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,...

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...
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...

Derrywoone Castle Archaeological Excavation 2013

Derrywoone Castle Archaeological Excavation 2013 Volunteers Wanted The excavation: An excavation will take place at Derrywoone Castle, Barons Court, Newtownstewart, Co. Tyrone, between May 27th and...

Dig before any Toomey pub built – find another king of...

ARCHAEOLOGISTS would be called in to search for Saxon treasure before a large pub is built on the site of a former car showroom. Southend...

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...

The Lost Art of Archaeological Narrative

A paper April 4th by Mitch Allen (Left Coast Press) in an excellent late-evening session on “Accessible Archaeology” struck a distinct chord. He was...

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...
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...

‘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...