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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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Chinese bronze sculpture with two faces; Maya stela tells story of powerful princess; Scottish pits served as 10,000 year old calendar; carved stone boat on a California island.



Possible pre-Clovis site of Carolina coast; Sphinx in Israel; pyramid and graves in Veracruz; Viking trading center in central Norway.



Developers destroy Peruvian pyramid; flowers line 12,000 year old grave; copper toe rings on Egyptian skeletons; stone head of Roman god in northern England.



Traces of ancient famine in Jerusalem; untouched imperial tomb in Peru; Egyptian archaeologist takes risks to expose looting; traces of early history in Tuscaloosa, Alabama



New Maya city in Mexican lowlands; gold female figuring in Denmark; new theory on Appalachian rock art; Chinese tomb with preserved murals



Many species in Aztec sacrifices; fabled lost city in Cambodia; ancient princess burial in Kazakhstan; cancer in Neanderthal rib.



Letter from Robert the Bruce; jasper stone suggests first European-Native American contact; first wine-making in France; decapitated ball player statue in Mexico.



South African shaman rain-making site; Italian team to excavate Cahokia; Egyptians and meteorite iron; Civil War prison camp in Georgia



Copper coins suggest early contact with Australia; Roman city threatened in Egypt; remarkable new rock art discovery in Mexico; Bahrain excavations focus on ancient civilizations.



Maya pyramid in Belize bulldozed; huge Byzantine mosaic in Israel; early Maori burials examined in New Zealand; summertime conception in ancient Egypt.




Newly discovered lines on the ground in Peru; the hanging garden may have been in Nineveh; new technology maps underwater town in Britain; late Roman Period burials in Germany have plague DNA.



Yellow clay balls at Teotihuacan; megalithic tombs in the UAR; Jamestown cannibalism; lost Swedish rune stone reappears