Hi! And welcome to The Dirt! We are a podcast that brings stories from archaeology and anthropology straight to your ears. Join Dr. Anna Goldfield, a researcher in the UC Davis Anthropology Lab, and co-host Amber Zambelli as they geek out about all things ancient. Each week, Anna and Amber tackle one topic, ranging from Homo floresiensis to hoaxes to honey to handaxes—everything awe-inspiring, weird, wonderful, mysterious, and groundbreaking that the study of our shared human past has to offer, from all over the world. We're here to edutain: you'll laugh, you'll go ewwwww, and above all you'll learn something, no matter your experience with archaeology. The Dirt is available on the Apple Podcast app, Google Play, Stitcher, and Soundcloud.