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...

Interview with Ceramic specialist Paul Blinkhorn

Paul Blinkhorn has been developing his expertise in Anglo-Saxon & Medieval pottery since 1983. After completing his Archaeology degree at Bradford, he spent two...
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...

The search begins for archaeological evidence of the Battle of Lewes

A major archaeological search began on Tuesday to find evidence from the Battle of Lewes. The dig got under way in driving rain at Landport...

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...

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...
Golden Frog says, come on kids, lets act irresponsibly

Cadbury Treasure Hunt Fiasco

Have Cadbury chocolatiers learned nothing from their disastrous 1985 ‘Creme Egg Scandal’ that saw members of the public digging and trespassing on private land...

New research identifying medieval use of birch bark tar

20th January 2020: The first confirmed use of birch bark tar from the early medieval period in the UK has been identified from a site...

Modern ossuary opens in Bamburgh Crypt

The crypt of St Aidan’s, Bamburgh, on the north Northumberland coast, is now the final resting place of 110 men, women, and children who...