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The archaeology news of the week in audio, brought to you by The Archaeology Channel, is compiled and written by Michelle Hilling of Audio News from Archaeologica and read by Laura Kelley. The audio news is compiled from Archaeologica's daily news updates.


Audio News for June 11 through 17, 2017
June 2017

News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
  • Medieval Ethiopian city is rediscovered (details)
  • Icelandic grave reveals Viking buried in his boat with his sword and his dog (details)
  • Siberian carved wood statue shows complexity of Mesolithic Age belief systems (details)
  • Shipwreck off California is identified as Coast Guard cutter that sank in 1917 (details)



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Audio News for June 4 through 10, 2017
June 2017

News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
  • Copper mask and pendant suggest emergence of Argentinean metalworking simultaneously with Peruvian metalworking (details)
  • Circular temple, ball court and evidence of human sacrifice found in Mexico City (details)
  • Neolithic monument in England 800 years older than original radiocarbon dates suggested (details)
  • Human DNA in Oregon caves may provide support for pre-Clovis cultures in North America (details)



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Audio News for May 28 through June 3, 2017
June 2017

News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
  • Four clay heads from Lebanon show mix of Greek, Phoenician and Egyptian styles (details)
  • Precolumbian teen burial from Panama shows rare evidence of bone cancer (details)
  • Celtic prince’s tomb from France reveals high craftsmanship and multicultural influence (details)
  • Mummy DNA shows the extent of Egyptian links to other ancient regions (details)



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Audio News for May 21 through May 27, 2017
May 2017

News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
  • Well-preserved Alaskan artifacts returned to site after years of conservation in Scotland (details)
  • Archaeological site beneath base of earthen mound provides information on migration patterns of earliest inhabitants of the Americas (details)
  • Unusually positioned burial found in Medieval eastern Russian cemetery may belong to northeastern Asian tribe (details)
  • Embalming materials from Theban elite’s tomb may provide insight into Egyptian mummification process (details)



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Audio News for May 14 through May 20, 2017
May 2017

News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
  • Aerial survey of Tiahuanaco reveals surprising new details of ancient Andean site (details)
  • Threats to Mohenjo Daro may cause loss of one of the world’s oldest unknown civilizations (details)
  • Australian island yields evidence from earliest aboriginal arrivals, more than 50,000 years ago (details)
  • Giant Viking camp in eastern England reveals how the Norsemen came to stay (details)



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Audio News for May 7 through May 13, 2017
May 2017

News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
  • Digital database of cave paintings in Europe allows greater research access to paintings (details)
  • Long-term early Albanian settlement identified during trans-Adriatic pipeline construction (details)
  • 18th century bundles of animal hair and cord from central Andes may contain clues to deciphering ancient Inca cords (details)
  • Burial chamber of Pharaoh’s daughter found in his second pyramid (details)



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Audio News for April 30 through May 6, 2017
May 2017

News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
  • Petroglyph from Costa Rican cemetery shows sacred hummingbird motif (details)
  • Middle Kingdom tomb dig finds intact funerary garden planted in front (details)
  • Siberian artifacts may show that reindeer herding is more ancient than previously thought (details)
  • Newly looted Chinese tomb still contains masterful murals of mythical scenes (details)



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Audio News for April 23 through 29, 2017
May 2017

News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
  • Tablet engraved with Jewish iconography among new discoveries in Caesarea (details)
  • Geoglyph in southern Britain interpreted as mythological Sun Horse (details)
  • Valuables left behind used to understand how quickly a Peruvian city was invaded (details)
  • Models of weaving looms discovered in southern Chinese tomb (details)



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Audio News for April 16 through 22, 2017
April 2017

News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
  • New tomb near Valley of the Kings holds 18th Dynasty mummies and many artifacts (details)
  • Pemmican-making site in Montana sheds new light on the history of bison hunting (details)
  • Southern India temple produces inscription recording donations from 1,100 years ago (details)
  • Neutron scan of Viking swords suggests many were more for showing off than going a-viking (details)



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Audio News for April 9 through 15, 2017
April 2017

News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
  • Silk-Shrouded Burial Provides Evidence of How Far Silk Road Expanded from Europe Across Asia (details)
  • Isotope Analysis Used to Identify Sources of Elaborately Decorated Iron Age Ostrich Eggs (details)
  • Macaws Were Imported to Early New Mexican Pueblos for Their Feathers (details)
  • Italian Paleolithic Site Provides Evidence of Earliest Known Therapeutic Dental Practice (details)



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