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Unique survival of Iron Age life in south-west Scotland

Unique survival of Iron Age life in south-west Scotland

The Whithorn Trust’s shortlisted entry for the 2016 British Archaeological Awards was based on excavations carried out by AOC Archaeology in 2015, and again in June 2016, which unearthed a unique discovery in Galloway that promises to revolutionise our understanding of the Iron Age in south-west Scotland. Last year, archaeologists began excavating one of numerous […]
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Westgate Oxford end of dig discovery

Westgate Oxford end of dig discovery

There is a basic rule of archaeological fieldwork which says “you always find the best stuff on the last day”, and so that moment arrived on the Westgate Oxford site. Well, it wasn’t exactly the last day, and it was one of many great discoveries, but the pressure was on – with construction teams and […]
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Must Farm award

Must Farm award

Archaeologists announce national award for Britain’s Bronze Age “Pompeii” The Bronze Age settlement of Must Farm, described as “Britain’s Pompeii” was awarded 2016 Best Archaeological Discovery at the British Archaeological Awards this week by an independent panel of archaeologists for uncovering a “lost world” buried deep beneath the Fenland just outside Whittlesey in Cambridgeshire. Uniquely […]
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2016 winners announced

Archaeologists announce national awards for best discoveries in Britain Archaeologists have announced the winners of this year’s British Archaeological Awards showcasing archaeology discoveries up and down the country that reveal new stories of Britain and its people. DCMS Heritage Minister, Tracey Crouch said: “Archaeology is such an important part of our nation’s heritage, helping us […]
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The BAA boost

The BAA boost

In July 2014 the Museum of London Archaeology team leading the excavations and research at Bloomberg London came along to the British Museum to the British Archaeological Awards, looking forward to hearing about some of the best archaeological projects in the UK and having a good chat and maybe a drink with colleagues. We were […]
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Shortlist announced for 2016 British Archaeological Awards

Judges have today released the shortlist for this year’s British Archaeological Awards showcasing professional and community-led archaeology projects up and down the country that reveal the story of Britain and its people in exciting, innovative and engaging ways. Shortlisted projects from across the UK range from large development–led excavations in our cities – such as […]
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Shortlist released for 2016 British Archaeological Awards

SHORTLIST FOR 2016 BRITISH ARCHAEOLOGICAL AWARDS REVEAL NEW AND EXCITING STORIES OF BRITAIN AND ITS PEOPLE Judges have today released the shortlist for this year’s British Archaeological Awards showcasing professional and community-led archaeology projects up and down the country that reveal the story of Britain and its people in exciting, innovative and engaging ways. Shortlisted […]
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Insights Seminar

Nominations for the 2016 British Archaeological Awards opened on Monday 14 September 2015 at a British Archaeological Awards seminar and reception at the Society of Antiquaries of London. Previous Award winners shared insights about their archaeology project, book or public presentation with the archaeology community to spread best practice and highlight the benefits of celebrating […]
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British Archaeological Awards 2014 winners announced

PRESS RELEASE: EMBARGOED UNTIL 17:00 hrs 14 July 2014   The winners of the 2014 British Archaeological Awards were announced today at an exclusive awards ceremony, compèred by Loyd Grossman, Chair of the Heritage Alliance, and Dan Snow, President of the Council for British Archaeology at the British Museum. British archaeologists are world leaders in […]
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2014 Winners announced

At a ceremony at the British Museum on 14 July, the 2014 British Archaeological Awards were presented by Loyd Grossman, Chair of The Heritage Alliance, Ed Vaizey, HM Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries, and Dan Snow, President of the Council for British Archaeology. The winners of the 2014 Awards are:   BEST ARCHAEOLOGICAL […]
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RT @Archaeology_UoS: first up #gmad2016 Barney Devine talking on 'Battles, Bricks & Bridges' northern Irish community project, a @BAAWARDSU

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…
#Archaeology A level debate in parliament! Email your support https://t.co/56QI4d4TJr via @Change
RT @Archaeology_UoS: first up #gmad2016 Barney Devine talking on 'Battles, Bricks & Bridges' northern Irish community project, a @BAAWARDSU