Cerdic of Wessex First Saxon King of England

Mark Johnston writing on Ancient Origins has published an interesting article “The Question of Ancient Kings: Cerdic of Wessex, First Saxon King of England?”. “According to the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle , Cerdic of Wessex did, indeed, […]

DANEBURY – Past and Present Footsteps exhibition

Andover Museum and Museum of the Iron Age open a new exhibition DANEBURY – Past and Present Footsteps on view 8 June until 17 July 2022. DANEBURY – Past and Present Footsteps brings together over […]

Anglo-Saxon burial site uncovered in Buckinghamshire

Archaeologists working on HS2 have made discoveries of national significance, uncovering an Anglo-Saxon burial site in Wendover, Buckinghamshire. Almost three quarters of the graves contained high quality grave goods, suggesting the site was the final […]

Roman wooden figure uncovered in Buckinghamshire

An early Roman rare wooden carved figure has been discovered during work on the HS2 project. In July 2021, archaeologists from Infra Archaeology, working for HS2’s contractor Fusion JV, removed the well-preserved figure from a […]

Study suggests Stonehenge served as an ancient solar calendar

Stonehenge may have served as an ancient solar calendar, according to research conducted by Professor Timothy Darvill, from Bournemouth University Professor Darvill’s analysis includes new finds about the Wiltshire stone circle’s history, along with analysis […]

5,000 Year Old Engraved Chalk Plaques Found near Stonehenge

Four rare Late Neolithic chalk plaques from the Stonehenge region have been subjected to non-invasive Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) technology in a new study by experts from Wessex Archaeology, which has shed light on previously […]