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Guest Post: Brief History of Elmet Archaeological Services Ltd by Alex Sotheran

Alex Sotheran is the Archaeology Manager at Elmet Archaeological Services Ltd.  Alex has worked in field archaeology since 2001 after graduating from the University of York and helped to set up Elmet Archaeology in 2009.   1,597 more words


3D Gallery: Cow skeletons

This post shows an annotated 3D model of a two post-Medieval cow skeletons (probably 18th century), excavated anno 2013 near Middelburg (the Netherlands) by WAD… 17 more words


From the mouths of Volunteers

Clair Shields – Monument Management Scheme Volunteer Coordinator

So many of our blog posts are about what we the professional staff get up to – that with this in mind this post has been written to share the experiences enjoyed by some of our… 683 more words

North York Moors

A 'feel-good occupation:' Protesters install teepees at filled-in archeological site

Aboriginal protesters have set up teepees and are inviting passersby to learn more about native history as part of an “occupation” in Gatineau after an archeological dig was recently filled in by construction workers. 396 more words

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Dates not to be missed:
Sunday 2nd September: Heritage Day
11.00 – 3.00
Activities for all the Family and its FREE!
Plus an opportunity to try your hand at archaeology at a site nearby! 26 more words


Jakten på steinbruddene til middelalderens kirke og kloster på Hovedøya ved Oslo

I et aldeles praktfullt sensommervær var jeg siste uke Riksantikvarens utskremte på jakt etter de gamle steinbruddene som ble brukt til å bygge Edmundskirken og cistercienserklosteret på Hovedøya i Oslofjorden. 2,784 more words


At last: a Stonehenge story that is exactly what it says

The new Antiquity has a paper by Simon Banton, Mark Bowden, Tim Daw, Damian Grady and Sharon Soutar. All work for English Heritage: Bowden, Grady and Soutar are based at the Swindon centre, and Banton and Daw at Stonehenge. 1,269 more words