History

Planning in the Early Medieval Landscape

Authors of forthcoming publication Planning in the Early Medieval Landscape, John Blair, Stephen Rippon, and Christopher Smart have shared an insight into their new work and how their book offers a completely new perspective on how villages and other settlements were formed. This collaboration between landscape archaeologists, historians and statisticians puts the early medieval landscape of … Continue reading

Heritage and Landscape

Survey of Exeter Cathedral Stained Glass using portable X-ray fluorescence (pXRF)

Glassworking in England from the 14th to the 20th Century is a detailed examination of the English glass industry with an emphasis on the archaeological evidence. Author David Dungworth is an archaeological scientist with over 25 years' experience of studying early metal and glass industries, and below discusses a recent survey of some of the … Continue reading

History

Archaeology and The Anarchy

The long-awaited paperback edition of The Anarchy is now available! We caught up with authors Oliver H. Creighton and Duncan W. Wright to discuss what archaeology can tell us about this turbulent time in Britain's history. Could you explain a bit about the history behind the ‘Anarchy’ and King Stephen’s reign? The dramatic epithet ‘The Anarchy’ has … Continue reading

History, Uncategorized

Classical sculpture and the modern world – an interview with Elizabeth Bartman

Author of the newly released catalogue The Ince Blundell Collection of Classical Sculpture, Elizabeth Bartman, discusses the history of the collection, sculptural restoration and how the qualities of the collection transcend into modern life with Chrissy Partheni of the World Museum, Liverpool. You have described yourself as an archaeologist of the storeroom, can you explain what that means? … Continue reading