Current Archaeology Awards 2017

The results are in, and we are delighted to announce that the winners of the 9th annual Current Archaeology Awards are as follows:

Archaeologist of the Year:
Mark Knight

Book of the Year:
Images of the Ice Age by Paul Bahn

Research Project of the Year:
Rethinking Durrington Walls: a long-lost monument revealed
(Stonehenge Riverside Project / Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project / National Trust)

Rescue Project of the Year:
The Must Farm inferno: exploring an intact Late Bronze Age settlement
(Cambridge Archaeological Unit / University of Cambridge)

Archaeological Innovation of the Last 50 Years:
LiDAR as exemplified by the New Forest National Park Authority

Click here to see the photos!

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. For more information on all the nominees in each category, click on the links below:

Archaeologist of the Year
Book of the Year
Rescue Project of the Year
Research Project of the Year
Archaeological Innovation of the Last 50 Years

The winners were announced at the special awards ceremony on 24 February at Current Archaeology Live! 2017. For more details about the conference, click here.