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Medieval

A black market in black torture By Doug Pickford

They’re something that nightmares are made or – straight from a 1960s Hammer horror film – but ducking stools are fetching big money, it would appear. One, an aged oak contraption that last saw the light of day centuries ago… Continue Reading →

Review: Aristowax Non-Silicone Wood Silk. A cheap alternative for Metal detecting finds cleaning and preservation.

Archaeology and Metal Detecting Magazine would like to make you aware of a small but growing contingent of individuals like myself, who have found that the use of the Aristowax Wood Silk furniture polish ( with Bees Wax) is convenient, cheap… Continue Reading →

Review : Seals and their Context in the Middle Ages by Phillip R Schofield

Seals and their Context in the Middle Ages 2015; viii + 205 pages, 14 essays, 130 colour and b&w illustrations, 4 tables. Oxford and Philadelphia, Oxbow Books 978-1-78297-817-6 or Click here for direct link Hardback £81.  Three and a half… Continue Reading →

REVIEW: 50 Finds from Cheshire: Objects from the Portable Antiquities Scheme

50 Finds from Cheshire: Objects from the Portable Antiquities Scheme Vanessa Oakden Amberley, £14.99 ISBN 978-1445646909 This new work celebrating finds reported to the Portable Antiquities Scheme in Cheshire provides an illustrated insight into the county’s archaeology, and challenges previous… Continue Reading →

The “Incomplete” Staffordshire Hoard by Graham Withers

In December 2012, 60-year-old Tempus Member, Graham Withers, who formally ran the clubs meeting place – The Church House Inn on Buxton Road in Congleton, found a small hoard in a field in North Staffordshire. The 10 valuable pennies –… Continue Reading →

Metal Detectives Christmas Dig : Axe Head Hoard, Gold Rings, Gold Hammered and More Arose

The Metal Detectives group hosted its annual Christmas Dig on the 23rd of December in Oxfordshire. An incredible amount of amazing finds arose including a ‘block of Axe heads’ that was excavated and will be taken to the British Museum… Continue Reading →

Archmdmag relaunch, competition and message from YouTubers

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Archaeology and Metal Detecting Magazine has been out of action for nearly a month. Server errors in Europe led to our own and many other sites details and information to be unfortunately deleted. This led… Continue Reading →

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