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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.

The History of Maize

Much controversy exists over the origins of domesticated maize/corn in the Americas. Archaeological evidence is examined to try and unearth the truth. The deliberate cultivation...

The Sutton Hoo Ship Burial

Miraculously unplundered, the Anglo-Saxon ship burial discovered at Sutton Hoo in1939 throws light on a mysterious time in English history. Discovered in the summer...

Ancient Greek Musical Contests at the Pythian Games, Delphi

Dedicated to Apollo, the Pythian Games at Delphi celebrated Ancient Greek music. Archaeological has uncovered the venue of the contests-the theatre. Athletics contests are the...

Wharram Percy: Archaeology and Life in a Medieval Village

The archaeology of Wharram Percy reveals life in a medieval village - from medieval houses to the health and life expectancy of medieval...

Peopling of North America

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

Archaic North America

Climate change brought changes in plant and animal life to the people of the early Holocene Epoch. How would they adapt? Folsom Man had become...

The Archaeology of the Roman City of Jerash, Jordan

A major Roman City in Jordan, Jerash's archaeology is amongst the best preserved in the empire. Its public Roman architecture reveals how the city...

Archaeology and the Ancient Greek Pythian Games at Delphi

The Pythian Games at Delphi were part of the festival of Apollo. The games occurred every four years, with each Pythiad marking the halfway...

Boxgrove Man

In 1993, the tibia (shin bone) of an ancient man was discovered during an archaeological excavation at Boxgrove, near Chichester in West Sussex, England....

Roman Towns and the Archaeology of the Revolt of Roman Britain

The Boudiccan revolt of Roman Britain in 60AD can be detected in the archaeology of roman towns such as Colchester, St Albans, London...