Mystery solved at Canterbury!

Way back in another time and another website the Canterbury Archaeological Trust posted this ‘Mystery Find No 2’. At that time several suggestions were...

Staffordshire Hoard Festival begins 25th June

The Festival has been funded by a £198,000 ‘Exceptional Award’ from Arts Council England - Hoard Festival features 22 plays in total – 19...
Coin set into weight. Image: Archaeological Solutions Ltd

A weighty find

This set of seven squat, cylindrical, lead, or lead-alloy, weights was recovered from a single feature. The four largest weights have coins set into their...

Searching for DNA in Hinkley Point Early Medieval Burials

Cotswold Archaeology report that analysis of the human skeletons from Hinkley Point continued throughout 2016. Following approval by a range of consultees of a...

Bronze Age burial urn returns home

A surprise discovery The Bronze Age burial urn, with cremated remains were found in Clinton Lane during routine archaeological evaluations of foundation trenches being dug...

Volunteer Trip to Avebury

On Monday Avebury welcomed a group of about 40 volunteers from the local area. The volunteers were given a fascinating tour of Avebury Stone...

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...
Image: Aberdeen City Council

Headland Archaeology site is an exciting UK discovery

Headland Archaeology Ltd are thrilled that investigations for the Aberdeen Park and Ride at Dyce, on behalf of AECOM for Aberdeen City Council, made the list amongst...
Examination of the sword. Image Wessex Archaeology

Saxon Sword’s Secrets

The Barrow Clump excavation on Salisbury Plain, has has shown the site was the focus of human activity for over five thousand years. Originally a...

The Drumbeg Wreck

The ‘Drumbeg wreck’ a 17th-18th-century shipwreck, was discovered by Ewan Mackay and Michael Errington while scallop diving near the village of Drumbeg in December...