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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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Underwater city in Tunisia; 13,000 year old date on skeleton in Yucatan; sculpted head from Hazor; lidar scan locates medieval Polish village

The demise of the Confederate submarine Hunley; 5000 year old wine in Sicily; two Mycenaen tombs in Greece; wonderfully precise trigonometric tables on Babylonian tablet.

Monk’s complex on the Nile; Iroquois ceramics and regional social interactions; Roman coins and Spanish silver; unfinished Japanese capital and pagoda.

Giant statue in SW Turkey; bones suggest ancient English cannibalism; turkey DNA tests migration concept in American SW; ritualistic canine remains in Bronze Age Russia

Well preserved Roman neighborhood in southwest France; bronze stylus in Turkey; big statue in Angkor hospital site; seal hunter camp in Newfoundland

Bronze Age lunchbox in Swiss Alps; Persian bowl on Arctic coast; giant Chinese Bronze Age chariot; protecting Mesa Verde with social media

Roman mosaics in France; Athenian mass grave; skulls in Illinois mound; Nubian tomb on Nile island.

Tombs in Jordan desert; no ecocide on Easter Island; Teotihuacan tunnel; English megalith best seen in moonlight.

Bronze Age sun altar in China; GIS used to study soundscapes; Aztec gold-covered wolf in Mexico City; Seljuk baths in mountaintop castle

Skull cult in Stone Age Turkey; Echoes preferred in rock painting sites; Earliest stone circle was square; Year-round occupation of high Andes

Potsherd wine request from Israel; Peruvian volcano mound; Early hieroglyphics in Egypt; Wooden basket stands in Japan

Rediscovered Ethiopian city; Icelandic Viking boat burial; Mesolithic Siberian wooden statue; Coast Guard cutter off California’s coast.