The Archaeology Channel - Audio News from Archaeologica

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Explore the human cultural heritage through streaming media. Travel through time and feed the thrill of discovery. Examine the wonderful diversity of the human experience!

News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * Mesoamerican sculptors used magnetic rock to create meaningful figures. (details) * Researchers discover an entire venomous snake in prehistoric Texas feces. (details) * Archaeologists uncover the complex architectural systems of Early Cycladic society across Greek islands. (details) * Archaeologists in Alaska discover a gruesome 350 year old massacre. (details)

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News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * Largest-ever Maya figurine factory discovered ([details](https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/04/archaeologists-unearth-largest-mayan-figurine-factory-date)) * An ancient Egyptian woman had the teeth of a craftsman ([details](https://www.sciencealert.com/this-ancient-egyptian-woman-s-teeth-suggests-women-could-be-craftspeople-too)) * Oldest tomb in China found, with “squatting” owner ([details](http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-04/16/c_137982200.htm)) * A steady supply of beer could’ve kept the Wari Empire going for 500 ...
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * Translation of Cherokee cave inscriptions reveals ceremonial and sacred history ([details](https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-04/uota-ric041019.php)) * French kindergarteners find Bell Beaker pottery and burials in their playground ([details](https://cosmosmagazine.com/archaeology/two-millennia-pile-on-at-burial-mound)) * Cave in Croatia produces first Paleolithic figurative cave art in the Balkans ([details](https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-04/uos-aif041019.php)) * Zoo construction in ...
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * Archaeologists uncover sacrifices that could be the first discovered Aztec royal burial. ([details](https://www.reuters.com/article/us-mexico-archaeology-aztecs-exclusive/exclusive-aztec-war-sacrifices-found-in-mexico-may-point-to-elusive-royal-tomb-idUSKCN1R60ER)) * Archaeologists discover that 17th century Icelanders burned whale bones alongside wood. ([details](https://www.hakaimagazine.com/news/inland-icelanders-burned-whale-bones-for-warmth/)) * Stamp and seal bearing biblical names uncovered in City of David. ([details](https://www.jewishpress.com/news/israel/jerusalem/seal-bearing-name-of-king-josiahs-court-official-uncovered-in-city-of-david/2019/03/31/)) * Detailed statue ...
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * Fanciful medieval toddler shoe found in Switzerland ([details](https://www.thelocal.ch/20190328/extremely-rare-650-year-old-baby-boot-found-in-switzerland-archaeology)) * Ancient temple palace found near the temple of Ramses II ([details](http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/9/40/329050/Heritage/Ancient-Egypt/New-temple-palace-discovered-at-Ramses-IIs-temple-.aspx)) * Sword of famed Hispano-Muslim warlord digitized in 3D ([details](https://www.livescience.com/65098-fearsome-15th-century-warlords-sword-3d.html)) * Food court fresco: snack food counter unearthed in Pompeii ([details](https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/mar/27/city-fast-food-bar-unearthed-in-pompeii-after-2000-years))
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * Egyptian ship is first example of unique construction described by Herodotus in 450 BC ([details](https://www.theguardian.com/science/2019/mar/17/nile-shipwreck-herodotus-archaeologists-thonis-heraclion)) * Search continues for ships Cortes burned in 1519 ([details](https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/02/archaeologists-search-yucatan-coast-for-hernan-cortes-lost-ships/)) * Persian-era jar from Israel depicts ugly good-luck deity ([details](https://www.foxnews.com/science/ancient-clay-jar-fragment-depicting-grotesque-deity-discovered-in-jerusalem)) * Global comparative study shows moralizing deities ...
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * Forgotten board game rules unearthed in ancient Chinese tomb ([details](http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-03/13/c_137892029.htm)) * DNA study shows that men in Spain 4500 years ago left little genetic legacy ([details](https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/03/men-who-lived-spain-4500-years-ago-left-almost-no-descendants-alive-today)) * 200 year old pipe provides scientific breakthrough at Maryland plantation site ([details](https://wtop.com/anne-arundel-county/2019/03/study-of-old-slave-quarters-in-maryland-leads-to-scientific-breakthrough/slide/1/)) * An unearthed ...
