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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Remains of a forgotten pharaoh; surprisingly preserved Iron Age village in Denmark; creating a Florida climate log; eggs buried as lucky charms in ancient Sardis.
Experimental study of Mycenean cookware; styles and pigments in Texas pictographs; ancient base-10 multiplication table in China; Neolithic mural in Turkey possibly shows real volcanic eruption.
Dog skull on Aztec offering rack; good food for Pompeii working class; goddess’ beer-maker in Egyptian tomb; rare purple dye colored ancient fabrics in Israeli cave.
Georgian Queen’s bone in India; medieval vineyards in Spain; ancient Florida graveyard saved; Egyptian spider rock art.
Early New Zealand shipwreck predates Captain Cook; medieval Christian crypt in Sudan reveals mummified bodies and cryptic texts; stone armor at tomb of first Chinese emperor; new excavations soon at Ice Age Vero Site in Florida
Female figurine indicates humans occupied Cyrus; Sacred Native American objects auctioned; Well-preserved 900 year old fountain found; Ancient Pig-Shaped Baby Bottle Found
Hasmonean-era building in Jerusalem; unique Plains Indian fortress in Oklahoma; sculpted clay coffins in the Peruvian Amazon; 2000-year-old Polish iron-smelting site
Seasonal encampment in Labrador; revealing results from Buddha’s birthplace; early Neolithic earthworks near Stonehenge; obsidian phallic objects in New Britain
Middle Bronze Age wine cellar in northern Israel; Mexican temple dedicated to the Lord of Death; organic compounds preserved Egyptian meat mummies; ancient Siberian DNA links to Native Americans.
Huge Roman port revealed by excavation; ancient temple in Iran; Crusader burial with two swords in Finland; part of Confederate ironclad raised to the surface.
Ancient cave art found in Brazil; Roman eagle sculpture stuns British archaeologists; massive stones moved on ice to Beijing’s Forbidden City; Egyptian mummy’s beaded collar reassembled.
Pollen study indicates drought ended the Levant Bronze Age; Norwegian Viking silk came from Persia; pre-Inca religious center in northern Peru; volunteer retirees save Roman history.