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This step-by-step course will guide you through what archaeologists do and how you can get involved!
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Photogrammetry is an essential skill for any archaeologist who wants to record or share their discoveries online.
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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.
This stuff’s not funny, it’s pre-hysterical
It’s a five-pint problem
We miss the peculiar thrill of being outdoors and getting wet, muddy and exhausted on a real excavation.
Here's why you should never put all your eggs in one basket
The definitive guide to dating an archaeologist. You're welcome.
🙂 pic.twitter.com/1UU59XQ8Gh — Irish Archaeology (@irarchaeology) March 26, 2018 Or a barrow, or a chambered tomb… H/T Irish Archaeology
If ancient civilisations were categorised as jock, prep nerd or goth, this is what you’d get. Seems legit. Ancient Athenians would be preppy nerds, Ancient Egyptians would be nerdy goths, and Spartans would be…
I’ve solved the #Stonehenge Tunnel problem pic.twitter.com/daPsgsy5Fe — Gabe Moshenska (@GabeMoshenska) January 15, 2018 The Stonehenge Tunnel has been aggravating archaeologists for years. Now, it seems like the perfect Sharknado-themed solution has arrived.
Cat-lovers, rejoice! While many of us will be celebrating St Patrick’s Day, today is also St Gertrude’s Day, known to many as the patron saint of cats. Much of what we know about Saint…
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We’ve all read his infamous tweets. In our unending quest for the post-truth, DigVentures has used our archaeological nous to track down King Donaeld the Unready and secure an exclusive interview to find out…
Hands up if your perfect romantic getaway is actually THIS. Imagine. You head off for a Dirty Weekend, but it’s not your average Dirty Weekend. Instead of roses and chocolates and overcrowded restaurants, you…
Sick of Trump in your timeline and want a break? Sorry, someone’s started a Twitter parody of him as an early medieval king called Donaeld The Unready and it’s too good not to share….
So you’ve fallen for a rugged, outdoorsy archaeology-loving type, well done you! Cue a life filled with adventure, travel and… mud all over the house. Yes, dating an archaeologist is a many-splendoured thing. Sure,…
If you meet an archaeologist, here’s a warning: don’t believe everything they say. The problem, you see, is that people trust archaeologists. They tend to go all wide-eyed and assume that being an archaeologist…
We’re well into December and for most people, that only means one thing: Christmas. But we’re not most people, we’re archaeologists, and for archaeologists the one thing December means is… CONFERENCE. Yes, very soon,…
Can YouGov’s profiler guess which way you swing at the elections based on your archaeological interests? So here we are. Looks like someone broke the swingometer. The polls didn’t predict it. Even Nate Silver (statistician…
Ok, to put things in context, let’s start with something simple. When I make LEGO, it looks a bit like this: But fine, other people make better LEGO pyramids with stuff inside, like this:…
Can’t make it out this weekend to catch THAT film? Then it’s our great self-pleasure to lend a helping hand. Introducing the first installment in our filthy munsell-based trilogy… Fifty Shades of Mid-Brown Silty…
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
21 Sept - 17 Nov 2021
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!