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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Romantic burial positions in Neolithic Greece; Peru tombs hold dozens of mummies; Korean female royal emtombed with male sacrifice; huge administrative complex in southern Iraq
Medieval salve kills MRSA; 1000 medieval burials beneath English school; 17th Century camel skeleton in Austria; Utah site as old as Clovis, but not Clovis
Underground city in Cappadocia; formation of early Maya ritual center; Neolithic defleshing in Italy; earliest breast cancer in Egyptian burial
Massive UK genetics study; Cervantes tomb located; dates for Micronesian coral tombs; remarkably early Seattle-area lithic site
Possibly very old Oregon artifact; Viking silver ring of Islamic origin; mysterious Olmec jadeite carving; Chilean mummies suffering possibly climate-induced damage
European genetics and language history; lost city in Honduras; giant Celtic tomb in France; stone hammer in Alaska
Roman tombstone in England; ISIL video shows antiquities destruction; Andean mortuary for defleshing human corpses; Pharaoh Senebkay died in battle
Diet and range of Peru mummies; Hopewell trade site in North Carolina; Armenia shrines; Ben-Hur figure owned Tuscan villa
Stone features and fertility cult in the Negev; drones survey the Amazon; pig bone fortune-telling in Japan; population patterns in prehistoric eastern U.S.
Maui temples; ancient Israeli Biblical walled city; English garden ornament; digital reconstruction of Egyptian homes
Hannibal’s troops in Spain; Paleoindian spear throwers; seat numbers on Roman Colosseum; Maya water temple in Belize
X-ray of Herculaneum scrolls; huge antiquities bust in Switzerland; Kennewick Man DNA analsis; more tattoos found on Ötzi