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2018 Project Design: what will the BRP be focusing on this year?

Before the start of the excavation season the BRP directors compile a list of aims and objectives based on what we we want to achieve during this period. 188 more words


Pottery Assessment for Trench 8, Bamburgh Castle

As part of the BRP’s ongoing post-excavation analysis of Trench 8 in the West Ward of the Castle (click here for a full description of the research project funded by the  267 more words

Bamburgh Castle

Plans for the Summer

As it is only a matter of weeks now to the start of the excavation at Bamburgh Castle this seems a good time to write a little about our plans for the season. 196 more words

Bamburgh Castle

Early Medieval Stone Crosses on TV

A good test of TV historical dramas is how they portray early medieval stone sculpture.

Let’s briefly compare and contrast two prominent and popular TV shows and their contrasting portrayals of crosses in the early medieval landscape. 673 more words


Birka Type 8 Chain


Birka was a major Viking Age trading settlement located on Björkö Island in Sweden’s Lake Mälaren.  The settlement was founded around 750 CE and abandoned around 975 CE. 2,191 more words


Stick Vikings!

I’m in the process of co-authoring a book chapter with a true expert in early medieval history and archaeology whose research has focused on the conversion of Scandinavia and Viking Age assembly places and practices: … 626 more words

Early Medieval Archaeology

CBA North's joint April Conference: Archaeology and the small finds of North-East England

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We are delighted to announce the first of the ‘big’ conferences in CBA North region to you as Archaeology and the small finds of North-East England… 436 more words

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