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Bringing you stories about pseudo-archaeology and the real stories behind the false claims.
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Bringing you stories about pseudo-archaeology and the real stories behind the false claims.

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English


Episodes

ENCORE Jason Colavito and Ancient Aliens - Episode 14

3/19/2018
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Sara and Ken interview author and scholar, Jason Colavito

Duration:01:01:43

Bears Ears Rock Art with Vaughn Hadenfelt - Episode 93

3/5/2018
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Today we talk Vaughn Hadenfelt of Friends of Friends of Ceder Mesa. With 30 years of experience as a guide and interpreter in Bears Ears National Monument, he comes on to talk to us about Rock Art. What is it? How do we date it? Can we read it like a book? He also gives us an update on the Status of Bears Ears.

Duration:01:02:00

CBC, The Solutrean Hypothesis, and Jennifer Raff - Episode 92

2/5/2018
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Today we discuss the recent CBC episode of The Nature of Things titled Ice Bridge. We're revisiting the Solutrean Hypothesis as it's put forward by the CBC show, and have Jennifer Raff with us to discuss Haplogroup X.

Duration:01:12:45

Contact and Immigration In Archaeology - Episode 91

1/22/2018
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Today we talk about cultures south of the US border. We talk about what we expect to see, and do see, when early European cultures come in contact with Native American cultures. We also talk about immigration and how we can track that with archaeology.

Duration:01:12:43

Welcome 2018 and Bears Ears Update - Episode 90

1/8/2018
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Welcome to the First episode of 2018! In this episode we talk about the effects of the recent EO on Bears Ears National Monument and other sites of significance. We debate the actual effects and reiterate the importance of these sites. We also talk about The podcast in 2017 and where we'd like to see it go in 2018. Shout out to everyone who's helped us grow this past year and all of our listeners. Here's to another great year on the APN!

Duration:00:56:49

The Place of Stone - Dighton Rock with Douglas Hunter - Episode 89

12/25/2017
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Ken and Sara talk to author Douglas Hunter about his book linked below. The story of Dighton Rock and its relationship with the indigenous past is a fascinating tale.

Duration:01:20:34

Magical Jinn and where to Find them with Mark Allen Peterson - Episode 88

12/11/2017
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Today we talk with Dr. Mark Allen Peterson about the magical Jinn. Dr. Peterson tells us more about the ancient concept of Jinn, how that affect modern Arabic uses of Jinn, and how the views on Jinn are affected by Movies and Western tampering.

Duration:00:55:45

Biblical Archaeology with Eric Cline - Episode 87

11/27/2017
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Today we talk with Dr Eric Cline from George Washington University. We talk about a variety of topics on Biblical Archaeology, the validity of real and fake sight seeing, and touch a bit on 3D printing.

Duration:01:09:33

GenCon50 and Gaming with Scott - Episode 86

11/13/2017
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This is a cross-over episode that was recorded at GenCon 50 earlier in 2017. Sara Head joined the hosts of Gaming with Scott to talk about the intersection between archaeology and gaming.

Duration:01:01:35

Haunted Objects with MonsterTalk - Episode 85

10/30/2017
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It's our second Halloween special and crossover with the MonsterTalk Podcast! Today we're Joined by Blake Smith and Karen Stollznow to talk about haunted objects and where to find them. We talk about creepy dolls, haunted antiques, and cursed 3d printed objects. Enjoy the worlds of two great podcasts colliding!

Duration:01:22:06

The Ark Encounter with James Bielo - Episode 84

10/16/2017
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Today we talk with Ethnographer James Bielo about his work with the Ark Encounter, a life-size Noah's Ark and religious-themed experience in Kentucky. We talk about the validity of replicas, religious sightseeing, and 3D printing as a way to communicate with the public.

Duration:01:12:53

The Enigmatic Iximaya Hoax With Roxanne Davila and Marcello Canuto - Episode 83

10/2/2017
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The Enigmatic Iximaya Hoax With Roxanne Davila and Marcello Canuto - Episode 83

Duration:01:15:06

Mermaids and Mummies - Episode 82

9/18/2017
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Today we're looking at the Fiji Mummy and the recent Peruvian Mummy Hoax. How do these two cases intersect, what can one teach us about the other, and How does PT. Barnum fit into all this.

Duration:01:15:40

(Re-Play) Afrocentrism and the New World - Episode 81 (16)

9/4/2017
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Today we're talking about Afrocentrism. What is it? Does it hurt or help ancient African cultures? And how does it affect archaeology in the new world?

Duration:00:59:47

Mayan Hieroglyphics with Jeb Card - Episode 80

8/21/2017
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Today we talk with co-host Jeb Card about Mayan Hieroglyphics. We talk about the Victorian worlds discovery of them, their fascination with them, how that fascination has endured into the modern-day, and how the Mayan language, including Hieroglyphics, is still a living language today.

Duration:01:05:54

Walking Moai Statues with Fernanda Meneses - Episode 79

8/7/2017
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Today we talk with Fernanda Maneses about the mysterious Easter Island statues. We talk about the actual history of the Moai statues, the culture that created them, and the many different ways these iconic statures have been used by the fringe and popular culture alike.

Duration:01:03:12

Hobby Lobby and the Illegal Antiquities Trade with Donna Yates - Episode 78

7/24/2017
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Today we talk with Dr. Donna Yates about the recent Hobby Lobby decision and the illegal antiquities trade. What was Hobby Lobby doing, how does this fit into looting and the antiquities trade, and what exactly is this new Museum of the Bible in DC thing?

Duration:01:04:12

Indiana Jones and Pseudoarchaeology - Episode 77

7/10/2017
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Today we're talking about Indiana JOnes a pseudoarchaeological elements that run through almost all off the movies. We talk about how Indy came to be, why the movies are so dang good, and where certain archaeological themes came from and why they last.

Duration:00:51:24

Islam, ISIS, and Black Market Artifacts with Nathan French - Episode 76

6/26/2017
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Today we talk with Nathan French from the University of Miami, Ohio. Nathan talks with us about Islam and the destruction of archaeological sites and artifacts in Isis controlled areas. We also talk about artifacts funneled into the black market by Isis and fleeing refugees.

Duration:01:10:20

Antiquities Laws and Regulations - Episode 75

6/12/2017
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On today's episode, Sara, Jeb, and Ken talk about some of the big antiquities laws that are impacting resources around the country. These laws are in the news lately and it's important to know where they came from, what they do, and why they need to stick around for a while.

Duration:01:18:08