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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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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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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Geophysics at Tintagel Castle: Non-invasive work ahead of the excavations

I am cheating on Day of Archaeology at little, as I am going to talk about work we






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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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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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