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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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Massive UK genetics study; Cervantes tomb located; dates for Micronesian coral tombs; remarkably early Seattle-area lithic site

 

 

Possibly very old Oregon artifact; Viking silver ring of Islamic origin; mysterious Olmec jadeite carving; Chilean mummies suffering possibly climate-induced damage

 

 

European genetics and language history; lost city in Honduras; giant Celtic tomb in France; stone hammer in Alaska

 

 

Roman tombstone in England; ISIL video shows antiquities destruction; Andean mortuary for defleshing human corpses; Pharaoh Senebkay died in battle

 

 

Diet and range of Peru mummies; Hopewell trade site in North Carolina; Armenia shrines; Ben-Hur figure owned Tuscan villa

 

Stone features and fertility cult in the Negev; drones survey the Amazon; pig bone fortune-telling in Japan; population patterns in prehistoric eastern U.S.

Maui temples; ancient Israeli Biblical walled city; English garden ornament; digital reconstruction of Egyptian homes

Hannibal’s troops in Spain; Paleoindian spear throwers; seat numbers on Roman Colosseum; Maya water temple in Belize

X-ray of Herculaneum scrolls; huge antiquities bust in Switzerland; Kennewick Man DNA analsis; more tattoos found on Ötzi

Roman figurine on Danish island; Japanese royal burial mound; Egyptian frontier fort; Mesoamerican mirrors in Arizona

Early Chinese horse and chariot burials; Fifth Dynasty Egyptian queen; Byzantine amulet and persistent paganism; surviving Colorado wickiups

Belize lagoon and Maya drought; copper crown in India from Indus Valley Civilization; Vikings from central Norway; Vero dates possibly pre-Clovis