Audio News from Archaeologica
The news of the week in audio, for many years compiled and written by the late Michelle Hilling of Archaeologica, is now the product of our dedicated volunteer team. Read by Laura Kennedy, 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 Kennedy, voice of the Audio News.
Ancient Islamic Period necropolis in Spain; extensive hydrological sytems at Tikal; Greek antiquities traffickers busted; vast rock art imagery including extinct animals in Colombian Amazon.
Hallucinogenic plants in California rock art cave; Ancient Publoan blanket took thousands of turkey feathers; Saudi Arabia opens Hegra to tourism; ten more mythological mask reliefs at ancient theater in Turkey
Roman watchtower in Bulgaria; underground caves as water sources for early Puebloans, Japanese document with code of conduct for workers; Viking longship excavation in Norway
Multi-ethnicity and wide genetic connections for the culture north of the Great Wall; the truth be\hind the Great Fire of Rome; size differences in extinct South African hominid; shipworms represent threat to Arctic shipwrecks
Tooth wear and task specialization in Bronze Age women in Spain; early Andes burial is female hunter; Henry VIII jousting venue located; unmarked graves possibly Tulsa Massacre mass burial
Ancient dog DNA fills in gaps in human history; Mississipian diaspora from Cahokia; Bronze Age adaptation to climate change in SE Turkey; signet stone reflects a pluralistic Jerusalem.
Cat geoglyph among Nazca Lines; artifacts rescued from melting Alpine glaciers; dispute over Titanic radio; conserving perishable Arctic artifacts.
3000-year-old leather balls in Central Asia; climate change and extinction of key human species; Greek cave documents long span of human cultural evolution; Confederate monument in Georgia poses challenges in anti-racist era.
Ancient Viking temple in Norway; masked clay figurine in western Siberia; human cells preserved by Vesuvius eruption; inhospitable Bering Sea island
Land management in ancient Amazonia; sequence of Caribbean Islands settlement; the long view of human effects on ecosystems; New Mexico’s 1680 Pueblo Revolt
Rare Shakespeare volume in Spanish library; exhibit on 400th anniversary of Mayflower sailing; mummified Egyptian birds were wild; city in northern Turkey much older than expected
Excavating America’s first Black church; Mexican slave ship carried Maya people; Spanish cave art possibly made by both sexes; DNA study of Viking burials