Welcome to In Focus. In this series we take a closer look at particular sites, finds and objects from the world of Archaeology. Today we […]
AF: Your Boss – Worth His Weight in Gold?
Welcome to Archae-Facts, the place to find bite-sized chunks of Archaeological Trivia! Today, we examine an emperor’s curious payment for schooling his sons. Note: Interestingly, […]
A-S: Stonehenge – The Devil, Ancient Egyptians & UFOs?
Welcome to Archaeo-Scope. In this series we take an archaeological perspective on modern culture; asking questions about current trends and observations from around the world. […]
MTA: Paul Blinkhorn
Today, I had a chat with Paul Blinkhorn; Pottery Specialist, Broadcaster and ‘Biker Archaeologist’ best known to the public for his work with Time Team […]
Biggest Viking exhibition in 20 years opens – and this time they’re angry
Recent peaceful Viking rebrands are smashed in a vast and bloodthirsty show that will soon set sail for London
GB: Some thoughts about Prometheus
Our resident Archaeological legend is fresh, (well not so much fresh as gin soaked) from his latest expedition through the DVD collection here at Archaeosoup […]
AF: Louis XIV Fasionable BY LAW!
Welcome to Archae-Facts, the place to find bite-sized chunks of Archaeological Trivia! Today, we hear of how fashion was a matter of law in the […]
Stone Age technological and cultural innovation accelerated by climate
The need to find refuge from sudden changes in climate led to the appearance of modern humans Archaeological and genetic evidence suggests that modern humans […]
MTA: Andy Brockman
Today, I sat down and had a chat with Andy Brockman; an Archaeologist, Activist and Broadcaster who came into Archaeology following many years in the […]
Downside Abbey to open doors on UK’s largest monastic library
Centuries-old library at Benedictine monastery in Somerset contains illuminated manuscripts dating back to the Middle Ages