Undead Gender with Drs. Rebecca Gibson, Jay VanderVeen, and Holly Walters: Archaeological Fantasies ep 114

This episode we talk with Drs. Rebecca Gibson and Jay VanderVeen about their upcoming edited volume Monstrous Males and Fatal Females due out in 2021. We also talk with one of the authors Dr. Holly Walters about her chapter on vampires, and we manage a bit on Zombies too.

We look at Gender and how the becoming undead can affect it. We also look at the use of sexual desire within the supernatural and get a sneak-peek at the contents of the edited volume.

Show Notes:

Dr. Rebecca Gibson

Twitter – @RGibsongirl

https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783030240165

Dr. Jay VanderVeen

Twitter @JayVanderVeen

Dr. Holly Walters

Twitter: Left Field Notes @Manigarm

Shaligrams – http://peregrinationblog.com

Frankenstein; Or, The Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War

The Tragic, Forgotten History of Zombies

Zombies: The Real Story of the Undead

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zombie

H. P. Lovecraft, Zombies, Slender Man, and Aliens – Jason Colavito

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Those Damn Victorians at it Again, or Why so Many Fakes in the 19th Century?

Those Damn Victorians at it Again

If you follow this blog or podcast for any amount of time you’ve probably noticed that a lot of the things we cover can be traced back to 19th-century ideas. I’m not saying we should blame the Victorians for everything dealing with pseudo-archaeology, but I’m not saying we shouldn’t either.

What was going on during the Victorian era. Times were changing, social structures were being challenged, Darwinism, and archaeology was blossoming into a legitimate field of academic study. Kind of.

Of course, with every great growth spurt comes growing pains. And I honestly think that’s what the 19th century was for archaeology.

This is mainly me speculating basing all of this on 10 years writing this blog, and five years of hosting a podcast about debunking bad archaeology. I think I have a little authority to speak from here when I say the Victorian era in the 19th century was a powerhouse for fake archaeology. Some of the most enduring hoaxes that still plague modern archaeology today were created in the 19th century.

Some of them have been mostly dealt with, things like the Cardiff giant and Piltdown man. Not even the ancient aliens people push either of those as being authentic anymore. I know there’s a late hanger-on every now and then who pops up. I know the Cardiff giant was recently brought up as evidence for giants by one of the obscure vlogs I watch. For the most part though these of been laid to rest, debunked by archaeology and archaeologists of the 19th century, and continually reinforced by modern archaeologists, most pseudo-archaeology theorists don’t even bother with these.

There are others that have such staying power that I must marvel at them. Things like the Newark holy stones, the Michigan relics, the Kensington Rune Stone, the Bat Creek inscription, and the whole mound builder myth. Most of these things are complete hoaxes. They are not accepted in any way shape or form by the field of archaeology, but they are staples in the pseudo-archaeology arsenal of alternative history buffs.

Why do so many fakes come out of the Victorian era in the 19th century? What was so special about this time period that fakes were being made left and right?

One of the most obvious reasons for there being so many fakes from this era is the lack of ability to fact check them. In our modern era were used to Google and Wikipedia. We’re used to being able to type in a search term and get hundreds if not thousands of results to answer a question. This isn’t how things worked over 100 years ago. I’m not saying that people weren’t capable of distinguishing a real from a fake. The Piltdown man and means the Cardiff giant are clear examples that science and archaeology of the time was more than capable of spotting fakes when presented with them. The problem here is the average citizen had even less access to information than they do today, and in general trusted individuals who portrayed themselves as authorities.

Also keep in mind times were changing. People were moving into the beginning of an era where information traveled quickly, comparatively to the time, and lots of interesting spiritualist ideas were starting to spread. Many of the ideas that archaeologists deal with as far as the concepts that ancient aliens put forward, or giantologists argue, or even the lost Atlantean people push, mostly originated during the 19th century. At the time there was less information to counter these arguments with, and there, of course, was the accepted social stance that a lot of these spiritualist ideas fit into. Yes, I’m talking about things such as ethnocentrism racism, classism, and all the other fun things that I rally against constantly on this blog. I’m not saying the Victorians created racism, but they sure as hell liked using it.

