Unearthed! in July 2017!


From left to right, the Lions of Tsavo, Herman Mudgett aka H.H. Holmes and Ötzi the Iceman.  Photos by Mario Petitti/Chicago Tribune/MCT via Getty Images, public domain, and  Leopold Nekula/Sygma via Getty Images
From left to right, the Lions of Tsavo, Herman Mudgett aka H.H. Holmes and Ötzi the Iceman. Photos by Mario Petitti/Chicago Tribune/MCT via Getty Images, public domain, and Leopold Nekula/Sygma via Getty Images

It's time for another mid-year edition of Unearthed! The show covers new research and information about the Lions of Tsavo, human taxidermy and H.H. Holmes, among others. And of course, there's fresh Ötzi news!

Tracy's Research:

  • Salisbury, David. "The tale teeth tell about the legendary man-eating lions of Tsavo." Vanderbilt University. 4/19/2017. https://news.vanderbilt.edu/2017/04/19/the-tale-teeth-tell-about-the-legendary-man-eating-lions-of-tsavo/
  • Rogers, Phil. "Who Is Really Buried in the Grave of the 'Devil in the White City'?" NBC Chicago. 4/28/2017. http://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/Who-Is-Really-Buried-In-The-Grave-Of-The-Devil-In-The-White-City-420778313.html?_osource=SocialFlowFB_CHBrand
  • Museum News. "Rare Harriet Tubman Photo Among Album Treasures Acquired Through Collaboration Of National Cultural Institutions." 5/31/2017. https://nmaahc.si.edu/about/news/rare-harriet-tubman-photo-among-album-treasures-acquired-through-collaboration-national
  • Wilcox, David. "Smithsonian reveals plans for Harriet Tubman photo it bought for $161K." Auburn Citizen. http://auburnpub.com/news/local/smithsonian-reveals-plans-for-harriet-tubman-photo-it-bought-for/article_40511142-a4a1-563a-adce-d65360590918.html
  • Rouvalis, Cristina. "Lion Attacking A Dromedary: An old favorite at Carnegie Museum of Natural History will soon get a new home—and a new name." Carnegie. Winter 2016. http://www.carnegiemuseums.org/cmp/cmag/article.php?id=596
  • Chambers, Delaney. "150-year-old Diorama Surprises Scientists With Human Remains." National Geographic. 1/29/2017. http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/01/taxidermy-carnegie-museum-skull/
  • Bower, Bruce. "Ötzi the Iceman froze to death." ScienceNews. 4/21/2017. https://www.sciencenews.org/article/otzi-iceman-froze-death
  • Lawler, Andrew. " The Mystery of Roanoke Endures Yet Another Cruel Twist." Smithsonian.com. 4/7/2017. http://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/mystery-roanoke-endures-yet-another-cruel-twist-180962837/#bArSSgH4HzhTqfR5.99
  • Mitchell, Jerry. " 7,000 bodies could be buried on Mississippi campus." USA today. 5/6/2007. https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2017/05/07/7-000-bodies-could-buried-mississippi-campus/312352001/
  • Killgrove, Kristina. " Is That Skeleton Gay? The Problem With Projecting Modern Ideas Onto The Past." Forbes. 4/8/2017. https://www.forbes.com/sites/kristinakillgrove/2017/04/08/is-that-skeleton-gay-the-problem-with-projecting-modern-ideas-onto-the-past/#133237f530e7
  • The History Blog. "'The Two Maidens' of Pompeii are Men." http://www.thehistoryblog.com/archives/46830
  • Bazilchuk, Nancy. "Brewing Viking Beer — With Stones." Archaeology News Network. 6/16/2017. https://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2017/06/brewing-viking-beer-with-stones.html#xOsBFXS8JTMqAbYg.97
  • "Danish Vikings 'may have made their own wine'" The Local Denmark. 4/26/2017. https://www.thelocal.dk/20170426/danish-vikings-may-have-made-their-own-wine
  • Sanchez, Raf. " Israel finds hundreds of bottles of alcohol left behind by British soldiers during First World War." The Telegraph. 3/22/2017. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/03/22/israel-finds-hundreds-bottles-alcohol-left-behind-british-soldiers/
  • Shashkevich, Alex. " Students recreate 5,000-year-old Chinese beer recipe." PhysOrg. 2/8/2017. https://phys.org/news/2017-02-students-recreate-year-old-chinese-beer.html

Topics in this Podcast: Unearthed!, Ötzi, beer, H.H. Holmes, Harriet Tubman