Are human remains the archaeology of death or the archaeology of life? This strange paradox stated in Pearson (1999), addresses that the surviving bones, tissues and skin are more likely to reveal information about a person’s life, not a person’s death.
Inscriptions tell us throughout history people have always complained about the high taxes charged by central government. The Roman Empire has produced a number of inscriptions that record these complaints and one of best preserved and most revealing was found in Roman City of Rhodiapolis nearly 5 years ago.
University of Reading experts have found the first evidence that Iron Age people in Britain were spicing up mealtimes with foods and seasoning imported from the Mediterranean region.
With the architect and builders who constructed Wroxeter’s Roman Town House set to return to the site in the New Year, English Heritage has revealed some of the unusual maintenance required to keep the popular attraction in good repair.
The past archaeological lives of the St Paul’s Cathedral site have been revealed in a new English Heritage book.
An excavation has revealed a fortified early medieval settlement and unearthed significant artefacts which position a tiny Scottish village as a seat of major political power and influence.
A miniature box decorated with a cross was recently uncovered in archaeological excavations of the Israel Antiquities Authority in the Giv’ati car park in the City of David, located in the Walls around JerusalemNational Park.
Bonn archeologists discover a huge ancient Greek commercial area on Sicily.
Recent research carried out by Diarmaid Walshe of the University of Sussex shows that the trackway know as the Pilgrims Way and believed to date to the medieval era has been misnamed and is in fact of an Iron Age origin.
A new study at the University of Arizona’s Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research has revealed a previously unknown multi-decade drought period in the second century A.D.
A ritual bath dating to the Second Temple Period has been discovered near Kibbutz Zor’a. The exposure of the bath corroborates historical sources that indicated the existence of a Jewish settlement in the region.
A section of Hadrian’s Wall has been repaired thanks to funding made available through the Higher Level Stewardship scheme administered by Natural England.
Excavations have revealed evidence of some of the earliest Roman activity currently known in the Stroud Valleys dating from the mid to late 1st century, and therefore soon after the Roman invasion in AD43.
The promontory of Hengistbury Head in Dorset (UK) is the spectacular location where a multitude of nationally and internationally significant
For more than 2000 years a suburb of monumental Roman buildings lay undiscovered beneath a modern South Wales town, but
A University of Exeter archaeologist’s research has uncovered the largest Roman settlement ever found in Devon. The discovery could force
A newly discovered shipwreck in the Mediterranean Sea probably will confirm that it is a site for a large sea