Author: Bennjamin J. Penny-Mason


Current Archaeology Awards 2018: winners announced

Every year, the Current Archaeology Awards celebrate the projects and publications that made the pages of the magazine over the past 12 months, and the people judged to have made outstanding contributions to archaeology. These awards are voted for entirely by the public – there are no panels of judges. The winners of the 2018 Current Archaeology Awards were announced on […]


PRESS RELEASE: MAP Archaeological Practice Ltd win Current Archaeology’s Rescue Project of the Year award for 2018 for their work at Pocklington

A prestigious archaeological award for Rescue Project of the Year 2018 has gone to MAP Archaeological Practice Ltd for their work on the Iron Age chariot burial at Pocklington. Excavations at Pocklington, East Yorkshire, revealed an Iron Age square barrow. Remarkably, the shallow grave contained the immaculately preserved remains of a chariot, its owner, as […]


PRESS RELEASE: University of Buckingham win Current Archaeology’s Research Project of the Year award for their work at Blick Mead

Accepting the award for Research Project of the Year 2018 was David Jacques from the University of Buckingham. The excavations at Blick Mead, about a mile from Stonehenge, have provided a plethora of information about life in Mesolithic Britain, including evidence of meeting and feasting practices, but archaeologists have also discovered evidence for the transition […]


Archaeologist of the Year 2018 Nominee Interviews

We spoke to our three nominees for Archaeologist of the Year 2018 to find out their highlights of the year and of their careers so far, and their thoughts on the future of archaeology.    Below are the three nominees. You can read more about them here. Voting has now closed, and all the winners of […]