The Archaeology Channel - Audio News from ArchaeologicaAuthor: Archaeological Legacy Institute
08 Mar 2021

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 February 21st through the 27th, 2021

    News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
    • 5,000-year-old burial mounds at Tomaka State Park give insight into Timucua people (details)
    • 18th century Bray School for enslaved and free black children to be moved for conservation (details)
    • Researchers hope to learn more about Himalayan lake holding over 300 skeletons (details)
    • New analysis shows Celtic memorials commemorate saints, not warriors (details)

  • Posted on 01 Mar 2021

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    Audio News for February 14th through the 20th, 2021

    News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
    • Dating to First Dynasty, Egyptian beer factory is oldest ever found (details)
    • Grindstone with moth remains documents an important Aboriginal food tradition (details)
    • Global study of successful societies highlights role of taxes and bureaucracy (details)
    • Stalagmite study shows Silk Road didn’t start until megadrought ended (details)

  • Posted on 22 Feb 2021

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    Audio News for February 7th through the 13th, 2021

    News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
    • Hellenistic era theater in Turkey produces scores of terracotta statuettes (details)
    • Oldest known Chinese cosmetic cream found in noble tomb (details)
    • Venetian beads found in Alaska point to possible pre-colonial trade (details)
    • New analysis of an ancient conch shell finds it may be oldest discovered wind instrument (details)

  • Posted on 15 Feb 2021

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    Audio News for January 31st through February 6th, 2021

    News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
    • How environmental change may have created the Egypt nation-state (details)
    • Early Medieval graveyard found beneath student housing in Cambridge (details)
    • Archaeology is unlocking more details about Peru’s Cloud Warriors (details)
    • New analysis offers insight into Bronze Age agricultural practices (details)

  • Posted on 08 Feb 2021

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    Audio News for January 24th through the 30th, 2021

    News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
    • Researchers discover 3000-year-old royal purple dye in Israel (details)
    • Ancient milk proteins in Africa show long-term milk consumption (details)
    • Dogs likely to have accompanied people to the Americas (details)
    • Medieval Cambridge skeletons reveal injuries to manual laborers (details)

  • Posted on 01 Feb 2021

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