16 brilliant discoveries from the Sutton Hoo ship burial

The Sutton Hoo ship burial contained 263 unique treasures.

LIVE / Rolling coverage from our dig at Earth Trust, Oxfordshire

Live updates as our team unearths a Roman villa and Iron Age village in the shadow of an impressive hillfort by the River Thames.

2,000-year-old remains of a child and puppy uncovered in France

The little dog was wearing a bell

How do archaeologists know where to dig?

Archaeologists don't dig willy-nilly. It takes a combination of desk-based research, remote sensing, test-pitting, and careful consideration of some fairly surprising factors.

Our Most Exciting Archaeological Discoveries of 2020

From Roman kitchen utensils, to a smithy's workshop, our community made some fantastic discoveries

The Best Archaeological Discoveries of 2020 Around The World

From the tropical rainforests of South America to the dramatic landscapes of Norway, join us as we reflect on some of the best archaeology this year has had to offer…

12 Great Gift Ideas for Archaeology Lovers

It’s that time of year again! Struggling to decide on a gift for your archaeology obsessed mate? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with ten epic gifts for any archaeology enthusiast.

Site Diary: Looking Back and Looking Forward

It’s time to say goodbye to our trenches at Roman Sedgefield. It’s been six weeks full of Venturers, archaeology and sheep – but just because we’ve stopped digging doesn’t mean it’s over just yet!

Site Diary: The Final Countdown

With only a week left of our dig at Roman East Park, the field team is feeling the pressure to find out as much about this unique and though-provoking site as possible ...

5 Roman Artefacts You Can Handle At Home

Take a close up look at some of our favourite Roman artefacts

Site Diary: Rainy Nights at the Roman site

This week we battled wind, rain and dodgy phone signal as we got through week four of our Roman dig in East Park. But the archaeology never stops, especially at a site like this…

How To Identify Roman Pottery

So, you’re on your first archaeological dig, and you spot a piece of pottery. What clues can tell you if it’s Roman? And how can you tell what type of pot it once was?

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