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Prehistoric Research in Nidderdale: new free e-book

The Upper Nidderdale Landscape Partnership has published an e-book, available here via their website. Five Hundred Years of Continuity and Change: Excavation of Iron Age and Romano-British Sites in Upper Nidderdale was written by Jim...

Sunday 22 April 2018


Aldborough Roman Town Project: 2018 excavation timelapse

A timelapse film of the Aldborough Roman Town Project excavations in March 2018.
To find out more about the project, visit https://aldboroughromantown.wordpress.com/

Thursday 19 April 2018


Free articles on TRAC

If you're a Romanist, you'll know about TRAC - the Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference. It's the archaeology that's theoretical, not the conference ... anyway, the first TRAC conference was held to widen the range of...

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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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