During this time archaeology was concerned mostly with discovering origins and finding the oldest – whatever. Add to that the socially dominant idea that Native Americans could not have been the first people in the Americas, for reasons that are pretty much only supported biblically and even then not really. What you got was a race to find the first evidence of a superior white race that predated the Native Americans. When evidence began to come up lacking to support this loose hypothesis, some people took to creating that evidence themselves.

It can be speculated that certain hoaxes like the Bat Creek inscription were placed maliciously to harm the reputation of the excavator in charge. Other hoaxes, like the Kensington Rune Stone, may have been placed in an effort to confuse and befuddle the “learned men” of the time. Other hoaxes were most definitely done specifically to raise money. The Cardiff giant was created specifically as a moneymaking scheme, and it kinda worked. We also have to look at hoaxes such as the Piltdown man, which was basically an exercise in nationalism, and the desire to prove that Britain was better than everyone else because it had “the first man” the quintessential “missing link” in the evolutionary chain.

And we’re just talking about the archaeological hoaxes that most people are aware of. There are hundreds if not thousands of fake artifacts in the cultural history and art museums across the country and around the world. Artifacts that were created specifically to sell to institutions, like the Smithsonian, to make a quick buck. Some of these artifacts remained in the collections for many decades before being discovered as fakes. I suppose the comfort is that almost all of them had some detractor or doubter of their authenticity, but on the whole were accepted as authentic.

But how could so many fakes and hoaxes get past institutions specifically designed to study ancient history and art?

Basically, the technology wasn’t in place to debunk these artifacts. Even though communications were growing and becoming easier during the 19th century, they are still a far cry from what we enjoy today. I can send a text to a colleague and have an answer within an hour or so. During the 19th century, that question could take months to receive an answer. During that time the fake artifact or hoax may have already been purchased and possibly displayed to the public.

Authenticating artifacts was difficult as well, mainly because there weren’t as many experts as there are today. Collections were still thin, museums still growing, experts still being created. It was easier to pass off a fake as an authentic artifact or to just create a culture whole cloth in order to sell an artifact because the ability to debunk these things didn’t quite exist yet. There was no chemical testing at the level that we have today, no infrared scanning of paintings to see what colors fluoresce and what colors don’t. There was no way to molecularly test an object to see what kind of varnish was being used to create the aged look on an artifact.

So why were there so many fakes that come out of the 19th century and the Victorian era? Essentially, because that time period was right for it. The combination of fevered interest in discovering the human past, combined with lack of knowledge and comparative samples created a perfect storm for the creation and the selling of fakes and hoaxes.

Which should be the real question here though is, why are these fakes and hoaxes still accepted today as fact? It’s one thing to look back at the 19th century and the Victorian era and understand that people weren’t necessarily gullible as much as they simply didn’t have access to the proper information because it didn’t exist yet. It’s another thing entirely to be in the modern era where these things can be checked at the top of the phone screen and yet there is still fervent belief in the idea of the mound builders myth, that the Kensington Rune Stone is a real Viking room stone, that the Newark holy stones prove the lost tribes of Israel were in the Americas before Native Americans, and that somehow giants are real.

On the one hand yes we have ancient aliens that’s run for 14 seasons on television and has spawned numerous similar shows on various channels. But at some point, we can only blame the media for so much. At some point, we need to sit back and ask ourselves, what are we missing, and how can we fix it?

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Orientalism and Cultural Exoticism In Horror.

Orientalism and Cultural Exoticism

 

I’ve been doing a lot of study lately on Lovecraft and his writings. Mainly because I enjoy Lovecraft’s fiction and the cosmic horror and the Cthulu mythos that he created. I really like the fact that he had so many other writers working alongside him writing their own fiction and amplifying each other by using details from each other’s writings in their own writing. A writer’s echo chamber if you will. It was actually pretty ingenious, and personally, I think it’s one of the reasons why Lovecraft’s writing sticks around so well. He really did make a major impact on the genre of horror and weird fiction.

All that aside-

Lovecraft was writing in the early 1900s, as were many of his contemporaries in his writer’s echo chamber. Modern analysts and critics of Lovecraft are constantly pointing out the inherent racism and ethnocentrism in Lovecraft’s writings.

