Audio News from Archaeologica
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The Colosseum as a Medieval housing complex; pre-Inuit hunters on Hudson Bay; stunning bowl from early Medieval Holland; Peruvian desert cemetery highlights unknown culture
Spectacular Bronze Age burial in Georgia; talking knots unearthed in Peru; turture and massacre at Colorado site; Turkish demolitions expose amphitheater
Rare genetic trait in Bronze Age Siberian skeleton; northwestern Australian cave dates to at least 45,000 years; hunting gear revealed by melting Yukon ice; evidence of ancient plague in Egypt
Maya council house in Guatemala; Celtic warrior in southwest England; Roman temple in northwest England; WWII POW camp in Scotland
Angkor Wat wall paintings; Haida Gwaii underwater survey; early trousers in far western China; Roman temple in northern France
Egyptian temple from reign of Ptolemy II, mold for fake Roman coins in India, vandalism at Utah rock art site, lead seal in Jerusalem from Crusader Period
Spirit offerings in the British Virgin Islands; high-tech tools evaluate the Gallic Wars; the Spanish Conquest affected Peru’s environment; Phoenician priest statue in southern Lebanon
Roman military camp in eastern Germany; Haiti shipwreck may be Columbia flagship; south India site shows tantric worship and Roman ties; Mexican skeleton illuminates first Americans.
New explanations for Peruvian desert lines; tombs linked to makers of Terracotta Warriors; royal ambassador’s tomb in Egypt; Idaho site dated back to 13,500 years.
Hunting structure beneath Lake Huron; ancient tsunami removed last land connection between Britain and Europe; 5000 years of violence in California; many burials in royal Egyptian tomb.
Chili pepper origin in Mexico; Akrai Greek colony under Roman rule; technique yields dates for Australian rock art; two new tombs in middle Egypt.
Ostia bigger than expected; Civil War ship connected to escaped slave; Siberian mummies with copper masks; evidence for early Javanese kingdom.