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The Wide, Wide World of Public Archaeology

As soon as I started this blog I began to look around for other resources out in the media regarding archaeology and I was surprised to find that there was quite a lot of information! 642 more words


Looking at the Moon: Archaeology & Children

My child is obsessed by the moon.

It wasn’t her first word, but it was early, and fervent.

MOON. Before “mama” even. MOON. She points at the sky, finger connecting to the bright crescent. 673 more words


Course: Recovering the Humankind's Past and Saving the Universal Heritage

“Recovering the Humankind’s Past and Saving the Universal Heritage” is a Coursera course that will teach you an overview of archaeology and focus on the digitalization of cultural heritage using ICT (information and communication technologies). 31 more words

Computational Archaeology

Archaeology of Bronze Age Britain

To discover resources already available on this blog for ‘Archaeology of Bronze Age Britain’ click on the Bronze Age tag in the left hand column and it will take you to all the posts made on that topic to date. 24 more words


Dig 3 - Test-pit 5 and the big picture

The final test pit excavated in Dig 3 was Test Pit 5, which was dug further north-west into Dovehouse Meadow, set back 30m from Webbs Lane. 536 more words


Hill walker discovers ancient ritual site on Bengorm, Co Mayo.

In 2016, hill walker Michael Chambers discovered a cave like structure among large boulders on Bengorm in the Nephin Beg Range in North Mayo. The chamber contained bone fragments and large pieces of quartz. 158 more words


#OTD in Irish History – 21 January:

Ireland’s Independence Day – the date of the very first meeting of the first Dáil and the Declaration of Independence. The Dáil approved a Democratic Programme, based on the 1916 Proclamation of the Irish Republic, and read and adopted a Message to the Free Nations of the World in Irish, English and French. 1,478 more words

Irish History