Tag Archives: Archaeology

Archaeology and shoes in the Vale of Pickering

This is a brilliant ‘new’ find not of really old archaeology – but of the material culture left behind by archaeologists. This is a pair of boots left behind by archaeologists at some time between 1978 and 1984 when the … Continue reading

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dioramas in mud

Perhaps it all started with the Borrowers in the miniature village of Little Fordham, but I have a real love of dioramas and saw some fantastic examples in Peru earlier in the year. Dioramas are 3-dimensional life size or miniature … Continue reading

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Vale of Pickering Statement of Significance

I am delighted to post an updated version of the Vale of Pickering Statement of Significance (May 2012). This Statement of Significance provides a first summary of significance for the Vale of Pickering. You can download a PDF (3MB) of the … Continue reading

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Archaeology, Landscape and Art at Boltby Scar

More art and archaeology from the printmaker Paul Musgrove. The series of etchings and Japanese woodblock prints take inspiration from recent archaeological work at Boltby Scar on the edge of the North York Moors.   The exhibition is on until 15th July … Continue reading

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Archaeology and landscape in the Vale of Pickering (and beyond)

The Landscape Research Centre (Prof. Dominic Powlesland) has started an ‘occasional’ news blog to run alongside the full Landscape Research Centre website. This is a brilliant way to get to the ‘best bits’ of their work and I’m really looking … Continue reading

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Vale of Pickering Statement of Significance

I am delighted to post an updated version of the Vale of Pickering Statement of Significance (May 2012) You can download a PDF (3MB) of the document by clicking here: VoP SoS this is extracted from the text:  The Vale of … Continue reading

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Mudworking (1) Hili, Abu Dhabi

In 2009/2010 I undertook  condition assessment and conservation planning for the Archaeological Park at Hili, Al Ain. This project was part of the RIBA Stage C planning for an ambitious project to transform the archaeological park at Hili. My involvement comprised the … Continue reading

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