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: * Archaeologists uncover large, ancient city in Israel (details) * 19th Century neighborhood found beneath Houston park (details) * International research explores using modern techniques in fight against extinction (details) * Oldest South Asian tools found in Sri Lankan cave (details)

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News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * Thousands of Native American heritage sites will be underwater by 2100 ([details](https://phys.org/news/2019-09-seas-threaten-hundreds-native-american.html)) * First evidence for prehistoric baby bottles found in Bavaria, Germany ([details](https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/09/190925131352.htm)) * Bronze head-shaped jar belonging to an ancient sports fan found in Bulgarian grave ([details](https://www.livescience.com/ancient-sports-fan-jar-found-in-grave.html)) * New technique ...
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * New analysis of Native American DNA reveals migration patterns across US ([details](https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/09/190919142344.htm)) * New hypothesis for Neanderthal extinction involves common childhood illness ([details](https://eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-09/sdhs-dac091819.php)) * Answers to Neolithic aquaculture discovered in China ([details](https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/09/190916114026.htm)) * Icelandic walrus extinction likely due to over-exploitation ([details](https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/09/190913101432.htm))
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * Bronze statuette from the 6th century BCE discovered on St. Cyricus Island ([details](https://sofiaglobe.com/2019/09/08/archaeology-6th-century-bce-bronze-statuette-found-on-bulgarias-cyricus-island)) * 'Lovers of Modena,' buried with hands intertwined, revealed to be men ([details](https://www.livescience.com/lovers-of-modena-skeletons-are-men.html)) * Electrician finds a 4,500-year-old dagger at a burial cave in Israel ([details](https://www.foxnews.com/science/4500-year-old-copper-dagger-discovered-at-ancient-burial-cave-in-northern-israel)) * Native American ...
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * New study explains how one well-preserved Dead Sea Scroll outlasted all the others ([details](https://www.livescience.com/temple-scroll-salt-preservation.html)) * Six-headed burial in Scotland may shed light on medieval clan warfare ([details](https://www.scotsman.com/heritage/six-headed-burial-of-the-highland-clan-era-probed-by-archaeologists-1-4996942)) * Hohokam skeleton found below golf course in southern Arizona ([details](https://www.nogalesinternational.com/news/human-remains-found-at-golf-course-connected-to-hohokam-village/article_285d1c8e-cb87-11e9-91d7-2b65ac8b8479.html)) * New Denisovan finger ...
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * Unusual prehistoric monument and skeleton excavated in central France ([details](https://www.connexionfrance.com/French-news/Rare-prehistoric-stones-and-skeleton-discovered-in-Puy-de-Dome-in-central-France)) * Four dumped ancient skulls could reveal violent Inca Empire ([details](https://www.livescience.com/incan-reign-of-terror.html)) * Ancient Persian post office unearthed in Turkey ([details](https://www.dailysabah.com/history/2019/08/24/2500-year-old-persian-post-office-found-in-turkeys-amasya)) * Marine archaeologists explore sunken 19th century shipwreck ([details](https://www.rcinet.ca/en/2019/08/28/arctic-mystery-tragic-franklin-expedition-remarkable-condition-of-hms-terror/))
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * Mural depicting a humanlike toad discovered in Peru ([details](https://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-49407795)) * Boys’ skeletons with artificially-shaped skulls found in Croatia ([details](https://www.livescience.com/ancient-skulls-croatia-artificially-deformed)) * Submerged boat building site reveals skills used 2,000 years earlier than expected ([details](https://www.newsweek.com/stone-age-boat-building-site-discovered-1455420)) * Altar in Atorath appears to reference an ancient ...
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * Preserving the Alamo from rising groundwater in its soil ([details](https://www.ksat.com/news/local/san-antonio/archaeological-dig-at-the-alamo-underway)) * Inscription from Paphos shows ancient city states in Cyprus mixed local innovation with Greek and other influences ([details](https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/shard-reveals-how-cyprus-ancient-kingdoms-managed-economy/2019/08/14/660acf2a-be96-11e9-a8b0-7ed8a0d5dc5d_story.html)) * Wooden chest from Pompeii reveals magician’s toolkit of lucky charms ([details](https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-49325627)) * ...
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * Analysis of Maya ruins challenges perceptions of Classic collapse ([details](https://cosmosmagazine.com/archaeology/mayans-conducted-total-war-much-earlier-than-thought)) * Archaeologists uncover Norse drinking hall in Orkney ([details](https://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/archaeology/viking-drinking-hall-orkney-norse-history-archaeology-a9043971.html)) * Remains of Graeco-Roman council building discovered in ancient Egyptian city ([details](https://www.egyptindependent.com/remains-of-graeco-roman-senate-building-uncovered-in-north-sinai/)) * Earliest high-altitude dwelling found in Ethiopian mountains ([details](https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/found-earliest-evidence-high-altitude-home-humans-180972878/))
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * Archaeologists unearth Hellenistic sanctuary complex in Cyprus ([details](https://www.tornosnews.gr/en/greek-news/culture/36308-massive-sanctuary-complex-of-hellenistic-era-unearthed-in-cyprus.html)) * Engraved standing stones found during construction in Switzerland ([details](https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/neolithic-find-_standing-stones-uncovered-near-important-archaeological-site-/45123782)) * 4000-year old remains found facing each other in a grave in Kazakhstan ([details](https://www.livescience.com/66077-ancient-couple-burial-kazakhstan.html)) * Imported metal common in Bronze Age Scandinavia ([details](https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-07/p-trt071719.php))
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * New study of pre-contact Panamanian site shows high importance of deer for ritual feasting ([details](https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/07/190723104051.htm)) * Israeli site from Egyptian times produces 3500-year-old fertility goddesses ([details](https://www.livescience.com/66014-fertility-goddess-carvings-ancient-israel.html)) * Early site in Ecuador reveals new coastal archaic phase ([details](https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-07/fefu-prt072419.php)) * Baltic waters reveal well ...
