A Review of Archaeology in Fiction by Dr. Scott C. Viguie (Audiobook – Audible – narrated by Austin Downey)

So this is a first for the blog, reviewing an audiobook. First let me say that this review is not sponsored in anyway by the author, publisher or Audible. Now down to business. Now I am one of those that much prefer to have a physical copy of a book, I like the aesthetics, smell … Continue reading A Review of Archaeology in Fiction by Dr. Scott C. Viguie (Audiobook – Audible – narrated by Austin Downey)

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Notre Dame on fire — What’s up, Archaeology?

So Notre Dame cathedral in Paris caught on fire about lunchtime today my time (just before dinnertime, in Paris). I can’t write about anything else today. But fortunately the news is not all bad. It looks worse than it will (probably) turn out to be. Cathedrals actually catch fire pretty often. As fire departments were […]Notre … Continue reading Notre Dame on fire — What’s up, Archaeology?

Watch “Update, Reviews and Hengeworld” on YouTube

https://youtu.be/GreCXd7BII0 My latest video looking at books I am currently reading/re-reading and going to be reviewing, and retro review of Hengeworld by Mike Pitts. The video also considers how long archaeology books (or any academic/scientific subjects) are useful for as s source, what is their shelf life...

Archaeogaming Let’s Plays – C14 The Archaeology Dating Simulator Episode 2

https://youtu.be/3pG-LcIj6RA Join us for Episode of C14 - The Archaeology Dating Simulator,. This is a follow on from Episode 1.5 where we actually get to dig! Join the adventures of Melissa Flores, a third year anthropology student on her first archaeological dig in Belgium, over 5000 miles from her home in California. Not knowing anyone … Continue reading Archaeogaming Let’s Plays – C14 The Archaeology Dating Simulator Episode 2

Book Review – Science for Conservators Volume 1 – An Introduction to Materials

Book Review - Science for Conservators Volume 1 - An Introduction to Materials (Front Cover) Okay, not strictly an archaeology book, but who said it had to be? As some of know I am currently studying for my MA in Preventive Conservation and this book has been an invaluable resource. Having come from an archaeology … Continue reading Book Review – Science for Conservators Volume 1 – An Introduction to Materials

Archaeogaming Let’s Play – Dawn of Man (Tutorial) Part 1

https://youtu.be/7ekbRbVTykg So, I was very kindly sent a new game by a good friend of mine. Thanks Michael. So as it is a new release, March 2019, I thought I would do a little bit of an introduction to the game, and do a quick Let's Play of the tutorial so we know what to … Continue reading Archaeogaming Let’s Play – Dawn of Man (Tutorial) Part 1

Noah Explains It All – Stonehenge Luke and the Bluestone

A little late uploading this, but here is the link to the next episode of Noah Explains It All. Welcome back to another video of Noah Explains It All, where Noah is explaining what he likes about the book Stonehenge Luke and the Bluestone by Barbara Townsend. Today we are also joined by Noah's mother … Continue reading Noah Explains It All – Stonehenge Luke and the Bluestone

C14 Let’s Play 1.5 – Archaeogaming

My latest let's play of C14 - the archaeology dating simulator. Get ready for some carbon dating... In s game that combines archaeology, friendship and romance. This Let's Play is part of my exploration of Archaeogaming, the archaeology of and in videogames, video game development and video game culture. https://youtu.be/-R2qH6136uU

Feature Spotlight: One Ring – A Dark Age Story Exhibition at Andover Museum.

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.