The Archaeology Channel - Audio News from ArchaeologicaAuthor: Archaeological Legacy Institute
13 Nov 2018

The Archaeology Channel - Audio News from Archaeologica

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The archaeology news of the week in audio, brought to you by The Archaeology Channel, compiled and written by Michelle Hilling of Archaeologica.org and read by Laura Pettigrew. The Audio News from Archaeologica is compiled from Archaeologica.org's daily news updates.

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    Audio News for November 4th through the 10th, 2018

    News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
    • Iron Age Celts embalmed the heads of their enemies to display as public trophies (details)
    • Four beautiful Greek statue fragments found in farmer’s field (details)
    • Stunning ceremonial complexes found in world’s driest desert (details)
    • Viking research finds industrial scale pits for tar production, to keep the ships sailing (details)

  • Posted on 12 Nov 2018

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    Audio News for October 28 through November 3rd, 2018

    News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
    • Biochemical analysis finds cocoa drinking at Amazonian site as far back as 5000 years ago (details)
    • Roman latrine from Turkey had an apt mosaic on the floor - depictions of bathroom humor (details)
    • New find at Egyptian quarry site shows how physics helped move huge stones up a ramp (details)
    • Longterm study of armor piece found in Florida shipwreck reveals new details of decoration (details)

  • Posted on 05 Nov 2018

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    Audio News for October 21 through the 27th, 2018

    News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
    • From Peru’s famous Chan Chan site, statues of stern guardians and carvings of cats (details)
    • Digs for railroad from London to Birmingham cut a huge slice through England’s history (details)
    • Greek ship from 400 BC found intact in deep waters of the Black Sea (details)
    • Pictish symbols in Scotland may be written language, developed during Roman times (details)

  • Posted on 29 Oct 2018

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    Audio News for October 14 through the 20th, 2018

    News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
    • New graffiti in Pompeii suggests Vesuvius erupted in October, not August (details)
    • Later Roman people, swept by plagues, buried children in ways to keep them from rising again (details)
    • Song dynasty tomb reveals wealthy and elegant life of a great lady (details)
    • Survey after huge British Columbia wildfire finds more sites than expected, in more places (details)

  • Posted on 22 Oct 2018

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    Audio News for October 7 through the 13th, 2018

    News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
    • Tomb of early pharoah’s best friend names him “Keeper of the Secret of the Morning House” (details)
    • Coastal work in Belize reveals the extent of Maya salt production industry (details)
    • Bones from Herculaneum show people were literally vaporized by volcanic flow’s extreme heat (details)
    • Faded tax rolls reveal the name of early explorer John Cabot’s English partner (details)

  • Posted on 15 Oct 2018

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