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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

Laura Pettigrew, voice of the Audio News.

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New finds from submerged Franklin Expedition ship; sun god revealed within Egyptian coffin at Harvard; dam collapse possibly made Angkor Wat the Khmer capital; stunning Iron Age tomb in Italy.

Bottled tears in Turkish museum; Mesa Verde petroglyphs mark soltices; very old Australian folk tale; search for lost Indian city.

Wasp nests date Aboriginal rock art; historical African-American community in Central Park; curse tablets from Athens well; diverse origins of earliest pottery.

Medieval mansion site in London; Cahokia area thrived after city abandoned; two waves of European Neanderthals in Siberia; Assyrian rock reliefs in northern Iraq.

Basque whaling ship reassembled; DNA reveals how African populations moved; Australian fires expose extensive Aboriginal aquaculture system; world’s oldest mosaic in Anatolia.

Native American life in Washington, D.C.; Neanderthals dove for clams; investigation of Notre Dame Cathedral; Iron Age recycling in Dubai

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