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On this fun-filled episode, Alex Fitzpatrick comes on the show to speak about her expertise in zooarchaeology. She works on The Covesea Caves Project, an archaeological investigation of Bronze Age life on the shore of Northeast Scotland. By examining animal bones, Alex uncovers information about prehistoric diets, food processing techniques, ritual and mortuary life, and ancient cosmologies. We also talk about her early inspirations for entering the field, the importance of museum repatriation and decolonizing our disciplines, and the intersection of anarchy and archaeology.

You can find more information in the show notes under the episode on our website.

You can find Alex on Twitter and Instagram. She writes articles and blog posts on her website animalarchaeology.com, and co-hosts a zooarchaeology-themed podcast ArchaeoAnimals. You can check out her profiles on Science for Progress and The Female Scientist. Please consider giving a small amount to buy a coffee for Alex through her Ko-fi page.

You can find Michael on Twitter and Instagram as well. The Arch and Anth Podcast itself is on Twitter and Instagram, and the show also has a Facebook page.

If you liked this episode and want to help contribute to this show and assist in keeping it going, please visit the Patreon page for details on how to do that.

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