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Current Archaeology Awards 2019: Photos

Scroll down to view pictures from the 11th annual Current Archaeology Awards. Click the image to view a high-resolution version. All pictures should be credited as stated in the image caption. The winners of the 11th annual Current Archaeology Awards were announced on Friday 8 March, as part of Current Archaeology Live! 2019. The awards celebrate the projects and publications […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Archaeological dig along the A14 – one of the largest archaeological projects ever undertaken in the UK – wins Current Archaeology’s prestigious Rescue Project of the Year award for 2019

A prestigious archaeological award for Rescue Project of the Year 2019 has gone to MOLA Headland Infrastructure for their work along the A14. Major road-improvement works on the A14 afforded the opportunity to investigate an entire landscape over six millennia, and was one of the largest and most complex archaeological projects ever undertaken in the […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Largest ever ancient DNA study – showing at least 90% of British ancestry was replaced by a wave of migrants from the Continent around 4,500 years ago – wins Current Archaeology’s prestigious Research Project of the Year award for 2019

The work of Iñigo Olalde and colleagues examined the Bell Beaker Complex – a hugely popular cultural phenomenon that swept through Europe and Britain during the 3rd millennium BC. This massive ancient DNA project illuminated how it developed and spread, showing that it had a particularly profound impact on the population of Bronze Age Britain, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Current Archaeology Awards 2018: Photos

Scroll down to view pictures from the 10th annual Current Archaeology Awards, and from Current Archaeology Live! 2018. Click the image to view a high-resolution version. All pictures should be credited to Current Archaeology unless otherwise specified.      

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