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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Deer in pre-contact Panamanian feasting; Egyptian images from Bronze Age city in Israel; early Ecuadorian pottery; 500-year-old ship preserved in Baltic Sea.

Galilee church might connect to Saint Peter; longer Viking stay in Canada; Waterloo field hospital bones; pottery suggests greased sleds for Stonehenge megaliths.

6000-year-old dart point in Saskatchewan; wine amphoras off Albanian coast; ancient Japanese ritual ornaments; stone slab dedicated in Roman emperors in Bulgaria.

Viking burial ships in Sweden and Norway; Phoenician workshop for purple dye; early Chinese cranial deformation; historical excavation in Houston.

Cold War aerial photos in archaeology; new questions about Viking gender roles; Woodstock site under excavation; new technique for analyzing burned bone.

Non-native birds in the Nazca Lines, settlements beneath North Sea; heat-modified pigments in Altai Mountains tomb; Colonial time capsule in North Carolina.

Charred ancient 'Cheerios'; Rome's dietary decline; Inca taxes?; New Brunswick artifacts-find stops military monument build.

Ancient cathedral body in Germany; cataloguing the remains of D-Day; ancient Scottish well; last US slave ship identified.

Sacred Utah site vandalized; beer from 5000-year-old Egyptian yeast; “Forgotten Winchester” goes on exhibit.

Iron-Age bark shield from England; ancient Australian aquaculture site; marble head from Roman forum area; Moche stew pot in Peru.

Urine residues as evidence of livestock in Neolithic Anatolia; molten metal in Roman road repair; shallow Yukon River reveals artifacts; Russian farmer stumbles upon Sarmatian burial mound.

Secret chamber in Nero’s palace; cache of hallucinogenic drugs in the Andes; game board and horseshoes at Hadrian’s Wall; quartz tools in southern Africa