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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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.
Very ancient temple building near Lima, Peru; gold and weapons in the tomb of an ancient warrior in Russia; mudbrick pyramid of an ancient Egyptian government official; huge Indus Civilization city in India
Greco-Roman tombs in Alexandria; seabirds at the heart of religion for the extinct native people of Newfoundland; new computer program can reconstruct extinct languages; Teotihuacan pyramid yields fire-god statue
Nineteenth Century geodetic marker near Rome; rare Olmec jade spoon at Maya city in Belize; Classical Period loom weights in Turkey; complex petroglyph panel near Mexico’s west coast.