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Bacho Kiro cave

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Bacho Kiro Cave is a complex labyrinth of galleries and corridors with a total length of 3.600 metres. The first archaeological excavations were conducted in a small trench, directed by R. Popov in 1920. Regular archaeological excavations were conducted in 1971 – 1976 by a Bulgarian-polish...

Neolithic dwellings museum

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

In the Western part of Stara Zagora a tell is situated. Its height is 8,5 m and it has a diameter 90 m. During rescue excavations burnt house was surveyed, which is one of the best preserved two-storeyed houses from the Early Neolithic period. It was preserved in situ in a special building...

Asenova fortress

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

The Asenova fortress (Asen’s fortress) is situated 2,36 km south from the centre of the city of Asenovgrad. It is located on the Mogilata ridge, on a single cliff, and covers an area of 20 decares. The ridge has vertical, overhanging the river slopes which make it inaccessible from three o...

Krakra fortress

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: National Institute of Archaeology with Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

The medieval fortress on the Krakra hill is situated in the southwestern part of the city of Pernik, on a rocky plateau on the right bank of the Struma River. In the 4th century BC a strong fortress was built, covering an area of 35 decares. The wall followed the terrain features and did n...

Meols: The Archaeology of the North Wirral Coast

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The aim of the project was to catalogue all the finds known to have been recovered from the North Wirral shore in the Meols area, to interpret these in the light of modern scholarship and to publish the results. The majority of the finds were recovered during the 19th century from the erod...

Breaking Through Rock Art Recording: 3D laser scanning of megalithic rock art

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

This project tests the technique of 3D laser scanning for the recording of prehistoric rock carvings. The main objectives are to assess the reliability, accuracy and precision of this technique for recording purposes and to evaluate its capacity to discover new carved motifs invisible to t...

Aggregates Extraction and Archaeology Backlogs: Cambridgeshire

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Cambridgeshire has been subject to widespread gravel (aggregates) extraction throughout the 20th century and, like much of the rest of the country, intensively since World War 2. The county is crossed by three great river valleys - the Cam, the Great Ouse and the Nene - that produced large...

High resolution sonar for the archaeological investigation of marine aggregate deposits

Type: Scientific datasets Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

This High resolution sonar for the archaeological investigation of marine aggregate deposits project was undertaken by the University of Southampton and funded through the English Heritage disbursed Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund. The project investigated the potential of state-of-the...

A Re-examination of Sheep Bone Density and its Role in Assessing Taphonomic Histories of Zooarchaeological Assemblages: PhD Thesis, University College London (2002)

Type: Scientific datasets Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A PhD Thesis submitted to University College London. Destructive taphonomic processes can preferentially remove certain bones from the archaeological record thereby introducing bias into element frequencies. Bone density is the major factor in destructive taphonomic processes hence a kno...

Oxfordshire Aggregates and Archaeology Assessment

Type: Fieldwork archives Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

This project quantified and reviewed the archaeological potential of the aggregate areas in Oxfordshire in order to provide an assessment of the threat to the archaeological resource from future aggregate extraction. This enabled discussion of suitable management and mitigation strategies,...