The Archaeology Channel - Audio News from ArchaeologicaAuthor: Archaeological Legacy Institute
23 Sep 2020

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 September 13th through the 19th, 2020

    News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
    • Excavation seeks remains of colonial Williamsburg’s first Black church (details)
    • Maya slave ship wreck identified off Mexican coast (details)
    • Fingerprints show both sexes painted neolithic art (details)
    • DNA study of Viking burials shows they weren’t all Scandinavians (details)

  • Posted on 22 Sep 2020

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    Audio News for September 6th through the 12th, 2020

    News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
    • Fruit ripens from 2,000 year old seeds (details)
    • Drone footage reveals earthwork in American Midwest (details)
    • Evidence points to high literacy rates among 7th Century BC Judahites (details)
    • Why genetic advance pre-dates cultural advances in Homo sapiens (details)

  • Posted on 14 Sep 2020

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    Audio News for August 30th through September 5th, 2020

    News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
    • Ancient cult threw offerings into the sea for 400 years (details)
    • Cyclones may have contributed to Maya decline (details)
    • Population decline on Easter Island serves lesson for the planet (details)
    • Face down burial raises questions about past pandemics (details)

  • Posted on 09 Sep 2020

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    Audio News for August 23rd through the 29th, 2020

    News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
    • Illegal gold mining obliterates archaeological sites in Sudan (details)
    • Romans in a Red Sea trading port bought monkeys from India as pets (details)
    • Africa’s early music traditions are traced through scattered artifacts (details)
    • Port construction in northern Chile unearths well dressed, well preserved mummies (details)

  • Posted on 31 Aug 2020

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    Audio News for August 16th through the 22nd, 2020

    News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
    • Boxgrove site in Britain offers rare glimpse of ice age tool kit (details)
    • Island chain in eastern Indonesia reveals evidence of early human migration (details)
    • Work continues on historical Black cemeteries in America (details)
    • Ancient stone monuments in Saudi Arabia offer clues to early pastoral peoples (details)

  • Posted on 24 Aug 2020

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