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3 Big Differences in Archaeology between the UK and China

Hadrian's Great Wall of China

Archaeologists in both China and the UK use the latest gadgets and gizmos. But does this make them modern? Hinason Wang, Education Officer at DigVentures, takes a look at what’s hot, and what’s not, in Chinese archaeology. Archaeology in the UK took its first tentative steps away from a gentlemen’s pursuit towards systematised science during the Enlightenment. […]

E is for… Excavation

E is for Excavation

Entertained? Excited? Exasperated? No of course not. The E in today’s A to Z of Archaeology has to be Excavation! HollyMae Price tells us more… So, you’re setting out on your first ever excavation; it’s likely to be an archaeological site local to you, a university dig or an amazing DigVentures Dirty Weekend. You’re excited […]