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by tomredmayne
Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Evidence of 'special site' for Bronze Age burials
Replies: 0
Views: 2457

Evidence of 'special site' for Bronze Age burials

Archaeologists say they are finding increasing evidence that a site near Loch Ness was important for burials in the Bronze Age. A second 4,000-year-old grave has been located in an area being developed in Drumnadrochit where a stone-lined grave known as a cist was found in 2015. http://www.bbc.co.uk...
by tomredmayne
Wed Dec 20, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Historic finds unearthed in Medieval cemetary
Replies: 1
Views: 2762

Historic finds unearthed in Medieval cemetary

What was supposed to be a simple excavation to allow for the expansion of a church cemetery turned into a treasure trove of historic artefacts, including a decorative fitting from a book "imported" by Vikings from Ireland. Byneset Cemetery, adjacent to the medieval Steine Church in Trondheim in mid-...
by tomredmayne
Wed Dec 20, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Welcome To The 18th Century Starbucks
Replies: 1
Views: 2809

Welcome To The 18th Century Starbucks

Customers today may settle for a flat white and a cinnamon swirl, but at coffee shops 250 years ago, many also expected ale, wine, and possibly a spot of calf's foot jelly, a new study has shown. Following its identification during an archaeological survey, researchers are publishing complete detail...
by tomredmayne
Tue Dec 19, 2017 7:26 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Enormous 16th-Century Map Assembled for First Time
Replies: 4
Views: 4351

Enormous 16th-Century Map Assembled for First Time

The largest known world map of its time—made of 60 individual sheets—can finally be seen as the mapmaker intended. Urbano Monte’s enormous 1587 map is a unique vision of the world as he knew it. https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/12/cartography-gigantic-ancient-map-urbano-monte/?utm_source=Fac...
by tomredmayne
Mon Dec 18, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Tense Truce Between Detectorists and Archaeologist
Replies: 17
Views: 13512

Re: Tense Truce Between Detectorists and Archaeologist

I agree with JellyTussle and Clive, a balanced presentation that pretty-much lays it out as it is on a National basis. Individuals may well have very good relations with the heritage sector, I do myself, but there is still an undercurrent of distrust on both sides from some quarters and we cannot hi...
by tomredmayne
Sat Dec 16, 2017 6:14 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: David Williams
Replies: 4
Views: 3994

Re: David Williams

A wonderful guy and someone who I had a lot of time for. He was always there to help and had a dry but wicked sense of humour. He will be much missed by archaeologists and detectorists alike. RIP David, you were taken far too soon. :g48:
by tomredmayne
Fri Nov 17, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Prospector finds 1.2 KILOGRAM gold nugget
Replies: 1
Views: 2783

Prospector finds 1.2 KILOGRAM gold nugget

A North Queensland prospector unearthed nugget in a field with metal detector

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article ... 3-000.html
by tomredmayne
Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:19 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Rare Pictish carving of “big nosed warrior” found
Replies: 0
Views: 2353

Rare Pictish carving of “big nosed warrior” found

A large Pictish stone decorated with what appears to be a big nosed warrior holding a spear and a club has been found by workmen on the outskirts of Perth.

http://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/rare- ... -1-4602051
by tomredmayne
Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: ANCIENT GREECE: HAUL OF JEWELS AND GOLDEN COINS
Replies: 0
Views: 2343

ANCIENT GREECE: HAUL OF JEWELS AND GOLDEN COINS

Archaeologists in Greece have uncovered rare jewels, coins and other artefacts while excavating tombs near the ruins of the classical city of Corinth dating to between the fourth and first centuries A.D. http://www.newsweek.com/ancient-greece-haul-jewels-and-golden-coins-uncovered-2000-year-old-tomb...
by tomredmayne
Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:11 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Roman ruins found under illegally demolished house
Replies: 0
Views: 2308

Roman ruins found under illegally demolished house

Accidental archaeology: Roman ruins found under ‘illegally’ demolished house in Plovdiv. Ruins of part of a Roman neighbourhood have been found after what is alleged to have been the illegal demolition of a house in Bulgaria’s second city Plovdiv. The ruins are thought likely to be homes that were o...
by tomredmayne
Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:06 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Skeleton found dates back to origins of Hereford
Replies: 0
Views: 2283

Skeleton found dates back to origins of Hereford

A SKELETON discovered within the ground of Hereford Cathedral has been dated back to the origins of the city. Archaeological excavations were undertaken in connection with improvements to buildings and facilities in the College Cloisters beside the cathedral. http://www.herefordtimes.com/news/156519...
by tomredmayne
Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:04 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: ROMAN COIN HOARD FOUND BY CHANCE UNDER TREE
Replies: 0
Views: 2364

ROMAN COIN HOARD FOUND BY CHANCE UNDER TREE

A coin hoard of Ancient Roman silver coins, which has been discovered by accident in the roots of a large tree in the town of Mezdra in Northwest Bulgaria, according to archaeologists, confirms the previously hypothesized existence of a Roman settlement. http://archaeologyinbulgaria.com/2017/11/10/r...
by tomredmayne
Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:02 am
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Rare medieval treasure unearthed at Abbey of Cluny
Replies: 0
Views: 2217

Rare medieval treasure unearthed at Abbey of Cluny

In mid-September, a large treasure was unearthed during a dig at the Abbey of Cluny, in the French department of Saône-et-Loire: 2,200 silver deniers and oboles, 21 Islamic gold dinars, a signet ring,1 and other objects made of gold. http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/fall-2017/article/rare-mediev...
by tomredmayne
Thu Oct 05, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Stunning Draconid meteor shower
Replies: 5
Views: 4861

Re: Stunning Draconid meteor shower

Beat me to it and now everyone wonders what I was on about................ :g42:
by tomredmayne
Thu Oct 05, 2017 5:37 pm
Forum: LATEST NEWS
Topic: Stunning Draconid meteor shower
Replies: 5
Views: 4861

Re: Stunning Draconid meteor shower

Think you hit Shift V instead of Ctrl V Euan..................... :g62:

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