The Archaeology and Metal Detecting Magazine

Jamestown Unearthed: Archaeologists begin conservation of knight’s tombstone

by Dave Sadler
Archaeologists at Historic Jamestowne are digging into one of the greatest mysteries of the first English settlement in America: a knight’s tombstone that has been laying on the floor of a church for nearly…

Man who attached magnet to fishing rod didn’t expect to pull this from the water

by Luke Higgins
Magnet fishing is renowned for pulling up hauls of beer caps and old pennies. But this fisherman got a serious surprise when he tried out the hobby for the first time. Initially it seemed his haul at his local docks…

VIDEO: Skier Finds Lost iPhone on Slopes With Metal Detector

by Luke Higgins
Searching for a needle in a haystack has nothing on this man's snowy endeavor. Chris Wong, 28, of New York City, was having a nice little ski-weekend vacation with a group of his friends until one of the most soul-crushing, painfully annoying moments…

Tribal chief who signed treaty with Pilgrims to be reburied

by Dave Sadler
The remains of the Wampanoag leader who forged a peaceful relationship with the Pilgrims will be reburied at his original gravesite in Rhode Island. Members of the Wampanoag Nation have spent 20 years tracking down the remains and artifacts of Massasoit…

Explained: How Metal Detectors work !

by Luke Higgins
Bleep bleep! Bleep bleep! Is there anything more exciting than discovering treasure? Millions of people all around the world have fun using metal detectorsto uncover valuable relics buried underground. Exactly the same technology is at work in our military and security services, helping…

Meet the new Arcmd mag media partners

by Luke Higgins
Archaeology and Metal detecting magazine is currently expanding its media outlet, We already feature 'The man with the hat' and 'Digger Dawn'  and this week Three new partners join the Archmd media team this week, Martin Matthews, Karlos Kallundar and Chris white , they may not be as…

Inside the secret air raid shelter buried in a Plymouth garden

by Dave Sadler
Herald reporter Rachael Dodd is given a guided tour of one of Plymouth's many, underground air raid shelters. Just eight inches under the surface of a garden in Devonport, a remnant of Plymouth's war-time past is lying in the earthy darkness.…

Rare Coin Find Sparks Journey for Metal Detecting Hobbyist

by Luke Higgins
It is the oldest coin known to have been found on Martha’s Vineyard — so old that Thomas Mayhew, the proprietor who settled the Island in 1642, might have held it in his hand. The coin is a 1652 pine tree shilling, among the first to be minted…

Excavation open to the public in Leicester on Saturday 6 and Sunday 7 May.

by Dave Sadler
University of Leicester Archaeological Services are currently excavating the site of the former Stibbe factory, between Great Central Street and Highcross Street in central Leicester. The land is owned by Charles Street Buildings…

“Trowel Blazing” exhibition coming to Chester

by Dave Sadler
Chester has been chosen as the destination for the first viewing outside of London for an important photographic exhibition that celebrates the achievements of women archaeologists, anthropologists and geologists. ‘Raising Horizons’ which  highlights the roles…
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