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Adam Ford's Life in Ruins: 25 years as an archaeologist

July 15th, 2015

Episode 509 of 1853 episodes

Why would anyone want to spend their professional life with their head in a muddy trench, moving soil with a paintbrush? Or sweltering in a desert for months, with only a trowel to shift tons of moving sand? Archaeologist Adam Ford, has spent much of his 25-year career working in such conditions on fascinating digs around the world.

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