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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Beringia Standstill model supported; new Dead Sea Scrolls; Roman gladiators in Austria; world’s oldest cheese in China.

2300 year old village near Jerusalem; canine group burial in Mexico; French fort in Georgia; divers explore Byzantine basilica in Turkey.

DNA analysis of Montana  Clovis  boy; inscription suggests Akhnaten ruled with his father; researcher cracks ancient Viking runic code; Bronze  Age burial in Scotland.

Palace of ancient Japanese queen; archaic city-state in Crete; 800,000 year old footprints in England; Native American village in downtown Miami.

Northern soldiers dug pits at Civil War-era prison camp in South Carolina; Byzantine church beneath lake in Turkey; stone offerings evidence widespread Olmec trade; two lost poems of Sappho recovered.

Ruins in Arizona are Jesuit, not Franciscan; royal mansion near the Sphinx; Neolithic walkway in Wales; 3000-year-old European settlement in Jordan.

Remains of a forgotten pharaoh; surprisingly preserved Iron  Age village in Denmark; creating a Florida climate log; eggs buried as lucky charms in ancient Sardis.

Experimental study of Mycenean cookware; styles and pigments in Texas pictographs; ancient base-10 multiplication table in China; Neolithic mural in Turkey possibly shows real volcanic eruption.

Dog skull on Aztec offering rack; good food for Pompeii working class; goddess’ beer-maker in Egyptian tomb; rare purple dye colored ancient fabrics in Israeli cave.

Georgian Queen’s bone in India; medieval vineyards in Spain; ancient Florida graveyard saved; Egyptian spider rock art.

Early New Zealand shipwreck predates Captain Cook; medieval Christian crypt in Sudan reveals mummified bodies and cryptic texts; stone armor at tomb of first Chinese emperor; new excavations soon at Ice Age Vero Site in Florida

Female figurine indicates humans occupied Cyrus; Sacred Native American objects auctioned; Well-preserved 900 year old fountain found; Ancient Pig-Shaped Baby Bottle Found