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 Kennedy, 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 Kennedy, voice of the Audio News.
Mercury pollution at ancient Maya sites; artificial islands in British Isles; Egyptian sarcophagus belonged to statesman; Baltic warship wreck
Gold funeral mask in China; genetics of Anglo-Saxons; ancient Wisconsin canoe; Neolithic structure near Prague
'Earlier humans' animal husbandry; Evidence for Welsh legendary islands; Byzantine mosaic uncovered; Viking textiles evince female power.
World’s earliest amputation; Turtle Mound sea level threat; Medieval massacre of Jews; Island Cave’s ten thousand years of meetings
Lost branch of the Nile; threats to Hagia Sophia; Zanzibar Stone Town; Rhode Island whaling ship in Argentina
Patagonian canoe burial; LSU mounds very old; femur study pushes back age of upright walking; groundbreaking DNA study in Southern Arc
DNA study about the age of the first South Americans; rock crystals at Neolithic site in England; effort to rebury skulls of Black Philadelphians; parasites and Medieval monks in England
Maya cremation remains inside rubber balls; oldest octopus lures; very early mammoth kill site in New Mexico; ancient Elamite script deciphered
UK peatlands drying out; Climate change and Endurance shipwreck; Bronze Age city emerges from reservoir in Iraq; climate change and conflict at Mayapan
Taiwan shell-processing site; Ancestral Puebloans ate big fish; Hulagu Khan palace in eastern Turkey; horse tooth DNA from Haiti links to Chincoteague
Historic mine in England; climate change and conflict at Mayapan; indigenous sea gardens; Viking jewelry delivered to Norway museum
Spanish galleon on Oregon coast; southern China DNA links to Americas; early Anglo-Saxon cemetery near London