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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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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

 

 

Mexican rock art shows a priest figure; wealthy British woman buried 4400 years ago; Romanian Romeo and Juliet burial; town for Egyptian pyramid builders reveals details of lives and society.

 

 

Celtic burials near Paris; Australian rock art demonstrably very old; new evidence of prehistoric Gulf Coast port in Mexico; medieval recipes in England to be tasted

 

 

Maya and European dates synchronized; stone cairn in Sea of Galilee; late Pleistocene pottery used for fish; digital imaging of Easter Island statue

 

 

Jewish life in Middle Ages Cologne; 2000-year-old battering ram; Egyptian cemetery from little-known 17th Dynasty; American Revolutionary War prisoner-of-war camp.

 

 

Open-pit mine in Afghanistan reveals Buddhist city; Foreign excavation at Ur; American Southwest social networks; Greco-Roman mythological shrine.

 

 

Melting Norway glaciers giving up ancient artifacts; Tennessee burial mound excavation; Baltic Sea Bronze Age boat-shaped monuments; scuttled ships in pre-Alexandria Nile Delta seaport.

 

 

Coral dating in Polynesia; Chinese coin on the Kenya coast; fishhooks made by early reindeer hunters in Germany; possible slaves in pre-Civil War site near Washington, D.C.

 

 

Roman graves in the UK; Saharan burial site used for millennia; Chinese bronze armor 3000 years old; southeast Oregon rockshelter in use possibly 12,000 or more years ago.