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The Frome Hoard and its impact

by Dave Sadler
When working with the Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS), the concept of a ‘forward job plan’ is somewhat laughable – your work patterns are largely dictated by finds made by detectorists. Some discoveries can completely change your career as the Frome Hoard did for me when it was found by Dave Crisp…

The chance to see Roman dig in Chichester unearthed

by Dave Sadler
One of the biggest Roman finds in West Sussex is going to be uncovered next week. Foundations of two large townhouses underneath Chichester's Priory Park were discovered in January Now we've got the chance to go and watch the dig happen. Continue reading - The chance…

Roman mosaic wows history fans in Leicester

by Dave Sadler
Archaeologists admit they have been surprised by the interest a dig that has uncovered a Roman street. Among the finds from the excavation at the old Stibbe factory site in central Leicester is the largest mosaic uncovered in the area for 150 years. Items including brooches,…

Oldest working Roman arch in Britain damaged by lorry driver who got stuck following his sat nav

by Luke Higgins
                            The oldest Roman arch in Britain which is still used by traffic has been damaged…

The hunt for York’s Roman amphitheatre

by Dave Sadler
THE hunt is on for York’s hidden Roman amphitheatre. Leading archaeologists, including Time Team’s Stewart Ainsworth, will gather in the city’s Museum Gardens next month to hunt for clues which may reveal the hidden location of a Roman amphitheatre. The gardens and nearby Kings Manor…

Metal gurus: Are detectorists stealing our past or unsung Heroes ?

by Luke Higgins
                      Eyes down and bulbous headphones attached to their ears, 17 figures march like purposeful ants across bleak rows of winter wheat. It is the coldest day of winter…

‘Hunchback of Torrenueva’ unearthed in Roman cemetery in southern Spain

by Dave Sadler
In an ancient Roman Necropolis located near Granada (southern Spain), archaeologists have unearthed the remains of a young man who had been suffering from a rare condition known as Scheuermann's disease, which would…

Farming on Roman Empire Desert Frontier

by Dave Sadler
The tiny olive grove sits atop a dry canyon in the middle of the Negev desert, surrounded by barren hills and a few wisps of withering vegetation. Despite the parched setting, the ancient, gnarled trees are alive, their branches heavy with green leaves and ready to bear fruit. Researchers…

More ancient ruins found at Verulamium after gas pipe gives archaeologists chance to dig deeper

by Dave Sadler
More of an ancient Roman city have been discovered by archaeologists. The burnt remains of a 1,800-year-old kiln, use to create pottery, have been unearthed at Verulamium after essential…

Museum to showcase Roman coins found in 2011 discovery

by Dave Sadler
ROMAN coins will be displayed for a short time at a museum. The coins from the Bredon Hoard will be at the Broadway Museum and Art Gallery until the end of May. Visitors can learn more about the discovery of the hoard at a talk on Thursday May 18 at the…
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