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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.

Archaeology and Human Remains from Herculaneum

Human remains are relatively recent archaeological discoveries at Herculaneum. They provide important archaeological information about lives and deaths. The people of Herculaneum were once believed...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Main Cardo of Jerash – A Monumental Roman Road

The Cardo of Jerash was particularly splendid roman road - a visual statement about the importance of the city within the eastern Roman Empire The...

The Mystery of the Baalbek Foundation Stones

Like the pyramids of Egypt, the ruins at Baalbek contain stonework still unexplained in modern archaeology. Though studied by archaeologists for over 100 years, the...

Industrial Archaeology: Archaeology and Industrial History

Industrial archaeology is the study of the material culture of industry. It covers all periods of Industrial history, not just the industrial revolution. Industrial...