New research has begun to reconstruct the smell of ancient perfumes from Egyptian tombs. But rich folks always try to smell better. The bigger question is what did the past smell like as whole? Our contestants detect zesty notes of burning dung and a cloying variety of herbs and spices.
The Archaeology of Finger Licking Goodness, or, Why Did the Chicken Cross the Planet?
The Mystery of King Tut’s Sky Iron Knife, or, How Much Would You Pay for a Knife Like This?
The Secret Aramean or Maybe Assyrian Underground Cult Site at Başbük: Stairway to Heaven or Rec Room of the Gods?
Feeding Spice Caravans in the Negev, or Midnight at the Oasis, Try the Oysters and Crabs
The Archaeology of Big Giant Stone Heads, Sardinian Edition
Take the Last Boat to Carthage and I’ll Meet You at the Tophet. Or, Who Were the Phoenicians and Why Did They Do Something As Dangerous as Sail West?
A ‘Dark Age’ Shipwreck Mystery, or When Your Cargo Absolutely, Positively Has to Get There Eventually Between the Byzantine and Umayyad Period Unless the Ship Sinks
Even More Strange and Wonderful Finds from Iron Age Jerusalem, or, You Brought Home Champagne! No, it’s Vanilla Flavored Wine.
Har Adir, Where the Iron Age Air is Clear, or How to tell a Fortress from a Bird Watching Sanctuary
Tattoo Who? Or, From Egypt with Ink
The Xbox of the Early Bronze Age? Or, All That’s Left is a Board of Stone.
A Crusader Mass Grave at Sidon, or Blunt Force Trauma Makes the Man
Two Synagogues at Magdala, or, was Mary in the Multipurpose Room?
Garbage Dump of the Gods
The Strange Case of the Neo-Assyrian Armor in the Chinese Tomb, or The Ballad of the One Off Wonder
Even More New Amazing Iron Age Finds from a Cult Site West of Jerusalem, or, To Gaze Upon the Knees of God
The Curse of the Mummy’s Double Chins, or, It’s Better to Look Good than to Feel Good
It’s the Very Nearly Live from ASOR 2021 Conference With Extra Special Guests Edition! Part 3-The Last Waltz
It’s the Very Nearly Live from ASOR 2021 Conference With Extra Special Guests Edition! Part 2-After Hours
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