🎧 The Neanderthals
Ancient • 36m
Rebecca Wragg Sykes joined me on the pod to discuss our perception of the Neanderthals, which has undergone a metamorphosis since their discovery 150 years ago. We discuss how this has changed from seeing them as the losers of the human family tree to A-list hominins.
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🎧 The Roman Baths with Stephen Clews
Stephen Clews is the Curator at the Roman Baths at Bath. The complex is a site of historical interest in the English city of Bath. The house is a well-preserved Roman site for public bathing. The Roman Baths themselves are below the modern street level.