We focus on the archaeology behind the gold in the British Museum exhibition – the extraordinary range of stuff that survives, why it does so and how it was recovered.
Among other stories:
- The Dwarf is Dead
A small Anglo-Saxon lead tablet has been found in Norfolk, with a runic inscription reading, “The dwarf is dead”. What does it mean?
- Rutland royalty?
Precious Anglo-Saxon metal artefacts found in a Rutland field may have come from the grave of an individual of great wealth
- Roman Lancaster
New research suggests the town was more important as a military base and port than had been thought
- Interview with Chris Stringer
Reflecting on a life’s work researching human evolution
- Treasure on Mr Treasure’s land
An unusual outcome for a hoard of Roman coins
- Mosaicist expert in classical mythology
How to read a unique Roman mosaic found in Berkshire
- The new palaeolithic Scotland
In 2009 we reported the discovery of the oldest evidence for human activity in Scotland. What has research found since then?
- Historical accuracy
Mary Beard and Nassim Nicholas Taleb recently had a disagreement on Twitter about ethnic diversity in the Roman empire. Who was right?
- Mapping hillforts
A new project has mapped Britain and Ireland’s largest group of earthworks
Iona, Mildenhall, Chysauster and Stonehenge
- Greg Bailey on TV
Celebrating Animal, Vegetable, Mineral?
- Sharp focus
Pueblo rock art in New Mexico
Shortlist for the Marsh Archaeology Awards
St Catherine’s church, Pontypridd
The city of Winchester, and human bones
The UK’s only archaeological events listing, with exhibition reviews