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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Zeus temple in Metropolis; Spanish colony in Pensacola; marble sphinx in northwestern China; Sea of Galilee Hebrew inscription.

Coins from Alfred ally; New finds at Angkor Wat; Timber sources for Chaco; Major Spanish galleon off Colombia.

Paleolithic drawing of settlement; ancient Floridians and rising seas; search for Aztec burial chambers; earliest lead smelting in the Levant.

Salmon evidence in early Alaskan hearths; Roman lead projectiles in Scotland; crocodile-shaped stone in Oaxaca; early Bronze Age baby rattle in Turkey

Viking sword in Iceland; giant carved stone in Scotland; medieval temple in Bangladesh; Maya manuscript judged authentic

Deep manure at stable in Israel; Inuit hunter guides searchers to lost ship; stinky cheese in Danish Bronze Age pot; controversial oil pipeline in North Dakota

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

Roman coins on Okinawa; dueling Maya kings in Guatemala; Petra water system; botanical Bronze Age specimens in Lancaster

Dog’s tooth documents Mesolithic British journey; roasting pit in Alberta; DNA and the origins of Polynesians; Anatolian stela documents rental agreement.

Early Western contact with China; salinity and Ancestral Puebloan farming; Minoan burial in Greece; whole cannabis plants in northwest China burial.

Uranium dating on Pohnpei tomb; Turkish underwater shipyard; fossil horses from Oregon cave; ice age bison DNA

Byzantine era inn; new technology for the Plain of Jars; violent burial practices in the American Southwest; remarkable Japanese swords.