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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Laura Pettigrew

Laura Pettigrew, voice of the Audio News.

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Frozen Pleistocene puppy; hundreds of cuneiform tablets in Iraq; survey of early coast sites in Puerto Rico; Iron Age warrior grave in Yorkshire

Rediscovered African-American cemetery in Tampa, Florida; ostrich eggshell beads yield new insights; Neanderthall bad luck; ancient Puerto Rican clamshells

Medieval synagogue in Bulgaria; helmets made from skulls in Ecuador; boat burial inside boat burial in Norway; new Nazca Lines figures

 LiDAR survey on Florida coast; US Navy submarine found after translation correction; climate change befell Neo-Assyrian Empire; ibis mummies in Egypt reflect collection of wild birds

DNA study of Rome; Indian Supreme court ruling; mammoth traps in Mexico; new chronology of the Mongloian steppes

LIDAR reveals new British ring cairn; moss reveals Ice Man’s path; Danger Cave, Utah, receives new honor; Monte Verde may get older

Sloan Canyon announces new visitor center; Lost street built by Pontius Pilate rediscovered; Third-graders embrace archaeology in classroom project; Date for early human use of fire narrowed down

Archaeologica founder passes away; virtual map reveals undiscovered Maya ritual sites; 3,000 year old Egyptian coffins contain well-preserved mummies; Bronze Age cache reveals typical warrior attire

Workshops in Valley of the Kings; monastery on Irish farmer’s land; Paleolithic marrow preservation in Israel; Finland to return remains to American Southwest

Big Bronze Age city in Israel; historic Houston neighborhood; ancient extinctions inform modern ones; microliths in Sri Lanka cave.

Florida sites going underwater; baby bottles in Bavaria; bronze jar with ancient sports fan in Bulgaria; technology to limit bone destruction

Native American DNA reflects non-Native American migration; Neanderthal extinction and ear infections; Neolithic aquaculture in China; Icelandic walrus extinction