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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Very old high-altitude site in Peruvian Andes; Mongol-founded city on the Volga River; bone analysis and vegetarian Roman gladiators; genetic link between Easter Island and South America.
New Mexico rock art and hallucinogenic plants; Greek pottery workshop in Sicily; high-altitude sites in Wyoming; massive Canaanite temple complex in Israel
Silver tiara at Spanish Bronze Age site; key Inca administrative site identified; Indonesian cave art possibly world’s oldest; Greek burial identified with Phillip II, father of Alexander the Great
Pre-Chacoan villages in northern Arizona; trade wind shifts and Polynesian migration; trends in prehistoric Scandinavian male identity; identification of HMS Erebus in Canadia Arctic
Ancient sea-floor site in British Columbia; Armenian Paleolithic site; geoglyphs in Kazakhstan; medieval battle axes turn up in Poland.
Agave drink in Teotihuacan; nautical graveyard near San Francisco; Bronze Age child labor; cause of death for King Richard III.
Copper Age sites in central Spain; shipwreck from the Franklin Expedition; Viking fortress in Denmark; complete suit of bone armor in Siberia.
Neanderthal petroglyphs in Gibraltar cave; Tiwanaku hallucinogenic ritual; cooperation saves Yup’ik cultural heritage; Olmec artifacts in southwestern Mexico.
High-status copper workers; DNA and the Dorset; Stonehenge dry spots; Croatian Neolithic oven
Very early copper tool in Israel; complexities of violence among Ancestral Puebloans; early Zoroastrianism in western China; cultural variation among early moderns humans in Africa
Stepped-pyramid Japanese tomb; Egyptian embalming gets much earlier; Greek tomb from Alexander’s time to be opened; two new Maya cities in the Yucatan
Newly identified skeleton at Penn Museum; Etruscan well; Chinese royal tomb; new geoglyphs in Nazca Desert of Peru
Ritual bones on Danish bog; wine cup of Pericles; Cahokia Mounds ritual bundle; Turkic bural site in Kazakhstan
Celtic golden dental implant; shark-hunter temple in Peru; Egyptian religious reformation in Sudan; “Pompeii of the North” in England
Clovis site with rare elephant; clay tokens at Assyrian site; Egyptian Old Kingdom tomb painting; circular earthen features in Austria