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« Topic Start: May 15, 2011, 11:42:36 am »

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England
A Bronze Age hoard found on an island off Cornwall a couple of years ago has gone on display:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cornwall-13320959

Evidence of medieval industry at Bury St Edmunds:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-suffolk-13295735

Glastonbury Abbey is older than previously thought:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-somerset-13359242

Archaeologists are hovering around sewer work in Cumbria:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cumbria-13331419

Concerns for the Swash Channel Wreck:
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/this-britain/battle-to-save-remains-of-400yearold-wreck-2280815.html

... some video of the wreck:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-england-dorset-13360629

Studying Royal Navy mutinies:
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-05-neck-grog-mutinies-reveal-unrest.html

Germany
Interesting 'Celtic princess and child' burial from somewhere in Germany:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-13225829

Ireland
A Viking site from Temple Bar:
http://www.thejournal.ie/archaeologists-find-new-viking-site-in-temple-bar-131090-May2011/

More on that bog butter find:
http://www.irishtimes.com/newspaper/ireland/2011/0512/1224296752974.html

Scotland
A site at Nybster in Caithness is revealing possible occupation for 1000 years:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-13237076

Aerial surveys of a Viking shipyard on Skye:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-highlands-islands-13284989

A Scottish project to get amateurs involved in proper surveying:
http://www.surveyequipment.com/news/article/scottish-project-encourages-surveying-by-amateur-archaeologists-174230.html

They're talking about reopening a 'pilgrim's walk' along the Ayrshire coast:
http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/progress-on-plan-to-open-pilgrim-trail-1.1098941

Spain
Can't remember if we've mentioned these cave paintings found in Spain yet:
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/05/04/us-spain-caves-idUSTRE7436P520110504

Wales
Concerns for a Bronze Age site at Bendrick:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-south-east-wales-13280077
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Whose tower leans more?:
http://www.spiegel.de/international/zeitgeist/0,1518,763628,00.html

Austria
Photo essay on the Hammerhaus:
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2011/05/11/greathomesanddestinations/20110512austria.html#1

England
They're excavating some 4000 years b.p. burial mounds in Dorset:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-dorset-13439553

Photo feature on Captain Kidd and piracy:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-13409769
cf: http://www.artdaily.org/index.asp?int_sec=2&int_new=47494

A metal detectorist finds a medieval ring:
http://www.pendletoday.co.uk/community/peek-into-the-past/laneshaw_bridge_archaeologist_unearths_medieval_ring_1_3392251

Germany
A Bronze Age battle site from the Tollense Valley:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-13469861

Scotland
Did William Wallace aspire to be king of Scotland?:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-13412135

Haven't had an 'Arthurian mystery' for a while, but I think we've had this one before:
http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/home-news/scots-site-may-hold-the-key-to-arthurian-mystery-1.1101407
 
Wales
Interesting test of use of fire signals at Iron Age forts in Wales:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-north-east-wales-11832323
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« Reply #2: May 22, 2011, 09:52:22 pm »

Scotland
Did William Wallace aspire to be king of Scotland?:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-13412135

Personally, I suspect the English did not understand his role as Guardian.
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Mass spectrometry helps (sort of) to answer the problem of 16th-17th century inflation in Europe:
http://archaeologynewsnetwork.blogspot.com/2011/05/coin-isotopes-unravel-400-year-old.html

England
Assorted items from a dig at a building site near Runcorn:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-merseyside-13432196
 
Some small finds by metal detectorists:
http://www.burtonmail.co.uk/News/Silver-cap-badge-found-in-field-was-500-years-old-27052011.htm
http://www.thisisbristol.co.uk/courts/Treasure-joyful-detectorist/article-3602058-detail/article.html

I think we mentioned this purported Richard III sarcophagus a few years ago:
http://www.forteantimes.com/features/articles/5371/homeless_bones.html

Review of Leo Hollis, *The Stones of London*:
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/bookreviews/8523463/The-Stones-of-London-a-History-in-Twelve-Buildings-by-Leo-Hollis-review.html

Germany
More on that Bronze Age battle site in Germany:
http://www.presstv.ir/detail/181203.html

Scotland
Some burials at Stirling Castle suggest some very violent deaths in the 13th-15th centuries:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-tayside-central-13569885

They're going to poke around the King's Knot:
http://thescotsman.scotsman.com/scotland/Researchers-bid-to-unearth-Scotland39s.6767937.jp
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