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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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Sixth century BC bronze statue discovered on St. Cyricus Island; buried “Lovers of Modena” were both males; 4.500-years old dagger discovered in Israeli burial cave; Colorado highway project discovers Native American ruins.

New research on Dead Sea Scrolls; Unique burial linked to clan violence; Ancient Native American remains found in Arizona; Denisovan finger bone reveals modern connections

Toppled monoliths in central France; desert skulls reflect Inca violence; Persian post office in Turkey; underwater survey of Franklin ship in Canadian arctic

Ancient mural in coastal Peru; cranial deformation in Croatia; submerged Mesolithic boat-building site in UK; Moabite altar inscription in Jordan

Preserving and excavating the Alamo; inscriptions at Cyprus city-states; sorcerer’s box of charms at Pompeii; Medieval and Viking era buildings in Iceland

Total war in Maya Classic; Norse drinking hall in Orkney; council building in Egyptian city; high-altitude site in Ethiopia

Temple sanctuary in Cyprus; engraved standing stones in Switzerland; Kazakhstan burial pair; Bronze Age Scandinavian metal.

Deer in pre-contact Panamanian feasting; Egyptian images from Bronze Age city in Israel; early Ecuadorian pottery; 500-year-old ship preserved in Baltic Sea.

Galilee church might connect to Saint Peter; longer Viking stay in Canada; Waterloo field hospital bones; pottery suggests greased sleds for Stonehenge megaliths.

6000-year-old dart point in Saskatchewan; wine amphoras off Albanian coast; ancient Japanese ritual ornaments; stone slab dedicated in Roman emperors in Bulgaria.

Viking burial ships in Sweden and Norway; Phoenician workshop for purple dye; early Chinese cranial deformation; historical excavation in Houston.

Cold War aerial photos in archaeology; new questions about Viking gender roles; Woodstock site under excavation; new technique for analyzing burned bone.