What a real-life archeologist thinks about Indiana Jones
Harrison Ford is taking a final turn as Indiana Jones in "Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny" in theaters right now, giving fans of the dashing, daring archaeologist one more on-screen adventure.
Like many kids in the 1980s, Petar Parvanov grew up loving Indy — but unlike many kids who loved him, he actually became an archeologist as well.
Parvanov is now an assistant professor at the National Archaeological Institute in Sofia, Bulgaria, and is an archeologist himself.
In a recent essay in Sapiens, he writes about his own love of Indiana Jones and what the fictional movies actually get right about archeology. The Show spoke with him about it.