The Archaeology Channel - Audio News from ArchaeologicaAuthor: Archaeological Legacy Institute
28 Sep 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 Sep. 12th through the 18th, 2021

    News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
    • Bronze Age coffin unearthed on UK golf course yields new secrets during conservation (details) (details)
    • Handprints and footprints preserved in Tibetan mud may be oldest known art (details) (details)
    • Bone tools from Moroccan cave show how Pleistocene people made clothing (details)
    • Texas academics catalog African American graves at risk in American South (details)

  • Posted on 20 Sep 2021

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    Audio News September 5th through 11th, 2021

    News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
    • Acropolis renovations draw criticism for covering centuries of history (details)
    • Further evidence of human sacrifice in construction of Korea’s Moon Castle (details)
    • Unique artifacts uncovered in China highlight the creativity of ancient peoples (details)
    • New research explores interactions of ancient Pueblo with turkeys (details)

  • Posted on 13 Sep 2021

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    Audio News for August 29th through September 4th, 2021

    News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
    • Analysis of bone tools from Italy resets timeline of Neanderthal development (details)
    • First DNA evidence of ancient Toalean people recovered in Indonesia (details)
    • Louisiana earthworks created by rare group efforts from hunter-gatherers (details)
    • Artifacts reveal the softer side of Viking culture (details)

  • Posted on 06 Sep 2021

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    Audio News for August 22nd through the 28th, 2021

    News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
    • Michigan farm field produces first Clovis site in the state (details)
    • Remains of early farmers in arid desert of Chile show a history of violence (details)
    • Mexican pictographs are first record of pre-Conquest earthquakes (details)
    • Herculaneum bone studies shows men and women ate different diets (details)

  • Posted on 30 Aug 2021

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    Audio News Special Edition for August 22, 2021

    News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
    • January 3, 2021: Analysis of tree rings provides fresh evidence of climatic fluctuation (details)
    • May 2, 2021: Disruptions in Ancestral Puebloan societies attributed to the intersection of climate challenges with social tensions (details)
    • May 16, 2021: As climate change accelerates rock damage, world’s oldest cave art is disappearing (details)
    • July 25, 2021: Interdisciplinary team focuses on the archaeological history of climate changes (details)

  • Posted on 22 Aug 2021

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