Outstanding Achievement Award

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.


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Best Archaeological Project

Best Archaeological Project

Westgate Oxford, Oxford Archaeology South


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Best Community Engagement Archaeology Project

Best Community Engagement Archaeology Project

Battles, Bricks and Bridges, Cleenish Community Association and Killesher Community Development Association


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Best Archaeological Book

Best Archaeological Book

Welsh Slate: Archaeology and History of an Industry by David Gwyn. Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales


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 Best Archaeological Innovation

Best Archaeological Innovation

Postglacial Project: A unique engraved shale pendant from the site of Star Carr, Internet Archaeology 40, University of York


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Best Public Presentation of Archaeology

Best Public Presentation of Archaeology

Under London, National Geographic


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AWARD FOR BEST ARCHAEOLOGICAL DISCOVERY

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.


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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.

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Awards.

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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Unique survival of Iron Age life in south-west Scotland

The Whithorn Trust’s shortlisted entry for the 2016 British Archaeological…

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Westgate Oxford end of dig discovery

There is a basic rule of archaeological fieldwork which says…

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Must Farm award

Archaeologists announce national award for Britain’s Bronze Age “Pompeii” The…

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2016 winners announced

Archaeologists announce national awards for best discoveries in Britain Archaeologists…

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The BAA boost

In July 2014 the Museum of London Archaeology team leading…

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Shortlist announced for 2016 British Archaeological Awards

Judges have today released the shortlist for this year’s British…

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The winners of the 2016 British Archaeological Awards were announced on 11 July 2016 at the British Museum to mark the start of the CBA's Festival of British Archaeology, with more than 1200 events across the UK.

RT @ArchScot: Off to London today for @BAAWARDSUK Trustees meeting & AGM. The next round of awards will be in 2018 - plenty advanced notice…
Trustees, members and sponsors are heading to London for the British Archaeological Awards AGM @SocAntiquaries today #archaeology
RT @YorkshireMuseum: The archaeological site of #StarCarr has uncovered some amazing #Mesolithic treasures - see some of them in our new Sp…
RT @MuseumofLondon: #TunnelArchaeology opens in one month today. See archaeological objects unearthed by @Crossrail #free https://t.co/6yYJ…
RT @OxbowBooks: Last episode of Britain's Ancient Capital tonight on BBC2 @ 9. Author Caroline Wickham-Jones shared her experience: https:/…
RT @YATFieldwork: Today's excavations of the Bar Walls at Fishergate have turned up some amazing #Viking & #Roman finds including worked an…
RT @AccessCambridge: An update from the ongoing post-ex work @MustFarm https://t.co/hedbcHllJX
Awards’ trustees are meeting today to look at working with partners to share and celebrate British #archaeology
RT @Archaeology_UoS: Barney Devine: key outcomes include involving young people & giving them ownership of their past through engagement #g
RT @ArchScot: Big moon still out over city - on train to London for @BAAWARDSUK Trustees meeting. Lots to discuss today re future of awards…