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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 →

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 →

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 →

Review: Seals and their context in the middle ages by Phillipp Schofield

PHILLIPP R. SCHOFIELD (ed), 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 Three and a half stars out of five  This… 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  Three and a half stars out… Continue Reading →

REVIEW: 50 Finds from Manchester and Merseyside: Objects from the Portable Antiquities Scheme by Vanessa Oakden

50 Finds from Manchester and Merseyside: Objects from the Portable Antiquities Scheme by Vanessa Oakden Vanessa Oakden Amberley Publishing – £13.49 ISBN-13 – 978-1445658551 Greater Manchester and Merseyside are built-up, urban areas, where the archaeology is often hidden under modern buildings… Continue Reading →

The Archaeology Fox by Stuart Harris. Book review by Lily Sadler (Aged 9)

Daddy loves the Romans Mummy the ancient Greeks Little fox just doesn’t get it He thinks his parents are geeks What is with all the photos? A shovel in the hand, Daddy fox says it is a magic trick That… Continue Reading →

Poetical Expressions from Worlds Below. By Mike Murphy

My passion for history and all things archaeological stem from several things, My Dad and Uncle – Both 1970’s detectorist’s and passionate history buffs, And Mick Murphy. For as long as I can remember from being a child, Mike Murphy… Continue Reading →

Finds Identified book review by Archmdmag

  Finds Identified, available from www.greenlightpublishing.co.uk priced £30. It’s taken me a few weeks to get through over 350 pages of this book, not because of time just that every page has you captivated by its incredible detail. It starts… Continue Reading →

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