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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A Spanish cave yields a possible murder cold case over 430,000 years old; Evidence of ritual hallucinogenic use comes from a Philistine incineration pit in Israel; U.S.-Italian collaboration returns 25 looted artifacts to their cultural home; Controlled grass file on Montana’s prairie yields exciting new finds
New Moche temple in Peru; Strontium says Bronze Age girl was German; Two-story houses in Bulgarian Neolithic; Heavy gambling in Utah cave
Medieval Paris cemetery; Iron Age Spanish hoard in megalithic structure; intact Spanish ship off Panama coast; Paleo-Indian art work in Alaska.
Danish Neolithic trident; Nazca lines as pilgrimage routes; artifacts from Confederate gunboat; Viking antler trade.
DNA research supports Inuit migration model; Native American massacre site in Idaho; how Easter Island moai got their hats; archaeology at Battle of Waterloo.
Mercury in Teotehuacan tomb; Old Kingdom Pharoah’s tomb in unexpected place; clam gardens in Pacific Northwest; Hellenistic Egypt hangover cure
Vernacular Latin graffiti on Spanish pots; earliest European tools in Spanish cave; new finds along the Great Wall of China; artifacts show early Alaska-Asia trade
Romantic burial positions in Neolithic Greece; Peru tombs hold dozens of mummies; Korean female royal emtombed with male sacrifice; huge administrative complex in southern Iraq
Medieval salve kills MRSA; 1000 medieval burials beneath English school; 17th Century camel skeleton in Austria; Utah site as old as Clovis, but not Clovis
Underground city in Cappadocia; formation of early Maya ritual center; Neolithic defleshing in Italy; earliest breast cancer in Egyptian burial
Massive UK genetics study; Cervantes tomb located; dates for Micronesian coral tombs; remarkably early Seattle-area lithic site
Possibly very old Oregon artifact; Viking silver ring of Islamic origin; mysterious Olmec jadeite carving; Chilean mummies suffering possibly climate-induced damage