Outstanding Achievement Award
Professor Sir Barry Cunliffe CBE FBA FSA. For an exceptional contribution to our understanding of the past through his work and as an inspiration to others.
Best Archaeological Project
Westgate Oxford, Oxford Archaeology South
Best Community Engagement Archaeology Project
Battles, Bricks and Bridges, Cleenish Community Association and Killesher Community Development Association
Best Archaeological Book
Welsh Slate: Archaeology and History of an Industry by David Gwyn. Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales
Best Archaeological Innovation
Postglacial Project: A unique engraved shale pendant from the site of Star Carr, Internet Archaeology 40, University of York
Best Public Presentation of Archaeology
Under London, National Geographic
AWARD FOR BEST ARCHAEOLOGICAL DISCOVERY
Must Farm Project. Funded by Historic England. For a discovery which advances understanding and stimulates public imagination of the past.
Thanks Doug! Great to hear from the projects about their aims and achievements https://t.co/0rK0pZWtN1
The British Archaeological Awards are Britain's most prestigious independent awards, celebrating and showcasing the best in archaeology across the UK.
Established in 1976, they now encompass five Awards and two discretionary Awards and are a central event in the archaeological calendar.
The 2016 winners were announced at a ceremony on 11 July at the British Museum, presented by Julian Richards and Bettany Hughes.
The Awards' mission is to promote archaeology to practitioners and the wider public by celebrating and sharing excellence, innovation and engagement in archaeology.
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