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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Archaeologica founder passes away; virtual map reveals undiscovered Maya ritual sites; 3,000 year old Egyptian coffins contain well-preserved mummies; Bronze Age cache reveals typical warrior attire

Workshops in Valley of the Kings; monastery on Irish farmer’s land; Paleolithic marrow preservation in Israel; Finland to return remains to American Southwest

Big Bronze Age city in Israel; historic Houston neighborhood; ancient extinctions inform modern ones; microliths in Sri Lanka cave.

Florida sites going underwater; baby bottles in Bavaria; bronze jar with ancient sports fan in Bulgaria; technology to limit bone destruction

Native American DNA reflects non-Native American migration; Neanderthal extinction and ear infections; Neolithic aquaculture in China; Icelandic walrus extinction

Sixth century BC bronze statue discovered on St. Cyricus Island; buried “Lovers of Modena” were both males; 4.500-years old dagger discovered in Israeli burial cave; Colorado highway project discovers Native American ruins.

New research on Dead Sea Scrolls; Unique burial linked to clan violence; Ancient Native American remains found in Arizona; Denisovan finger bone reveals modern connections

Toppled monoliths in central France; desert skulls reflect Inca violence; Persian post office in Turkey; underwater survey of Franklin ship in Canadian arctic

Ancient mural in coastal Peru; cranial deformation in Croatia; submerged Mesolithic boat-building site in UK; Moabite altar inscription in Jordan

Preserving and excavating the Alamo; inscriptions at Cyprus city-states; sorcerer’s box of charms at Pompeii; Medieval and Viking era buildings in Iceland

Total war in Maya Classic; Norse drinking hall in Orkney; council building in Egyptian city; high-altitude site in Ethiopia

Temple sanctuary in Cyprus; engraved standing stones in Switzerland; Kazakhstan burial pair; Bronze Age Scandinavian metal.