An initiative to help rehabilitate injured soldiers recently returned from Afghanistan by getting them involved in archaeology.
Now in its fifth year, Current Archaeology Live! is still going from strength to strength. Held for the first time at the University of London’s Senate House, over 350 people came to share the latest news from digs taking place all over the UK and abroad, and to hear the results of the 2012 Current [...]
Is the Titanic archaeology? A century since her loss on 15th April 1912 we examine how recent survey has revolutionised knowledge of the wreck.
PRESS RELEASE: Tony Wilmott of English Heritage wins prestigious award as Archaeologist of the Year, despite 32% funding cuts to the organisation.
PRESS RELEASE: Becoming an Archaeologist: a guide to professional pathways wins prestigious Book of the Year award
Museum of London Archaeology recently held an archaeological bake-off, raising £86.50 for Refuge: Women and Children against Domestic Violence. Entries included a festive site snow scene (with stratigraphy in section and in plan), a coin hoard buried deep within a cherry bourbon chocolate cake, a timber-framed building with impressive transverse sectional elevation, chunks of Roman road, and the winner: a trench, complete with tools, treasure, [...]
RMS Titanic is more than just a wrecked liner. The human toll of her loss is well known, with some 1,500 of the 2,200 on board perishing in the early hours of 15th April 1912. Yet ever since her resting place was located in 1985, Titanic has been at the forefront of questions about the [...]