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * Archaeologists surprised to discover that Neanderthals ate “fast” food ([details](https://www.haaretz.com/world-news/.premium.MAGAZINE-neanderthals-and-early-humans-ate-fast-food-archaeologists-shocked-to-discover-1.6998866)) * Archaeologists discover a Maya ritual cave, untouched for 1,000 years ([details](https://www.nationalgeographic.com/culture/2019/03/maya-ritual-balamku-cave-stuns-archaeologists/)) * World’s ‘oldest’ tattooing kit found in a box years after it was thought to be destroyed ([details](https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-03-05/worlds-oldest-tattoo-kit-human-bones-tonga-archaeology/10872926)) * Rare ...
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * Archaeologist names Native American pottery as the original social networks ([details](https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-02/wuis-pra021719.php)) * Notable Viking warrior remains confirmed to be female ([details](https://www.livescience.com/64816-woman-viking-warrior-burial.html)) * Archaeologists apply new techniques to strange ancient Corsican burials uncovered in the 1960s ([details](https://www.forbes.com/sites/kristinakillgrove/2019/02/22/archaeologists-discover-important-etruscan-roman-cemetery-with-strange-burials-in-corsica/#33241faa18de)) * Pieces of Stonehenge found to ...
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * Terracotta mask of emperor found in early monastery site on Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast ([details](https://sofiaglobe.com/2019/02/12/archaeology-sixth-century-terracotta-mask-of-emperor-found-in-bulgarias-varna/)) * New study of 2,000 megalith dates puts origin in northwest France, with spread along coastlines ([details](https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/11/science/megaliths-archaeology-tombs.html)) * House of Leda fresco in Pompeii reveals vivid painting ...
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * De-facto genocide during America’s colonization brought on Little Ice Age ([details](https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-47063973)) * 14th-century medieval sword found in pavement in Denmark ([details](https://www.thelocal.dk/20190206/danes-pull-medieval-sword-from-ground-in-aalborg-street)) * New map of Beringia offers clues to human migration ([details](https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/new-beringia-map-1.4999523?fbclid=IwAR0bxOWqXXzcNudayKSTRzQPkP4rdWnLqe3dBq9gCdyKruUrxhtEyO919XE)) * 40 mummies discovered in Egyptian village ([details](https://www.egypttoday.com/Article/4/64164/In-pics-Two-cemeteries-uncovered-in-Tuna-el-Gebel))
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * Identity of mysterious Roman woman in Slovenian cemetery eludes archaeologists. ([details](https://www.nationalgeographic.com/culture/2019/01/mystery-woman-cemetery-ljubljana-slovenia-archaeology/)) * Lost South African metropolis discovered by advanced laser technology. ([details](https://www.thesouthafrican.com/archaeologists-uncover-south-africas-lost-city-kweneng/)) * Eroded Alaskan graveyard provides fresh data on ancient Arctic populations. ([details](https://www.arctictoday.com/dna-from-a-newly-unearthed-alaska-graveyard-offers-fresh-knowledge-about-ancient-arctic-populations/)) * Uzbek-Russian archaeologists have unearthed an ancient Asian ...
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * Smuggled mummy parts caught at Cairo airport ([details](https://www.livescience.com/64851-mummy-parts-recovered-airport.html)) * Facial recognition software helps put names to soldiers in Civil War photos ([details](https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/02/190227155756.htm)) * Byzantine-era estate in Israel produces Greek inscription blessing the owner ([details](https://www.jewishpress.com/news/archaeology-news/1600-year-old-wealthy-samaritans-estate-unearthed-14-miles-east-of-raanana/2019/02/27/)) * Cactus spine needle with pigment reveals use ...