On the one hand, it’s hard to disagree with these critiques. There is indeed both racism and ethnocentrism in Lovecraft’s writings, frequently being a major focus of a story for Lovecraft. He used both of these elements as a way of creating horror and suspense. He wasn’t doing it in a way to critique or to satire the time he was in. They were simply elements of society, and he knew how to use them in his writing, and did. It doesn’t look like there were many topics that were off-limits for Lovecraft when it came to his stories.

On the other hand, Lovecraft was a product of his time. People like to point out how weird, or odd, Lovecraft’s behavior might have been. They also like to overly focus on his opinions of society. We’re not even to talk about Lovecraft’s cat, mainly the name of said cat, which I will not be repeating here. What I am saying, though, is that Lovecraft’s behavior wasn’t exactly shocking for the time. And that many of his contemporary writers wrote the same way, using the same elements, to get the same effects.

The early 1900s were not exactly a bastion of equality and forward mindedness.

I’m not defending any of this, it is precisely because of the early 1900s and the Victorian era before it that the field of archaeology has such a problematic past. I’m just saying if you weren’t a straight white dude, you probably had a rough time in both of those areas.

Because of this, by the late 1900s, we start receiving sharp critiques of society. We get terminology that actually helped change the language of fields such as sociology, anthropology, and archaeology. All of the ologies. One such term that we get is Orientalism.

Orientalism is both a term and a book written by Edward Said. The book Orientalism was published in 1978, and in it, Said makes a harsh critique of how the Western world perceived what was called the Orient. Said focused on the Middle East and the Eurocentric and ethnocentric representations of the Arabic and Muslim cultures. Particularly focusing on the amplification of negative aspects of the participants of these cultures as being superstitious, ignorant, lazy, mystical, uneducated… Basically, he was calling out racism. Said also had things to say about what we would call today appropriation of the cultural aspects of the Middle East for atmospheric, literary, or mystical elements.

Said’s book was controversial when it first came out since it was a very harsh critique of several academic fields of study. That being said, the points he makes in his book and that he advocated for after its publication, did actually change the discourse around research and theory dealing with the Middle East.

And this ties back nicely to Lovecraft.

Lovecraft was constantly using images of the Middle East and the Muslim religion in his writings. Going as far as in his youth to give himself a Muslim sounding name and dressing like an Arab. He wasn’t the only person that did this, it apparently was a common thing among the upper class of the time, for some reason. I’m sure we can all tie this back to modern problems with ethnically white people pretending to be an ethnicity they are not. Lovecraft was doing his playacting out of a sense of fascination with the Middle East. It’s not a defense, but it is important to understand the mental process behind it.

The alter ego that Lovecraft created for himself, he then turned into a character in his books and made the most famous author of the most famous non-existing fictional book in possibly modern history. Almost everyone knows the name of the Necronomicon.

Both Lovecraft’s alter ego, and the Necronomicon are products of Orientalism and cultural exoticism. The Necronomicon is supposed to be a book that allows for the communication with and control of Dijin. Dijin being closely tied to Pre and post Muslim culture and religion. You may find the mention of Dijin in some translations of the Old Testament as well. They were and, in some cases, are still believed to be spirits that dwell in the deserts of the Middle East. Most of us probably aren’t overly familiar with the true origins of Dijin or the real cultural implications of Dijin. The closest many of us even get to this concept is the genie from Aladdin. Which is a whole other topic.

But Lovecraft was fascinated with Pre-Muslim magical practices and the superstitions of Arabic culture. That’s not to say that he studied it in any deep capacity, or that he learned about it in any meaningful way. From what I can tell, Lovecraft did what many individuals do, and that is he learned just enough to be fascinated by it, and let his imagination fill in the holes.

This is almost perfectly what Said was describing as Orientalism.

Cultural exoticism is very closely tied to Orientalism. It’s effectively taking any culture that is other than your own and focusing only on the aspects that are strange, weird, or out of place when compared to one’s own culture.

