Friday, November 27, 2020

Archaeology

Join us on a journey through time from prehistory to the present day. Discover Neolithic stone tools and the origins of agriculture in ancient Mesopotamia. Explore the civilisations of Rome, Greece, the Inca’s and the Mayans. Learn about our industrial past.

Islay and Loch Finlaggan

Few hard facts are known of Somerled, an early King of the Isles and the Lord of Argyll and Kintyre in ancient Scotland. Little...

Archaeological Human Skeletons – Inferring Occupation

Inferring occupation from archaeological skeletons using certain methods and techniques can provide an interesting mixed set of results. The question of occupation and what can...

Working in Forensic Archaeology and Anthropology

Forensic archaeologists and anthropologists apply their knowledge to help with modern investigations at crime scenes, disaster sites-even modern cemeteries. Jobs in archaeology don’t just involve...

Wharram Percy: Archaeological Fieldwork in a Medieval Village

Pioneering archaeological fieldwork at Wharram Percy revolutionised the way in which deserted medieval villages in the UK were excavated and understood. Around 3000 villages...

Spirituality and Symbolism in the Late Stone Age

How the origins of ritual and religious thought could lie in the art and ritual of our Upper Palaeolithic ancestors of 10,000 -...

Pre-Columbian North America – Stages of Cultural Evolution

The diverse and complex history of North American peoples before Columbus is a story that is under-remembered; it deserves its place in American...

Archaeological Evidence for Roman Women Gladiators

Ancient sources suggest women gladiators fought in the Roman Arena. But does archaeological evidence really tell us more about female gladiators? Tantalising descriptions of women...

Taj Mahal – Epitome of Love

Visit to Taj Mahal lead you to one of the medieval wonders of the world. The Epitome of love is constructed under the leadership...

Otzi: The Iceman

Otzi, also known as Oetsi, Similaun Man, The Man from Hauslabjoch and Frozen Fritz, was discovered in 1991 frozen in a glacier near the...

Archaeology for Kids: Archaeology Activities for the Under-18s

Archaeology for kids is safe and fun. There are a range of clubs and activities where archaeologists help under 18s learn about practical...