About the Awards

The Archaeological Achievement Awards are a showcase for the best in UK and the Republic of Ireland archaeology and a central event in the archaeological calendar. Established in 1976, they now encompass five Awards and an overall outstanding achievement award, celebrating every aspect of archaeology.

The purpose of the Awards is to advance public education in the study and practice of archaeology in all its aspects in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland, and in particular by the granting of awards for excellence and/or initiative.

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