The Archaeology and Metal Detecting Magazine

Young man finds 4,000-year-old dagger by accident

by Dave Sadler
Dávid, freshly graduated from Hlohovec, saw an unusual metal object sticking out of the ground during a grill party near the Váh river. He contacted preservationists in Trnava and they recognized the dagger on a stick from the older Bronze Age, almost 4,000-year-old.…

20 Years of Time Team: Tony Robinson shares his favourite finds

by Luke Higgins
TONY ROBINSON’S FAVOURITE FINDS 1. Anglo-Saxon cemetery, Northamptonshire “A chap was digging a pond for his carp in the garden behind his terraced house in the small town of Raunds, when he unearthed remains of an Anglo-Saxon body.…

Brooch linked to Leicestershire noble executed by Richard III

by Dave Sadler
A piece of gold jewellery linked to one of the darkest moments in Richard III's rise to power is to be auctioned. The brooch was found at Kirby Muxloe Castle, Leicestershire, and is dated to the second half of the 15th Century. The fortress…

Introducing – Unearthed UK Metal Detecting products.

by Dave Sadler
Unearthed! The Home of Teknetics and Fisher UK. Nothing quite captures the imagination like the unearthing of coins and artefacts from the past. For many, metal detecting is not just a Hobby, it’s a way of life, and the research, the patience and…

Mythbusting Ancient Rome—did all roads actually lead there?

by Dave Sadler
We all know the phrase "all roads lead to Rome". Today, it is used proverbially and has come to mean something like "there is more than one way to reach the same goal". But did all roads ever really lead to the eternal city? Continue reading - Mythbusting…

Major archaeological finds at Greenwich uncover lost Royal palace

by Dave Sadler
The team working on the Painted Hall Project have uncovered the remains of Greenwich Palace, birthplace of Henry VIII and of his daughters Mary and Elizabeth I. Greenwich Palace had a scale and magnificence comparable to Hampton…

Mystery of 8,500-year-old copper-making event revealed through materials science

by Dave Sadler
An international team of archaeological scientists have put an end to the more than half-a-century old claim about the earliest copper smelting event at the Late Neolithic site of Çatalhöyük in central Turkey…

Meon Valley dig unearths evidence of temple

by Dave Sadler
AN archaeological dig in the Meon Valley saw scores of volunteers help to excavate the site of a Roman temple. Around 60 history enthusiasts wielded their trowels at the dig in Exton, which was organised by the Meon Valley Archaeology and Heritage Group with support from…

‘Angels of the Beach’: Ring Finders Spread Joy By Returning Lost Possessions

by Luke Higgins
During her backyard wedding on July 30, Malibu resident Rosalie Benitez had her two puppies act as ring bearers, but instead of making for a cute photo-op, the four-legged ring bearers never actually delivered…
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