Episode 125 – The First Ghosts with Dr. Irving Finkel – Part 2

In part two of our special interview with the British Museum’s Dr. Irving Finkel, he shares more from his book, The First Ghosts: Most Ancient of Legacies, including a discussion of the earliest drawing of a ghost, the intricate role of exorcists in Mesopotamian societies, and how the dead would often be rudely called up from the underworld to answer pressing personal questions from the living. He also ponders why modern society has become so skeptical about ghosts and shares his attempts to see one for himself at the very haunted British Museum.

We would strongly suggest listening to part one before enjoying this episode.

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