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Dig ends as history-making Bronze Age finds revealed at Whittlesey’s Must Farm

by Dave Sadler
From wild boar and deer on the dinner table to intricate glass they traded, the lives of pre-historic people living near Peterborough has been revealed thanks to the incredible discoveries at Must Farm.…

The Ancient Workshop of Naxos

by Dave Sadler
The island of Naxos, Greece—A small group of human-like creatures ascend a hill that overlooks a grassy plain. The pinnacle of the hill commands an impressive view of the land below, with perhaps a view of the distant ocean along the horizon to the west.  But they’re not climbing for the view. …

Archaeologists find evidence of ‘largest Anglo-Saxon building in Scotland’ in East Lothian

by Dave Sadler
ARCHAEOLOGISTS have unearthed evidence of what is believed to be the largest Anglo-Saxon building found in Scotland. The foundations of the building, which may have…

Dig uncovers medieval building in a Lincolnshire village

by Dave Sadler
Secrets of the past have been revealed by archaeologists who uncovered a section of a medieval manor in Harpswell, near Caenby Corner. Two walls of an enclosure, possibly used to contain livestock or as a place to grow vegetables, have been discovered…

Archaeologists get set for new excavations at Tintagel, legendary home of King Arthur

by Dave Sadler
Archaeologists are about to start a fresh quest to dig at Tintagel for clues about King Arthur. Work is due to start on Monday on a new project at Tintagel Castle. The excavations could…

Rome workers unearth ancient baths and tombs

by Dave Sadler
An ancient Roman bath-house and series of tombs have been unearthed during an attempt to build a new Orthodox church in a working-class suburb of Rome Works to build the church got underway in Casal Bernocchi more than a year ago, but were soon stopped because of the…

New technology will be used to expose what lies beneath Chester Cathedral’s Deanery Field

by Dave Sadler
A community archaeology project aims to reveal new secrets about the vast Roman barrack buildings buried under Deanery Field north of Chester Cathedral. ‘Waking the Legions’…

Builders unearth Bishopstoke’s Roman past

by Dave Sadler
Evidence of Bishopstoke’s ancient past has been unearthed at a site where 85 new properties are being built by Bovis Homes. As work begins on the new homes on the land off Church Rd, archaeologists have returned to their laboratories to finish piecing together some of their…

Remains of 17th century buildings found in Hull’s old town

by Dave Sadler
  Remains of buildings possibly dating back to the 17th century have been unearthed by workmen preparing Hull for UK City of Culture 2017. Trinity Square, in the shadow of the 700-year-old Holy Trinity Church, is being remodeled…

Mosaic sheds important light on Roman Larnaca

by Dave Sadler
The antiquities department said on Wednesday that the mosaic depicting the Labours of Hercules uncovered in Larnaca provides important evidence for the development of the city during the Roman Period. The mosaic floor was uncovered on Ayios Neofytos Street in Larnaca…
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