031: Indiana Jones: Return of the Lost Millennial

Indiana Jones (the Atlanta native, not the Nazi-fighting Harrison Ford) did not intend to become an archaeologist, but through a series of interesting life events, stumbled into his career and his passion. This Indiana Jones covers common misconceptions about archaeology, the history of the Bible, America's perception of Israel and Palestine, and the antique black market. Listen to Indie's incredible story and check out the notes below for more in-depth look into his world.

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Iron Age jar in situ. The time of the Kingdom of Judah. This kind of find is not uncommon at Tel Burna and similar sites.

Iron Age jar in situ. The time of the Kingdom of Judah. This kind of find is not uncommon at Tel Burna and similar sites.

The nude female plaque figurine Indie mentioned. From Ornan, T., (2007). ‘Labor Pangs: The Revadim Plaque Type’, Pp. 215–235 in S. Bickel, et al. (eds.), Images as Sources (Fribourg).

The nude female plaque figurine Indie mentioned. From Ornan, T., (2007). ‘Labor Pangs: The Revadim Plaque Type’, Pp. 215–235 in S. Bickel, et al. (eds.), Images as Sources (Fribourg).

The unique nude female figurine torso we found at Tel Burna.

The unique nude female figurine torso we found at Tel Burna.

Real life Indiana Jones digging at Tel Burna. 

Real life Indiana Jones digging at Tel Burna.