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...

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,...

New MOLA Training Schemes

MOLA have created two new fieldwork programmes. One specifically for new-to-sector trainees who have no formal qualification or archaeological experience - the...

Online Exhibition: Digital Dwelling at Skara Brae

Digital Dwelling at Skara Brae is a collaborative project bringing together three visualisation specialists, each with very diverse methods and mediums of working. The...

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...
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...

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...
Mesolithic hut: Hans Splinter (Flickr, used under a CC BY-NC-ND 3.0)

Constructing the life of the mesolithic

Have you ever tried digging a hole with a stick? Or chopping down a tree with a stone axe? How about living on porridge...

Invisible Diggers III

by Paul Everill The Invisible Diggers story began a little over 20 years ago, when I was working in developer-funded archaeology and felt, like many...

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...