Excavations in Whitechapel may have uncovered the remains of the first purpose-built Elizabethan playhouse, The Red Lion.
A project, headed by researchers from Trinity College Dublin, has sequenced the DNA of more than 40 individuals excavated from both Mesolithic and Neolithic funerary contexts across Ireland. The results illuminate not only the Irish transition to an agrarian way of life but also the social hierarchies that might have formed during this time.
Archaeological investigations 3km from Stonehenge have revealed a series of massive pits possibly representing a late Neolithic circular boundary centred on the Durrington Walls ‘superhenge’.
Two funds launched by Historic England have been helping to protect at-risk heritage sites and organisations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A project investigating the archaeology of the River Boyne is revealing the river’s significance in the wider monumental landscape of Brú na Bóinne, Co. Meath.
Analysis of skeletons from a Dominican friary in Exeter has revealed new information about medieval arrow injuries.
Volunteers examining aerial surveys from home have shed new light on previously unidentified archaeology in south-west England.
Isotopic analysis of skeletons excavated from a graveyard in the Scottish Highlands has revealed a story of changing diets among the Pictish and medieval communities at Portmahomack.
Investigations in Birkenhead have uncovered remnants of the Wirral’s industrial past, shedding light on previously obscure industries such as smalt-production.
Museums across the UK are gathering objects and accounts that reflect people’s experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic.