Tag Archives: archaeology

The afterlife of the Prittlewell Prince

How have misconceptions about archaeology affected Southend’s most famous archaeological site? Continue reading

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Missing the matrix: The invisibility of archaeological deposits and public misconceptions of archaeology

How does the experience of visiting an archaeological site affect public perception? Continue reading

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Public presentation and archaeological experience

What does it feel like visiting a tourist site as an archaeologist? What can that tell us about the public experience of archaeological sites. Continue reading

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Fuel shortages, Google Maps and adapting your tools

How do we answer questions when the data exists but there’s no direct access? A real-world solution to a fuel shortage problem encapsulates the answer. Continue reading

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Should I do a PhD?

Should you do a PhD? What should you think about before you apply? How can you maximise your career chances before you even begin your PhD. Continue reading

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Essex’s Tutankhamun? Learning from seemingly incongruous comparisons.

What do we learn from comparing an Anglo-Saxon burial in Prittlewell with Egypt’s famous Tutankhamun? Continue reading

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A Review of the Garstang Museum’s ‘Before Egypt: Art, Culture and Power’ exhibition at the Victoria Gallery and Museum at the University of Liverpool

The Garstang Museum’s ‘Before Egypt’ exhibition reviewed! Pots, palettes, some stunning artefacts and a female Pharaoh. Continue reading

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Artefacts from the Anglo-Saxon burial at Prittlewell exhibited in Southend Museum.

A Review of the new exhibition of the Prittlewell Princely burial in Southend Museum Continue reading

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Re-thinking Beds and bedrooms in Ancient Egypt: Thoughts provoked by Nadine Moeller’s The Archaeology of Urbanism in Ancient Egypt 

How did Egyptians use their bedrooms? How do we interpret ancient spaces? Nadine Moeller’s new book on Egyptian Urbanism provides food for thought. Continue reading

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