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A (slightly fantastical) update

Since I’m headed back east on Friday, I figured now was the time to finish the sister’s (slightly fantastical) Viking outfit.

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Lottery grant for the Bamburgh Heritage Trust

The plans for a new heritage centre at St Aidan’s Church, Bamburgh, that will bring the story of the early medieval Bowl Hole burials to life has taken a big step closer with the awarding of a development grant to the Bamburgh Heritage Trust by the Heritage Lottery Fund. 184 more words

3-Dimensional artefact location mapping in Trench 3, Bamburgh Castle

Ryan Leckel, undergraduate student of the Applied Social Science Department at University of Wisconsin-Stout, has received a grant of more than $2,000.00 to help with his pilot study in 3-dimensional visualisation of small find locations in Trench 3 at Bamburgh Castle. 173 more words

Bamburgh Castle

A World's End, a World's Beginning - Offa's Dyke at Sedbury Cliffs

The farthest south point of the early medieval linear earthwork known as Offa’s Dyke is at Sedbury Cliffs, in the Forest of Dean. This significant location is marked by a monumental scale to the earthwork. 946 more words

Early Medieval Archaeology

Salford's Early Past Pt7 - Early Medieval

The period after the collapse of Roman government in the early 5th century until the Norman Conquest in 1066 is usually referred to as the Early Medieval era. 375 more words

Community Archaeology

Offa's Dyke and the Modern Welsh-English Border - Carreg-y-big to Craignant

Offa’s Dyke is alive and well, but often found snoring deeply in slumber beneath the surface of modern culture and politics.  To use another mildly implausible analogy, the early medieval linear earthwork, regarded as built by the orders of the Mercian king Offa, is like an iceberg, or perhaps a dormant volcano. 1,396 more words

Early Medieval Archaeology