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The Continuing Search for Amelia Earhart


In this interview, conducted in May 2011, at the 2011 edition of The Archaeology Channel International Film and Video Festival, Dr. Tom King answers questions about the ongoing search for aviatrix Amelia Earhart, who disappeared on July 2, 1937, in the vast Pacific Ocean in her attempt to fly around the world.....

Avenue of the Saints Archaeological Dig


Normally, archaeological survey of proposed highway corridors takes place during the planning phase of the work.  Sometimes, the initial ground check leads to further investigation and even full-scale excavation of archaeological sites in the path of the roadway....

Strata: Portraits of Humanity - July 2015


In and near Istanbul; The Mountain Wars of Fiji


The region surrounding Turkey’s Sea of Marmara, including the storied capitol city, Istanbul, is renowned for its visible reminders of antiquity. Across the islands of Fiji, hilltop fortresses tell a tale of a warfare and cannibalism going back a thousand years, when the war gods demanded tribute or revenge...

The Maya Calendar and the End of the World


Rick Pettigrew interviews Dr. Mark Van Stone, Keynote Speaker for TAC Festival 2012 and noted specialist on Maya hieroglyphics and calligraphy, with a particular focus on the Maya calendar and predictions of the end of the world in 2012....

An Introduction to Contemporary Archaeology


Famed UK archaeologist and lecturer Dr. Brooklyn Hornswoggle-Smyth, Buckinghamshire New University’s youngest and most brilliant contemporologist, guides you through the ins and outs and back ins of the world of contemporary archaeology (exploring the very recent past)...

Featured Audio

Audio News from Archaeologica, 19 July 2015 - 25 July 2015


Plant domestication claimed for 23,000 BP; Philip of Macedon remains identified; Dead Sea scroll read; Maya shrine with stela fragments


Audio News from Archaeologica, 12 July 2015 - 18 July 2015


Norwegian Viking burial; Caddo villages in Texas; Nevada protest camp; early port in Goa.


Audio News from Archaeologica, 5 July 2015 - 11 July 2015


Second shipwreck from Kublai Khana’s invasion fleet; Roman fresco in France; geoglyph discoveries at Nazca; carbonized plant remains at South Dakota village.


Audio News from Archaeologica, 28 June 2015 - 4 July 2015


Sacred bobcat burial in Illinois; fingerprint on ancient Danish ceramic vessel; excavating ordinary houses at Angkor Wat; healed arrow wound in Iron Age Kazakhstan.


Audio News from Archaeologica, 21 June 2015 - 27 Jun 2015


Civil War camp in Chicago; 17th century Swedish bishop; 14th century Swiss battlefield; oldest North American footprints.


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