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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.
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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.
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It's only the second such piece ever found in the British Isles
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All over the country, kids and teens are making their own discoveries
It's been another stand-out year for archaeology
Here's why you should never put all your eggs in one basket
Over 300 Yorkshire locals joined the dig at one of England's biggest castles
This October, DigVentures will unearth the castle’s gatehouse and drawbridge pit to find out more about its medieval defences
"I went to Rome in AD 70 and all I got you was this lousy pen"
She was buried with a typical Slavic axe and an Arabic coin.
Keep up with the latest fun, facts & features from the world of archaeology.
He would have looked 'absolutely fabulous' in all his gear
It's a very, very, very, very cold case.
The beads were made of polished jet.
Something truly terrible happened to archaeology last week: one of our largest and most visible organisations, the Society for American Archaeology, spectacularly failed in its duty of care to several attendees at their annual…
Offerings include sacrificed llamas and puma-shaped incense burners.
Human bone fragments found at Pontefract Castle recently could be up to 1,000 years old, experts have said. A right femur (thigh) bone and probable ulna (arm) fragments were uncovered by workmen last week…
For years, archaeologists assumed it was a result of normal wear and tear, but the reason turns out to be way more interesting than that: it was done on purpose.
Aebbe (AD 615-668) was instrumental in the early spread of Christianity along the north east coast of Britain, and an example of a powerful Anglo Saxon woman who helped shape British history. Born a…
A collection of rare Anglo-Saxon stone sculptures, which are unique to the North East of England, are going on display for the very first time. Etched in Stone: Anglo-Saxons in the North East is…
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
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