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, voice of the Audio News.
Wonderful things in Egyptian tomb; pemmican-making site in Montana; old inscription at Indian temple; Viking swords mostly for show
Silver bowl with Greek figures in northern China; Iron Age ostrich eggs; macaw bones in Puebloan New Mexico; Italian dentistry 13,000 years ago
Second pyramid for same pharaoh; cannibalism calorie-counter; bones of living dead in medieval England; from Oregon, most ancient bed bugs
Iron Age chariot burial in the UK; carved bone shows Neanderthal artistry; British Columbia site supports very early Native presence; Assyrian vaulted tomb in Iraq
Anonymous worker burial in medieval England; Mesoamerican city republic; Huns and Romans not so different; Neolithic rock art in Egypt
Viking grave in Denmark; antler armor in western Siberia; Sahara desertification as product of Neolithic people; colorful murals in northern China
Israel burial chamber contains mysterious Bronze Age inscriptions; huge pharaoh statue in Cairo suburb; nomads developed Silk Road; Russian survivors’ camp in Alaska
Cypress wood in ancient Persian palaces; Maya jade pendant in Belize; two men hand-in-hand in medieval London burial; 7th century Japanese emperor tomb
Chaco Canyon clan shared maternal DNA; Roman house in Israel; temple to Mithra in Corsica; children’s footprints in Ramses capital.
Figurine pair in southwestern Mexico; Trans
Tomb of Chinese general and princess wife; extensive Amazonian earthworks; round Sudanese temples; twelfth Dead Sea Scrolls cave
Celtic burial chamber older than expected; Maya roads; tomb of Egyptian scribe; Chinese map