The biennial British Archaeological Awards are the most prestigious awards in British archaeology. In 2010, they encompassed six awards covering every aspect of British archaeology.

BRITISH ARCHAEOLOGICAL AWARDS 2010

19 July, British Museum, London

2010 Award winners

Best Archaeological Project: The Tarbat Discovery Programmeweb link
Highly Commended:
Archaeology of Inchmarnock Research Project – web link
Mellor Heritage Project 2007-9 – web link

Best Community Archaeology Project: Fin Cop – Solving a Derbyshire Mysteryweb link
Highly Commended:
‘Discover the Lost Bishop’s Palace’ – Wisbech Castle Community Archaeology Project – web link
Mellor Heritage Project 2007-9 – web link

Best Archaeological Book: Europe’s Lost World: the re-discovery of Doggerland by Vince Gaffney, Simon Fitch & David Smith, published by the Council for British Archaeologyweb link
Highly Commended:
Britain’s Oldest Art: The Ice Age Cave Art of Creswell Crags by Paul Bahn & Paul Pettitt, published by English Heritage – web link
The Rose and The Globe, playhouses of Shakespeare’s Bankside, Southwark: Excavations 1988-1991 by Julian Bowsher & Pat Miller, published by Museum of London Archaeology – web link

Best Representation of Archaeology in the Media: The Thames Discovery Programme web site (www.thamesdiscovery.org) – web link
Highly Commended:
Tinderbox Productions for BBC Radio 4: In Pursuit of Treasure & The Voices Who Dug Up The Past – web link 1, web link 2
Time Team Series 16, Episode 5: Blood, Sweat & Beers – Risehill, North Yorks – web link

Best Archaeological Innovation: Lindow Man: a Bog Body Mystery Exhibition at the Manchester Museum (April 2008-April 2009)web link
Highly Commended:
Integrated Archaeological Database (IADB: www.iadb.org.uk)
The Portable Antiquities Scheme web site (www.finds.org.uk)

Best Archaeological Discovery: The Staffordshire Hoardweb link
Highly Commended:
Late Bronze Age Copper and Tin Ingots from Moor Sand – web link
Links of Noltland excavations – discovery of Orkney Venus figurine – web link

Westgate Friary archaeological dig nominated for award https://t.co/O8EvrSNYWw via @BBCNews
RT @GwyneddArch: British Archaeological Awards @BAAWARDSUK https://t.co/9Oz0vzwxSu
Marian Medal tells the story of 19c Radcliffe workers #BAA2016 @Archaeology_UoS @MENnewsdesk https://t.co/PsUBJqnr6X https://t.co/Jr4cGDWwA2
RT @ArchitectAECOM: Well done AECOM shortlisted for the 2016 British Archaeological Awards in the ‘Best Project’ category. https://t.co/xZy…
Special thanks to Sarah Howell and Steve Kiln at Robert Kiln Charitable Trust for making #BAA2016 happen and for supporting UK #archaeology
RT @BrianRhys: Happy to have a teaching resource I co-authored shortlisted for British Archaeological Awards 2016. https://t.co/0PcjccPdGF
RT @truenorthtv: Feeling proud at True North - great news about the British Archaeological Awards - well done Kenny Scott and co https://t.…
@WalshFintan Love the image! Can you email it to BAA?