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Incas

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Romans

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Archaeology Latest News

  • Audio News for May 14 through May 20, 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)
  • Audio News for May 7 through May 13, 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)
  • Audio News for April 30 through May 6, 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)
  • Audio News for April 23 through 29, 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)
  • News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
  • Audio News for April 9 through 15, 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)
  • Audio News for April 16 through 22, 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)
  • Audio News for April 2 through 8, 2017
    News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
    • New tomb is second pyramid named after the same 13th-dynasty pharaoh (details)
    • Cannibalism calorie counter shows that it wasn’t about the food (details)
    • Damaged remains display the medieval English fear that the dead could return (details)
    • World’s oldest bed bugs lived in Oregon cave alongside ancient occupants (details)
  • Audio News from Archaeologica, March 26 through April 1, 2017
    News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
    • Iron Age Cemetery Featuring Unique Warrior Burials Discovered in Yorkshire (details)
    • Carved Bone on Paleolithic Site May Show Artistic Choices of Neanderthals (details)
    • Carbon Dating on Site in British Columbia Supports Oral Tradition of Heiltsuk Nation (details)
    • Well Preserved Assyrian Tomb Discovered in Iraq (details)
  • Audio News for March 19 through 25, 2017
    News items read by Laura Pettigrew include:
    • Forensic researchers put a human face on nameless workingman from medieval England (details)
    • Mesoamerican city was ruled as republic by early senate (details)
    • Detailed study shows Romans and Huns had much closer relationship than thought (details)
    • Very early rock art from Egypt links to Neolithic era with hunting and shamanistic ritual (details)
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