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

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 ENCORE Jason Colavito and Ancient Aliens - Episode 14 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:01:43

Sara and Ken interview author and scholar, Jason Colavito

 Bears Ears Rock Art with Vaughn Hadenfelt - Episode 93 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:02:00

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.

 CBC, The Solutrean Hypothesis, and Jennifer Raff - Episode 92 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:12:46

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. 

 Contact and Immigration In Archaeology - Episode 91 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:12:43

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.

 Welcome 2018 and Bears Ears Update - Episode 90 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:56:50

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! 

 The Place of Stone - Dighton Rock with Douglas Hunter - Episode 89 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:20:35

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.

 Magical Jinn and where to Find them with Mark Allen Peterson - Episode 88 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:55:45

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.

 Biblical Archaeology with Eric Cline - Episode 87 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:09:33

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. 

 GenCon50 and Gaming with Scott - Episode 86 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:01:36

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.

 Haunted Objects with MonsterTalk - Episode 85 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:22:06

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!

 The Ark Encounter with James Bielo - Episode 84 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:12:54

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. 

 The Enigmatic Iximaya Hoax With Roxanne Davila and Marcello Canuto - Episode 83 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:15:06

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

 Mermaids and Mummies - Episode 82 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:15:41

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.

 (Re-Play) Afrocentrism and the New World - Episode 81 (16) | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 00:59:48

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?

 Mayan Hieroglyphics with Jeb Card - Episode 80 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:05:54

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. 


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