An internationally touring exhibition featuring eight mummies and more than 100 artefacts from Graeco-Roman Egypt has opened in the UK for the first time at the newly refurbished Manchester Museum.
Join Archeoscan on excavations in Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds. The first excavation commences in April, and will focus on the excavation of a large Roman compound site in Gloucestershire. This project aims to discover the full footprint of the buildings and reveal the layout of the compound.
Join this year’s excavation of Hanwell Park, led by Polyolbion Archaeology. This year marks the final season of work at the site of the seventeenth-century garden pavilion: ‘The House of Diversion’ with its extraordinary collection of garden urns. Further areas of investigation will be opened within the park to further understand what the layout of the garden may have looked like, and to bring the site to life.
Discover past Prehistoric and Roman settlements of Sussex and join Brighton and Hove Archaeological Society excavating a late Iron Age and Early Roman site near Brighton. The site comprises an enclosure which contained structures, including a granary and a grain storage pit. This season, the excavation will move westwards examining a large pit dated to the Middle Bronze Age and features dated to the Iron Age and Roman periods.
Liss Archaeology are continuing an exploration of an area near Petersfield with evidence for previously unknown Iron Age/ Romano-British artefacts and features. Training is available in all aspects of archaeology, including excavation, finds processing, sieving, soil analysis, recording, and drawing.
DigVentures is exploring the lost history of Lindisfarne, an important religious centre established by the Kings of Northumbria during the 7th-century. Lindisfarne is the site where where monks created the Lindisfarne Gospels, and where skilled artisans forged the treasures that adorned the altars of early Medieval Europe. Participants will be able to gain comprehensive experience in the full range of skills, knowledge and techniques that the finds team uses on-site.
Join Mercian Archaeological Services CIC and explore archaeology through GPS and Total Station methodologies. In archaeology, the ability to measure the location of a site, artefact, or earthwork is essential. This course will teach the required skills that are used on excavations and other sites for locating features using GPS and Total Station.
Join DigVentures and unearth archaeology fit for a Queen at Sudeley Castle. There are important historical ruins buried in the grounds of the Castle; ruins that hold clues about Thomas Seymour and his love for Queen Catherine Parr, proof of a temporary palace built for Elizabeth I, traces of the power that upheld the Tudor throne, and evidence for the final destruction of Winchcombe Abbey.
This training school is designed to provide training and experience in various aspects of the post excavation process. The course provides experience in handling finds and developing the ability to look at artefacts critically with a view to recognising the clues that can help identify them and provide evidence of what they were used for. Participants will also learn basic archaeological GIS (Geographic Information Systems) including working with survey data, preparing maps, working with historic mapping, creating layouts and exporting data.
Join Mercian Archaeological Services and learn how GIS software can reveal different archaeological features and past landscapes. This training school is designed to provide an introduction to using GIS (Geographic Information Systems) using QGIS software for archaeology. Participants will work with survey data and learn how to create maps, vector layers geo-reference raster images, work with LiDAR data, create and work with 3D models, create layouts, and export data.