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, 26 July 2015 - 1 Aug 2015


Plant domestication claimed for 23,000 BP; Philip of Macedon remains identified; Dead Sea scroll read; Maya shrine with stela fragments


Audio News from Archaeologica, 19 July 2015 - 25 July 2015


Plant domestication claimed for 23,000 BP; Philip of Macedon remains identified; Dead Sea scroll read; Maya shrine with stela fragments


Audio News from Archaeologica, 12 July 2015 - 18 July 2015


Norwegian Viking burial; Caddo villages in Texas; Nevada protest camp; early port in Goa.


Audio News from Archaeologica, 5 July 2015 - 11 July 2015


Second shipwreck from Kublai Khana’s invasion fleet; Roman fresco in France; geoglyph discoveries at Nazca; carbonized plant remains at South Dakota village.


Audio News from Archaeologica, 28 June 2015 - 4 July 2015


Sacred bobcat burial in Illinois; fingerprint on ancient Danish ceramic vessel; excavating ordinary houses at Angkor Wat; healed arrow wound in Iron Age Kazakhstan.


Audio News from Archaeologica, 21 June 2015 - 27 Jun 2015


Civil War camp in Chicago; 17th century Swedish bishop; 14th century Swiss battlefield; oldest North American footprints.


Audio News from Archaeologica, 14 June 2015 - 20 Jun 2015


Canada flooding exposes ancient site; graffiti at Aphrodisias; inscription from King David’s time; Iron Age pork feasting in Wales.


Audio News from Archaeologica, 7 June 2015 - 13 Jun 2015


Brewing ancient mead for disease resistance; Syrian villages protect their site; genetic study of Bronze Age migrations; ancient bison hunting tradition in Oklahoma


Audio News from Archaeologica, 31 May 2015 - 6 Jun 2015


Scythian mound cache; intact 17th century French woman; Amazon warrior with lasso; North and South Korea cooperate on ancient palace.


Audio News from Archaeologica, 24 May 2015 - 30 May 2015


Spanish skull is 400,000-year-old murder; Psychedelic drugs among the Philistines; Illegal Italian artifacts returned from U.S.;Giant Montana rock art site mapped by drone


Audio News from Archaeologica, 17 May 2015 - 23 May 2015


New Moche temple in Peru; Strontium says Bronze Age girl was German; Two-story houses in Bulgarian Neolithic; Heavy gambling in Utah cave


Audio News from Archaeologica, 10 May 2015 - 16 May 2015


Medieval Paris cemetery; Iron Age Spanish hoard in megalithic structure; intact Spanish ship off Panama coast; Paleo-Indian art work in Alaska.


Audio News from Archaeologica, 3 May 2015 - 9 May 2015


Danish Neolithic trident; Nazca lines as pilgrimage routes; artifacts from Confederate gunboat; Viking antler trade.


Audio News from Archaeologica, 26 April 2015 - 2 May 2015


DNA research supports Inuit migration model; Native American massacre site in Idaho; how Easter Island moai got their hats; archaeology at Battle of Waterloo.


Audio News from Archaeologica, 19 April 2015 - 25 April 2015


Mercury in Teotehuacan tomb; Old Kingdom Pharoah’s tomb in unexpected place; clam gardens in Pacific Northwest; Hellenistic Egypt hangover cure