Iron Age interior design

Iron Age interior design

Across Dorset, impressive earthworks mark the location of Iron Age hillforts. Until recently, though, little archaeological attention had been paid to what lay within these mighty ramparts. Now, thanks to modern geophysics, the picture is beginning to come into focus.
Review - The Charterhouse
Review – The Charterhouse
A recently opened museum at London’s Charterhouse illuminates centuries of life at this former medieval monastery. Lucia Marchini explores some of the highlights ...
Read More
Excavating the CA archive: Francis Pryor
Excavating the CA archive: Francis Pryor
By any standards, one of the ‘great’ archaeologists of our age is Francis Pryor, a prehistorian who has featured regularly in the pages of CA and whose work – on site, in countless publications, on television, and more recently online ...
Read More
Iron Age interior design
Iron Age interior design
Across Dorset, impressive earthworks mark the location of Iron Age hillforts. Until recently, though, little archaeological attention had been paid to what lay within these mighty ramparts. Now, thanks to modern geophysics, the picture is beginning to come into focus ...
Read More
Record year for the Treasure Act and the Portable Antiquities Scheme
Record year for the Treasure Act and the Portable Antiquities Scheme
The Treasure Act and the Portable Antiquities Scheme have released their annual reports, and the number of new finds made by members of the public has reached its highest level since the Act was first made law 20 years ago ...
Read More
Science Notes - Updating radiocarbon-dating techniques
Science Notes – Updating radiocarbon-dating techniques
In last month’s ‘Science Notes’ we took you on a tour of the Oxford Radiocarbon Accelerator Unit, discussing the intricacies of radiocarbon dating. There is the risk of portraying the process as fixed and static, but it is always being ...
Read More
Moel-y-Gaer, Bodfari
Moel-y-Gaer, Bodfari is a small hillfort in a beautiful location at the northern end of ...
Read More
Discovering Dorchester 2018 Fieldschool
2018 will see the Discovering Dorchester team return to the Dorchester on Thames allotments trench ...
Read More
Hanwell Park
This will be the 6th. year of archaeological investigation into the seventeenth century gardens at ...
Read More
Bryn Celli Ddu Landscape Project
Bryn Celli Ddu is a Neolithic passage tomb on Anglesey, in northwest Wales, and this ...
Read More

Recent Issues

Isle of Thanet Archaeological Society
Isle of Thanet Archaeological Society
The Isle of Thanet Archaeological Society is an active Society of enthusiastic amateurs, based in the Isle of Thanet, in ...
Read More
Peterborough Archaeology
Peterborough Archaeology
Peterborough and its surrounding area has been an important centre for settlement, industry and trade for many thousands of years ...
Read More
Is there a future in studying the past?
Is there a future in studying the past?
Is this the time to pursue a course in archaeology? The word from the field that reaches the Current Archaeology ...
Read More
Into the Light - CASPAR at UCL
Into the Light – CASPAR at UCL
Don Henson, Director of CASPAR (Centre for Audio-Visual Study and Practice in Archaeology) explains how an innovative new centre at ...
Read More
University Guide
University Guide
A guide to all the major university archaeology departments in the UKHere we list all the major University departments that ...
Read More
Distance Learning - Anytime Anywhere
Distance Learning – Anytime Anywhere
Distance learning can offer a valuable route into archaeological study for those who are unable, or just don't want to, ...
Read More

Walk the Timeline

Learn all about the archaeology of Britain from these easy-to-read cyber tours, specially adapted from articles in Current Archaeology.

 


Or try some of our other special features:

Edible Archaeology
Sutton Hoo
Hadrian’s Wall


500000 BC - Boxgrove
In a gravel pit at Boxgrove, just outside Chichester, the remains of a man have been discovered, half a million ...
2500 BC - The Clava Cairns
Burial chambers of the Neolithic In the Neolithic - the New Stone Age - the older you were, the more ...
Dover Boat
A large Bronze Age boat has recently been discovered at Dover. Keith Parfitt, of the Canterbury Archaeological Trust, reports ...
Castell Henllys
The Celts were warriors, and the most prominent remains of the Iron Age are the great hillforts, surrounded by banks ...
Snettisham
The great Iron Age hoards discovered at Snettisham in Norfolk form the richest Iron Age treasure ever discovered in this ...

Current Archaeology LIVE!

Each year Current Archaeology runs an annual conference to showcase the best of archaeology at home and abroad. We have a series of talks given by the country’s leading archaeologists, and we also present the annual Archaeology Awards.

23-24 February 2018

Current Archaeology Live! 2018 will be returning to the University of London’s Senate House, on 23-24 February (Friday/Saturday). We will be hearing from the foremost archaeological experts on the latest finds and ground-breaking research, and we are looking forward to an entertaining, stimulating, and enjoyable two days – we hope you will join us!