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. Links The Archivist: Unseen Documents from the Islamic State’s Diwan al-Rikaz Ancient palace emerges from under Mosul shrine destroyed by ISIS Trafalgar Square 3D Printed Arch aka Archy McArchface Contact Email us at ArchyFantasies@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter at @Archyfantasies and find us on FaceBook. Theme Music by ArcheopSoup Productions Produced by Chris Webster and Tristan Boyle About the “Archaeological Fantasies” Podcast
Did Aliens build Stonehenge? Did the Easter Island statues walk? Did the Vikings colonize Midwest American? What does mainstream archaeology have to say about all this? Listen to the Archaeology Fantasies podcast and learn about popular archeological mysteries. Hoax or fact? Learn to tell the difference with Dr. Kenneth Feder and cohost Sara of the Archy Fantasies blog.
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. Links Executive Order on whitehouse.gov https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/04/26/presidential-executive-order-review-designations-under-antiquities-act Antiquities Act 1906 https://www.nps.gov/history/local-law/anti1906.htm https://www.nps.gov/history/local-law/fhpl_antiact.pdf https://www.nps.gov/archeology/sites/antiquities/index.htm https://www.nps.gov/archeology/sites/antiquities/about.htm Richard Wetherill https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Wetherill Edgar Lee Hewett https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edgar_Lee_Hewett El Morro https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_Morro_National_Monument https://www.nps.gov/elmo/index.htm Historic Sites Act https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Historic_Sites_Act https://www.nps.gov/history/local-law/FHPL_HistSites.pdf https://www.nps.gov/history/local-law/hsact35.htm National Register of Historic Places https://www.nps.gov/nr/ https://npgallery.nps.gov/nrhp https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Register_of_Historic_Places Nuclear Biscuit http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/the-administration/315603-of-biscuits-and-footballs-the-perils-of-presidents-and National Historic Preservation Act http://www.achp.gov/nhpa.pdf https://www.nps.gov/history/local-law/nhpa1966.htm https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Historic_Preservation_Act_of_1966 National Environmental Protection Act https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Environmental_Policy_Act https://www.fws.gov/r9esnepa/RelatedLegislativeAuthorities/nepa1969.PDF Cultural Resources Management https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cultural_resources_management https://www.archaeologypodcastnetwork.com/crmarchpodcast/ Archaeological Resources Protection Act https://www.nps.gov/archeology/tools/laws/arpa.htm https://www.nps.gov/history/local-law/fhpl_archrsrcsprot.pdf https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archaeological_Resources_Protection_Act_of_1979 UNESCO Convention https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/UNESCO_Convention_on_the_Means_of_Prohibiting_and_Preventing_the_Illicit_Import,_Export_and_Transfer_of_Ownership_of_Cultural_Property http://www.unesco.org/new/en/culture/themes/illicit-trafficking-of-cultural-property/1970-convention/ https://www.anonymousswisscollector.com/ http://traffickingculture.org/ http://traffickingculture.org/encyclopedia/case-studies/cara-sucia/ Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Native_American_Graves_Protection_and_Repatriation_Act https://www.nps.gov/nagpra/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kennewick_Man http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2017/0221/Burial-of-9-000-year-old-Kennewick-Man-lays-to-rest-a-20-year-old-debate https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Solutrean_hypothesis http://archive.archaeology.org/0607/etc/conversations.html https://www.sfu.ca/ipinch/about/ipinch-people/research-team/dorothy-lippert/ https://www.polartrec.com/expeditions/nuvuk-archaeology-studies Malheur Takeover https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Occupation_of_the_Malheur_National_Wildlife_Refuge Myths about National Monuments http://www.sltrib.com/home/4762647-155/separating-fact-from-fiction-in-bears http://www.grandcanyontrust.org/blog/national-monuments-dont-let-myths-trump-facts http://www.grandcanyontrust.org/blog/fact-and-fiction-bears-ears Contact Email us at ArchyFantasies@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter at @Archyfantasies and find us on FaceBook. Theme Music by ArcheopSoup Productions Produced by Chris Webster and Tristan Boyle About the “Archaeological Fantasies” Podcast
