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, 22 February 2015 - 28 February 2015


Roman tombstone in England; ISIL video shows antiquities destruction; Andean mortuary for defleshing human corpses; Pharaoh Senebkay died in battle


Audio News from Archaeologica, 15 February 2015 - 21 February 2015


Diet and range of Peru mummies; Hopewell trade site in North Carolina; Armenia shrines; Ben-Hur figure owned Tuscan villa


Audio News from Archaeologica, 8 February 2015 - 14 February 2015

Stone features and fertility cult in the Negev; drones survey the Amazon; pig bone fortune-telling in Japan; population patterns in prehistoric eastern U.S.

Audio News from Archaeologica, 1 February 2015 - 7 February 2015

Maui temples; ancient Israeli Biblical walled city; English garden ornament; digital reconstruction of Egyptian homes

Audio News from Archaeologica, 25 January 2015 - 31 January 2015

Hannibal’s troops in Spain; Paleoindian spear throwers; seat numbers on Roman Colosseum; Maya water temple in Belize

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