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The Anglo-Saxon Rainbow

The Staffordshire Hoard and the treasures of Sutton Hoo have made Early Saxon metal-workers famous even today. But there‚Äôs more to Saxon finery than silver and gold; glass-makers brought a riot of colour to a period otherwise known as the Dark Ages. Rose Broadley takes us through the Anglo-Saxon rainbow. You can tell a lot […]

Top 10 Things to Find on a Roman Dig

Matt Beresford is the brains and (some) of the braun behind #ResearchingRomanSouthwell – a super exciting crowdfunded community archaeology project that’s open to everyone to get involved in, online or in the trenches. We spoke to him about the things you’re most likely to find when digging Roman Britain… Ok, ok, if I had to […]

Top 5 Archaeological Discoveries of 2014

2014 has been a year of incredible archaeological discoveries, hastened by the rapidly accelerating fields of underground mapping and no-dig techniques. But some of the most important and transformative discoveries could only have come about with a careful eye and a careful hand. Here’s our pick of the biggest-hitting stories we’ve published this year. 1. […]