In this episode recorded last year, we find out a bit more about some very special finds from the site and how they have been treated. We also take a look at the way these finds were reported in the media.
In this journal entry, Guy explains a bit about the difference between Special Finds and Registered Finds and also shows you how you can check out the finds data on ARK.
Posted under: the-site >> Roman
This article provides an overview of the types of burial practises that can be identified from the excavations that have taken place in the East London Roman cemetery area.
Gary writes about National Archaeology Week at Prescot Street.
Steve Campion, from L -P : Archaeology’s environmental department explains why and how environmental evidence is important at Prescot Street.
Lorna’s journal entry about using metal detectorists on the Prescot Dig.
This article explains what happens to the finds and records once they have been recorded and processed on site.
Posted under: about >> Methodology
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This is a brief overview of the excavation strategy.
Glossary entry for ‘inscriptions’
Posted under: learning >> School-Resources
A short article about Roman funerals and burials, aimed at a younger audience.
An article that explains about what archaeologists do with the things they find. It also briefly explains about treasure.
Posted under: learning >> FAQ
This explains why archaeologists aren’t really looking for treasure and why treasure isn’t commonly found by archaeologists.
Posted under: glossary >> Glossary
Glossary definition for find
Glossary definition of grave goods