The Archaeology and Metal Detecting Magazine

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

Category

History

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 →

What is Easter Sunday?

Easter Sunday or Easter Day is the most important day of the year for Christians. It is when they celebrate that three days after being killed, Jesus rose from the dead, sometimes called ‘the Resurrection’ and defeated evil forever. A… Continue Reading →

RUTUS : PRIZE GIVEAWAYS LIVE TONIGHT AT 7.30PM GMT !!

CAPS, PENS, FINDS POUCHES AND T SHIRTS UP FOR GRABS TONIGHT LIVE AT 7.30pm GMT !! Host Lance Goolsby will interview guest Tony Cawood LIVE tonight on The GDA Radio podcast. They will be discussing RUTUS metal detectors with some… Continue Reading →

What is Good Friday?

Good Friday is a very important day for all Christians. On Good Friday, Christians remember that Jesus died for everyone. He was crucified by the Romans on a hill outside Jerusalem. When a person was crucified, they were tied and… Continue Reading →

Shropshire Saxon sword mount declared treasure

An “exceptionally rare” silver sword mount has been declared treasure. The early medieval or Saxon artefact was found by metal detectorists around Culmington in south Shropshire. It dates from between the sixth and early seventh century and its function is… Continue Reading →

What is Maunday Thursday?

Maundy Thursday is the Thursday of Holy Week. It represents the day that the Jewish Passover was celebrated in the Bible Story of Easter.   On that day, Jesus had his last meal with his friends and followers before he was… Continue Reading →

LOOKING AT AN UPGRADE OR YOUR FIRST MACHINE ? TAKE A LOOK AT THE RUTUS ALTER 71

I LOVE MY ALTER 71, the Rutus range of Metal Detectors in particular the fantastic Alter 71 offer a lot of bang for your buck. Starting at £575 the Alter 71 offers amazing fast and deep detection. and the name… Continue Reading →

PODCAST – CLICK TO LISTEN : AIR METAL DETECTORS

A METAL DETECTOR THAT USES YOUR SMART PHONE AS THE CONTROL BOX !!? Innovation or doomed to fail ? CLICK HERE to listen to host Lance Goolsby discuss AIR METAL DETECTORS with Constantine Head of Marketing and development for AIR… Continue Reading →

PODCAST: RUTUS METAL DETECTORS 19th April LIVE @19:30

THE GDA RADIO SHOW WILL FEATURE TONY CAWOOD and He and host Lance Goolsby will be discussing all things RUTUS. From the origins of the company to the fantastic RUTUS ALTER 71, a brilliant machine at a low price point…. Continue Reading →

PODCAST: TALKING SPRING DETECTIVAL WITH SCOTTY BEA

CLICK HERE to Listen to the GDA Radio show. Host Lance Goolsby discusses Spring Detectival with Scotty Bea.  

Notre dame latest updates

Photos are emerging of the damage to the interior of Notre-Dame. The collapsing spire punched a hole in the vaulted stone ceiling and burning material heaped in nave. This morning’s images show the scale of destruction caused by the devastating… Continue Reading →

FREE KINDLE BOOK – Photographing Detector Finds by Ian Robert Cartwright

PICTURING THE PAST FOR DETECTOR USERS With some million historical finds reported each year, Britain’s 30,000 metal detector enthusiasts are playing an increasingly responsible part in uncovering and mapping the story of our past which lies beneath the landscape.  Photographing… Continue Reading →

Oak Island Knights by James McQuiston

What would a 1671 British knighthood medallion be doing in the dirt near an unexplained, crumbling foundation, within 20 miles of the famous Oak Island, Nova Scotia, money pit? James McQuiston, historian and author, thinks he knows. McQuiston is a… Continue Reading →

Amazing Medieval Gold Ring discovered by Chris K Konczak

On Saturday 18th November 2017, I was out in the fields, there were no interesting signals on my Minelab Safari metal detector. Suddenly a weak signal appeared on the 1-9 scale and I stopped. I dug out a small hole… Continue Reading →

ROMAN EMPERORS GAY LOVER HAUNTING COWELLS MANSION ?

SIMON Cowell’s new £15 million ten bedroom mansion house is haunted by the gay lover of a Roman Emperor. The previous owner of the property purchased a statue of Antinous who was a Bithynian Greek youth and a favourite or… Continue Reading →

Introducing – Japan Treasure Hunters

We recently received an email from one of our readers, introducing his YouTube channel – Japan Treasure hunters. Now I for one have not seen many You tubers covering Japan, and having a basic knowledge of its history, I was… Continue Reading →

The Law of Treasure by A.G. Guest with the assistance of Paul Matthews

Author: A.G. Guest with the assistance of Paul Matthews. Paperback; 175x245mm; x+152 pages. 459 2018. Available both in printed and e-versions. Archaeopress Publishing Ltd Printed ISBN 9781784919740 Epublication ISBN 9781784919757. The importance of the Law of Treasure is largely the… Continue Reading →

© 2019 The Archaeology and Metal Detecting Magazine — Powered by WordPress

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