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Into the Groove

Into the Groove

This groovy blog by Mike Copper, co-editor of Revisiting Grooved Ware, will take you on a journey from Orkney to Cornwall and beyond, following the rise and demise of Grooved Ware, and revealing the insights into the ‘ Late Neolithic’ that this pottery phenomenon can provide.

What’s in a Name?

What’s in a Name?

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.

A Battle Lost – or Won?

A Battle Lost – or Won?

Despite the historic significance of this clash between Scotland and England, the Battle of Pinkie in 1547 has largely slipped from popular consciousness.

Boats, Basketry, and Botanical Remains

Boats, Basketry, and Botanical Remains

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.

Not So Eternal Cities

Not So Eternal Cities

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…

Winged Words

Winged Words

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.

The Story behind the Books

The Story behind the Books

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…

The Secret Seventeenth-Century Water Garden

The Secret Seventeenth-Century Water Garden

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…