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.






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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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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 (and for the last time), the bulk of my Day of Archaeology this year focussed on my doctoral research, writing up my thesis on Geosemantic Technologies for Archaeological Research (GSTAR). It’s been a busy three years but






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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






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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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Publishing archaeology

Working on an archaeology magazine means we always get to hear about fascinating projects happening around the UK






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A day at the ALHIS Project

The ALHIS project* focuses on the archaeology and the ancient landscapes of the Final Iron Age and the






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“A concept made concrete”: 40 years of Shropshire HER

A belated Happy Day of Archaeology from Shropshire Historic Environment Record (HER)! This July has been an exceptionally






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