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 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.
Royal falconer statuette in Norway; horned helmets in Denmark are Bronze-Age; parasites from royal toilet in Jerusalem; drought-resistant Maya food plants
Lice glue and early Argentine culture; Chinese tomb murals; virtual unwrapping of pharaoh’s mummy; ancient city in eastern Iran
Mammoth graveyard in England; ancient tobacco in Utah; Norse longhouse cluster in Norway; last known slave ship in Alabama
Greek infanticide; North America’s oldest domestic dog; Mesolithic infant burial in Italy; early rise of cultural divergence in Britain
Cahokia Mounds app and push for National Park status; Ethiopian megaliths; crucified Roman in England; Denisovans in Tibet
Roman mosaic on English farm; Cyprus tomb shows distant connections; Tanzania footrprints; surprising ancient diet at Lake Titicaca
Maya salt factory in Belize; Canadian bison uncover petroglyphs; Seleucid fortress in Israel; analysis of Justinianic Plague
Wooly mammoth extinction; agriculture in Maya kingdoms; ancient mercury poisoning; volcanic eruptions and Chinese dynastic collapses
Canada’s oldest English coin; support for Transeurasian languages proposal; slave room at Pompeii; wooden bird once owned by Anne Boleyn
First child skull of Homo Naledi; submerged Roman villas; first complete Maya canoe; Native Americans object to plans for Boston harbor island
Early Tarim Basis farmers were indigenous; major Sumatran site being plundered; resident population at Chaco Canyon; new species nomenclature proposed for early humans
DNA and the spread of domesticated horses; gold shunned in the Caucasus; cosmic radiation helps date Viking site in Newfoundland; foragers in Madagascar altered the landscape