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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Poison ring in Bulgaria; 3000 year old cinnamon in Israel; spicy European Neolithic food; trove of perishable artifacts on Alaska’s Bering Sea coast



Early gaming set in Turkey; extremely ancient Nevada petroglyphs; Roman emperor’s personal Colosseum; Japanese dagger molds suggest Chinese links



Crusader hospital in Jerusalem; Civil War POW camp; London railway exposes vast history; spectacular Maya frieze in Guatemala.



Peruvian shield still has feathers; ancient Egyptian latrine; WWII Japanese internment camp in Idaho; mysterious lead coffin near Richard III.



Spanish fort in the Appalachians; remote Roman temple in England; prehistory jewelry at Danish farmstead; early agriculture along the Silk Road.



Chinese bronze sculpture with two faces; Maya stela tells story of powerful princess; Scottish pits served as 10,000 year old calendar; carved stone boat on a California island.



Possible pre-Clovis site of Carolina coast; Sphinx in Israel; pyramid and graves in Veracruz; Viking trading center in central Norway.



Developers destroy Peruvian pyramid; flowers line 12,000 year old grave; copper toe rings on Egyptian skeletons; stone head of Roman god in northern England.



Traces of ancient famine in Jerusalem; untouched imperial tomb in Peru; Egyptian archaeologist takes risks to expose looting; traces of early history in Tuscaloosa, Alabama



New Maya city in Mexican lowlands; gold female figuring in Denmark; new theory on Appalachian rock art; Chinese tomb with preserved murals



Many species in Aztec sacrifices; fabled lost city in Cambodia; ancient princess burial in Kazakhstan; cancer in Neanderthal rib.



Letter from Robert the Bruce; jasper stone suggests first European-Native American contact; first wine-making in France; decapitated ball player statue in Mexico.