Edible Archaeology

Is edible archaeology the new Rock & Roll? Probably not, but it is delicious. We have been inundated in recent months by readers wanting to show off their cookery skills, and here is a selection of the best. If you would like us to feature your cake (or any other edible archaeology!), please send them to [email protected]

CA bake-off: winner!

CA bake-off: winner!

The great archaeological bake-off Thank you to all of you who entered our competition to bake CA ...
Edible Archaeology: Must Farm

Edible Archaeology: Must Farm

The excavations at Must Farm have been talk of the town at Historic England HQ, ...
Edible Archaeology: Vindolanda

Edible Archaeology: Vindolanda

This Castellum Francorum was created for the 90th birthday of Frank Brudenell, long time enthusiast ...
Edible Archaeology: Geophysics

Edible Archaeology: Geophysics

Here at the Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society, our 150th anniversary year is ...
Edible Archaeology: Nautical Archaeology Society

Edible Archaeology: Nautical Archaeology Society

To celebrate the Nautical Archaeology Society’s (NAS) 30th birthday, we ran a special ‘Recorder Day’ ...
Edible Archaeology: Butler’s Field brooch

Edible Archaeology: Butler’s Field brooch

Tess is an archaeologist, and works with a replica maker, Roland. As a bit of ...
Edible Archaeology: Frome Hoard

Edible Archaeology: Frome Hoard

To mark the opening of Oak Furniture Land in Taunton, Cornish cake designers Peboryon were ...
Edible Archaeology: birthday burrowing

Edible Archaeology: birthday burrowing

My niece organised a wonderful birthday cake depicting me investigating the archaeology of a rabbit burrow, having ...
Edible Archaeology: Cookie mortarium

Edible Archaeology: Cookie mortarium

This edible Mortarium was baked by one of our Project Officers, Linzi Everett, for the ...
Edible Archaeology: Stonehenge

Edible Archaeology: Stonehenge

I thought you might like to see a photo of my two birthday cakes, one ...
Edible Archaeology: Museum of Cannock Chase YAC

Edible Archaeology: Museum of Cannock Chase YAC

This fabulous cake was made by my friend for our Young Archaeologists’ Club (YAC) branch's first birthday ...
Edible Archaeology: Staffordshire Hoard

Edible Archaeology: Staffordshire Hoard

These are the winning entries of the Great Birmingham Bake-Off, a competition run by Birmingham ...
Edible Archaeology: The Church In The Sea

Edible Archaeology: The Church In The Sea

This year’s 3D Archaeological Society weekend away took us to Anglesey, where we visited some ...
Edible Archaeology: Aberlemno stone

Edible Archaeology: Aberlemno stone

My daughter made this cake to celebrate Tom Gray receiving an honorary degree from Aberdeen ...
Edible Archaeology : Fitzwalter seal matrix

Edible Archaeology : Fitzwalter seal matrix

I am one of the late medieval curators at the British Museum, and I made ...
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