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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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

Burial chamber of Maya royalty; new details at Hagia Sophia; Egyptian Old Kingdom tombs; ship anchor might be from Cortes

Mesoamerican sculptures with magnetic rock; venomous snake consumed in ancient Texas; complex architecture in Early Cycladic islands; gruesome massacre in 17th century Alaska

Huge Maya figurine factory; ancient Egyptian woman with papyrus-marked teeth; squatting girl in China’s oldest tomb; the place of beer in Peru’s ancient Wari Empire.

 Cherokee cave inscriptions translated; French children find Bell Beaker burial mound; Paleolithic cave art in Croatia; Brazil Empire artifacts at Rio zoo.

Possible Aztec royal burial in Mexico City; whale bone as fuel in Iceland; names inscribed on First Temple Period objects in Jerusalem; Trajan statue in Turkey.

Medieval toddler shoe in Switzerland; temple palace of Ramses II; Hispano-Muslim warlord sword digitized; food court counter in Pompeii.

Egyptian shipwreck validates Herodotus; search for Cortes ships; image of ugly good-luck deity in Jerusalem; study on rise of big deities