The Mayflower, 1620-2020

Four hundred years ago, the Mayflower carried around 100 would-be colonists across the Atlantic to found Plymouth Plantation in Massachusetts. What can…

Rest In Pieces

Archaeologists have long puzzled over fragments of human bone that have been found scattered around late Bronze Age settlements and placed in…

The Havering Hoard

Now on display at the Museum of London Docklands, London’s largest late Bronze Age hoard is revealing new details of life in…

Sourcing the Sarsens

Last month we brought you the latest thinking on how scientific techniques are helping to pin down the origins of the Stonehenge…

Between the cracks

Investigations beneath the floorboards of Oxburgh Hall, a great moated country house near King’s Lynn, have revealed a remarkable time capsule of…

Provenancing the stones

Where did the Stonehenge bluestones come from? Scientific advances are allowing us to pinpoint the outcrops that they were quarried from with…