News and Announcements

A list of recent news and announcements from the School of Archaeology, together with further information and external links (where applicable) is available on this page.  If you are have an archaeology-related news item and would like it displayed here, then please e-mail

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02-11-2009 by Administrator

Rock art image

"People of the Eland" and "The Eland's People"

Two new books on the Rock Art of the Drakensberg Bushmen have been published by Wits University Press and the Rock Art Research Institute.

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19-08-2009 by Administrator


Shell beads point to dawn of modern human behaviour

'We are no longer looking at isolated or one off events.' says Professor Nick Barton, one of the authors of the study.

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24-07-2009 by Administrator

Bone Picture

Human bones from Kents Cavern analysed

Human bones discovered in the Kents Cavern, Devon analysed by Dr Rick Schulting may show signs of cannibalism.

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01-10-2008 by Administrator

Robert Hedges

Royal Medal

Prof. Robert Hedges awarded Royal Medal of the Royal Society.

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28-09-2008 by Administrator

Brading Roman Villa

Sir Barry Cunliffe, Emeritus Professor of European Archaeology at Oxford University, is to explore the 1.6-hectare site around Brading Roman Villa.

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