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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 December 24 through 30, 2017
January 2018

News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
  • Satellite imagery finds Bronze Age Syrian defense network (details)
  • Nova Scotia find adds to the sparse count of Late Archaic tools (details)
  • Bronze mirror from Japanese site shows trade with China as early as AD 100 (details)
  • Environmental study of Arctic-area Viking settlement will show how adaptations changed (details)



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Audio News for December 17 through 23, 2017
December 2017

News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
  • Sarcophagus and rune-engraved pillars discovered in eastern Mongolia (details)
  • Shells and burial goods found in ancient Jericho show cultural connection to Egypt (details)
  • Temple ruins in Cuzco provide evidence of pre-Hispanic Wari and Inca architecture (details)
  • Excavations at ancient theater on Cyprus reveal use of natural bedrock formations in theater and fountain construction (details)



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Audio News for December 10 through 16, 2017
December 2017

News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
  • Southeastern Indonesian island holds many previously unrecorded cave paintings (details)
  • Second Bronze Age burial found near Loch Ness suggests more to come (details)
  • Linguistic and genetic studies show that Peruvian group pre-dates the Inca expansion (details)
  • Early Zhou Dynasty tomb yields trove of bronze vessels (details)



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Audio News for December 3 through 9, 2017
December 2017

News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
  • Pre-Columbian Venezuelan rock art provides an in-depth look at the early people of Atures Rapids (details)
  • Remains of some Delaware’s earliest non-Native settlers found near Rehoboth Beach (details)
  • Tomb in northern China may have been part of the Imperial Empire 1,000 years earlier than previously thought (details)
  • Norwegian whetstone carved with runes may provide evidence of an untrained engraver (details)



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Audio News for November 26 through December 2, 2017
December 2017

News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
  • Remains of Roman fort may mark the spot where Julius Caesar invaded Britain (details)
  • New research explains old mystery of why some Indus Valley settlements were far from rivers (details)
  • Study of potential sea level rise predicts a loss of 13,000 sites in southeastern U.S. alone (details)
  • Underground cistern in southern France appears to be ritual bath from medieval Jewish quarter (details)



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Audio News for November 19 through 25, 2017
November 2017

News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
  • Well preserved castle discovered in lake in eastern Turkey (details)
  • Orca shaped geoglyph in southern Peru may be oldest of Nazca Lines (details)
  • Engraved limestone block and two kinds of axes found in Egypt’s Aswan (details)
  • New algorithm developed for locating lost cities in ancient Assyrian trade network (details)



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Audio News for November 12 through 18, 2017
November 2017

News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
  • Cluny Abbey diggers find medieval stash of coins (details)
  • Fire torches 4,000-year-old temple in Peru, damaging most of its famous early murals (details)
  • Cross-cultural study shows social inequality arose in early agricultural societies (details)
  • Arabian rock carvings of dogs on leashes may be world’s oldest (details)



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Audio News for November 5 through 11, 2017
November 2017

News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
  • Engraved sundial provides information on Roman colony in central Italy (details)
  • Individual toolkits across a pre-Incan site in the Andes indicate a lack of social hierarchy (details)
  • Finely engraved seal stone discovered in Greek warrior’s tomb (details)
  • Three royal baths in Xi’an may be oldest baths discovered in China (details)



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Audio News for October 29 through November 5, 2017
November 2017

News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
  • Rock art from caves off Puerto Rico pre-dates European arrival (details)
  • Woman in tomb at King Solomon’s Mines might have been Egyptian temple singer (details)
  • Chinese tomb holds chariots and horses of a Zheng lord (details)
  • Scottish stone carving shows ancient Pictish warrior (details)



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Audio News for October 22 through 28, 2017
October 2017

News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
  • Early Japanese text is rule book for samurai (details)
  • Child’s tombstone carved with Coptic script found below Avenue of the Sphinxes (details)
  • Jamestown archaeologists search for remains of early leaders (details)
  • Navigation device on Portuguese shipwreck may be earliest astrolabe found (details)



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