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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Shanghai’s role in maritime Silk Road; violence at Arizona cliff dwellings; mummy remains and a favorite Egyptian queen; new dating method for Australian rock art
Wind god temple in Mexico City; Roman governor inscription in Israel; dead dismembered in Brazilian cave; 3D scans of English priest hiding holes
Bronze Age ceramic figure in Israel; Bosnian Roman settlement; Abydos cemetery and city 5500 years old; original Plymouth cemetery
Megalithic structure in Kazakhsan; Renaissance dentures from Italy; third nested pyramid at Chichen Itza; very ancient nose-piercing jewelry in Australia
Shakespearean theater unearthed in London; archer burial in southern Siberia; Middle Kingdom causeway in southern Egypt; circular objects and early African-American religious adaptation
Bronze Age city identified in Kurdistan; Early Archaic burial cave in northern Mexico; Middle Stone Age ochre in Ethiopia; Medieval English well know for its curse
Byzantine era inn; new technology for the Plain of Jars; violent burial practices in the American Southwest; remarkable Japanese swords.
Uranium dating on Pohnpei tomb; Turkish underwater shipyard; fossil horses from Oregon cave; ice age bison DNA
Early Western contact with China; salinity and Ancestral Puebloan farming; Minoan burial in Greece; whole cannabis plants in northwest China burial.
Dog’s tooth documents Mesolithic British journey; roasting pit in Alberta; DNA and the origins of Polynesians; Anatolian stela documents rental agreement.
Roman coins on Okinawa; dueling Maya kings in Guatemala; Petra water system; botanical Bronze Age specimens in Lancaster
Antikythera shipwreck bones; world’s oldest fishhooks in Okinawa cave; world’s oldest indigo-dyed fabric in Peru; x-ray technology reads biblical scroll from Israel