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At last: a Stonehenge story that is exactly what it says

The new Antiquity has a paper by Simon Banton, Mark Bowden, Tim Daw, Damian Grady and Sharon Soutar. All work for English Heritage: Bowden, Grady and Soutar are based at the Swindon centre, and Banton and Daw at Stonehenge. 1,216 more words


In pictures: Amongst the ruins at Ephesus

On the western coast of Turkey, Ephesus has some of the Mediterranean’s best-preserved, grandest ruins. As a major port for trade routes to Asia it grew from a coastal town in the 10th century BC to the second largest city in the world. 211 more words


Primary Sources: Free!

I’ve been diligently working on the DNA post, but it looks like I may not be able to finish it tonight, and I’d hate to let a whole month go by without a post. 402 more words


Media Archaeology Lab

Founded in 2009 and generously supported by the Department of English at the University of Colorado at Boulder, the motto of the Media Archaeology Lab… 140 more words


August training weekend at All Saints, North Street.

Getting away from work and family commitments for a week’s digging can prove very tricky for a lot of people. Thankfully, our training weekends are proving to be an increasingly popular alternative for archaeology enthusiasts with busy lives. 1,203 more words

Unstan Neolithic Chambered Cairn

Orkney, Scotland. Day 26, 24th July.

Just outside Stromness I saw a signpost to this cairn, a short distance off the road, that I was not previously aware of.  422 more words