Join our team as we explore one of the oldest-known Roman settlements north of the Humber
Explore the objects and artefacts from our recent excavations...in 3D
The fieldwork is complete, and the results are in! Read the reports, explore the archives, and learn more about the amazing work we've done on some very special sites.
This step-by-step course will guide you through what archaeologists do and how you can get involved!
Archaeology isn't just for adults! This course is for kids and teens who want to be the archaeologists of the future.
Photogrammetry is an essential skill for any archaeologist who wants to record or share their discoveries online.
Our fab archaeology merch: dig team tee-shirts, Tatty Devine jewellery range, tote bags, and more!
DigVentures is a social business that specialises in crowdfunding, crowdsourcing and digital methods to increase public participation in archaeological research. We are a Chartered Institute for Archaeologists Registered Organisation, and the first-ever CIfA Accredited Fieldschool.
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Collaborative, creative partnership projects delivering research outputs, social value & fun.
Sector-leading innovations for archaeological workflows, public engagement and impact.
Professional archaeological fieldwork and heritage consultancy - with a difference.
Crowdfunding is not about the money - it's about the power of the crowd.
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We've been helping communities all over the country investigate the incredible history on their doorstep.
These medieval tiles suggest Jesus really was 'a very naughty boy'
Crystal skull? Pah. That pales in comparison to what a group of archaeologists have found at a 5,000 year old tomb in southern Spain. Sometimes you meet an artefact that is so striking, so…
Wherever you go, you can be sure that someone else was there hundreds or thousands of years before you. There are incredible ancient places hiding all around us. Let’s go find them! The Isle…
Wherever you go, you can be sure that someone else was there hundreds or thousands of years before you. There are incredible ancient places hiding all around us. Let’s go find them! Not a…
Keep up with the latest fun, facts & features from the world of archaeology.
The internet has fallen in love with this small bone disc marked with a deer on each side. It was made at least 14,000 years ago and when it spins, it looks like the…
In the past, life was ‘nasty, brutish and short’ and people rarely lived beyond the age of 40. It’s time to call out that nonsense, because it’s simply not true. How long did people…
Wherever you go, you can be sure that someone else was there hundreds or thousands of years before you. There are incredible ancient places hiding all around us. Let’s go find them! Built around…
We love this Minoan Octopus Vase. Made around 1500 BC, it was accidentally smashed by a visitor to the Heraklion Museum. But archaeologists then found out that it appear to have been smashed and…
This is the Amber Bear of Slupsk. It looks delightfully like a gummy bear, but it’s actually 3,000 years old! Found in a peat bog near Slupsk, Poland, this little amber bear is thought…
Wherever you go, you can be sure that someone else was there hundreds or thousands of years before you. There are incredible ancient places hiding all around us. Let’s go find them! Take a…
An exquisite piece of stonecraft from Denmark
Groundbreaking discoveries from archaeologists around the world
Fantastic finds from DigVentures own crowdfunded and crowdsourced excavations
Archaeology-themed activities you can try at home, plus tips, tricks, and fieldwork hacks from the DigVentures team
Archaeology documentaries, talks and mini-series we've filmed - with help from our community
Explore our online collections and previous exhibitions... in 3D!
Final Reports, Project Designs, academic papers, and the official detail on everything we've found so far
Join our team as we trace the history of Viking raids at one of the most famous archaeological sites in Britain
Courses for anyone who wants to learn more about archaeology, and have fun while they're doing it!