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * Grave of Iron Age warrior discovered in northern Iran ([details](https://ifpnews.com/exclusive/grave-belonging-to-iron-age-warrior-discovered-in-northern-iran/)) * Research begins at mysterious Algerian pyramid tomb ([details](https://phys.org/news/2019-01-algeria-ancient-pyramid-tombs-shrouded.html)) * Drought reveals a submerged several thousand-year-old settlement ([details](http://sciencenordic.com/norwegian-lake-hold-several-thousand-year-old-secret)) * 3,000-year-old quinoa seeds found in Ontario, Canada ([details](https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/hamilton/quinoa-trading-brantford-1.4980974))
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * Western Indian find of early Buddha depiction adds to understanding of Buddhism’s spread ([details](https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/ahmedabad/new-buddhist-footprints-discovered-in-north-gujarat/articleshow/67518278.cms)) * U.S. government shutdown harms cultural resource research and researchers nationwide ([details](https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidanderson/2019/01/11/archaeological-resources-at-risk-as-government-shutdown-lingers/#69a8413f2e76)) * Scratched-out names and faces of ancient Egpytian couple was an effort to erase their afterlife ...
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * Medieval woman’s blue teeth could begin new avenue of archaeology ([details](https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2019/01/the-woman-with-lapis-lazuli-in-her-teeth/579760/)) * Research points to seagrass as natural underwater preservation ([details](https://www.hakaimagazine.com/news/seagrass-safeguards-human-history/)) * Ancient Mongolian bones show they were more likely to fall off horses than get sick ([details](https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/01/ancient-mongolia-was-good-place-live-if-you-could-survive-horse-falls)) * Polish archaeologists discover ...
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * 13th-century catapult ball found in Edinburgh ([details](https://www.gazette-news.co.uk/news/national/17325659.discovery-of-13th-century-catapult-ball-sheds-light-on-edinburgh-castle-siege/)) * First known temple of the “Flayed Lord” discovered ([details](https://www.businessinsider.com/ap-mexico-finds-flayed-god-temple-priests-wore-skins-of-dead-2019-1)) * This 2,300-year-old Egyptian fortress guarded a port that sent elephants to war ([details](https://www.livescience.com/64407-ancient-egypt-fortress-war-elephants.html)) * Oldest human burial in lower Central America discovered ([details](https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/archaeologists-identify-oldest-known-human-burial-lower-central-america-180971166/))
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * Argentinian cave produces second child burial from 5,700 years ago ([details](https://www.dailysabah.com/history/2018/12/19/archeologists-find-remains-of-baby-born-5700-years-ago-in-argentinas-mendoza)) * Original palisade segment found in Quebec City, raising new hopes of finding Champlain’s tomb ([details](https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-dig-reveals-some-of-quebec-citys-archaeological-secrets-but-location/)) * Forgotten ring marks location of ritual bath 2,000 years ago on Jerusalem pilgrim route ...
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * German forensics team uncovers Bronze Age murder mystery ([details](https://www.dw.com/en/bronze-age-regicide-german-forensics-team-say-prince-of-helmsdorf-was-murdered/a-46793673)) * Ancient Aramaic makeup tub illustrates incantation to cure monster’s burn ([details](https://www.livescience.com/64362-ancient-aramaic-incantation-describes-devourer.html)) * Pots painted with reptile pee provide new insights into ancient Peruvian culture ([details](https://www.nationalgeographic.com/culture/2018/12/ancient-paracas-pots-reptile-urine-chavin-connections/)) * Celtic god figurine uncovered at British ...
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * The oldest record of a border dispute is found on a 4,500-year-old pillar ([details](https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/pillar-first-evidence-neighbors-behaving-badly-180970969/)) * Archaeologists reconstruct the Pampapunku in Bolivia with 3D printing ([details](https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-12/bc-3rp121018.php)) * Oddly shaped rocks in Ukraine are revealed to be ancient snake head figurines ([details](https://www.livescience.com/64284-stone-age-snake-sculptures.html))