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More on the Historiography of Late Roman Cyprus or Writing up the Pyla-Koutsopetria Excavations (part 2).

Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve been trying to pull into shape a conclusion for the second volume from the Pyla-Koutsopetria Archaeological Project. I posted part of that conclusion a couple of weeks back, here’s some more (with a bit of overlap!): Recent work on Cyprus has looked to recontextualizing the archaeology of the island in… Read More ?

15,000-year-old artefacts discovered along Scotland's Aberdeen bypass

Artefacts and structures found during archaeological excavations on the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route/Balmedie to Tipperty (AWPR/B-T) project are shedding light on land use and settlement in the north east over the past 15,000 years, including Mesolithic pits, Roman bread ovens, prehistoric roundhouses and a cremation complex. Show More Summary

Our Pocketed Portable PASt

Historic England's revised version of Our Portable Past is just out today:This statement sets out Historic England’s approach to surface-collected portable antiquities in the context of our own archaeological projects. Historic England...Show More Summary

Into the light: how lidar is replacing radar as the archaeologist’s map tool of choice

From the ground, structures in the dense Belize jungle were hard to map, but airborne lidar devices revealed details of a site that covered 200 sq km with agricultural terraces everywhere. Photograph: Caracol Archaeological Project, University of Central Florida Colorado State University archaeologist Chris Fisher found out about lidar in 2009. Show More Summary

Ancient artefacts found during Hornsea Project One wind farm work

Thousands of artefacts and archaeological remains have been found during work to bury underground cables for an offshore wind farm. Coins, brooches, pottery and evidence of an Anglo-Saxon settlement are among the finds unearthed during preparatory work for Hornsea Project One. Show More Summary

Uncovering Lincolnshire's Past

Numerous archaeological remains in Lincolnshire and the surrounding area have been unearthed as part of the on the onshore construction phase of Ørsted's Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. When fully operational in 2020, it will be the world’s largest offshore wind farm capable of producing power for well over one million homes. Show More Summary

The Bromham / Rowdefield Project 2017

This was the fourth of five seasons of the Wiltshire Archaeological Field Group’s project at Mother Anthony’s Well near Devizes, led jointly by Phil Andrews and Jan Dando, with geophysical support from Dave Sabin and Kerry Donaldson of Archaeological Surveys Ltd. Show More Summary

Friday Varia and Quick Hits

It’s been a bit of a hectic year for me at Archaeology of the Mediterranean World Headquarters with too many projects, too many smart and energetic colleagues, friends and students, too many fun things to do and read, too many stories to follow in sports, too many books to read (and write and publish), too much… Read More ?

Some Closure: PKAP Excavations at Pyla-Kokkinokremos

Yesterday I received an offprint of an article from the Palestinian Exploration Quarterly authored by my colleague Michael Brown. Michael Brown worked with the Pyla-Koutsopetria Archaeological Project from 2006-2010 (or thereabout) as a collaboration between our project and his dissertation research. Show More Summary

National Endowment for the Humanities Gives $12.8M in Grants to 253 Projects

3 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

From environmental monitoring equipment for Frank Lloyd Wright homes to an overhaul of an online database of archaeological artifacts related to slavery, the grants span a huge range of projects. The post National Endowment for the Humanities Gives $12.8M in Grants to 253 Projects appeared first on Hyperallergic.

Larkhill Nominated for Rescue Project of the Year

We are delighted to announce that our Larkhill SFA project has been nominated for Rescue Project of the Year in the 2018 Current Archaeology Awards. The Ministry of Defence earmarked land at Larkhill for new housing as part of the Army Basing Programme. Show More Summary

Archaeologists find earliest evidence of winemaking

(University of Toronto) Excavations in the Republic of Georgia by the Gadachrili Gora Regional Archaeological Project Expedition (GRAPE), a joint undertaking between the University of Toronto and the Georgian National Museum, have uncovered evidence of the earliest winemaking anywhere in the world. Show More Summary

Earliest evidence of winemaking: Team discovers 8,000-year-old wine production in ancient Middle East

Excavations in the Republic of Georgia by the Gadachrili Gora Regional Archaeological Project Expedition (GRAPE), a joint undertaking between the University of Toronto (U of T) and the Georgian National Museum, have uncovered evidence of the earliest winemaking anywhere in the world. Show More Summary

More on Codex: Books, Performance, and Archaeology

I was initially drawn to Micah Bloom’s Codex project because it combined two elements that have become more or less central to my life: books and archaeology. At our book launch event last Friday, I realized that Bloom’s project had even more in common with my interests than I had initially recognized. In a short presentation Bloom… Read More ?

CEI and Wessex Archaeology at AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER 2017

Wessex Archaeology and Coastal Environments Inc (CEI) have joined forces to provide a suite of world-class marine archaeological and cultural resource services designed specifically to meet the needs of offshore renewables projects in the US market. Show More Summary

Shiptime Maritime Archaeology Project, Orkney HMS Royal Oak Steam Pinnace Located

The tragic story of the loss of HMS Royal Oak in the first weeks of the Second World War is well known in Orkney and further afield, but there has always been mystery surrounding the location of one of the small vessels that was used...Show More Summary

2,500 years of seafaring history revealed deep in the Black Sea

One of the largest maritime archaeological projects ever staged, The Black Sea MAP (Maritime Archaeological Project), has revealed 60 astonishingly well-preserved shipwrecks, helping write the history of nearly 2,500 years of seafaring...Show More Summary

WW1 Destroyer Position Confirmed by Maritime Archaeology Project

First World War Destroyer Position Confirmed by Maritime Archaeology Project in Orkney. The post WW1 Destroyer Position Confirmed by Maritime Archaeology Project appeared first on HeritageDaily - Heritage & Archaeology News.

Introduction to Early Christian Archaeology: A Preprint

I’ve been in a deep writer’s funk lately and struggling to get projects going, to make progress on existing projects, and to wrap things up on time and to spec. It’s been beyond frustrating.  So it is with a bit of relief that I offer a preprint of the introduction to the Oxford Handbook of… Read More ?

Oldest royal tomb of Centipede dynasty found in Guatemala

Archaeologists excavating the ancient Maya city of El Perú-Waka’ have discovered the oldest known royal tomb of the Wak or Centipede dynasty. The international team from the El Perú-Waka’ Archaeological Project (PAW) found the tomb excavating tunnels under the Palace Acropolis. Analysis of the ceramic grave goods date the tomb to 300-350 A.D. Going from […]

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