Signal Towers on the Irish Coast - Episode 9

Today we talk to Stuart Rathbone, archaeologist that's worked in the UK, the Irish Republic, and the United States. Stuart will talk about his work with the fascinating Irish Signal Towers that line the Irish Coast and date to the very early 1800s. We'll also talk to Stuart about the differences between CRM work in the UK and Ireland and the United States.

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The Atlatl with Dr John Whittaker - Episode 8

On today's show we try out a slightly different format. Dr. John Whittaker, professor and author of many books and papers on flintknapping and stone tool use, starts out the first segment with a lecture about the Atlatl - an ancient spear-throwing device. For the last two segments Chris and April ask Dr. Whittaker about the Atlatl, his experiences with the device, and the growing community of atlatl enthusiasts.

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Greatest Archaeological Impacts of 2016 - Episode 6

On today's episode April and Chris talk about the most meaningful impacts to archaeology in 2016. It's not about the best finds or the greatest sites - it's about what had the most impact on story that we try to tell about the history of the planet. Below are some links that we talked about.

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Landscapes and Vikings in Sweden - Episode 5

On today's show we talk to Swedish archaeologist and blogger, Dr. Martin Rundkvist, about his work in Sweden. Dr. Rundkvist has some interesting work on landscape archaeology and has worked on a number of Viking sites.

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