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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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Good luck to all the entries 4 Heritage Angel Awards taking place soon across UK .@ScotAngelAwards .@HistoricEngland https://t.co/U8MJAtIDzv

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RT @InstituteArch: Do you commission work or provide consultancy advice on archaeology? If so you might want to check our latest spotlight…

Please encourage good projects to enter British Archaeological Awards 2018! https://t.co/qdlKBiugdr

6th October is .@HistEnvScot Heritage Awareness Day! https://t.co/HGc4iaZuw8

RT @ArchScot: Off to London today for @BAAWARDSUK Trustees meeting & AGM. The next round of awards will be in 2018 - plenty advanced notice…

RT @CITiZAN1: Doing a little radio work with @BBC_Cumbria and @H2H_tweets to talk about the lovely lifeboat slipway we're recording today h…
RT @ArcheoAlberti: Prepping my slides for Hadrian's wall Archaeology Forum- at @QueensHall, 21st of October! Come hear what we did at @Vind
RT @cadwwales: Nearly 350,000 entries for the Historic Places Names of Wales list- a innovative resource into archaeology & history https:/…
Good luck to all the entries 4 Heritage Angel Awards taking place soon across UK .@ScotAngelAwards .@HistoricEngland https://t.co/U8MJAtIDzv
and @DrKirstyOwen too! Hello everyone *waves* https://t.co/vDl7Jyuwdh
RT @InstituteArch: Do you commission work or provide consultancy advice on archaeology? If so you might want to check our latest spotlight…
Please encourage good projects to enter British Archaeological Awards 2018! https://t.co/qdlKBiugdr
6th October is .@HistEnvScot Heritage Awareness Day! https://t.co/HGc4iaZuw8
RT @ArchScot: Off to London today for @BAAWARDSUK Trustees meeting & AGM. The next round of awards will be in 2018 - plenty advanced notice…