That’s not to say these things truly are strange or weird. It’s because of someone’s cultural bias that it appears that way. Lovecraft took great advantage of this. He used things that appeared strange and weird to an early 20th century white European culture, and then blew them way out of proportion in his stories. Exaggerating the strangeness, the oddity of it all, and playing on the fears of his readers about foreign peoples and places to create horror and suspense in his short stories. It was incredibly effective.

It also wasn’t out of character for the time. I keep coming back to this point because I want people to understand that Lovecraft wasn’t existing in a vacuum. Lovecraft was writing the kind of things people at the time liked to read because, unfortunately, it reinforced their opinions of the world outside of their own. There are very strong parallels between the early 1900s and our own modern era. Especially in the early 2000s. That is a critique I will leave for others to make, but also you should be aware of my opinions on it if you read this blog.

Understanding the time that Lovecraft lived and wrote during, the influences on him by society at the time, and the reasons for the popularity of the elements of his horror are important in a variety of ways. None of them pardon racism and ethnocentrism, but I will caution people not to look into the past through a modern lens. You will not understand what is occurring, and it will cause erroneous conclusions to be drawn.

That being said, Lovecraft was a master of amplifying his readers’ fears and uncertainties and worries about the foreign or exotic world that they may or may not have had interaction with. That is the point of horror and sci-fi, which is to examine the world around us in a safe environment, that environment being the fantasy world. It’s not real; therefore, it can’t hurt us. It allows us to examine our fears and put an ugly face on it if we need to. We should also be taking the next step, and examining why these things are our fears, but a lot of writing never goes that deep.

Tying everything back up nicely here, Orientalism and cultural exoticism did not end in the 1900s. Both practices are alive and well today and can be seen openly being used in modern media, both fictional and nonfictional. It wouldn’t take very long to sit down with popular new sources and find a hundred or so stories that take advantage of people’s fears of the unknown, the foreign, and the culturally different. The same ethnocentrism and racism from the past is being used today. Perhaps the culture groups being targeted are different, perhaps the spaces that are considered exotic are different, but the elements are the same.

It’s important for us to be able to look back on aspects of our past to see the echo of those behaviors in our current day. It’s really the only way to open our eyes to it, be critical of it, and through that criticism work to change those behaviors.

Many people often ask if Lovecraft’s writings would be as impactful as they were if they weren’t written in the way that they were. I feel like this is a false question, there’s truly no way to know. In my personal opinion, however, I think that the elements that make Lovecraft’s writing truly impactful are not the ethnocentrism and the racism, but are the masterful use of fear of the unknown to create suspenseful stories that get under our skin. There is nothing wrong with using fears and uncertainties to write a story meant to scare the readers. But I think what takes a story from being a mere Penny Dreadful to a truly epic horror is the examination of those fears and the questioning and critiquing thereof in the story itself. Self-aware horror is more terrifying because you have to examine your own demons and justify your own fears, and sometimes those are the most horrifying things of all.

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Pseudo TV with Annelise Baer

Today we talk with Annelise Baer about some behind the scenes aspects of making Pseudo-television shows like Ancient Aliens. She tells how the research and some of the production is done, and we talk about what Archaeology could learn from tv. 

 Show Notes:

Annelise Baer, MA

Twitter – @annelisebaer

IMBD –  https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3243785/ 

Crystal Skull Vodka facial reconstruction:

https://www.google.com/search?rlz=1C1CHBF_enUS805US805&sxsrf=ACYBGNS7RKZgqGAzRarBKuzV6qbOTr8Enw:1581389394615&q=crystal+skull+reconstruction&tbm=isch&source=univ&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiWi_jIvsjnAhWjxFkKHct5BYwQsAR6BAgJEAE&biw=1564&bih=754&dpr=1.13

Revisiting No Man’s Sky Four Years Later.

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I’m playing No Man’s Sky a year since my last save, and comparing it to when the game dropped originally in 2016 and today.

Be sure to check out Andrew Reinhard’s write-ups about the original survey and stay tuned for more in-game excavation.

