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Archaeology Data Service: Homepage. Homepage - WWII Heritage. Providers. DIRECTORY - Archives Portal Europe. Hello from The Archaeological Settlements of Turkey - TAY Project Portal! Was set up to build a chronological inventory of findings for the cultural heritage of Turkey - an important component of World Heritage sites - and to share this information with the international community. Although both Anatolia and Thrace have revealed cultural traces dating to at least 400.000 years ago, results from early 19th century investigations as well as data generated by current surveys and excavations are neither well organised nor easily accessible.

The locations of many sites remain unknown, while many of them have been and continue to be destroyed, taking their undiscovered secrets with them. In order to stop this cycle, it is essential to collect and compile all available cultural heritage information to establish and maintain a central inventory: if we do not document, we cannot protect.

TAY project's central aim is to thoroughly document all archaeological settlements within Turkey (such as mounds, monuments, tumuli, cemeteries, etc.). Why TAY? The Project Objectives. La Fortuna visiva di Pompei. DANS — English. Vol.2AgendaStrategy. UNESCO World Heritage Centre. Collections - Segedunum Roman Fort. Click here for more details about using our collections search, including terms and conditions. The Roman collections at Segedunum relate to the more recent excavations of the 1970s, 80s and 90s. Their particular significance lies in the fact that they represent a comparatively comprehensive span of both the 300 year occupation of the site, and of the assorted structures within it.

Several items deserve particular mention, including the only stone toilet seat from Roman Britain, a delightful portable shrine, surviving spearheads and sections of ring mail armour and a collection of rounded throwing stones - defensive missiles for the Fort. The Strong Place Gallery has artefacts associated with local coalmining and shipbuilding as well some Roman objects from more recent excavations close to the river. The gallery also contains a pilaster from the Mauretania as well as ship models of the Carpathia and HMS Comus.

Collections - Tyne and Wear Archives & Museums. Click here for more details about using our collections search, including terms and conditions Our Collections Our venues hold outstanding collections in the fields of archives, art, science and technology, ethnography, archaeology, military and social history, maritime history and natural sciences. Our art, natural science, archives and science and industry collections have been awarded Designated status by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport in recognition of their national importance. Collections range from small insects to large engines and working steam locomotives and include material of local interest as well as collections gathered from across the world. Search our collections. English Heritage Archaeological Monographs: Monographs. Introduction English Heritage has a long tradition of producing highly illustrated archaeological monographs about key sites and topics of importance to the understanding of the historic environment in England.

Many of the past titles have long been out of print and yet are still of value for reference purposes. As a service to the wider archaeological community, English Heritage is now making these titles available as ebooks (see the English Heritage Publishing catalogue for details) and as PDFs which can be accessed here for free. The PDFs are, in the main, scans of the original publications and reproduce the pages of those publications.

List of Monographs Order by: Title | Date Speake, G. (1989)A Saxon Bed Burial on Swallowcliffe Down: Excavations by F de M Vatcher. Bell, R., Rodwell, K. (2004)Acton Court: The evolution of an early Tudor courtier's house. Bowden, M., Brown, G., Smith, N. (2009)An Archaeology of Town Commons in England 'A very fair field indeed'. Milne, G. (1997)St. Perform an advanced numismatic search on the database - Database. Log in | Register Home » Finds database » Search » Roman numismatic search Advanced Roman numismatic search This form allows you to perform some more advanced database searches. More specific numismatic searching can be affected from period specific forms. Social Bookmarking: Join the conversation Techie stuff © MMIII - MMXIV » CC-BY The British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG.

This site uses cookies. I accept cookies from this site. Collections - Arbeia Roman Fort & Museum. Click here to read more about using our collections search, including terms and conditions. The Roman excavations at Arbeia originate from the 1870s. The finds recovered by the Victorian excavators form the focus of the present collection which is one of the largest and most important from Hadrian's Wall. The collection includes coins, engraved gem stones, jet ornaments, seal boxes, imperial sealings, brooches, pins, ear-rings and military equipment, including a hoard of swords. There is also a large collection of pottery ranging from cooking wares to highly decorated tablewares. At Arbeia, modern excavations of the interior of the Fort have taken place but considerable research has also been undertaken in the civilian settlement (vicus). Some of the most impressive finds include: Complete Ringmail Suit This is the best preserved ringmail suit in the country, recovered from a barrack building destroyed in a large fire.

