Poignant: During the 300 days of the Battle of Verdun, which lasted from February 21 1916 to December 19 1916, approximately 230,000 men died on a battlefield covering less than eight square miles

Archaeologists unearth the bones of at least 20 French First World...

Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of at least 20 soldiers killed during the First World War after a chance discovery by a group of...
The execution of Hugh Despenser the younger. Image: Loyset Liédet (Figure 12, Page 122 of A Traitor's Death?) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Death of a Traitor: re-evaluation of human remains excavated from Hulton...

Human remains at Hulton Abbey During the 1970s excavations, the remains of a disarticulated skeleton were recovered in the chancel which suggested they belonged to...

ArchaeoLandscapes project

The target of the ArchaeoLandscapes project is to address existing imbalances in the use of modern surveying and remote sensing techniques and to create...

‘Illegal’ treasure trove hoard handed over to museum

Nearly 900 artefacts including a Bronze Age axe and medieval coins found by treasure hunters using metal detectors have been returned to Ireland after...

Bannockburn letter comes to light

A copy of an unknown Robert the Bruce letter from the build-up to the Battle of Bannockburn has been discovered. The letter, sent in 1310,...

Animated Bayeux Tapestry

Just as the historic original embroidery does, the animation depicts the lead up to to the Norman Invasion of Britain in 1066. Starts about...

Castle Craig Fort – Excavations in Perthshire

The future of one of the most fascinating archaeological discoveries made in Perthshire for many years will be explored next month. Castle Craig Fort and...

Peterloo Massacre cavalry barracks to be excavated by Salford University

University of Salford archaeologists, alongside community volunteers, are to excavate the Manchester cavalry barracks which housed the troops sent out to disperse protesters in...

Six Saxon skeletons from Amesbury

Six Saxon skeletons dating back over a thousand years and Bronze Age round barrows have been discovered in Amesbury. Mansell is building 14 affordable homes...
(The Morgan Bible [1]) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Headland unearth a potential jousting casualty at Hereford Cathedral

A detailed study The detailed osteological study of over 700 individuals from excavations undertaken between 2009–2011 produced exciting glimpses into life, disease, accident and injury...