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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Ancient surgery on cow; Maya city of La Corona; Baltic Island treasure; newly translated magical papyrus

Palace of first Ankor ruler; medieval Italian with knife for hand; extra limbs in Peru burials; a die for cheaters in Norway

Greco-Roman temple at Egyptian oasis; DNA identifies mummy head; deep Swiss shafts as Roman refrigerators; Peruvian geoglyphs older than Nasca lines

Buddha-like doll in Japan; prehistoric footprints on British Columbia coast; mummy remains in Australia; more support for dense prehistoric Amazon population.

Hatshepsut sculpture in Wales; Guadalcanal shipwreck searchers find the Juneau; Viking houses in Dublin; new Pompeii excavations

Middle-East bead in early China; Orkney Islands Iron Age feast; early Greek port in Naples; study of English colonial shipboard food

Ancient espionage structures in Rome; search narrows for Viking settlement in Canada; Nubian necropolis; world’s oldest message-in-a-bottle

Undersea burial site in Florida; Roman boxing gloves in England; medieval port on Gulf of Aqaba in Jordan; medieval pilgrim’s ring in Israel

Yucatan cave complex yields Maya finds; how Roman priests survived the gates of hell; ancient Japanese banquet hall; ruler statues at Kushite temple in Sudan

Danish island spider stones; Japanese tunnel-tomb grave goods; deformed skulls in pre-Inca Peru; Paleolithic burials of disabled children in Russia

Priestess tomb in Egypt; ancient Mexican burial with interlocking arms; early Christian church in northern Anatolia; revised production history for medieval Book of Kells

Bone measurements match Amelia Earhart; trucker damages Nazca lines; medieval chess piece in Norway; LiDAR survey finds thousands of Maya sites