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How long was the naked Viking's snake?

No, I’m not descending into ‘Carry On Archaeology’, I assure you this is a legitimate research question. Let me explain why.

Yesterday, I posted about the ‘naked Viking’ on face C of the Whitford 2 (Maen Achwyfan) cross, dated by Professor Nancy Edwards to the mid-late 10th century AD. 255 more words

Places And Landscapes

CFP: Greek Culture and Interaction in the Levant 4th cent. BC – 7th cent. CE

Organiser: ARAM Society for Syro-Mesopotamian Studies
Location: Oxford University, UK
Dates: 10 – 11 July 2017

ARAM Society for Syro-Mesopotamian Studies is organizing its Forty Fourth International Conference on the Greek Culture and Interaction in the Levant 4th cent. 113 more words

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The Naked Viking

There’s this cross I sometimes write about: Maen Achwyfan (Whitford 2) Flintshire. It is a striking and rare example of an early medieval monument, seemingly in its original landscape context. 537 more words

Early Medieval Archaeology

From Frosterley's fields to seaplanes at Shields - this and next week in CBA North

CBA North News

Some might say that this is the best time of year. The last of summer proper through the day and the the resumption of local group’s talks at night. 148 more words

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The Evidence of Material Culture : Studies in Honour of Professor Vera Evison

I’ve just heard of the release of a new collection on early medieval material culture, in honour of Professor Vera Evison, published by Mergoils. It isn’t seemingly on the publisher’s website yet, but it should appear… 391 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory

Plague in 6th century Aschheim and Altenerding, Bavaria

Since I last wrote about Bavaria, the aDNA centers have been busy. With the accepted manuscript of the second new paper available this past week, its time for an update. 749 more words


Archaeology - like London buses

CBA North News

This is the first full week of September – and what a full week it turns out to be!

Three local archaeological groups across the CBA North region start their lecture series for 2016 to 2017 this week, so like London buses (and more) nothing happens and then so much does. 136 more words

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