Stuff that’s so interesting, we just had to cover it in depth

3300 Year Old Cheese Found in Egyptian Tomb

It's claimed to be the oldest solid cheese ever found

Amazing Artefacts: 250,000 Year-Old Hand-Axe Knapped Around a Shell

Ancient toolmakers enjoyed the aesthetics of their work

Archaeology Workshop #3 – Human Skull Anatomy

Learn the basics of skull anatomy, and some of the key features archaeologists look at.

Ancient Places: Addaura Cave

Unlike other famous caves, Addaura is filled with images of people.

Explore an Early Roman Settlement in Yorkshire

Take a Virtual Site Tour with Indie ans see how one region has changed over the course of 1000 years.

Amazing Artefacts: Box of ‘Charms’ from Ancient Pompeii

This tiny treasure trove may have been used for fortune telling and to bring good luck

Archaeology Workshop #2 – Animal Bones!

Animals have been essential to people for thousands of years - and their bones can tell us so much about the past!

Ancient Places: Mehrauli Archaeological Park

A medieval city which eventually became modern Delhi.

Archaeology Workshop #1 – Pottery

What do archaeologists do with pottery? And how do you identify it? In this workshop, Community Archaeologist Johanna introduces the basics.

Get Dig Mail

Keep up with the latest fun, facts & features from the world of archaeology.

Easy opt-out at any time - Privacy Policy

Amazing Artefacts: King Offa’s Gold Dinar

An Anglo-Saxon coin, with an Arabic inscription

Derinkuyu, Turkey’s Ancient Underground City

Thousands of people once lived in this ancient underground city

Archaeology Pub Quiz #4 – Pyramids, Movies & Anagrams

Can you crack the archaeological anagrams in this week's quiz?!

Archaeology Pub Quiz #3 – Ancient Rome, Ancient Greece

This week's quiz is hosted by DigVentures' co-founder, and all-round archaeological superhero, Lisa (with help from Site Dog Monty).

Archaeology Pub Quiz #2 – Who, What, Where, When

This week's rounds include who, what, where, when, plus a brand new mystery object, and loads more Archaeology Trivia.

Best Archaeology TV Series, Films, and Documentaries

What to watch while the dust settles

Stunning 1,200 year-old glass boardgame ‘King’ piece found on Lindisfarne

It's only the second such piece ever found in the British Isles

How to watch Time Team talks from DigNation ’18

New videos will be available every Sunday at 18:30 GMT

Top 10 Discoveries by Junior Archaeologists in 2019

All over the country, kids and teens are making their own discoveries

Recently added video

Explore more from...

Archaeology News

Groundbreaking discoveries from archaeologists around the world

View more +

Site Diary

Fantastic finds from DigVentures own crowdfunded and crowdsourced excavations

View more +

How To

Archaeology-themed activities you can try at home, plus tips, tricks, and fieldwork hacks from the DigVentures team

View more +


Archaeology documentaries, talks and mini-series we've filmed - with help from our community

View more +

Virtual Museum

Explore our online collections and previous exhibitions... in 3D!

View more +


Final Reports, Project Designs, academic papers, and the official detail on everything we've found so far

View more +
Archaeology / In Your Hands

Courses for anyone who wants to learn more about archaeology, and have fun while they're doing it!

Archaeology Courses

Our fab archaeology merch: dig team tee-shirts, Tatty Devine jewellery range, tote bags, and more!

Archaeology Shop