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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Audio News from Archaeologica, 18 January 2015 - 24 January 2015

X-ray of Herculaneum scrolls; huge antiquities bust in Switzerland; Kennewick Man DNA analsis; more tattoos found on Ötzi


Audio News from Archaeologica, 11 January 2015 - 17 January 2015

Roman figurine on Danish island; Japanese royal burial mound; Egyptian frontier fort; Mesoamerican mirrors in Arizona


Audio News from Archaeologica, 4 January 2015 - 10 January 2015

Early Chinese horse and chariot burials; Fifth Dynasty Egyptian queen; Byzantine amulet and persistent paganism; surviving Colorado wickiups


Audio News from Archaeologica, 28 December 2014 - 3 January 2015

Belize lagoon and Maya drought; copper crown in India from Indus Valley Civilization; Vikings from central Norway; Vero dates possibly pre-Clovis


Audio News from Archaeologica, 21 December - 27 December 2014

Roman-era synagogue in northern Israel; million-year old stone tool in Turkey; Chinese kingdom possibly relocated after earthquake; Neolithic lake-dwellers in Poland


Audio News from Archaeologica, 7 December - 13 December 2014

Ancient Japanese imperial building foundations; Danish Glossary Link Bronze Age beads from Egypt; Pacific Northwest legend carved on boulder; Luxor excavation discoveries


Audio News from Archaeologica, 30 November - 6 December 2014

Booze & beef in Iceland; English palace in Old Sarum; Java man carvings on mussel shells; King Richard confirmed by DNA


Audio News from Archaeologica, 14 December - 20 December 2014

Monumental corridor at Herod’s hilltop palace; Viking bronzeworking tool in northern Canada; Viking influence in Spain; focus on drought at Tikal


Audio News from Archaeologica, 23 November - 29 November 2014

Vampire burials in Poland; Zodiac animals in Silk Road tombs; Perfect axe from Glossary Link Stone Age Denmark; New finds in Hatfield-McCoy feud


Audio News from Archaeologica, 16 November - 22 November 2014

Ancient farming on the Tibetan Plateau; submerged settlement off Greek island; children’s moccasins in Utah cave; excavations ongoing just meters from ISIL territory


Audio News from Archaeologica, 9 November - 15 November 2014

Very ancient infant burials in Alaska; Roman glass dish in Japanese tomb; elaborate mural in northern Chinese tomb; manufacturing process for China’s terracotta warriors.


Audio News from Archaeologica, 2 November - 8 November 2014

Dutch warship in Tobago; witchmarks inscribed to protect King James I; lives of Roman-era children in Egypt; uncovering the city of King Midas