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Homeowners in a village near Norwich have invited archaeologists into their gardens in pursuit of Roman artefacts. Andrew Ray, of the digging team, reports from the lawn.
The only surviving wooden Roman toilet seat in Britain has been found in perfectly-preserved condition at the former fort of Vindolanda, near Hadrian's Wall.
Tools, cup, bowls, everyday objects, art and architecture range from prehistory to Roman and Medieval objects in Durham - many of them found during 1970s excavations.
He might be a taciturn figure on the HBO series Game of Thrones, but 'Dolorous Edd' actor Ben Crompton showed he was game for a laugh along Hadrian's Wall this week.
The WallQuest community excavations on Hadrian's Wall have uncovered a bath and a collapsed wall, helping to unlock the secrets of the building and the history of the Wall.
A Wall-wide display of portraits of the pioneers who protected, conserved or told the story of Hadrian’s Wall is to be launched by Games of Thrones star Ben Crompton, who plays Dolorous Edd.
An Anglo-Saxon sword found on a neolithic settlement will undergo X-rays later this year, as archaeologists survey the revealing discoveries of a five-week dig at Barrow Clump.
Take a look inside the new gallery at Salisbury Museum, which opened earlier this month with artefacts including the Amesbury Archer and the Wardour Hoard.
Gold beads, hacked Roman legs and jawbones, cave coins and Tutankhamun all turned up in the summer heat. Take a look back at ten of the discoveries.
Archaeologists have been reflecting on their latest excavations at a Salisbury site which has been a Neolithic settlement, Bronze Age burial mound and Saxon cemetery.
The most north-westerly classical temple ever discovered in the Roman world and a series of altars dedicated to the god of Jupiter have been revealed on the frontiers of the Roman Empire World......
An unusually early Christian silver ring, a bath with a bread oven and butchered animal bones are among the finds at a site near Bishops Auckland revealing 1,800 years of history.
Anna Tyacke, the Finds Liaison Officer for Cornwall, chooses a Roman gold bracelet or neck fragment, a medieval silver seal matrix and a first pestle amulet.
Kurt Adams, the Finds Liaison Officer for Gloucestershire and Avon, introduces an extremely rare gold coin and a dangerous metal dagger found by a fisherman.
The Finds Liaison Officer for Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire picks four of his favourite discoveries, including a 1st century vessel and a figurine in the form of a seated dog.