, Craig Laurance Gidney, Ian McDowell, and Eden Royce. This episode was recorded on October 10, 2021. Show Notes In this podcast taped during the virtual segment of the HP Lovecraft … Continue rea…
 
In the first half of today’s program, host Brent Nagtegaal discusses the effort the Associated Press went to in order to blot out any connection of the discovery to the Bible. Then, using an example of a recent article about Persian period Jerusalem, Nagtegaal talks about the ease with which archaeologists themselves can dismiss discoveries that pr…
 
Shrines and Painting. Tutankhamun's Burial Chamber is a beautiful space. The decorations, though "simple," convey a meaningful series of events. The King's ascent to the sky, his entry to Osiris' kingdom, and his meeting with various gods, forms a beautiful journey in the afterlife. Also, the King's shrines (wood and gold) are decorated with comple…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Study of horse DNA provides new evidence about the spread of the Indo-European languages (details) Ancient Caucasians may have shunned gold for cultural reasons (details) Cosmic radiation allows researchers to date Viking artifacts in Newfoundland (details) Evidence from Madagascar shows that foragers mak…
 
In this episode I talk with Ekta Singh about the history of Spiti Valley in northern India and her archaeological research in the area as well as some of the general aspects of doing archaeological research in the high altitude environment of the Himalayas. Episode notes are available on the ArchaeoCafé website. http://archaeocafe.kvasirpublishing.…
 
The natural world is full of marvels. From tall mountains to huge forests, to waterfalls, to winter wonderlands, our earth is full of breathtaking natural wonders. These beautiful natural scenes bring balance to our lives and nourishment to our souls. We are the only creatures on earth, that can be moved to tears by a sunset, that marvel at the sta…
 
This podcast features a Publisher Spotlight interview with Ross E. Lockhart of Word Horde and his exciting new retail venture, the Word Horde Emporium of the Weird and Fantastic, in Petaluma, California. This episode was recorded on October 11, 2021. Show Notes In this Publisher Spotlight podcast, Anya Martin interviews Ross E. Lockhart about his ……
 
Seek and Discover. In this episode, we begin the tale of the most famous tomb in history. KV62, a small monument, in the lower reaches of the Valley of the Kings. Overlooked for three thousand years, the tomb finally emerged thanks to a persistent excavator and a stroke of good fortune. However, the Tomb of Tutankhamun has built up its own mytholog…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: Analysis of teeth shows early Native Americans did not come from Japan (details) Medieval document suggests Italians heard about America 150 years before Columbus (details) Lake sediments challenge history of human habitation in the Azores (details) Earliest hominin footprints from Crete now dated to 6 mi…
 
In this episode I talk with Jon White about his archaeological research on disabilities in the past as well as about archaeologists with disabilities today - how they can affect archaeologists and strategies for dealing with them. Episode notes are available on the ArchaeoCafé website. http://archaeocafe.kvasirpublishing.com/archaeocafe-podcast-ep-…
 
This podcast features an interview with editor Cody Goodfellow, and Readings by Kaaron Warren, Mehitobel Wilson, Jayaprakash Satyamurthy, and Rios de la Luz from New Maps of Dream (PS Publishing, Fall 2021) . This episode was recorded between September 14-22, 2021. Show Notes Anya Martin interviews editor Cody Goodfellow, about New Maps of Dream (P…
 
This program is part of a series on the Beatitudes of Jesus. In this episode, we will look at what Jesus meant when he taught, “Blessed are those who mourn.” This teaching will be illustrated with the experience of Horatio Spafford, who lost his three young daughters in a disaster at sea, and who also wrote the hymn “It Is Well with My Soul”. There…
 
Tutankhamun's Funeral. Following his death, the body of Tutankhamun underwent mummification. From studying his body, archaeologists can identify strange aspects of his preservation. We also know many details of his burial, thanks to paintings in the tomb, and curious items discovered nearby. From these sources, we can imagine King Tutankhamun’s fun…
 
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: 3D technology reveals new example of Easter Island’s lost script (details) Genetics of Siberian dogs show widespread trade by early Arctic peoples (details) Spirit mirror of Queen Elizabeth’s astrologer was Aztec artifact (details) Remains of first Black church in Colonial Williamsburg are uncovered -- ag…
 
In this episode I talk with Adrianna Wiley about the Thule Inuit usage and processing of Arctic foxes and about their modern day use by the Inuvialuit on Banks Island (Northwest Territories). Episode notes are available on the ArchaeoCafé website. http://archaeocafe.kvasirpublishing.com/archaeocafe-podcast-ep-211-wiley About Adrianna Wiley Adrianna…
 
Our second interview with Tim Darvill and a riveting first-person deep dive through prehistoric archaeology from in-the-moment practical concerns of current practice, through to the more philosophical concerns confronting the modern day antiquarian. We talk about Stonehenge, long barrows, bluestones, emerging narratives for the Neolithic, prehistor…
 
Heartache. Anxiety. Brokenness. These are well-known symptoms that people suffer after experiencing terrible loss. A Mum and a Dad lost their blonde-haired, brown-eyed baby boy – Maverick – in a tragic accident right on a family farm in the northern tablelands of NSW. This is their story of heart-wrenching pain and loss. But it is also a story of a…
 
This podcast features an interview with editor Ellen Datlow and readings by Cody Goodfellow, Cassandra Khaw, Brian Evenson, and Gemma Files from Body Shocks: Extreme Tales of Body Horror (Tachyon Publications, October 2021) . This episode was recorded between August 25-30, 2021. Show Notes In our first episode after a summer podcast break, Anya Mar…
 
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