The Archaeology Channel - Audio News from ArchaeologicaAuthor: Archaeological Legacy Institute
23 May 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 Pettigrew, the Audio News is compiled from Archaeologica’s daily news updates. The musical interludes are original compositions by Anthony Pettigrew. The Audio News from Archaeologica is compiled from Archaeologica.org's daily news updates.

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    Audio News for May 8th through the 14th, 2022

    News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
    • Uruguay DNA study offers new insights into Indigenous origins and continuity (details)
    • Bird bone study shows medieval Estonians ate chicken, liked cockfights and used hawks for hunting (details)
    • Sardinian Bronze Age burial site reveals two more giant statues (details)
    • Turkish looters expose underground worship site from Neo-Assyrian Empire (details)

  • Posted on 16 May 2022

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    Audio News for May 1st through the 7th, 2022

    News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
    • Lone woman buried with elite men raises questions about gender roles in Neolithic Europe (details)
    • 3D modeling technique reveals full extent of large Indigenous cave painting in Alabama (details)
    • Stonehenge area offered ample resource base long before monument was built (details)
    • Indigenous Americans and Australians raised oysters sustainably for centuries (details)

  • Posted on 09 May 2022

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    Audio News from Archaeologica, April 24th through the 30th, 2022

    News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
    • New analysis on materials excavated 70 years ago reveals details about medieval Norwegian town (details)
    • Neanderthals in Lower Saxony region exhibited adaptability to a changing climate (details)
    • New research of Anglo-Saxon diets suggests that royals and peasants ate similarly and even intermixed at special meals (details)
    • Several Nevada tribes allege desecration of sacred land and appeal to archaeological firm to stop digging at site of planned lithium mine (details)

  • Posted on 02 May 2022

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    Audio News for April 17th through the 23rd, 2022

    News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
    • New study identifies at least 20 royal burial sites from King Arthur era (details)
    • Game dice found in Indian town believed to be 1,000 years old (details)
    • Statistical analysis of site mixing challenges claims for pre-Clovis peopling of the Americas (details)
    • Chinese text may be oldest description of aurora borealis (details)

  • Posted on 25 Apr 2022

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    Audio News for April 10th through the 16th, 2022

    News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
    • Ancient tsunami left Chilean coast sparsely inhabited for centuries (details)
    • Massive stone jars found in India may have been used to store the dead (details)
    • Guatemalan mural shows earliest example of Maya calendar (details)
    • Researchers propose new starting date for famous ancient Greek computer (details)

  • Posted on 18 Apr 2022

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