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Show Notes:

Archaeogaming: An Introduction to Archaeology in and of Video Games by Andrew Reinhard

NMSArchaeology on Twitter @NMSarchaeology

NO MAN’S SKY ARCHAEOLOGICAL SURVEY – Day of Archaeology https://www.dayofarchaeology.com/nmsas/

Human Settlements in a Digital Universe: The No Man’s Sky Archaeological Project

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Archaeology and the Path of the Spiritual Sun: It’s all Been Done Before.

Today I talk about the archaeology in the Path of the Spiritual Sun, how it’s all been done before, there’s nothing new…under the sun…

Show Notes:

Belsebuub’s website:
https://belsebuub.com/books/the-path-of-the-spiritual-sun-celebrating-the-solstices-and-equinoxes 

Jason Colavito’s Website:

http://www.jasoncolavito.com/blog/

Giant DNA and Mudfossils with Dr. Jennifer Raff.

Today we talk with Dr. Jennifer Raff about the YouTube channel Mudfossil University and the possibility that Rocks are really just fossilized Giants.

Show Notes:

Episodes with Dr. Raff
https://archyfantasies.com/?s=Jennifer+Raff

New Archaeo-Genetics Articles With Jennifer Raff

Archaeological Fantasies and the genetic history of the Americas

DNA in Archaeology with Jennifer Raff – Episode 50

Dr. Jennifer Raff’s Websites:
violentmetaphors.com

Genetic mythologies: “Nephilim DNA” from the Paracas skulls

The Ketchum Project: What To Believe About Bigfoot DNA ‘Science’ – By Sharon Hill

Goodbye 2019, Hello 2020! Archaeological Fantasies Podcast Ep 109

Say Hello to the new year with Archaeological Fantasies.  Check us out to see what we’re up to and what to expect in the new year. 

Thanks again to all our lovely supporters! Here’s to another successful year. 

Show Notes!

Jennifer Raff:  @JenniferRaff 

https://violentmetaphors.com/

https://www.forbes.com/sites/jenniferraff/#2b40d9503eef

David Anderson:  @DSAArchaeology 

https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidanderson/#5171d0495401

In reSearch Of

https://www.patreon.com/inresearchof/

Archaeological Fantasies on YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtKt4NakeiCynKLPGQH0AZw

Sub-Blogs:

Ancient Alien Archaeology

https://ancientalienarchaeology.home.blog/

The Archaeology of Giants

https://thearchaeologyofgiants.home.blog/

Paranormal Archaeology

https://paranormalarchaeology.wordpress.com/

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The History of Lucky New Year Lemon Pigs.

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Did you make your lucky Lemon Pig on New Year’s? You didn’t!? No luck for you from this ancient tradition…

Or not?

I got sucked into the #LemonPig craze this year out of shear Internet peer pressure. Honestly, they’re cute, and I just happened to have two lemons lying around that were slowly calcifying in my crisper anyway so…

Where did the Citrusy Swine come from exactly? I had to do a little digging, that led me to both a series of tweets from just before 2018 and this video of Jacques Pepin making one. IDK who he is either, but he makes lemon pigs. The jackpot was an Atlas Obscura article that tracks the resurgence of the pig every 50 years or so. Which isn’t entirely accurate. 

Atlas Obscura tracked the first recorded mention of the Lemon Pig to an 1882 article in Ballou’s Monthly Magazine, Volume 55. The article is entitled “Flibbertigibbet’s Journey.” Flibbertigibbet herself recounts going to visit her ailing mother and how her siblings insisted on making gifts for her to take to her mother. The youngest child, Nell, created a Lemon Pig from nothing more than sticks and a lemon. No fancy aluminum tail for her! Still, Flibbertigibbet’s causal mention of this creation alongside other childhood crafts tells us that the Lemon Pig had been around a while before this. How far back can we take the Lemon Pig? My guess would be at least twenty to fifty years before Flibbertigibbet. However, as it’s a biodegradable children’s toy, we might not be able to definitively take it back further. 

Atlas Obscura also mentions a January 26th, 1889 article from The Enterprise newspaper detailing how children can make a lemon pig using a lemon, pins for eyes, and matches for feet. So we’re closer to the viral pig of 2018, but still no aluminum tail.

