20 Best Archaeology Podcasts of 2021

3 years ago

Are you wanting to learn more about archaeology ? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best archaeology podcasts of 2021.

We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.

We are always keen to hear your feedback, if we have missed a podcast, tweet us @MagazineWelp and we will check it out!

Best Archaeology Podcasts 2021

With thanks to ListenNotes, Crunchbase, SemRush and Ahrefs for providing the data to create and rank these podcasts.

Seven Ages Audio Journal

  • Publisher: Seven Ages Research
  • Total Episodes: 47

Archaeology and the Exploration of Human History

The Archaeology Show

  • Publisher: Archaeology Podcast Network
  • Total Episodes: 122

The Archaeology Show is produced by the Archaeology Podcast Network. It’s hosted by a archaeologist’s Chris Webster and Rachel Roden. We will interview people from around the world in a variety of topics. Enjoy the ride.

The History of Egypt Podcast

  • Publisher: Dominic Perry
  • Total Episodes: 233

Discover ancient Egypt, in their own words. This podcast uses ancient texts and archaeology to uncover the lost world of the Nile Valley. A tale of pharaohs, pyramids, gods, and people. The show is written by a trained Egyptologist and uses detailed, up-to-date research. We dive deep into the ancient society, to uncover their fascinating tales. A member of the Agora Podcast Network.

The Archaeology Podcast Network Feed

  • Publisher: Archaeology Podcast Network
  • Total Episodes: 985

Find shows from Cultural Resource Management Archaeology to technology to anarchy to whatever. We cover it all in this feed.

The CRM Archaeology Podcast

  • Publisher: Archaeology Podcast Network
  • Total Episodes: 218

This show dives into topics related to CRM Archaeology and is hosted by longtime professionals in the field.

Getty Art + Ideas

  • Publisher: Getty
  • Total Episodes: 166

Join Jim Cuno, president of the J. Paul Getty Trust, as he talks with artists, writers, curators, and scholars about their work. Listen in as he engages these important thinkers in reflective and critical conversations about architecture, archaeology, art history, and museum exhibitions.

Watch Jerusalem

  • Publisher: Gerald R. Flurry
  • Total Episodes: 185

Watch Jerusalem brings you news and archaeology from a biblical perspective. Host Brent Nagtegaal is on location in Jerusalem to give you the most important developments happening on the ground—and emerging from beneath it. Nagtegaal is a contributor for watchJerusalem.co.il.

Ancient Greece Declassified

  • Publisher: Dr. Lantern Jack
  • Total Episodes: 38

The podcast that transports you to the ancient world and back, with some good conversation along the way. It’s not just about ancient Greece. It’s about a huge chunk of human history that the Greek texts give us access to: from Egypt and Babylon, to Persia, to Carthage and Rome, we’ll sail the wine-dark sea of history with some expert guides at the helm. Topics will include archaeology, literature, and philosophy. New episode every month.

Women In Archaeology

  • Publisher: Women In Archaeology
  • Total Episodes: 82

Archaeology through a Feminist Lens

The Materialists

  • Publisher: FPAN Central
  • Total Episodes: 25

Archaeology and Material Culture. What does all this stuff say about us?


  • Publisher: APN – Kim Biddulph
  • Total Episodes: 33

Kim Biddulph talks to archaeologists and authors about the real stories behind the fictional books with archaeology and history as a major component.

The Micah Hanks Program

  • Publisher: Micah Hanks
  • Total Episodes: 427

The Micah Hanks Program is a weekly podcast that covers science and the mysteries of our universe. Taking a critically-minded approach to the study of our world, each week Micah presents commentary and discussions with guests on subjects that include mysteries of physics and astronomy, the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI), UFOs, myths and folklore, archaeology and ancient mysteries, artificial intelligence, futurism, cryptozoology, science fiction, and entertainment. Each week we journey to the boundaries of human knowledge, in search of the most unusual things our world has to offer.

New Books in Archaeology

  • Publisher: Marshall Poe
  • Total Episodes: 64

Interviews with Archaeologists about their New Books Support our show by becoming a premium member! https://newbooksnetwork.supportingcast.fm/archaeology

The ArchaeoTech Podcast

  • Publisher: Archaeology Podcast Network
  • Total Episodes: 152

The ArchaeoTech Podcast is a place to discuss all things tech as they relate to Archaeology. Join Doug and Russell as they dive into the world of technology and apply it to the study of the past.

The Thinking Traveller

  • Publisher: Academy Travel
  • Total Episodes: 28

A series that draws on the passions, expertise and interests of Academy Travel’s academic tour leaders, to bring a wealth of additional knowledge to your travels, one topic at a time. Hosted by Jo Litson, our tour leaders talk on a range of topics and interests related to travel, covering history, culture, archaeology, architecture, the visual arts and the performing arts.

Biblical Archaeology Today w/ Steve Waldron

  • Publisher: Steve Waldron
  • Total Episodes: 172

A look at all things Biblical Archaeology. We will be examining archaeological finds from Genesis to Revelation and how they comport with Scripture. God bless!

Windows Into The Bible

  • Publisher: Marc Turnage
  • Total Episodes: 45

Take a look through the Windows Into the Bible with Author, Teacher, Instructor, and Biblical Scholar Marc Turnage. Gain insights into lands of the Bible, has we explore reading the Bible with a “4 Windows” approach to better understand how geographical, cultural, historical, and spiritual contexts impact the way the bible was written. You will also hear from guests such as experts in Archaeology, Biblical Studies, Pastors and More! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/windowsintothebible/support

Dicegeeks.com Tabletop RPG Show

  • Publisher: Matt Davids
  • Total Episodes: 88

A tabletop role-playing game show where we learn to become better gamemasters and role-players by filling ourselves with stories and knowledge. We talk Dungeons and Dragons, film history, mythology, archaeology, literature, and much more.

Weird Religion

  • Publisher: Brian Doak and Leah Payne
  • Total Episodes: 73

Weird Religion is a podcast for people who think religion is weird but love it anyway. Your hosts, Leah Payne and Brian Doak, are both professors, authors, and pop culture aficionados, whose interests range from archaeology and history and linguistics to LARPing and The Walking Dead. Episodes tackle some piece of media highlighting the wonderful weirdness of religious experience—a documentary, a television show, a Twitter scandal—and use that as a "thread" on which to hang reflections on a wide variety of topics. Cults. The perils of fame within the evangelical world. Church attendance. Atheism. Gamer communities. Millennials and avocado toast. It’s all here.

The Forgotten Irish Podcast

  • Publisher: Damian Shiels
  • Total Episodes: 17

An occasional podcast by archaeologist and historian Damian Shiels, exploring some of the personal stories of Ireland’s diaspora and aspects of the history and archaeology of Ireland.

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