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Anglo-Saxon Kent Electronic Database (ASKED)

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Anglo-Saxon Kent Electronic Database (ASKED) is a collaboratively built research tool, developed to facilitate the doctoral research of two students of the UCL Institute of Archaeology: Stuart Brookes, investigating state formation in Anglo-Saxon East Kent, and Sue Harrington, examinin...

Parts and Wholes: object categorisation and fragmentation in prehistoric context

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Parts and Wholes project is concerned with the relationship between complete objects and their fragments. The primary premise of the book can be concisely stated: deliberate object fragmentation was commonplace in the past, with widespread re-use of the ensuing fragments in an extended...

Excavations at St Peters Church, Barton-upon-Humber

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

St Peters Church at Barton-upon-Humber (TA 0347 2194) was declared redundant in 1972 and taken into public guardianship in 1978 by the then Department of Environment. Given that it had long been recognised that it had a late Saxon origin, a major programme of excavation and survey was inst...

Mucking - Prehistoric and Roman

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Intensively excavated between 1965 and 1978, the Mucking, Essex campaigns led to open-area excavations across 18ha, and the site was renowned in its time as the largest excavation to date in Europe. What it revealed was a dense, multi-period landscape palimpsest ranging from Neolithic to M...

The BTC Pipeline Archaeological Excavations in Azerbaijan

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan and South Caucasus Pipelines (BTC) were constructed through Azerbaijan, Georgia and Turkey during the period 2003-5. The project was accompanied by a 5 phase archaeological project intended to investigate and mitigate the effects of this construction. The project gr...

The Early Medieval Monastic Cemetery at Llandough, Glamorgan

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

In 1994 an archaeological excavation adjacent to the church of St. Dochdwy at Llandough near Cardiff revealed a major cemetery of 1026 burials. Radiocarbon dating showed the burials to date from the 5th or 6th centuries AD to the 10th or early 11th century. It was considered important th...

Wasperton Anglo-Saxon Cemetery

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The archaeological site found at Wasperton on the River Avon in central England (SP 2658) was investigated over several years. But the opportunity was seized, and its reward was not only the complete excavation of an early medieval cemetery but of its setting in an extensive piece of prehi...

Ipswich 1974-1990 Excavation Archive

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Between 1974 and 1990 the 36 excavations on 34 sites archived here were carried out by the Suffolk Archaeological Unit (subsequently Suffolk County Council Archaeological Service) under the direction of Keith Wade. The consolidation of the 1974-90 archive and the preparation of the digita...

Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age Burials in Northeast England

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

This dataset records the key information pertaining to each of the mortuary deposits. This includes details of the contents of the deposit, any associated architecture, and the location of the deposit. The contents documented include human remains, artefacts and any materials recorded in t...

Cossington, Platts Lane, Leicestershire

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Archaeological work during gravel quarrying at Cossington, Leicestershire, included the excavation of three Bronze Age round barrows (two excavated in 1976, the third in 1999), part of a dispersed barrow cemetery, located at the confluence of the Rivers Soar and Wreake. Barrow 1 comprised...