Carving camels

‘Neolithic communities repeatedly returned to the Camel Site, meaning its symbolism and function was maintained over many generations’…

Combining aDNA and radiocarbon dating

Humans only live for so long. Thus, if two individuals are identified as having had a close genetic relationship there can only be so many years between their dates of death…

Roman tools from Volubilis

A study of stone tools from the Roman site of Volubilis in central Morocco has revealed that the material used to make them was specifically selected to improve the function of each object.…

Finds tray – Roman strap fitting

This is a Roman enamelled copper-alloy strap fitting, believed to date to c.AD 100-300. It was found this past winter by metal-detectorist Dave Arveschoug near Middle Rasen in Lincolnshire. Although most of its original edge has been worn away, the object largely retains its original disc shape. It is relatively…

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