What happened after the Romans left and the Vikings of Jorvik arrived? Two post holes and a jumble of bones may hold a clue
As trawlers dredge up more wrecks from our seas, a pilot scheme is set to record their finds
Britain’s Secret Treasures on ITV to follow experts as they judge the merits of antiquities discovered in the UK in the last 15 years
Archaeologists from the University of Bristol have unearthed a unique slave burial ground on the remote South Atlantic island of St Helena. The excavation, which took place in advance of construction of a new airport on the island, has revealed dramatic insights into the victims of the Atlantic slave trade during the notorious Middle Passage.
The layout of Stonehenge matches the spacing of loud and quiet sounds created by acoustic interference, new theory claims
Researchers will spend the next four years gathering and analysing data on the movements and motives of traffickers, the types of activities involved, such as illegal excavation; transit and purchase; and pricing structures. The aim is to develop new approaches to regulate the international trade of cultural goods and help policymakers better define laws to fight criminal activities.
A British excavation has struck archaeological gold with a discovery that may solve the mystery of where the Queen of Sheba of biblical legend derived her fabled treasures.
In a few weeks, a group of British researchers will enter the labyrinthine store of London’s Natural History Museum and remove several dark-coloured pieces of primate skull and jawbone from a small metal cabinet
1,100 British, South African and American prisoners of war were put on a train to be taken to a camp in Germany. On January 28, 1944, they were crossing the Orvieto Railroad Bridge North in Allerona, Umbria, when the American 320th Bombardment Group arrived to bomb the bridge.
Unesco delegation says skyscraper proposal will result in ‘serious loss of historic authenticity’
Expert archaeologist helped drama producers make exact model of underground network
Construction work forces return of remains of Roman temple to the god Mithras to original London home after 58 years
HMS Olympus struck a mine off the coast of Malta as it tried to evade German and Italian warships on 8 May 1942 – Archaeology News Press Release
Bronze discs depicting sex acts, like the one discovered in London, were used to hire prostitutes – and directly led to the birth of pornography during the Renaissance HeritageDaily Archaeology News Press Release – News for Archeology by Archaeologists
A celebration of the horse – from newly excavated Saudi Arabian rock carvings to Victorian London’s dung dilemma
Museum collection can now be sold to meet deficit of Wedgwood Potteries, even though the two separated half a century ago
Architect behind latest failed redesign for London’s Battersea power station hired as creative brain behind developer Mike Hussey’s plan for stadium for Chelsea football club at the site
Heritage minister’s decision puts Richard Rogers’s hi-tech design in the top 2.5% of all listed buildings
An Oxford University academic is leading a project to study coroners’ reports of accidental deaths in Tudor England and it shows that football was the most dangerous!!
Lavishly carved 16th-century oak cup was given to Arundells of Wardour for safekeeping during dissolution of monasteries
Lack of funds and public money leave institutions unable to stop exodus of works and artefacts worth £65m, including Turner masterpiece
Jacobean era’s infamous witchcraft trials recalled after reservoir repairs at Pendle Hill dig out cottage with bricked-up feline