Current Archaeology Awards 2017 – Photos

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Scroll down to view pictures from the 9th annual Current Archaeology Awards, and from Current Archaeology Live! 2017.  Click the image to download a high-resolution version. All pictures should be credited to Current Archaeology.


Mark Knight, the Archaeologist of the Year for 2017, with his award.
Left to right: Vince Gaffney (Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project), Mike Parker Pearson (Stonehenge Riverside Project), and Nick Snashall (National Trust) collecting the award on behalf of ‘Rethinking Durrington Walls’, which won the title of Research Project of the Year 2017.
Members of the Must Farm team, with the Rescue Project of the Year 2017 award.
Paul Bahn, winner of Book of the Year 2017, with his award.
Laurence Shaw of the New Forest National Park Authority accepts the award for LiDAR, which won the title of Archaeological Innovation of the Last 50 Years..
Matija Lukić wins the Current World Archaeology Photo of the Year Competition 2017 for his picture, ‘Conservator of City Museum of Ljubljana holding Roman ring, found during excavations of Emona, Sloveniam’.
Current Archaeology Live! had record attendance, with over 400 people present to hear about the most exciting and recent research.
Andrew and Wendy Selkirk, founders of Current Archaeology magazine, celebrate the magazine’s 50th birthday with a cake featuring the cover of the latest issue.
Current Archaeology Ale (CAle): archaeologically inspired heather ale specially bottled to celebrate the magazine’s 50th birthday.
The Current World Archaeology Photo of the Year Competition 2017 (sponsored by Travel the Unknown) winner and runner-ups.
Andrew Selkirk (founder and editor-in-chief of Current Archaeology) and Julian Richards (of Meet the Ancestors fame) unveil the 50th birthday issue of Current Archaeology magazine.
Julian Richards, archaeologist and TV personality, presents the Current Archaeology Awards for 2017.
The Archaeology Fair at Current Archaeology Live! 2017, where delegates browse the stalls to shop for everything from books to vacations packages.
Current Archaeology‘s 50th birthday cake, featuring the cover of the newest issue.

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