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Council for British Archaeology
- Gateway to British archaeology online. Press cuttings service, message forum, fieldwork opportunities. Popular magazine 'British Archaeology' (news sections available immediately online, other content two months later), CBA Briefing online. Large directories of links and email.
- Britain Express provides a guide to prehistoric stone circles, mounds, and other megalithic sites in England and Wales, including an A-Z gazetteer of sites, feature articles and visitor information.
Ancient Human Occupation of Britain
- Specialists several institutes and universities investigating when people first arrived in Britain, and what factors led to their survival or local extinction. Includes project information, picture library and printable summary chart.
BBC Online - Archaeology
- Features include marine archaeology by Colin Martin, a 'Hunt the Ancestor' game and column from Julian Richards, virtual archaeology, A-Z of carbon dating, Piltdown Man and dig reports.
British and Irish Archaeological Bibliography
- Online, searchable version of the published bibliography covering publications from 1695 to the present day on archaeology and the historic environment, historic buildings, maritime and industrial archaeology, environmental history, and the conservation of material culture.
British Archaeological Jobs and Resources
- Offers job and course listings, CVs and who's who in the world of UK heritage.
The English Heritage Geophysical Survey Database
- An on-line index of the archaeological geophysical surveys undertaken by Archaeometry Branch of the Ancient Monuments Laboratory and surveys by others of Scheduled Ancient Monuments in Great Britain.
English Heritage: Archaeology and Buildings
- Works in partnership with others to improve the public understanding of the historic environment, from prehistory to present-day.
Forum on Information Standards in Heritage
- Promotes and develops standards covering the compilation and organization of 'inventories' of archaeological and architectural heritage.
The Invisible Diggers
- Paul Everill's PhD research through the Department of Archaeology, University of Southampton aims to study the state of the commercial sector of the archaeological profession in the UK through the words of those who work, or have worked within it.
Isle of Albion
- Featuring descriptive guides and photographs of megalithic and medieval historic British sites.
Management of Archaeological Projects
- Complete digital version of the guidelines from English Heritage.
The Modern Antiquarian
- Based on Julian Cope's guidebook of the same name, it contains user-contributed descriptions and images of many archaeological sites in the British Isles, and a forum.
Monuments At Risk Survey
- Commissioned from Bournemouth University by English Heritage. Bulletins online.
- Protects and opens to the public many historic houses and gardens, as well as industrial monuments and mills. They also look after countryside sites and archaeological remains.
- The archaeological sites index (ARCHI) is searchable database of thousands of UK sites. Other resources: historical figures and events, glossary, on-line gallery, forum.
Prehistoric Britons' Taste for Milk
- From BBC, scientists analyse fat residues on pots to show ancient Britons were keeping animals for milk at least 6,500 years ago.
- Enthusiast Kevan White presents clickable maps, leading to data on each site. He also gives information on the period, the British tribes, and references.
- Roman expert Guy de la Bédoyère provides the texts from 'Roman Inscriptions of Britain', with a catalogue of gods and goddesses drawn from them. Also an illustrated guide to Hadrian's Wall, details of Roman army units in Britain, artist's reconstructions, information on his books.
Roman Inscriptions of Britain
- Roman expert Guy de la Bédoyère has made available on-line the texts from the standard work 'Roman Inscriptions of Britain', vol.1.
Roman Sites of the British Isles
- Illustrated descriptions of some notable sites from The Heritage Trail. Including Richborough, Silchester, Wall, Wroxeter and the villas at Bignor and Lullingstone.
Romano-British Sites and Museums
- List of Roman forts, towns and villas in England, Scotland and Wales from 'Athena Review' vol.1, nos.1 and 2.
Seahenge Dated to Spring 2050 BC
- From BBC, precise dating reveals that Seahenge 4,050 years old. Photographs, reconstruction, links.
Sedgeford Historical and Archaeological Research Project
- A multi-period, multi-disciplinary research project on a typical Norfolk parish. Includes details of the research areas, illustrated reports, taught courses and the supervisory team.
Society of Antiquaries Library Catalogue
- Online access to the library catalogue of the UK's leading learned society for Archaeology.
TORC: The Training Online Resource Centre for Archaeology
- The CBA's Archaeology Training Forum provides searchable databases of all types of archaeological courses, fieldwork opportunities and organisations in the UK.
Treasure Act 1996
- The law in England, Wales and Northern Ireland relating to the handling of treasure trove. Sets out the meaning and ownership of treasure.
Walk the Timeline with Current Archaeology
- A series of readable, illustrated articles from the popular magazine take us through the archaeology of Britain from Prehistory to the Middle Ages.
West of Scotland Archaeology Service
- Up-to-date news on the latest discoveries and events, search of Sites and Monuments Record, contains information about all known archaeological sites and finds. A prototype system, only the data for Inverclyde Council has been included.
Bones Unearthed at Medieval Ship Site
- From BBC, experts digging up the remains of a 15th century ship from a Newport river uncover two leg bones which they believe were a medieval salvage worker's. (December 12, 2002)
Medieval Ship's Hull is Removed
- From the BBC, final section of a 15th Century trading vessel discovered preserved in mud by a south Wales river is removed by archaeologists. (November 07, 2002)
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