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The 10th annual Current Archaeology Awards were held on the 23 February, as part of Current Archaeology Live! 2018.

For photos of the award winners, click here.

Individual press releases for each of the winners can be found in full below.
RescueProjectOfTheYear

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 […]

ResearchProjectOfTheYear2018

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.      

Rescue

PRESS RELEASE: Cambridge Archaeological Unit, University of Cambridge win Current Archaeology’s Rescue Project of the Year award for 2017 for Must Farm

A prestigious archaeological award for Rescue Project of the Year 2017 has gone to Cambridge Archaeological Unit and the University of Cambridge for their work at Must Farm. Excavation of a well-preserved Bronze Age settlement, destroyed by fire thousands of years ago, at a brick quarry near Peterborough has revealed a series of prehistoric roundhouses […]

Research

PRESS RELEASE: The Stonehenge Riverside Project, Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project, National Trust win Current Archaeology’s Research Project of the Year award for 2017 for Durrington Walls

Cutting-edge archaeological research revealing the secrets of the Stonehenge landscape has received an award for Research Project of the Year 2017. The award was accepted by members of the Stonehenge Riverside Project, the Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project, and the National Trust for their work at Durrington Walls, where an ongoing investigation combining excavation and sophisticated […]

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Current Archaeology Awards 2017 – Photos

Scroll down to view pictures from the 9th annual Current Archaeology Awards, and from Current Archaeology Live! 2017.  Click the image to download a high-resolution version. All pictures should be credited to Current Archaeology.  

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