The Archaeology Channel - Audio News from ArchaeologicaAuthor: Archaeological Legacy Institute
14 Jun 2021

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 30th through June 5th, 2021

    News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
    • Scotland’s Galloway Hoard unveils new mysteries of the Viking Age (details)
    • National Guard mobilized to protect Teotihuacan from illegal building (details)
    • Piecing together countless fragments of the past, then and now (details)
    • Roman graves in England held decapitated victims of harsh legal code (details)

  • Posted on 07 Jun 2021

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    Audio News for May 23rd through the 29th, 2021

    News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
    • History of Black Pharaohs unearthed in northern Sudan (details)
    • Evidence of tools used for creating ancient tattoos found in Tennessee (details)
    • Ongoing excavations around Tulsa search for victims of Greenwood riots (details)
    • Ancient food scraps add evidence to the evolution of Kosher dietary practices (details)

  • Posted on 31 May 2021

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    Audio News for May 16th through the 22nd, 2021

    News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
    • New machine learning method increases the efficiency and accuracy of sorting ancient pot sherds (details)
    • Fossil data demonstrate the devastating impact of European colonization on Guadeloupe’s reptile population (details)
    • Roman soldier under Vesuvius ash was possibly a rescuer (details)
    • Genetic material left behind in caves unlocks new discoveries about Europe’s Neanderthal populations (details)

  • Posted on 24 May 2021

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    Audio News for May 9th through the 15th, 2021

    News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
    • Geology explains the Roman Hell Gate, where animals died in a toxic mist (details)
    • As climate change accelerates rock damage, world’s oldest cave art is disappearing (details)
    • New study of fossil mouth microbacteria shows evolution of human diet (details)
    • Argument over Utah’s Bears Ears area hinges on the meaning of a monument (details)

  • Posted on 17 May 2021

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    Audio News for May 2nd through the 8th, 2021

    News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
    • British shilling from 1600s found at colonial fort in Maryland (details)
    • Human activity during Holocene linked to extinction of multiple species (details)
    • New book on Holbein finds clue to portrait of a wife of Henry the Eighth (details)
    • Child’s grave in Kenya thought to be oldest burial in Africa (details)

  • Posted on 10 May 2021

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