My next find was a 2013 blog article from The Lighter Days where the author reminisces about the Lemon Pigs their mother and grandmother would make to garnish their cold plates at parties. This iteration of the piglet uses matches for feet, cloves for eyes, and carves the ears and tail from the rind of the lemon. It also has a sprig of parsley in its mouth. 

Up to this point, however, the Lemon Pig isn’t tied to the New Year or luck. Also, we’re still missing the foil tail and the penny in the mouth. So, where did these details develop? 

That can apparently be traced to a 1971 hostess book written by Conny Von Hagen for the Alcoa Aluminon foil company.  401 Party and Holiday Ideas from Alcoa details how to create the perfect New Years Piglet from a lemon, cloves for eyes, toothpicks for legs, and a cute curly tail made out of Alcoa brand aluminum foil. (There are several other aluminum horrors in this book, well worth the nightmares to flip through.) Hagen also seems to be the first mention of putting a penny in the pig’s mouth.

But why? The foil inclusion is obvious, but why the penny? 

Well, there’s a little known secret about the year 1971, which connects this lucky penny nibbling pig and its resurgence. 1971 was the Year of the Pig, according to the simplified Chinese Zodiac. I’m not positive if the Chinese celebrated by making Lemon Pigs themselves, but American households unknowingly did in 1971. 

So, where’s the connection between Hagen’s book and the New Year in 2018? Well, my friends, that would be Twitter. 

On December 31st, 2017, at 10:06 AM, the twitter account 70s Dinner Party (@70s_party) tweeted about their lemony discovery, and Twitter responded. 

In true DIY internet fashion, people responded with everything from Lemon Pigs, to Onion Pigs, to the definitely cursed Banana Pig…

More importantly, it started the hashtag #LemonPig, and thus a new New Year Tradition was born. 

Thanks to 70s Dinner Party and Conny Von Hagen, we now have our children toy turned lucky New Years Lemon Pig, and frankly, my life has been enriched. Long live the Lucky Lemon Pig! 

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Resources: 

Jacques Pépin Makes a Lemon Pig | Bon Appétit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=apsIU58Tu9Y

Lemon Pigs Are the World’s Newest New Year’s Tradition https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/lemon-pigs-new-year

The enterprise. [volume], January 26, 1898, Image 3 https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84028272/1898-01-26/ed-1/seq-3/#date1=1789&index=1&rows=20&words=COMPLETED+LEMON+PIG&searchType=basic&sequence=0&state=&date2=1943&proxtext=%22lemon+pig+completed%22&y=0&x=0&dateFilterType=yearRange&page=1

Ballou’s Monthly Magazine, Volume 55 https://books.google.com/books?id=sM8RAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA484&dq=%22lemon+pig%22&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi2uNiEqLzYAhWrQ98KHQ9fDn04HhDoAQgoMAA#v=onepage&q=%22lemon%20pig%22&f=false

Lemon pigs – long live the 70s: https://thelighterdays.wordpress.com/2013/02/04/lemon-pigs-long-live-the-70s/

Conny Von Hagen. 401 Party and Holiday Ideas from Alcoa. Golden Press, 1971 https://books.google.com/books/about/401_Party_and_Holiday_Ideas_from_Alcoa.html?id=HzFHGQAACAAJ

https://twitter.com/70s_party/status/947484146288549888?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E947484146288549888&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ibtimes.com%2Fwhat-lemon-pig-good-luck-diy-goes-viral-new-year-2018-2635377

The Archaeology of Annabelle the Doll, Paranormal Archaeology Episode 1

The Archaeology Of Annabelle the Doll

Welcome to the first episode of the Paranormal Archaeology Podcast. This is a companion podcast to the blog where we can talk about and look a little deeper into different paranormal topics.

Today we’re looking at Annabelle the doll and how it’s an excellent example of an ordinary object that becomes a haunted artifact.

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  Show Notes: Paranormal Archaeology Patreonhttps://www.patreon.com/ParanormalArchaeology

Ryan visits the Annabelle Doll at The Warren’s Occult Museumhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6jLFmb-gWxY The Demonic Curse of Annabelle the Dollhttps://www.buzzfeed.com/unsolved/watch/video/85370

Occam's Trowel for Archaeology

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