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

Laura Pettigrew, voice of the Audio News.

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Viking runestone suggests climate disaster; unmarked African-American slaves in Florida; missing Hobby Lobby cuneiform tablets; oldest sketch of Venice

Very ancient carb cooking; bones from Revolutionary War soldiers; Nevada loopholes endanger Native American burials; atherosclerosis in Inuit mummies

Lost North American crops were productive; cattle traveled to Irish Iron Age feasts; ancient Maya palace in Yucatan; lightning strike inspired Neolithic stone circle in Scotland

Technology used to record Texas rock art; Parthenon had a different name; mass graves from Tulsa Race Massacre; Danish tar gum gives up 6000-year-old human DNA

Paleoindian site in Connecticut; huge Roman shipwreck off west coast of Greece; earliest Christian church in Ethiopia; “head cones” found in ancient Egypian burials

Frozen Pleistocene puppy; hundreds of cuneiform tablets in Iraq; survey of early coast sites in Puerto Rico; Iron Age warrior grave in Yorkshire

Rediscovered African-American cemetery in Tampa, Florida; ostrich eggshell beads yield new insights; Neanderthall bad luck; ancient Puerto Rican clamshells

Medieval synagogue in Bulgaria; helmets made from skulls in Ecuador; boat burial inside boat burial in Norway; new Nazca Lines figures

 LiDAR survey on Florida coast; US Navy submarine found after translation correction; climate change befell Neo-Assyrian Empire; ibis mummies in Egypt reflect collection of wild birds

DNA study of Rome; Indian Supreme court ruling; mammoth traps in Mexico; new chronology of the Mongloian steppes

LIDAR reveals new British ring cairn; moss reveals Ice Man’s path; Danger Cave, Utah, receives new honor; Monte Verde may get older

Sloan Canyon announces new visitor center; Lost street built by Pontius Pilate rediscovered; Third-graders embrace archaeology in classroom project; Date for early human use of fire narrowed down