Posts Tagged With: Excavation

Anstey’s Dig News

Leicestershire YAC has made the news in the Leicester Mercury!!!

Our members have received a mention for their hard work on the Anstey’s Dig Project.

Why not read the article here

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Great Excavations: YAC Family Archaeology Conference

Hello all
We are very excited to let you all know about an event YAC’s running in partnership with the University of York this summer:
Great Excavations: YAC Family Archaeology Conference is a whole day event at the University, giving young people a chance to hear from a range of archaeologists doing real contemporary research. There will be archaeologists speaking on Star Carr, the Himalayas, archaeological science, and Martin Carver talking about Sutton Hoo and his adventures round the world with a trowel!  There’ll also be activities to take part in hosted by us and the team from Jorvik, and opportunities to find out more about what it’s like to study archaeology at university.
It’s on Saturday 26th July, 10.30am – 5pm, and it’s £10 per person with lunch included. Suitable for ages 8+, all children and young people must bring an adult (who needs their own ticket – it’s £10 per seat!).  More information will be appearing periodically on this webpage: http://www.yac-uk.org/ebconf26
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Lead coffin?

A lead Roman coffin found at Hinckley has been opened. Do you want to know what they found???

Follow the link to find out more. …

http://m.leicestermercury.co.uk/articles/news/article/20062882

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Burrough Hill

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The meet gets underway. Just having a talk about the history of the Iron Age Hillfort and the archaeological methods used here. Not long till we can start excavating!!

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‘The king in the car park’

‘The king in the car park’: new light on the death and burial of Richard III in the Grey Friars church, Leicester, in 1485

Richard Buckley, Mathew Morris, Jo Appleby, Turi King, Deirdre O’Sullivan and Lin Foxhall have published an article about Richard III and the Greyfrairs.    It is 19 pages long, but it is an interesting read.

For all you Richard III fans why not have a read http://www.antiquity.ac.uk/ant/087/ant0870519.htm

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