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Trondheim hnefatafl board fragment

One of the best-preserved extant boards related to hnefatafl and related variants is this one, unearthed during the 1989 excavation of the Trondheim Public Library site in Trondheim, Norway. 899 more words

Scanning the Lomond Hills (in Fife, Scotland)

Greeting!

Welcome to another in our Living Lomonds archaeology blog posts. Firstly, apologies for the gap since our last post. A whole lot of fieldwork has been happening out on the hill since June and we are fast approaching the first of our Living Lomonds Big Digs. 928 more words

Ancient Roman Cache Discovered

Dear Readers

As I am currently away in what shall remain an undisclosed location, I cannot inform you of my current mission. My safety and that of those assisting me is dependent on my silence. 260 more words

Discovery

Comstock-era artifacts not always what they seem

A few readers of my column have asked me to re-tell the story of some Comstock-era artifacts I found in 1999 at the former United States Mint in Carson City. 915 more words

History

Wells in Clark Spring Wood (3)

Sunday 14th Septemnber 2014

Today was a day of cleaning up the two wellheads and taking photographs. There are times when recording a site seems to take longer than digging it. 296 more words

Archaeology

What have we here?

It’s only six weeks since I promised a more detailed post on the results of this summer’s excavations ‘in a few days’. Sorry about that. The┬álife part of the work/life balance has been getting some much needed attention over the summer. 594 more words

Archaeology

Adopt a Maya Site and help MRP conserve archaeological sites in Belize!

Help the Maya Research Program conserve archaeological sites in Belize and adopt a Maya site today!

MRP has worked for over two decades to conserve and protect the archaeology of northwestern Belize and now has implemented a new approach. 593 more words

Archaeology