The Archaeology and Metal Detecting Magazine

Bringing you the latest news and research from the Archaeology, Historical and Metal detecting world.

THE RODNEY COOK MEMORIAL RALLY UPDATE WITH GARY BLACKWELL.

Unbelievable! Two amateur metal detectorists unearth biggest haul of Roman coins of its kind ever found in Britain

A bundle of Roman coins discovered by a pair of amateur metal detector enthusiasts near Sleaford has been declared as one of the largest hauls of its kind ever found in the United Kingdom. The discovery, which was made near Rauceby,came… Continue Reading →

PODCAST TONIGHT : TOM PISAREK, DARREN SMITH & CRAIG DENNEY

LIVE TONIGHT AT 8PM GMT!! CLICK LINK IMAGE BELOW TO LISTEN  

CURSE OF OAK ISLAND PODCAST EVENT – FIRST EPISODE AIRS TODAY !!

JOIN ARCHMDMAG.COM AND GLOBAL DISCOVERY ADVENTURES AS WE TALK OAK ISLAND WITH JAMES A. McQUISTON. James is a published author and Oak Island historian who has made several appearances on the hit TV show. Above two of the books written… Continue Reading →

How Do We Best Interpret The Decoration On Early Anglo-Saxon Artefacts? By Alison Smith (BA Hons)

Introduction. This essay will discuss ‘How do we best interpret the Decoration on Early Anglo-Saxon artefacts?’ by discussing how personal items had a symbolic meaning to Early Anglo-Saxon people. The essay will describe the decoration of three artefacts; The Coppergate… Continue Reading →

The Oak Island Mystery by Lionel and Patricia Fanthorpe book review.

It began innocently enough … in 1795 three boys discovered the top of an ancient shaft on uninhabited Oak Island in Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia. The boys began to dig, and what they uncovered started the world’s greatest and strangest… Continue Reading →

Oak Island in Pictures. From Maps to history and finds.

A selection of images from Oak Islands long history, Please click on individual images to view at full size.

What treasure is buried on Oak Island?

Oak Island is one of the most mysterious places in the world. From its alleged buried treasure to those rumoured to have visited (and deposited on) it, the island has the potential to rewrite history and unearth some of the… Continue Reading →

The Curse of Oak Island by Randall Sullivan

From longtime Rolling Stone contributing editor and journalist Randall Sullivan, The Curse of Oak Island explores the curious history of Oak Island and the generations of individuals who have tried and failed to unlock its secrets. In 1795, a teenager discovered a mysterious circular… Continue Reading →

An introduction to the Oak Island Mystery

( This article is a referral to the original 1962 Readers digest publication, used to introduce the Oak Island mystery in the best manner) By David MacDonald: A Reader’s Digest Classic, originally published 1965 For 200 years, the promise of… Continue Reading →

CURSE OF OAK ISLAND : THREE EPISODE PODCAST EVENT COMING TO ARCHMDMAG.COM

JOIN ARCHMDMAG.COM AND GLOBAL DISCOVERY ADVENTURES AS WE TALK OAK ISLAND WITH JAMES A. McQUISTON. James is a published author and Oak Island historian who has made several appearances on the hit TV show. Above two of the books written… Continue Reading →

CURSE OF OAK ISLAND PODCAST LIVE IN FIFTEEN MINUTES WITH JAMES A. McQUISTON !

James A. McQuiston is a published author on ‘the Curse of Oak Island’ and has appeared on the hit TV show. Listen to host Lance Goolsby as He discusses the Mystery and Myths of Oak island with James. The show… Continue Reading →

Markham’s Brotherhood: The Rosicrucian Manifestos in Modern English

I am delighted to introduce a new book, constructed and written by a good friend of mine – Steven E. Markham. I have been privy to Steve’s musings over the past few years in regards to the books construction, and… Continue Reading →

Team of Yorkshire 5th annual metal detecting rally

Archmdmag are delighted to introduce Team of Yorkshire’s 5th annual metal detecting rally. Team of Yorkshire are a predominantly, but not exclusively, a group of Polish metal detectorist’s, who consistently work to assist archaeology in several countries as well as… Continue Reading →

Sheppey plumber finds ‘magic’ Roman amulet in Faversham field owned by Russian princess

A plumber from the Isle of Sheppey has struck gold in a field owned by a Russian princess. Ashley Wilson has been venturing out to fields with his metal detector for six years, but made the find of his life… Continue Reading →

The Wizard of Alderley Edge

Each country seems to have its legend about a great leader who will arise from his sleep and save his country again when it really needs him. Owen Glendower lies asleep in the vale of Gwent, in a cave called… Continue Reading →

Metal Detecting Fort Crane by John McCraw

Thanks to John McCraw for sending the images. Unfortunately the notes are handwritten, which we felt should be kept as the author scribed them.

Memoirs of a Treasure Hunter: The Highwayman of Epping Forest. By Barry Lawton

At my Treasure Hunting Club, I joined up with three other people, and we went out most weekends. They were Roger, Norman and Joe. This was after Ron Rowland the man who showed me how to metal detect and where,… Continue Reading →

Who was St George?

  April 23 marks the saint’s day of England’s patron saint St George. English schoolchildren are always taught that he was a knight who slayed dragons but is there more to the historical figure? Who was he? According to legend,… Continue Reading →

Havannah: Cigars and the deserted village

Havannah mill was built by Charles Roe beside the river Dane, Congleton in 1764. Charles Roe was a Macclesfield industrialist with interests in silk, copper and brass. He also established another site further upstream on the River Dane at Bosley… Continue Reading →

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