Bloomberg London, Museum of London Archaeology When MOLA archaeologists were appointed to excavate Bloomberg Place, a three acre site in the heart of the Roman City of London and home to the Temple of Mithras, it was clear that the potential for archaeology was immense. Six months later, the team has excavated seven metres of […]
Beatrice de Cardi A discretionary award for Outstanding Achievement in Archaeology was presented by Council for British Archaeology President Dan Snow to legendary archaeologist Beatrice de Cardi, first Secretary of the Council for British Archaeology and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London, who recently celebrated her 100th birthday.
Interpreting the English Village; landscape and community at Shapwick, Somerset, Mick Aston & Chris Gerrard, Oxbow Books An original and approachable account of how archaeology can tell the story of the English village. Shapwick lies in the middle of Somerset, next to the important monastic centre of Glastonbury: the abbey owned the manor for 800 […]
Sites at Risk Map web portal and app, The SCAPE Trust The ShoreUPDATE app allows you to locate, record and submit updated information about coastal archaeological sites recorded in Coastal Zone Assessment Surveys. There is also a facility to add new sites.
SCAPE Trust SCAPE is a charity that seeks to research, conserve and promote the archaeology of Scotland’s coast. SCAPE is especially interested in remains that are threatened by coastal erosion. SCAPE manages and undertakes a variety of projects including Coastal Zone Assessment Surveys and several excavations.
The 2014 British Archaeological Awards will take place on Monday 14 July 2014 at the British Museum as one of the key events of the Council for British Archaeology’s annual Festival of Archaeology. Nominations were invited from the best of British Archaeology since July 2012 in the following categories: Best Archaeological Project Best Community Engagement […]
For a programme of research advancing the knowledge and practice of archaeology in the UK. Judges were looking for evidence of the following: • Contribution to knowledge of the past in the UK by archaeological means • Strong research focus • Commitment to high archaeological standards and ethics as, for example, set out by the […]
For a programme of research advancing the knowledge of the past in the UK by archaeological means with community engagement. Judges were looking for evidence of the following: Project should have community engagement as a key focus or should be driven by amateur archaeologists and/or societies. Throughout, it should involve the local community, including new […]
For a conventional printed publication that adds to our knowledge, increases our understanding of the past and is accessible to new audiences. Judges were looking for evidence of the following: Originality of approach, in terms of methodology, subject matter or presentational style Lucid and stimulating writing style Good editorial, design and production standards Accessibility to […]