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A feature film proved to be the ultimate recruiting tool for archaeology. Thousands of fans of Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) dreamed of becoming the next Indiana Jones – the fedora-wearing, bullwhip-cracking adventurer who fends off scheming Nazis, slithering snakes, and ancient curses to recover the world’s most priceless artifacts. Real-life archaeology is considerably less dramatic.  In 1897, two… Read more »