For a book publication which increases understanding of the past and introduces it to new audiences.
Judges were looking for evidence of the following:
Contribution to knowledge and advancement of archaeology
Clear and stimulating style
Presentation/design and production standards
Accessibility, attracting a wider audience
Originality of approach and/or subject matter
Winner: Gathering Time: Dating the Early Neolithic Enclosures of Southern Britain and Ireland by Alasdair Whittle, Frances Healy and Alex Bayliss. Published by Oxbow Books.