In the Feature Spotlight today is the One Ring - A Dark Age Story exhibition at Andover Museum and Museum of the Iron Age. This exhibition examines the ancient tradition of ring giving and tells the story of the newest acquisition of museum's collection. This ring is a Romano silver finger ring, dating somewhere between … Continue reading Feature Spotlight: One Ring – A Dark Age Story Exhibition at Andover Museum.
Welcome back to another Coffee Break Archaeology blog where we will be examining Archaeogaming. Those of you who have seen my Let's Plays of the C14 dating simulator on my YouTube channel, and followed my blogs on the lead up to Christmas, will no that I love gaming. A particular interest of mine are video … Continue reading Archaeogaming 1 – What is Archaeogaming?
So in today's blog I am continuing my look at archaeology books aimed at children. As some of you may have seen in my "Things are happening" blog post, one of my aims for this year is to write my very own children's archaeology book, with the help of a friendly illustrator of course (for … Continue reading Book Review – History In Infographics The Stone Age by Jon Richardson and Johnathan Vipond
So I had a go at redoing my Let's Play of C14 - the archaeology dating simulator, from back in October where I only managed to record my face! I have rectified this in the new video, I will warn you that this was unscripted, I am recovering and that the first part is a … Continue reading Watch “Let’s Play C14 Part 1 – An archaeology dating simulator (remake)” on YouTube
Well, this is not really a review. I want to make the review of this book the next video in my latest blog segment Noah Explains it all. If you have not seen the video yet you can see it here https://youtu.be/ZsqaPCC-DTs I purchased this book when I went to Stonehenge with my nephew Noah … Continue reading Stonehenge Luke and the Bluestone by Barbara Townsend
Hey everyone, I know it's been a while, but things are happening! Just maybe not as fast as I would like... Work for my MA is taking up a lot of my free time, and I have been trying to catch up with my reading backlog so there will probably be a fair few book … Continue reading Things are happening…
A new blog segment for the blog - Noah Explains it All - A seven year olds view on Stonehenge! With only seven years of experience on the world I think Noah has a better understanding of Stonehenge than many adults I know. Remember, kids are out future and I think the future of archaeology … Continue reading Watch “Noah Explains it all – Stonehenge” on YouTube
One of the books I acquired over the Christmas period was 'Roman Roving' by Annabel Stowe. The book a series of ten walks along the Roman Road from Winchester to Middenhall (or from Venta Belgarum to Cunetio). With an overall length of 31 miles (50km), the ten walks vary from 1.7 miles to 4.3 miles … Continue reading Roman Roving – Part 1 Charlton Down to Hampshire Gate (Walk 6).