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Our first dating evidence has arrived!

In April and May AOC Archaeology Group worked with Aberlady Conservation and History Society and the local community to excavate a series of features in the village Glebe Field. 241 more words

Aberlady Angles

The Dark Ages at Tintagel

What’s wrong with English Heritage using the ‘Dark Ages’ at the new displays at their popular Tintagel Castle site, on the north coast of Cornwall?¬†Following the recent referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union, Cornwall steadfastly voted to reject its hundreds of millions of EU funding. 2,190 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory

Laying the Bowl Hole Skeletons to Rest

It seems both a long time ago and strangely almost like yesterday that we uncovered a cyst burial (a grave cut outlined with slabs of stone) and realised that we had identified the location of the lost burial ground at the Bowl Hole. 190 more words


New article on our excavations at Bamburgh Castle

Archaeology, the magazine of the Archaeological Institute of American has published an article on our excavation work at Bamburgh Castle. It is available online here: 20 more words


Timber Halls and Illuminated Letters: Aberlady Angles enters the Classroom

Since the end of the community excavations, the story of the Aberlady Angles have been further told in schools across the area. In total we have visited four schools, and have worked with almost 200 pupils in our in-school workshops, part of the Aberlady Angles school programme. 232 more words

Aberlady Angles

A Long Time Ago in a Monastery Far, Far Away

Photo of Skellig Michael by Stefan Missing

Contains spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens!


The spaceship landed on the planet and the girl stepped out onto the surface. 730 more words

County Kerry

The Early Medieval Archaeology Student Symposium 2016

This past week, I found myself in Bristol, attending and presenting at the 10th Annual Early Medieval Archaeology Student Symposium. It was held in the chapter house of Bristol Cathedral, which I believe was the first time an academic conference had chosen the cathedral as a venue. 837 more words