Regina Tombstone Victor Tombstone Lead Sealings Jet Objects. RCAHMS - Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland - RCAHMS. About The Society Of Antiquaries Museum. ScARF. Welcome to WebVoyáge. Archaeology Data Service: Homepage. Library: Society of Antiquaries of Scotland Scanning Project: Introduction. Introduction The project to scan the entire run of the Proceedings, Archaeologia Scotica and the Society's out-of-print monographs, was generously funded by Historic Scotland, the ARCHway Project and the Russell Trust and could not have been completed without the active and enthusiastic involvement of the Archaeology Data Service.

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( E-mail MoLASManual94. Treasure Trove Scotland. Introduction to Archaeology: Glossary. Archaeology anthropology aberrant cycladic. ABERRANT __ Deviation from the class to which an artifact or phenomenon belongs. ABORIGINAL. INDIGENOUS __ Pertaining to the original occupants of a given region. ABRASIVE STONE __ Usually a sandstone slab used for grinding and polishing. ABSOLUTE DATING __ A dating method that determines an object's exact age, as opposed to its relative age; includes such techniques as dendrochronology and radiocarbon dating. ABU SIMBEL __ Two temples located close to the border between Sudan and Egypt. They were constructed in the 13th century B.C.E. during the reign of Pharaoh Ramesses II. ACCLIMATORY ADJUSTMENTS __ Reversible physiological adjustments to stressful environments. ACCRETION __ Growth by virtue of an increase in inter-cellular materials.

ACCULTURATION __ The process by which a culture absorbs the traits or customs of another culture with which it is in direct contact. ACEPHALOUS SOCIETY __ A society without a political head such as a president, chief, or king. ANTHROPOMORPHIC __ "Man-like. " Geophysical Survey in Archaeological Field Evaluation | English Heritage. This is the second edition of English Heritage guidelines on the application of geophysical survey to archaeological field evaluation first published in 1995.

They are intended to help archaeologists, particularly curators, consultants and project managers, gain a better understanding of the various techniques of geophysical survey. It is also hoped that survey practitioners will find them useful in establishing a code of good practice with their clients as an aid to raising the consistency and quality of geophysical survey in archaeological evaluation. Much has changed since the first edition and the new guidelines have been extensively revised and expanded with new material including the addition of 29 colour figures. They are organised into four parts intended to group together information of most use for the different envisaged audiences: Standards for Geophysical SurveyGeophysical Survey and PlanningGuide to Choice of MethodsPractitioner's Guide to Good Practice.

Environmental Archaeology | English Heritage. Gill Campbell, Lisa Moffett, and Vanessa Straker This document provides guidance for good practice in environmental archaeology. It gives practical advice on the applications and methods of environmental archaeology within archaeological projects. It should not replace advice given by specialists on specific projects, nor is it intended that these guidelines should inhibit future development of methodologies or recommended procedures. This document should be cited as: Campbell, G, Moffett, L and Straker, V 2011 'Environmental Archaeology. A Guide to the Theory and Practice of Methods, from Sampling and Recovery to Post-excavation (second edition)'. If you require an alternative accessible version of this document (for instance in audio, Braille or large print) please contact our Customer Services Department.

Welcome to the Portable Antiquities Scheme website. Latin Dictionary and Grammar Resources - Latdict. Home | Roman Inscriptions of Britain. Untitled Document. Local history, regional history, british association for local history, local history resources. A Vision of Britain through Time | Your national on-line library for local history | Maps, Statistics, Travel Writing and more. Britain from Above | Rescue the Past. PastScape - information on England's archaeology and architecture. HeritageGateway - Home. Portico: Our Sites and Their Histories. Home - English Heritage Archives.