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Cardiff Archaeology nominated for successive year in Current Archaeology Awards

17 December 2013

Cardiff Archaeology Vote project redating England

Cardiff Archaeology Vote project redating England

'Redating Early England: Explaining the end of Early Anglo-Saxon funerary traditions' has been nominated in the Research Project of the Year category in the Archaeology Awards 2014.  All nominees are based on articles and books featured within Current Archaeology over the last 12 months.

Cardiff has been nominated for this joint project with Alex Bayliss [English Heritage] and Cardiff Professor of Archaeology John Hines.

While rewriting the Neolithic in Gathering Time (CA 259), Alex Bayliss was also working with John Hines and a team of experts on a longer-term project to discover what new scientific techniques could reveal about Early Anglo-Saxon burials. The results shed fascinating light on an England where kings and the Church were seeking to tighten their grip on power

For more about the project, www.archaeology.co.uk/articles/redating-early-england.htm

Voting for the awards is open until 7 February. Cast your vote here now: www.archaeology.co.uk/vote