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Lithic Studies Society Conference 19-Nov-2017 | New Research from Old Assemblages

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The Lithic Studies Society is holding a day conference in Oxford on Sunday 19 November. The theme is a hot topic with a great line-up of speakers who will present their experiences of gleaning valuable new insights from legacy lithics collections. 13 more words

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Foot of Avebury Down Dig - Day 11

It was business as usual today… plus doughnuts were brought to site and there was no rain!

Excavation continued on two of the bigger features – one in Trench 1 and the other in Trench 2. 275 more words

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ICE AND FIRE | A Very Special Place – 2017 Archaeology Project Video

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The 2017 rescue archaeology excavations on the Eston Hills, Teesside, have now been completed and post-excavation work on the finds, records and digital plans is about to commence. 87 more words

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From Africa to Scotland

Modern technology has afforded more tools for measuring and dating finds of past human activity.

Radiocarbon dating can measure up to 40,000 years ago. This has resulted in recalibration of estimated ages of archaeological finds so that items already in museums have been more accurately dated, plus new finds can be immediately placed in their more accurate time zone. 2,045 more words

ICE AND FIRE | Project kick-off and finds already!

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The Eston Hills rescue archaeology project has kicked off and, three days in, we have features and flints. The weather has been mixed, but the hearty project team are delighted with progress, well-informed by previous geophysical work kindly provided by AOC Archaeology Group. 28 more words

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Our CBA North alphabet of archaeology continues: K to M

CBA North News
Our alphabet of archaeology is back covering letters K to M – with a series of M’s we have to hand. Again we cover as much of the CBA North region we can for news of interest to all Members and Followers. 1,124 more words

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Mesolithic Infamy? | Interview with These Bones of Mine

Guest Interview: Turbulence Ahead? Introducing Archaeologist and Agitator Spencer Carter

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It’s been a huge pleasure to be interviewed by David Mennear – over the last few months due to some medical challenges we have both faced, and survived.

Read the interview »

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