Georgina Cole

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Georgina Cole

Ginny is a Community Archaeologist with DigVentures and recent Durham University graduate. She has a passion for speaking to the public and she especially loves British archaeology and forensics. In keeping with archaeological tradition, when she isn’t in the trenches you can often find her grabbing a pint at the local pub!

We made our own Medieval Art

After six weeks of digging at Bishop Middleham Castle, we decided to have a go at making our very own medieval art. Check out the results!

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 ...

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…

Site Diary: Roman urns, querns, and a little Roman shop?

It's Week 3 of the excavation at Roman East Park, Sedgefield. This week our dig has taken a turn as we’ve had to say goodbye to our Venturers, but that hasn’t stopped some amazing archaeology from being found, and some exciting new ideas from forming…

How the Romans celebrated the spirits of the dead

Just in time for Halloween, here's some spooky Roman festivals

Sigiriya, Sri Lanka’s ancient clifftop citadel

Locals consider it to be the 'eighth wonder of the world'

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