November 22, 2023
Discover what the Scandinavian-influenced place names of East Anglia can reveal about Viking migration in the region with this blog, in which David Boulton charts out his course from his fascination with cartography as a child, to studying Viking settlement in his homeland of East Anglia.
November 8, 2023
Despite the historic significance of this clash between Scotland and England, the Battle of Pinkie in 1547 has largely slipped from popular consciousness.
November 1, 2023
Plunge into the submerged site of La Marmotta, one of the earliest Neolithic settlements in the Italian Peninsula, formerly home to farmers, domestic plants and animals.
October 24, 2023
In this blog, Robin Rönnlund, author of The Cities of the Plain encourages us to look beyond the Athenian Acropolis and explore the fascinating landscape of Western Thessaly…
October 6, 2023
Uncover the story of Operation Nightingale, the first and largest wellbeing initiative for military servicemen and women using archaeology.
June 16, 2023
In this blog, Dale Serjeantson flies readers back to the mid-first millennium, a moment when human attitudes towards birds changed completely. Explore these changes and the reasons behind them, and uncover the insights that the interpretation of bird remains can provide into an archaeological excavation.
April 4, 2023
Are you ever curious about the stories behind your favourite books? In this blog, Natale Barca takes us behind the scenes of the event which led to the start of his life as an author…
March 7, 2023
Have you ever been to the Llŷn Peninsula? This highly popular holiday destination, with its captivating coastline and magnificent mountains, is widely considered to be one of the most beautiful places in Britain.
March 1, 2023
In this, the first of a series of blogs, Stephen reveals the story behind his Hanwell project, from his discovery of the waterworks at Hanwell Castle in an Ordnance survey map, to the pages of the acknowledgements in his new book…
January 18, 2023
‘Bog bodies’ are some of the most familiar finds associated with peatland archaeology. However, they are in fact comparatively rare. In this blog Benjamin Gearey, co-author of An Introduction to Peatland Archaeology and Palaeoenvironments, tells the tale of the discovery of the Tumbeagh Bog Body. This case study is significant both in terms of the evidence it provides and because of the insight it offers into the environmental challenges facing peatland archaeology; it also warns against eating what you’ve excavated!