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Volunteer army drafted to map every ancient hill fort

Mon, 2013-07-08 09:45
Archaeologists are drafting a volunteer army to help map every ancient hill fort across Britain and Ireland. It is part of a project to create… 2013-07-08T01:44:52Z BBC
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Archaeologists demolish Neolithic houses built at Old Sarum

Mon, 2013-07-08 09:45
Three Neolithic houses built at Old Sarum to test out prehistoric building techniques have been demolished. The prototype huts, made of chalk… 2013-07-06T10:37:03Z BBC
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Guernsey Brothers' Cemetery restoration 'went too far'

Mon, 2013-07-08 09:45
Work to tidy up Brothers' Cemetery by volunteers working with the States archaeologist began last year aimed at allowing public access to the… 2013-07-05T20:10:53Z BBC
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Dennis & Gnasher: 27. Dig This

Mon, 2013-07-08 09:45
Dennis and his class go on a trip to an archaeological site, where Dennis discovers he is the descendant of an ancient warrior tribe. When Dennis… 2013-07-02T14:45:00Z BBC
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Sir Mortimer and Magnus: 6. Schliemann and Gladstone

Mon, 2013-07-08 09:45
First transmitted in 1974, Magnus Magnusson and Sir Mortimer Wheeler discuss the changing attitudes to archaeology which have taken place in Wheeler… 2013-04-30T11:45:00Z BBC
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In Our Time: The Druids

Mon, 2013-07-08 09:45
… art - William Blake - they spurred the discovery of the value of archaeology and therefore led to an increase in our affection for, and fascination… 2012-09-20T17:48:00Z BBC
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Past Lives: Ludovic McLellan Mann 'Media Archaeologist'

Mon, 2013-07-08 09:45
If you think media archaeology is new - think again! Glasgow's 1930s answer to Time Team was Ludovic Maclellan Mann, an archaeologist who loved… 2012-08-16T14:30:00Z BBC
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There's a BIG future in archaeology!

Mon, 2013-07-08 09:45
Reading, where the team from the University of Reading's Department of Archaeology have been busy for at least six weeks every year. In fact,… 2012-08-06T13:00:01Z BBC
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The Man who Discovered Egypt

Mon, 2013-07-08 09:45
… the pyramids, discovered the oldest portraits in the world, unearthed Egypt's prehistoric roots - and in the process invented modern field archaeology,… 2013-07-01T21:00:00Z BBC
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Roman coin hoard found at Belladrum festival site

Mon, 2013-07-08 03:45
Soane using a metal detector during a clean up of discarded tent pegs after last year's Belladrum. A dig led by archaeologist Dr Fraser Hunter… 2013-07-05T15:34:55Z BBC
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Last Word: An archaeologist, a psychoanalyst, a former Lord Advocate, a writer and an aboriginal singer

Sun, 2013-07-07 20:45
Professor Mick Aston, the archaeologist best known for his work on the TV programme Time Team. His colleagues Sir Tony Robinson and Phil Harding… 2013-06-30T20:02:00Z BBC
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Southwell cannonball find: Jack Sinclair invited to park dig

Sat, 2013-07-06 11:45
A Nottinghamshire schoolboy who found a 17th Century cannonball in his garden has been invited to take part in an archaeological dig. Jack Sinclair,… 2013-07-05T15:23:09Z BBC
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Archaeology student finds head of 'Geordie' Roman god

Fri, 2013-07-05 21:45
Dr David Petts tells BBC Radio 5 live about the discovery of a 'Geordie' Roman god - found in an ancient rubbish dump. 2013-07-04T11:25:56Z BBC
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Head of 'Geordie Roman god' found at Binchester

Fri, 2013-07-05 16:45
… s Department of Archaeology, site owner Durham County Council, Stanford University's Archaeology Centre and the Architectural and Archaeological… 2013-07-04T05:58:51Z BBC
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Developers destroy ancient Peru pyramid

Fri, 2013-07-05 16:45
Authorities in Peru say an ancient pyramid at the oldest archaeological site near the capital, Lima, has been destroyed. 2013-07-04T05:35:51Z BBC
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Leiston Abbey archaeological dig: people pay to join work party

Thu, 2013-07-04 07:45
More than 100 people have paid to join an archaeological dig in Suffolk. The first ever excavations are taking place at Leiston Abbey, which was… 2013-07-03T19:30:43Z BBC
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Ravenglass Roman fort: Call for volunteers

Thu, 2013-07-04 06:45
Park's archaeology and heritage assistant, said the first dig would end on 28 September and participants would be able to volunteer. Archaeologists… 2013-07-03T10:37:04Z BBC
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Beatrix Potter's scientific pictures on show in Cumbria

Wed, 2013-07-03 22:45
… a keen naturalist. She produced hundreds of scientifically-accurate drawings and watercolours of plants, fungi, animals and archaeological finds. 2013-07-02T11:58:51Z BBC
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Roman shrine found at Rutland Water nature reserve

Wed, 2013-07-03 20:45
The team from Northamptonshire Archaeology investigated the site ahead of a 240-acre extension to the reserve by Anglian Water. They found the… 2013-07-01T09:40:58Z BBC
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Richard III site in Leicester to be excavated again

Wed, 2013-07-03 11:45
Archaeologists who made the startling discovery of the body of Richard III in a Leicester car park are returning later to start a new dig. They… 2013-07-01T07:19:32Z BBC
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