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * Discovered Galilee church could mark birthplace of Saint Peter. ([details](https://news.yahoo.com/shrine-apostle-peter-unearthed-israeli-archaeologist-105122931.html)) * Analysis suggests Vikings might have stayed longer in Canada. ([details](https://www.livescience.com/65940-were-vikings-smoking-pot-in-newfoundland.html)) * Waterloo field hospital reveals lost limbs during first excavation. ([details](https://www.theguardian.com/science/2019/jul/17/excavation-of-waterloo-field-hospital-unearths-limbs-and-musket-balls)) * New analysis of pottery supports Stonehenge greased sled theory. ...
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * 6000-year-old dart tip at Wanuskewin dig site ([details](https://thestarphoenix.com/news/local-news/usask-student-find-6000-year-old-stone-dart-tip-at-wanuskewin-dig-site)) * Two dozen wine amphoras recovered in Ionian Sea ([details](https://phys.org/news/2019-07-ancient-amphoras-albanian-coast.html)) * Ornaments found for portable shrine used in ancient Japanese festival ([details](http://www.asahi.com/ajw/articles/AJ201907080025.html)) * Ancient Dionysus cult dedicated slab to Roman emperors ([details](https://sofiaglobe.com/2019/07/12/archaeology-third-century-inscription-with-names-of-dionysus-cult-found-in-bulgarias-plovdiv/))
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * Sweden and Norway report new finds of Viking burial ships ([details](https://www.newsweek.com/archaeologists-rare-burial-ships-sensational-find-1447622)) * Evidence of workshops for famed purple dye found in Phoenician site materials ([details](https://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Biblical-era-purple-dye-industry-discovered-in-Haifa-594266)) * Early Chinese site shows evidence of skull shaping for over 6,000 years ([details](https://www.sciencenews.org/article/east-asians-may-have-been-reshaping-their-skulls-12000-years-ago)) * Houston dig ...
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * Archaeologists find fresh uses for Cold War photographs ([details](https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidanderson/2019/06/25/declassified-u2-spy-photos-reveal-new-archaeological-findings/#5dd85a84474f)) * New research questions Viking gender roles ([details](http://sciencenordic.com/viking-men-were-buried-cooking-gear)) * Archaeologists excavate original Woodstock site ([details](https://phys.org/news/2019-06-woodstock-free-wheeling-festival-archeological.html)) * Scientists discover new technique for burned bones ([details](https://www.latimes.com/science/new-way-to-decode-burned-bones-story.html))
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * Giant carvings in Peruvian desert revealed to depict foreign birds ([details](https://www.livescience.com/65755-mysterious-nazca-lines-birds-identified.html)) * Evidence of “Britain's Atlantis” settlements found under North Sea ([details](https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/atlantis-britain-stone-age-north-sea-archaeology-artefacts-discovery-a8952721.html)) * Ancient tomb painter used heating techniques to modify pigments ([details](https://siberiantimes.com/science/casestudy/features/revealed-the-sophisticated-painting-techniques-of-ancient-artists-who-created-these-fantastical-images/)) * Colonial “time capsule” found under floorboards of burned ...
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * In Austria, ancient charred ‘Cheerios’ open new lines of inquiry ([details](https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/ancient-inedible-cheerios-found-austrian-archaeological-site-180972403/)) * New analysis of burials and diet from digs at Rome’s seaport tells the story of Roman decline ([details](https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-06/uoc-dat061119.php)) * Khipus from new Peruvian site suggest system of Inca taxation on ...
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * Researchers in Germany work against the clock to identify 1000 year old body. ([details](https://www.dw.com/en/germany-1000-year-old-sarcophagus-opened-in-mainz/a-49059143)) * Team in Normandy attempting to preserve and catalogue every remnant of D-Day. ([details](https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/05/world/europe/d-day-normandy-commemoration.html)) * Ancient Scottish well uncovered for the first time since the Victorians. ([details](https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/aberdeen/1766797/ancient-well-discovered-on-top-of-bennachie/)) * ...
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * Sacred archaeological site in southern Utah vandalized ([details](https://www.deseretnews.com/article/900071561/land-managers-say-this-important-archaeological-site-in-southern-utah-was-vandalized.html)) * 5,000 year old yeast revived to make ancient Egyptian beer ([details](https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-05/thuo-cwc052219.php)) * Mysterious 137-year-old Winchester rifle gets an exhibit in Utah ([details](https://www.mpnnow.com/sports/20190531/forgotten-winchester-rifle-part-of-exhibit-in-nevada))
News items read by Laura Pettigrew include: * Iron-Age shield from England was made from carefully layered bark ([details](https://www.livescience.com/65557-enderby-bark-shield.html)) * Australian aboriginal aquaculture site proposed for UNESCO world heritage list ([details](https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/may/23/budj-bim-indigenous-eel-trap-site-on-verge-of-world-heritage-listing)) * Roman forum area dig produces beautiful new marble head ([details](http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-05/25/c_138087151.htm)) * Moche stew pot buried in Peru offered ...