Archaeology news and features about the latest digs and finds together with archaeology events and web resources collected from hundreds of UK museums and heritage sites.
Bones with drill points for wires, originally disturbed by possible grave-robbers and buried at a house in Edinburgh, are thought to reflect the city's bygone medical studies.
Having lent some of their skeletons to the British Museum's new exhibition, archaeologists have released more details on the Vikings found in a mass grave in Weymouth in 2009.
Returning this summer in what could be the only crowdfunded archaeology in the world, a two-week project at the 14th century Leiston Abbey hopes to help the public dig in.
An iPad stolen from an archaeology van has been returned to a Merseyside police station following a Big Heritage appeal seen by more than 250,000 people.
Radiocarbon technicians were asked to pose for photographs before investigating a block of butter found by a local man in a Northern Irish bog more than 30 years ago.
The British Museum's first exhibition in more than 30 years to be devoted to Vikings opens this week. See some of the brooches, hoards, swords and ships here.
Cabling works have led to hundreds of finds at Wimpole Hall in Cambridgeshire, including a shoe believed to have been buried in a bid to ward off evil spirits.
Hidden decorations on a boulder, hammered and ground during the Neolithic or Bronze age period, represent "a window onto a hidden world", say archaeologists.
Big Heritage say they will help a robber who stole items including a replica bog body and an iPad to escape their "crap circumstances" if they come forward.
A murdered 20-year-old archer was stabbed with a "degree of calculation" in Medieval Scotland, say archaeologists investigating graves and tools from 1,000 years ago.
An adult male, found lying upon a decorative shield with a knife and spear, and a woman wearing a beaded necklace are among the finds in a Cambridgeshire village.
Transport for London's Crossrail subsidiary has launched an exhibition of some of its incredible finds from sites across the city. See a few of the discoveries here.
A 1st century leopard cup from Italy and examples of the earliest gold in Wales could move to St Fagans as part of a bid to give the collection greater exposure.
Hidden behind wallpaper in the Newark building which will become the National Civil War Centre, a pair of red emblems and graffiti are mystifying conservators.
Steve Etches' incredible collection of Jurassic fossils and scientific discoveries will become a major new museum in 2016 after a £2.7 million Heritage Lottery Fund grant.