The Archaeology and Metal Detecting Magazine

New discovery sheds light on Roman roads in Britain

by Dave Sadler
During the years from 410 to 430 AD, the Roman Empire built a road over 3,000 km across Britain. The road has been recently rediscovered and was found in excellent condition. The road was found during construction work in the middle of Rochester and is…

The Viking Great Army and its Legacy: plotting settlement shift using metal-detected finds

by Dave Sadler
Investigation of the Anglian and Anglo-Scandinavian settlement at Burrow House Farm, Cottam, East Yorkshire from 1993-95 was a pioneering collaboration between archaeologists and…

Monumental Forgotten Gardens of Petra Rediscovered After 2,000 Years

by Dave Sadler
Recent excavations at Petra have revealed a startlingly advanced irrigation system and water storage system that enabled the desert city's people to survive – and to maintain a magnificent garden featuring fountains, ponds…

Pair died in 500BC and went to next life in fur coats, but with their heads severed

by Dave Sadler
Skulls of ancient adult and child pair placed near kneecaps of grown-up, in bizarre burial puzzling archeologists. The newly-found burial from the ancient Pazyryk culture has produced a sight…

Archaeologists reveal lost medieval palace beneath prehistoric fortress at Old Sarum

by Dave Sadler
The archaeological site of Old Sarum located in Wiltshire, England, has a rich history stretching back at least five thousand years. But it was William the Conqueror’s selection of the…

8,000-year-old cave paintings found in southern Turkey date back to the prehistoric era

by Dave Sadler
Archaeologists announced the discovery of 10 cave paintings in the southern city of Mersin on Friday and said they dated back about 8,000 years ago. The paintings discovered in a cave…

Much Farm – Post-Ex Diary 1: Finishing the Excavation

by Dave Sadler
It seems like a long time ago that we began to remove the two metres of sediment that sat above the remains of the Must Farm settlement. After over 10 months of hard work, we have finished the excavation and the site has been reburied. It’s been…

Dig unearths 4,000 year old tomb of doctor to pharaohs

by Dave Sadler
Archaeologists have unearthed a 4,000 year old tomb outside the Egyptian capital containing what they believe are the remains of a prominent doctor to the pharaohs, officials said on Tuesday. The tomb, part of a 21 metre (70 foot) by 14 metre (46 foot)…

New broch site excites archaeologists

by Dave Sadler
THE REMAINS of what could be an Iron Age broch have been identified in a loch near Whiteness by a researcher from the University of Aberdeen. Michael Stratigos found the site on one of the three Holms of Hogaland islets in the Loch of Strom. He said the majority of the islet, which…

Elizabethan Playhouses and Bear Baiting Arenas Given Protection

by Dave Sadler
Remains of the first and last Elizabethan playhouses built in London have been protected as scheduled monuments The Theatre in Hackney is believed to be the site of the first performances of both Shakespeare's 'Hamlet' and Marlowe's…
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