The Archaeology Channel - Audio News from ArchaeologicaAuthor: Archaeological Legacy Institute
06 Oct 2022

The Archaeology Channel - Audio News from Archaeologica

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The news of the week in audio, for many years compiled and written by the late Michelle Hilling of Archaeologica, is now the product of our dedicated volunteer team. Read by Laura Kennedy, the Audio News is compiled from Archaeologica’s daily news updates. The musical interludes are original compositions by Anthony Kennedy. The Audio News from Archaeologica is compiled from Archaeologica.org's daily news updates.

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    Audio News for September 25th through October 1st, 2022

    News items read by Laura Kennedy include:
    • Crimson color paint in Maya cities exposed them to toxic mercury (details)
    • Ancient plant DNA shows how people in ancient British Isles built and used artificial islands (details)
    • New sarcophagus from Saqqara held high-ranking statesman who served Ramses II (details)
    • Baltic warship wreck reveals impressive artillery and structural design (details)

  • Posted on 03 Oct 2022

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    Audio News for September 18th through the 24th, 2022

    News items read by Laura Kennedy include:
    • Gold funeral mask may indicate unknown trade connections in ancient China (details)
    • New genetic study provides community level insight into Anglo-Saxon migration (details)
    • 3,000 year old canoe discovered beneath waters of Lake Mendota in Wisconsin (details)
    • Ancient structure found near Prague may provide clues to history of Neolithic people in Central Europe (details)

  • Posted on 26 Sep 2022

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    Audio News for September 11th through 17th, 2022

    News items read by Laura Kennedy include:
    • Dung samples found in Syria suggest earlier timeline for animal tending (details)
    • Examination of 14th century map offers evidence of the actual existence of islands from Welsh legend (details)
    • “Exceptional” Byzantine mosaic uncovered by farmer in Gaza (details)
    • Viking Textiles Show Viking Women Had Tremendous Power (details)

  • Posted on 19 Sep 2022

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    Audio News for September 4th through 10th, 2022

    News items read by Laura Kennedy include:
    • Pleistocene cave burial in Borneo reveals world's earliest successful amputation (details)
    • Rising sea levels threaten Turtle Mound on Florida coast (details)
    • Bodies from English well are from medieval massacre of Jews (details)
    • Norwegian island cave has been a gathering spot for 10,000 years (details)

  • Posted on 12 Sep 2022

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    Audio News for August 28th through September 3rd, 2022

    News items read by Laura Kennedy include:
    • Lost branch of the Nile may solve the puzzle of how stones were brought to the Pyramids (details)
    • Archaeologists ask UNESCO to protect the Hagia Sophia after years of damage (details)
    • New dig in Zanzibar’s Stone Town finds evidence of early Swahili occupation (details)
    • Tree-ring studies may show an Argentinian shipwreck is long-lost whaler from Rhode Island (details)

  • Posted on 05 Sep 2022

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