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Finding a Genetic Hybrid

Finding a Genetic Hybrid

Tom Higham— Monday 22 June 2015 at 9:10 am. One of the great moments of my life. I was in one of the laboratories at the Research Lab for Archaeology… READ MORE

Finding the Bible

Finding the Bible

Brent Nongbri— Late in 1907, it was publicly revealed that the American businessman Charles Lang Freer (1854–1919) had acquired a group of four early Christian books from an antiquities dealer… READ MORE

A Huge Turning Point in Archaeology

A Huge Turning Point in Archaeology

Brian Fagan— The bombshell exploded a few months after John Evans and Joseph Prestwich returned from their visit to the Somme gravel pits with axes and elephant bones. Charles Darwin’s On… READ MORE

The Story of Archaeology

The Story of Archaeology

Brian Fagan— There really is something to Indiana Jones, except that it’s all wrong. It’s rumored that Jones was an amalgam of several early twentieth century archaeologists, but Lucas Films… READ MORE

Ep. 52 – A Little History of Archaeology

Ep. 52 – A Little History of Archaeology

Are Indiana Jones and Lara Croft real archaeologists? Brian Fagan takes us through the history of archaeology from the early treasure hunting days to the rigorously scientific present. YaleUniversity ·… READ MORE

The Earliest Humans in North America

The Earliest Humans in North America

Thomas S. Kidd— When did the first people come to live in North America? Or, humanly speaking, when did American history begin? These questions deal with really old history, but… READ MORE

A Conversation with Richard Conniff

A Conversation with Richard Conniff

The Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History turns 150 this year, and to celebrate, we spoke with Richard Conniff, author of House of Lost Worlds, about some of the fascinating… READ MORE

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