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, voice of the Audio News.
Giant statue in SW Turkey; bones suggest ancient English cannibalism; turkey DNA tests migration concept in American SW; ritualistic canine remains in Bronze Age Russia
Well preserved Roman neighborhood in southwest France; bronze stylus in Turkey; big statue in Angkor hospital site; seal hunter camp in Newfoundland
Bronze Age lunchbox in Swiss Alps; Persian bowl on Arctic coast; giant Chinese Bronze Age chariot; protecting Mesa Verde with social media
Roman mosaics in France; Athenian mass grave; skulls in Illinois mound; Nubian tomb on Nile island.
Tombs in Jordan desert; no ecocide on Easter Island; Teotihuacan tunnel; English megalith best seen in moonlight.
Bronze Age sun altar in China; GIS used to study soundscapes; Aztec gold-covered wolf in Mexico City; Seljuk baths in mountaintop castle
Skull cult in Stone Age Turkey; Echoes preferred in rock painting sites; Earliest stone circle was square; Year-round occupation of high Andes
Potsherd wine request from Israel; Peruvian volcano mound; Early hieroglyphics in Egypt; Wooden basket stands in Japan
Rediscovered Ethiopian city; Icelandic Viking boat burial; Mesolithic Siberian wooden statue; Coast Guard cutter off California’s coast.
Metalworking in Argentina; Mexico City discovery; Avebury wooden circles 800 years earlier than thought; DNA study at Paisley Caves.
Lebanese clay heads; precolumbia teen burial in Panama; tomb of Celtic prince; Egyptian mummy DNA.
Conserved artifacts returned to Alaskan village; early dates at Huaca Prieta, Peru; unusual burial in far eastern Russia; Egyptian treasure trove of embalming materials.