Today we talk about the mysterious Gungywamp located in Connecticut. We examine the similarities between it and other sites like Mystery Hill aka American Stonehenge. Why makes the Gungywamp so strange? Is it ley lines, spirits, mystical energies of the ancient celts? Links Gungywamp Atlas Obscura – Gungywamp Interpreting the Gungywamp: Evidence & Implications of an Irish Early Christian Papar Provenience (PPT slides) Evidence of a Native American Solar Observatory on Sunset Hill Massachusetts in Gloucester, by Mary Ellen Lepionka and Mark Carlotto Gungywamp: A Review of the Major Theories By Mary Gage & James Gage Unexplained Phenomena At Mysterious Ancient Gungywamp – Is It A Gateway To A Parallel Reality? Barnum Museum Adrian block – Connecticut river History of deforestation and reforestation in Connecticut. A discussion of agriculture in Connecticut. A listing of the crops cultivated by European settlers begins on page 307. Settlers begin with corn, but then quickly shift to European crops (oats, rice, and wheat) and livestock. An investigation of a sheep farm nearby and similar to Gungywamp: Vermont’s Stone Chambers by Giovanna Neudorfer. A comprehensive look at the stone chambers of Vermont. Gungywamp is located on private land. The land owner (the YMCA) allows […]
Today we talk with Jens Notroff from the Gobekli Tepe research project about the recent news stories about possible evidence for a comet strike at the ancient site. We look over the claims made in the paper ‘DECODING GÖBEKLI TEPE WITH ARCHAEOASTRONOMY: WHAT DOES THE FOX SAY?’ and compare that with ongoing research from the actual Gobekli Tepe site. Shout out to David Anderson for his help with the episode! Thanks again! Links DECODING GÖBEKLI TEPE WITH ARCHAEOASTRONOMY: WHAT DOES THE FOX SAY? Martin B. Sweatman* and Dimitrios Tsikritsis Archaeoastronomy, meteor showers, mass extinction: What does the fox say? (And what the crane? The aurochs?) Jens Notroff’s rebuttal. Response by Sweatman and Tsikritsis Official project website at DAI homepage Göbekli Tepe research project weblog List of Göbekli Tepe publications (incl. further links) Göbekli Tepe 14C dates Göbekli Tepe interpretation as ‘meeting center’ Göbekli Tepe Media Ancient temple tells the tale of an ice age-inducing comet collision Ancient stone carvings confirm how comet struck Earth in 10,950BC, sparking the rise of civilizations Does this discovery of ancient stone carvings prove that conspiracy theorist Graham Hancock was right all along? Nanodiamonds Are Forever; A UCSB professor’s research examines 13,000-year-old nanodiamonds from […]
Today we’re talking with our resident Geologist; Sharon Hill about Ley Lines. What are they, where did they come from, and can they be weaponized? You can comment below or email us at @firstname.lastname@example.org Links: Sharon’s New Podcast: 15 Credibility Street Alfred Watkins The Old Straight Track Ordnance Survey Creating Prehistory: Druids, Ley Hunters and Archaeologists in Pre-War Britain by Adam Stout Aime Michel and UFOs https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aim%C3%A9_Michel http://www.anndruffel.com/articles/skynet/straightlinemystery.htm Lord of the Rings Scene John Michell Dragon Project/Devereaux Deciphering Hidden Codes Landscape Orgone/Wilhelm Reich Ley Lines and Conspiracy (viewer discretion advised) Michael Barkun’s A Culture of Conspiracy https://www.amazon.com/Culture-Conspiracy-Apocalyptic-Contemporary-Comparative/dp/0520248120 Ley Lines in Question, Williamson and Bellamy Apophenia Telluric currents Ivan Sanderson Vile Vortices Tectonic Strain theory, UFOs, and Earth Lights, from MIchael Persinger Castlerigg Stone Circle Serpent Mound Crystals Dudleytown aka Dark Entry Forest https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dudleytown,_Connecticut HISTORY OF AVEBURY HENGE AND STONE CIRCLES Creating Prehistory: Druids, Ley Hunters and Archaeologists in Pre-War Britain Adam Stout Spooky Geology Sharon’s overview post on Spooky Geology about Ley Lines Contact Email us at ArchyFantasies@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter at @Archyfantasies and find us on FaceBook. Theme Music by ArcheopSoup Productions Produced by Chris Webster and Tristan Boyle Edited by Christopher Sims About the “Archaeological Fantasies” Podcast