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.
Cambodian iron furnace documents shifts in Earth’s magnetic field; water efficiency in early hominids; factors influencing women as hunters; cave footprints in Spain
Elaborate ceremonial carriage near Pompeii; Alaskan sediment cores may signal early human arrival in North America; dental x-ray scanner reads unopened Renassance letter; scientists surveyed about Neanderthal demise
Study of Florida burial mounds; 18th century school for Black children in Williamsburg; Himalayan lake with 300 skeletons; early Medieval Celtic memorial stones
Oldest Egyptian brewery; Australian grinding stone with moth remains; global study about good governance; Silk Road trade hindered by ancient drought
Statuettes at ancient theater in Turkey; oldest known Chinese face cream; Venetian beads in pre-contact northern Alaska sites; 18000-year-old wind instrument from French cave
Environmental change and the creation of the Egyptian nation-state; Early Medieval graveyard in Cambridge, England; update on Peru’s Cloud Warriors; Bronze Age changes in Switzerland
3000-year-old royal purple dye in Israel; very ancient milk consumption in Africa; dogs as the companions of the first Americans; physical trauma study of medieval Cambridge cemeteries
Book of the Dead chapter and temple in Egypt; Early Bronze Age objects possibly used as money; Hopewell sites in Ohio nominated for World Heritage; systematic study of ancient knowledge and its modern applications
Aphrodite temple in Turkey; facial reconstruction of Siberian couple; female statue in Mexico; Sulawesi warty pig as oldest cave art
South African bones mean more hominid species; indigenous-led archaeology in Australia; death threats to Peruvian archaeologist; Yellowstone Park treasure hunter convicted
Ancient Peruvian farmers took advantage of El Nino; effort at Bozeman Trail historic nomination; fast-food restaurant in Pompeii; tree rings evidence warming climate
Agriculture in ancient forest islands of the Amazon; Doggerland points made of human bone; DNA upends the story of Caribbean migrations; imported foods common in Bronze Age Levant