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Indiana Jones: Myth, Reality and 21st Century Archaeology

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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. Experts reveal the latest high-tech approaches to buried archaeological landscapes that provide clues to understanding climate change, past, present and future.

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. Experts reveal the latest high-tech approaches to buried archaeological landscapes that provide clues to understanding climate change, past, present and future.
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Yonkers, NY

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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. Experts reveal the latest high-tech approaches to buried archaeological landscapes that provide clues to understanding climate change, past, present and future.

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English

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92 Main St Yonkers, NY 10705 914-423-3861


Episodes

Encore: Shipwrecks and Science: The Emergence of Underwater Archaeology

4/19/2017
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With over 70% of the earth’s surface covered in water, much of the world is inaccessible to archaeologists employing traditional, land-based archaeological techniques.

Duration:00:56:41

Climate Change and Archaeology

4/12/2017
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In this episode we explore the role of archaeology in climate science, examining contemporary and ancient climate change. Our guests, Assistant Professor Dr. John Marston at Boston University’s Department of Archaeology and the Director of the BU Environmental Archaeology Laboratory, and Dr. Catherine West, Research Assistant Professor and the Director of the BU Zooarchaeology Lab.

Duration:00:55:03

Haircombs and Vikings: The Archaeology of Everyday Life

4/5/2017
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What do we really know about the Vikings? In this episode, Dr. Steve Ashby, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Archaeology at the University of York, discusses his fascinating research into the archaeology of everyday life in Viking-Age England, Scotland and Scandinavia.

Duration:00:56:24

Dr. Asma Ibrahim: Pakistan's First Female Archaeologist

3/29/2017
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Archaeologist and museologist Dr. Asma Ibrahim joins the program to discuss the state of archaeology and heritage preservation in Pakistan.

Duration:00:54:37

The Fascinating Field of Industrial Archaeology

3/15/2017
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The prevalence of pipeline projects in CRM is bringing archaeologists into increasing contact with the material remains of industry and technology.

Duration:00:56:45

Evaluating Significance: The NPS and New Philadelphia

3/8/2017
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The Town of New Philadelphia, Illinois was founded by ex-slave Frank McWorter in 1836, making it the first town legally registered by an African American in the US.

Duration:00:54:50

Catastrophe and Collapse: The Mediterranean World in the Late Bronze Age

2/15/2017
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Joining Dr. Schuldenrein in this week's episode is award-winning author and George Washington University Classics and Anthropology professor Eric H. Cline.

Duration:00:55:56

Recent Advances in Southeastern Archaeology

2/8/2017
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Everything you have ever wanted to know about Southeastern archaeology, but were too afraid to ask. Dr. David G. Anderson, a practitioner and academic with decades of experience in the Southeastern US and Caribbean, talks with Dr. Joe Schuldenrein about current research, new methodologies, and recent advances in the archaeology of the southeastern United States.

Duration:00:55:48

The Bourbon Archaeologist: Heritage and Community in Kentucky

2/1/2017
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In 2016, the Buffalo Trace Distillery hired Kentucky archaeologist Nicolas Laracuente to lead an excavation of the remains of a late-19th century production facility buried and long forgotten underneath the floor of the active distillery.

Duration:00:55:47

The Importance of Major Archaeological Organizations: The Society for Historical Archaeology

1/18/2017
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The world’s largest organization dedicated to the archaeology of the modern world turns 50 in 2017. Join us as Dr. Schuldenrein talks with Society for Historical Archaeology President Dr. JW Joseph about the importance, history and future of the SHA.

Duration:00:56:27

Fed Up: Archaeology and Federal Compliance and Legislation

1/11/2017
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In the lead up to the presidential inauguration on Jan 20, 2017, Dr. Joe Schuldenrein and special guest Dr. Kimball Banks explore the role the federal government plays in archaeological compliance and legislation.

Duration:00:57:17

Thoroughly Modern Archaeologists: Building a Career in the 21st Century

12/28/2016
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The National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 drastically changed archaeology by creating new and novel ways of building a career. Where once the blueprint of success was rooted in academia, now archaeologists are employed in a variety of jobs in applied anthropology and cultural resource management.

Duration:00:55:52

Encore: Christmas Tree Ship

12/21/2016
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Happy end of the year holiday's Indy Fans! Tonight mere days away from Christmas we have a themed show to further the spirit of the holidays!

Duration:00:55:39

Archaeology and the DAPL

12/14/2016
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A special episode devoted to the Dakota Access Pipeline. The DAPL, Energy Transfer Partners 1,170 mile pipeline traversing parts of North and South Dakota, threatens water sources and culturally significant sites in and around the Standing Rock Reservation.

Duration:00:56:22

Crises in Archaeology: The 2016 Presidential Election and the DAPL

12/7/2016
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The 2016 presidential election and the Dakota Access Pipeline are two key issues facing American archaeology today.

Duration:00:57:32

Encore: X Marks the Spot: Shipwrecks in the Gulf of Mexico

10/12/2016
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While pirates have always been a source of public fascination, piracy has seen a recent surge in both news headlines

Duration:00:55:02

Encore: A Transformative Force: The Environmental Impact of the Baltic Crusades

10/5/2016
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The crusaders who launched a bloody holy war against the pagan societies of the Eastern Baltic left a profound legacy

Duration:00:58:10

Encore: A Transformative Force: The Environmental Impact of the Baltic Crusades

10/5/2016
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The crusaders who launched a bloody holy war against the pagan societies of the Eastern Baltic left a profound legacy

Duration:00:58:10

Encore: Birds of a feather: Chaco trade and Macaws

9/28/2016
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Researchers recently conducted radiocarbon tests on the bones of 30 scarlet macaws, originally excavated in 1897, stored at New York’s American Museum of Natural History.

Duration:00:57:19

Encore: Birds of a feather: Chaco trade and Macaws

9/28/2016
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Researchers recently conducted radiocarbon tests on the bones of 30 scarlet macaws, originally excavated in 1897, stored at New York’s American Museum of Natural History.

Duration:00:57:19