a day in the life of an archaeological field unit – Essex 2016

The Colchester Archaeological Trust is a busy archaeological field unit based at Colchester in Essex in the UK. We have been working in the construction industry for over 50 years and our operational area is primarily Colchester, Essex and Suffolk: we are a CIfA-registered professional field unit and both a registered charity and a limited






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Day of Archaeology: Camping in Mongolia

Day of Archaeology: Camping in Mongolia So on the actual Day of Archaeology I was in my archaeological office






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Banish the Incoherence – a project from Gothenburg, Sweden

The exhibition and project Banish the Incoherence takes its starting point in the city. There are no city






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Inside the Vigna Randanini Catacomb

International Catacomb Society Executive Director Jessica Dello Russo is a doctoral candidate at the Vatican’s Pontifical Institute of






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Cassiobury Park Community Archaeology Project, Watford, Herts – Swiss Cottage Dig

The Cassiobury Park Community Archaeology Project was set up as a part of a scheme to improve facilities in the park. It was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and Watford Borough Council, who manage the park. The project is overseen by professional archaeologist Graham Keevill of Keevill Heritage Limited and the work has been






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Lunt Meadows Mesolithic Settlement, Merseyside: A Site for Sore Eyes

Over the last four years I, and a faithful band of volunteers,  have been excavating a rare kind






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Archaeological Geosemantics, the final chapter

GSTAR IV: Return of the GeoJSON Following on from my Days of Archaeology in 2013, 2014 and 2015






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Simple ways to contribute as an archaeologist

Apart from a professional career in archaeology which begins at university, archaeologists should have multiple skills, specialties and field of expertise, expanding their training and making their resume distinguished from others. Related posts: Public Digital Archaeology – From The Comfort Of Your Chair. U.S. Military Veterans Contribute to Archaeology A day in the life of






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Day of Archaeology in Rauma, Finland

This year the international Day of Archaeology in Finland was spent mainly only in Rauma, where Muuritutkimus celebrated the day with “open pits” – visitors were given the opportunity to explore normally restricted excavation site with guided tours. In two hours ninety-four visitors got to see some finds and unearthed structures at the site. Excavation






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Sieving the Mesolithic

The rain was mercifully holding off and the mid morning breeze had all but blown itself away as






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