Audio News from Archaeologica



The news of the week in audio, brought to you by The Archaeology Channel, is compiled and written by Michelle Hilling of Archaeologica and read by Laura Pettigrew. The audio news is compiled from Archaeologica’s daily news updates. The musical interludes are original compositions by Anthony Pettigrew.


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Audio News from Archaeologica, 7 December - 13 December 2014

Ancient Japanese imperial building foundations; Danish Glossary Link Bronze Age beads from Egypt; Pacific Northwest legend carved on boulder; Luxor excavation discoveries


Audio News from Archaeologica, 30 November - 6 December 2014

Booze & beef in Iceland; English palace in Old Sarum; Java man carvings on mussel shells; King Richard confirmed by DNA


Audio News from Archaeologica, 23 November - 29 November 2014

Vampire burials in Poland; Zodiac animals in Silk Road tombs; Perfect axe from Glossary Link Stone Age Denmark; New finds in Hatfield-McCoy feud


Audio News from Archaeologica, 16 November - 22 November 2014

Ancient farming on the Tibetan Plateau; submerged settlement off Greek island; children’s moccasins in Utah cave; excavations ongoing just meters from ISIL territory


Audio News from Archaeologica, 9 November - 15 November 2014

Very ancient infant burials in Alaska; Roman glass dish in Japanese tomb; elaborate mural in northern Chinese tomb; manufacturing process for China’s terracotta warriors.


Audio News from Archaeologica, 2 November - 8 November 2014

Dutch warship in Tobago; witchmarks inscribed to protect King James I; lives of Roman-era children in Egypt; uncovering the city of King Midas


Audio News from Archaeologica, 26 October - 1 November 2014

Middle Eastern stone circles; possible burial chamber beneath Teotihuacan; sacrificed children in coastal Peru; constellations on early Greek wine cup


Audio News from Archaeologica, 19 October - 25 October 2014

Very old high-altitude site in Peruvian Andes; Mongol-founded city on the Volga River; bone analysis and vegetarian Roman gladiators; genetic link between Easter Island and South America.


Audio News from Archaeologica, 12 October - 18 October 2014

New Mexico rock art and hallucinogenic plants; Greek pottery workshop in Sicily; high-altitude sites in Wyoming; massive Canaanite temple complex in Israel


Audio News from Archaeologica, 5 October - 11 October 2014

Silver tiara at Spanish Glossary Link Bronze Age site; key Inca administrative site identified; Indonesian cave art possibly world’s oldest; Greek burial identified with Phillip II, father of Alexander the Great


Audio News from Archaeologica, 28 September - 4 October 2014

Pre-Chacoan villages in northern Arizona; trade wind shifts and Polynesian migration; trends in prehistoric Scandinavian male identity; identification of HMS Erebus in Canadia Arctic


Audio News from Archaeologica, 21 September - 27 September 2014

Ancient sea-floor site in British Columbia; Armenian Paleolithic site; geoglyphs in Kazakhstan; medieval battle axes turn up in Poland.