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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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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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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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Shortlist announced for British Archaeological Awards 2014

A shortlist of entries for the 2014 British Archaeological Awards has been announced today, showcasing the very best in British archaeology. The judging panels for the awards reported a bumper crop of nominations this year reflecting the incredible wealth, diversity and quality of archaeology entries uncovering and presenting the very latest thinking and discoveries right […]
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RT @ArchScot: Amazing to see more with .@DrAliceRoberts on BBC4 last night. No wonder it got .@BAAWARDSUK for Best Arch Discovery! https://…
Barry Cunliffe: "BAA is doing a wonderful job in reminding us and the world that we make a real contribution" #archaeology #BAA2016
RT @IACArchaeology: Massive congrats to all involved in #BAA2016 https://t.co/A09we6kW3q
RT @Nathalie_Cohen: Possibly the best photo I have ever taken: @ThamesDiscovery at #TowerBeach with the @BAAWARDSUK #beacon https://t.co/Gm…
Thanks Doug! Great to hear from the projects about their aims and achievements https://t.co/0rK0pZWtN1
RT @Ariadne_Network: St Kilda: The Last and Outmost Isle- Highly Commended Best Archaeological book @BAAWARDSUK @rcahms https://t.co/fmoRIY…
Celebrate and share #archaeology around the UK - loads of amazing events on right now for @festofarch @VisitBritain https://t.co/KPh5U311aa
RT @BBC6Music: Suggestions for #archaeology songs whilst covering the topic of @MustFarm with Mark Knight, find 'the finds' here: https://t…
RT @FestivalofArch: Excited!! The countdown is in HOURS!! #FestivalofArch starts tomorrow. What's on near you? https://t.co/EtytIIW071 http…