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Scarborough Museums' Will Watts recalls a bitterly cold, ten-day excavation on a North Yorkshire beach which plugged a gap of around 60 million years.
A set of 4,000-year-old artefacts, found in the Yorkshire countryside after World War II and donated to the Yorkshire Museum, have gone on public display in Dalby.
The Deputy Coroner has given treasure status to a pair of 4,000-year-old weapons found by a pair of metal detectorists in a Pembrokeshire field two years ago.
An amazing project to reconstruct an ancient boat, carried out using Bronze Age axeheads and prehistoric techniques in Cornwall, could see the vessel launch this week.
Curators at the Halesworth and District Museum have cause to celebrate as two extremely rare Bronze Age hoards go on display after a triumphant public fundraising campaign.
Experts believe the weapons found in a pot in the area of Trinity last month may have been used as objects of prestige after finding a further 21 axeheads inside the vessel.
Having found an enormous Iron Age hoard of coins in July, archaeologists in Jersey are now studying a pair of intact Bronze Age axeheads and a vessel discovered in Trinity.
A small Bronze Age pottery sherd, currently on display at the National Maritime Museum in Cornwall, could be the earliest representation of a boat ever found in the UK.
Creswell Craggs is turning its attention to younger visitors with a series of sensory play objects and improvements that will improve the visitor experience for kids.
The Peak District caves - home to one of Europe's most significant palaeolithic sites - will welcome a season of uncompromising Ice Age activities for families this summer.
The area around Scarborough has a long history of dinosaur finds, but an exciting new exhibition ponders the big question: why have they led to so few bone discoveries?
Archaeologists working on the Hebridean Island of South Uist say they have amassed a “treasure trove” of new knowledge from buried settlements.
A firedog owned by an Iron Age chieftain, elaborately shaped from 85 separate pieces, has been given to Welsh museum leaders as part of the Acceptance in Lieu scheme.
A pair of all-gold torcs believed to have belonged to prominent members of a ruling Yorkshire tribe more than 2,000 years ago are at the centre of a £60,000 fundraising drive.
The Wickham Hoard of Iron Age coins has been saved for the nation and will be displayed at Ipswich Museum.