Beyond Birdoswald

Exploring the extra-mural settlement of a Hadrian’s Wall fort For the last three years, excavations outside the walls of Birdoswald Roman fort…

Lost orders

Time Team and the Knights Hospitaller of Halston Hall The Knights Hospitaller were forged in the fury of the Crusades, providing protection,…

Deep impact

Can social value save archaeology from extinction? As CIfA’s code of conduct states, ‘fuller understanding of the past provided by archaeology is…

Echoes from the arena

Exploring evidence for gladiators in York and Cirencester Last month’s CA reviewed an exhibition in Cirencester that features six ‘gladiator’ skeletons excavated…

The Knowe of Swandro

Excavating eroding archaeology on Rousay In the concluding part of our Orkney trilogy (see also CA 394 and 395), Carly Hilts reports…

Harpole’s hidden gem

Excavating early medieval Britain’s most significant female burial Archaeological work just outside Northampton has uncovered an internationally significant burial, furnished with a…