Deeper Than The Dig, with Martin Carver

The recording of our very first talk in the DVIP Speakers Corner series is now available to watch online!

Deeper Than The Dig, with Martin Carver marked the launch of a brand new series of online talks hosted by DigVentures, and supported by National Lottery Heritage Fund. And it’s now available to watch online.

Featuring Martin Carver, the lead archaeologist at Sutton Hoo from 1983-2005, the talk revealed what archaeologists have learned about this incredible site in the 80+ years since the famous excavation portrayed in Netflix move ‘The Dig’.

Expect surprising discoveries, debates about paganism and Christianity, and revealing discussion about how the questions we ask about the past affect the answers we get…

Dig deeper:

Want to learn even more about the discoveries at Sutton Hoo? Event attendees can get a special 35% on ‘The Sutton Hoo Story’, Martin’s wide-ranging account of excavations at the site. Order your copy here and enter your voucher code BB914. Offer ends 30 June 2021.

Dig even deeper:

Can’t wait for your copy of The Sutton Hoo Story to arrive? Feast your eyes on these:

Plus, Martin’s got many more publications on important topics, including archaeological field strategy, excavations at Portmahomack Monastery and other sites around the world.

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