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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Earthenware pagoda in Japan; questioning evidence of Iroquois-European contact; early plague in Sweden; leather boots on Medieval London skeleton
Woman’s bronze stamp in Jutland; 2000-year-old ring with name of Pontius Pilate; new Egyptian mummy; early Ecuador burials
Copper and cremations on Georgia USA coast; meteor explosion wiped out Jordan Bronze Age cities; Ice Age art under recent graffiti; early humans in Oregon
Aymara period Bolivian tombs; miniature Chinese terracotta army; mummified Egyptian scarab beetles; lost Greek city of Tenea emerges
Embalmed skulls in Celtic France; new Archaic Period statues in Greece; ceremonial complexes in Atacama Desert; tar production for Viking ships
Early use of cocoa in the Amazon; bathroom humor in Roman latrine; ramp at ancient Egyptian quarry; details of conquistador armor from Florida shipwreck
Guardian statues at Chan Chan; UK railroad dig may be Europe’s biggest; intact 400 BC Greek ship at bottom of Black Sea; Pictish alphabet
Pompeii graffiti indicates October date for Vesuvius eruption; vampire burials in late Roman Italy; tomb of wealthy lady in Song China; British Columbia wildfire exposes huge number of sites
Early pharaoh’s best friend; ancient Maya salt industry; Herculaneum bones evidence vaporization by Vesuvius; faded document evidences early English voyages to North America.
Neolithic village discovery in Albania; Franklin Expedition artifacts; new Aswan inscriptions on Seti I and Horemheb; imaging Egyptian child’s stripy sock
Coins beneath Scandinavian church floorboards; LIDAR survey of Maya lands in Guatemala; magic love spell on Egyptian manuscript; bronze hand from grave in Switzerland
Traces of first millennium BC Assyrian war; ancient child labor; Maya captive animals; Danish treasure trove