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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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Wind god temple in Mexico City; Roman governor inscription in Israel; dead dismembered in Brazilian cave; 3D scans of English priest hiding holes

Bronze Age ceramic figure in Israel; Bosnian Roman settlement; Abydos cemetery and city 5500 years old; original Plymouth cemetery

Megalithic structure in Kazakhsan; Renaissance dentures from Italy; third nested pyramid at Chichen Itza; very ancient nose-piercing jewelry in Australia

Shakespearean theater unearthed in London; archer burial in southern Siberia; Middle Kingdom causeway in southern Egypt; circular objects and early African-American religious adaptation

Bronze Age city identified in Kurdistan; Early Archaic burial cave in northern Mexico; Middle Stone Age ochre in Ethiopia; Medieval English well know for its curse

Byzantine era inn; new technology for the Plain of Jars; violent burial practices in the American Southwest; remarkable Japanese swords.

Uranium dating on Pohnpei tomb; Turkish underwater shipyard; fossil horses from Oregon cave; ice age bison DNA

Early Western contact with China; salinity and Ancestral Puebloan farming; Minoan burial in Greece; whole cannabis plants in northwest China burial.

Dog’s tooth documents Mesolithic British journey; roasting pit in Alberta; DNA and the origins of Polynesians; Anatolian stela documents rental agreement.

Roman coins on Okinawa; dueling Maya kings in Guatemala; Petra water system; botanical Bronze Age specimens in Lancaster

Antikythera shipwreck bones; world’s oldest fishhooks in Okinawa cave; world’s oldest indigo-dyed fabric in Peru; x-ray technology reads biblical scroll from Israel

Deep manure at stable in Israel; Inuit hunter guides searchers to lost ship; stinky cheese in Danish Bronze Age pot; controversial oil pipeline in North Dakota