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Beaker from Netheravon Flying School in Wiltshire

Collaborative Beaker People research wins Ben Cullen Prize

Congratulations to Mike Parker Pearson and colleagues who have won this year's Ben Cullen Prize, awarded to the runner up for best contribution to Antiquity. More...

Published: Aug 18, 2017 3:38:06 PM

Director Hou of the Emperor Qin Shihuang's Mausoleum Site Museum and Xiuzhen Janice Li (Senior Archaeologist in the Emperor Qin Shihuang’s Mausoleum Site Museum and Institute Honorary Senior Research Associate)

80th Anniversary news: Terracotta warrior gift to the Institute of Archaeology

In recognition of the Institute of Archaeology’s 80th Anniversary, the Emperor Qin Shihuang's Mausoleum Site Museum Xi'an, China has gifted a to-scale replica terracotta warrior to the Institute. More...

Published: Aug 16, 2017 6:03:00 PM

Stonehenge (Courtesy of Adam Stanford © Aerial-Cam Ltd)

Uncovering the mystery of Stonehenge

Research by Mike Parker Pearson, who led the Stonehenge Riverside Project from 2003 to 2009, has featured in a recent article for the BBC. More...

Published: Aug 11, 2017 11:43:46 AM

Flinders Petrie in the field documenting recently excavated artefacts, c. 1900. Image courtesy of the UCL Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology

Archaeological antiquities should not be sold on the open market

Alice Stevenson, writing in The Conversation, explains why the 'legal' sale of antiquities from public museums into private ownership should be challenged. More...

Published: Aug 8, 2017 6:24:41 PM

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Image courtesy of the UCL Institute of Archaeology

Sex and Symbolism

The Institute of Archaeology’s new student exhibition, Sex and Symbolism, will open to the public in May 2017. More...

Starts: May 8, 2017 9:30:00 AM

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