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Event List Calendar

March 28, 2015

NEW: Warrior Grave at Southburn Archaeological Museum

See how this amazing discovery was found at Southburn Archaeological Museum

In 1987, archaeologists excavated the burial of an Iron Age warrior near Kirkburn, East Yorkshire. The man went to his grave with a magnificent iron sword on his back and food for the afterlife but it became clear that three spears had been thrown into his chest!  Was he a victim of battle or murder, or was it part […]

Start: March 28, 2015
End: October 31, 2015
Venue: Southburn Archaeological Museum
Phone: 01377 271180
Address:
Southburn, Nr. Driffield, East Yorkshire, YO25 9ED, United Kingdom

May 29, 2015

Community Dig – Discovering Archaeology: Reconnaissance and Landscapes

A pieces of a chandelier.

Exploring the Prehistoric and Roman archaeology of Monk’s Cross. Archaeologists Ian Milsted and Arran Johnson will introduce you to the techniques of discovering new archaeological sites and tell the story of how the Roman camps at Monk’s Cross were re-discovered. After a break, they will show how these camps fit in the wider Prehistoric and […]

Start: May 29, 2015 1:30 pm
End: May 29, 2015 3:30 pm
Venue: Dig Community Stadium
Address:
Jockey Lane, York, yo32 9js, United Kingdom

June 5, 2015

Community Dig – Finding Things: Identifying Artefacts in Archaeology

A pieces of a chandelier.

Pottery and small finds identification and analysis. Anne Jenner will introduce you to the Roman pottery of York and the region, looking at how and where different pottery types are made and used and what it can tell us about life in the Roman period. Nienke Van Doorn will then introduce you to the different […]

Start: June 5, 2015 1:30 pm
End: June 5, 2015 3:30 pm
Venue: Dig Community Stadium
Address:
Jockey Lane, York, yo32 9js, United Kingdom

June 11, 2015

Plants: The Real Silent Witnesses

New YAT logo

Plants and soil surround us whenever we step outside our door, and Forensic Botany now has an accepted role in criminal investigation. This presentation by Jennifer Miller of YAT’s Dickson Laboratory for Bioarchaeology will outline the various ways in which plants contribute to the investigation of serious crime, giving case examples to help illustrate salient […]

Start: June 11, 2015 7:00 pm
End: June 11, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: DIG-An Archaeological Adventure
Phone: 01904 615505
Address:
St Saviour's Church, St. Saviourgate, York , YO1 8NN, United Kingdom
Cost: £4 Adult, £3 Conc

June 12, 2015

Community Dig – Putting Together the Story: Archaeological Analysis

A pieces of a chandelier.

Analysing archaeological information spatially and in sequence. Gary Millward will introduce the process of taking all the carefully recorded information from the excavation and organising it into a sequence, He will then describe how we use dating and spatial information to understand this sequence and put together the story. Karen Weston follows with an introduction […]

Start: June 12, 2015 1:30 pm
End: June 12, 2015 3:30 pm
Venue: Dig Community Stadium
Address:
Jockey Lane, York, yo32 9js, United Kingdom

June 19, 2015

Community Dig – Telling the Story: Public Interpretation of Archaeology

A pieces of a chandelier.

Reviewing what we have discovered and exploring how to present it. The JORVIK team will introduce the different ways in which archaeological stories can be presented to the public and will invite the group to start thinking about how to present the information from the excavation. And Ian Milsted returns, to present a brief summary […]

Start: June 19, 2015 1:30 pm
End: June 19, 2015 3:30 pm
Venue: Dig Community Stadium
Address:
Jockey Lane, York, yo32 9js, United Kingdom
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