Cancellation of lectures and other events

In the light of current government advice all lectures and other events organised by the Society and its special interest Sections and due to take place during April and May have been cancelled.  Similar activities organised by organisations affiliated to the Society and therefore shown in the Society's published programme for the current year may also have been cancelled.  Anyone planning to attend such activities is advised to check with the local society or other organisation.

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Free Roman articles from Antiquity

Antiquity magazine has a selection of articles to do with the Roman economy available free during the International Congress of Classical Archaeology.  Look here.

Thursday 24 May 2018


Hornby Castle fieldwork 2017 - interim report

The Architectural and Archaeological Society of Durham and Northumberland has been excavating this medieval castle for some years. Constructed in the early fourteenth century as a fortified manor house, it belonged to the St Quintin family...

Wednesday 23 May 2018


York Archaeology Conference 2018

This year’s conference, organised by the York Archaeological Forum and hosted by the City of York Council, will be on November 17th and will focus on Roman York. The talks will cover recent archaeological work on Roman sites in the city and...

Wednesday 23 May 2018


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New PAS online guide to buckles

  • Posted On: 11 June 2018

The Portable Antiquities Scheme has published an online guide to buckles - Roman to eighteenth-century.


The differing forms of late Roman and early Anglo-Saxon belt buckles have provided much material for discussion in recent decades, with some forms characteristic of (eg.) late antique administrators and military men (women too?), and with (eg.) triangular buckle plates from prestigious Anglo-Saxon burials.

This is a basic guide and guidance on terms and references to standard works are given.

Finds Recording Guides - Buckles 
 

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